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Fancy Free
From state vital records and censuses to historical books and immigration data, this year’s 101 Best Websites list features tools that can bust your brick walls — but not your budget.
By David A. Fryxell

Making Matches
Think you’re at the end of your genealogical rope? Here are six ways a DNA surname study can go beyond paper research to help you trace your family tree.
By Blaine T. Bettinger

Finding Mr. Right
Multiple men with the same name are vying for your genealogical affection. Any of them could be your ancestor. Here are nine ways to ensure that you’ve found “the one” before you commit.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

Finnish Line
Race to ancestral discoveries with our guide to tracing Finnish forebears.
By David A. Fryxell

Genealogy Insider
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:
• wrapping up season one of “Who Do you think You Are?”
• highlighting the history and art of a pioneering cemetery
• endangered Civil War battlefields
• recommendations for your reading list
Edited by Diane Haddad

Web Guide
Learn to master family history Web sites: Whether you’re a beginner or a power user, our pullout guides show you how to make the most of popular online destinations, with how-to advice, navigation hints, screen-by-screen search techniques and cheat sheets of quick links and shortcuts.
In this issue: USGenWeb

The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:
• ergonomic research tools
• quick guide to add-on software
• new free genealogy databases
• Google tricks
• note-taking with Evernote
Edited by Allison Stacy

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

Making Connections
Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.

History Matters
Targeting the history of rifles.
By David A. Fryxell

Family Archivist
Archiving digitized photos and identifying old office equipment.
By Sunny McClellan Morton

Now What?
Answers to your questions on children born out of wedlock, supersize GEDCOMs and more.

Everything’s Relative
Tales from the lighter side of family history.
Photo Detective
Examining a “reversed” photograph.
By Maureen A. Taylor

Time Capsule
Fugitive slave William Grimes, in his own words.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack


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