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Family Tree Magazine July 2008 Digital Edition


Featuring Recharge Your Research, Your Ancestors Slept Here, French Made, and more!

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Recharge Your Research
Try these 12 techniques to give your genealogy a jump-start—and break through those brick walls.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack


Your Ancestors Slept Here
Want to add a family history twist to your summer travels? From Colonial quarters to Civil War cabins, these historical lodgings let you rest your head where your forebears did.
By Sunny McClellan Morton

French Made
Follow our five-step research guide, and say bonjour to your French roots.
By Nancy Hendrickson

Charmed Life
Create your own genealogical serendipity by using these five methods to connect with distant cousins and find long-lost heirlooms.
By Maureen A. Taylor

Apple Picking
In the market for Mac genealogy software? Choose the best program for you with our exclusive comparisons and ratings.
By David A. Fryxell

Dwelling on the Past
Three professional historians share their secrets for bringing bygone days to life and understanding your ancestors’ world.
By David A. Fryxell

Top Shelves
Check out what treasures you’re missing at genealogical libraries large and small: Our Libby awards highlight the strengths of collections across the country.
By Lauren Gamber

Branching Out
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:
• special report on online etiquette
• 400 years of German-American heritage
• social networking applications for genealogy
• endangered Civil War battlefields
By Diane Haddad

State Research Guides
Trace your roots across the USA! Our pullout guides are perfect for stashing in your research binder or toting to the library—quickly access the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your family anywhere in the country. In this issue:
• Ohio • Florida

The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:
• checkup on software for recording family health history
• The Master Genealogist 7 review
• quick guide to online passenger-list collections
• Google Book Search
• The Book Report
Edited by Allison Stacy

Out on a Limb
Keeping your cool online.
By Allison Stacy

Making Connections
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.

History Matters
Starting our engines.
By David A. Fryxell

Now What?
Our experts answer your questions about burned counties and collateral relatives.

Preserving Memories
How to keep old flags’ flying colors.
By Grace Dobush

Everything’s Relative
Tales from the lighter side of family history.

Photo Detective
Identifying clues in a group portrait
By Maureen A. Taylor

Test your genealogy IQ on Sir Thomas J. Lipton’s family tree.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack


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