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Family Tree Magazine July/August 2013 Digital Edition


Digital Issue: Family Tree Magazine July/August 2013

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History Matters: Can Opener
By David A. Fryxell
Learn about the history of the can opener.


Family Archivist: Making a Virtual Bequest
By Sunny Jane Morton
Do you own family heirlooms you want to share—but aren’t ready to part with? In this Q&A, our Family Archivist, Sunny Jane Morton, shares her favorite solution: Make a virtual bequest. Make use of digital copies of family heirlooms.

7 Tips for Researching Pioneer Heritage
By Sunny Jane Morton
O pioneer roots! Channel your adventurous ancestors and set off on a genealogical journey to your pioneer heritage. Our seven tips help you sift through land records, historical territory boundaries and other helpful sources.

Digging up Ancestral Secrets
By Lisa A. Alzo
What shocking secrets were your ancestors hiding? The answers may be waiting in our six sources.

Top 10 Genealogy Software Tricks
By Rick Crume
Don’t let your family tree program be a one-trick pony. Take advantage of these little-known features to enhance your research. Featuring tips for Family Tree Maker, Legacy Family Tree and RootsMagic.

Researching Ancestors who Fought at Gettysburg
By David A. Fryxell
More than 165,000 soldiers fought in the Civil War’s bloodies battle. Follow these seven steps to discover your Gettysburg ancestors.

Deciphering Civil War-era Photos
By Maureen A. Taylor
Our Photo Detective Maureen A. Taylor offers up tips for discovering your Civil War-era ancestors by deciphering their photos.

American Civil War Facts
By Nancy Hendrickson
Helpful, at-a-glance facts about the War Between The States, including a timeline and battle details.

Photo Detective: Musical Mystery
By Maureen A. Taylor
Use photographers’ props to learn more about ancestral photos.

Resource Roundup: Top Genetic Genealogy Tools
By Blaine Bettinger
Learn about genetic genealogy tools like DNA testing companies and analysis resources.

Quick Guide: Apps for Genealogists
By Lisa A. Alzo
Our experts recommend family history apps for Android and iPad tablets.

Tech Tips: Scanning Documents
By Rick Crume
Four ways to use a document scanner for family history.

Tutorial: MyHeritage Record Matching
By Rick Crume
Make the most of your genealogy research by sharing your family tree on MyHeritage Record Matching.

Time Capsule: Gold Rush-era Letters
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Learn about a Gold Rush pioneer’s dreams through his own words.

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