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Family Tree Magazine December 2011 Digital Edition


Featuring Well-Stated, More Power to You, Blue-Collar Breakthroughs, and more!

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Trace your US ancestors from sea to shining sea with these 75 great state websites.
By Rick Crume


More Power to You
Traditional genetic genealogy tests limit you to male-only or female-only family lines—but autosomal DNA tests offer the potential to research the rest of your tree.
By Blaine Bettinger

Blue-Collar Breakthroughs
Your ancestors’ work in the railroad, mining, automotive and other industries produced heavy-duty paperwork. Discover how to mine the genealogical fruits of their labors.
By Sunny Jane Morton

Iberian Invasion
Follow our four-point plan of attack to trace your roots in Spain, Portugal and the Basque region.
By Sunny Jane Morton

Genealogy Insider
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:

  • Restoring dignity to those buried at a historic state hospital
  • The truth about Harry Potter author JK Rowling’s ancestry
  • Getting up close and personal with an historic daguerreotype
  • Recommended reading

Edited by Diane Haddad

City Guides
Quickly access the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your ancestors in cities across the USA! Our pullout guides are perfect for stashing in your research binder or toting to the library.
In this issue:
Pittsburgh by Lisa A. Alzo
Nashville by David A. Fryxell

The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest and greatest family history resources:

    • Favorite Flickr collections
    • Quick Guide to yearbook websites
    • </ul WikiTree tutorial

Out on a Limb
A letter from our editor.
By Allison Stacy

Making Connections
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine

History Matters
Toasting the story of breakfast.
By David A. Fryxell

Family Archivist
Tips on transferring your video- and audiotapes.
By Sunny Jane Morton

Now What?
Answers to your questions on tracing a hard-to-find immigrant, verifying relatives’ research and more.
By David A. Fryxell

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

Photo Detective
Pinpointing the location of a New York street scene.
By Maureen A. Taylor

Time Capsule
The Spiritualist movement, in one woman’s own words.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

2011 Index
Look up articles published in the past year.

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