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Family Tree Magazine January/February 2017 Digital Edition


Start your 2017 off on the right foot with the January/February 2017 digital issue of Family Tree Magazine. This convenient PDF download lets you bring your genealogy on the go!


This issue of Family Tree Magazine has everything you need to expand your family tree with online sources. Our experts offer strategies for furthering German research, exploring African-American roots, new toolkits for genealogy websites and software tools and much, much more.


Who Should Buy this Issue:

You’ll love this issue if…

  • you are a genealogy beginner looking for websites
  • you’re a genealogy expert but need help with specific brick wall problems
  • you’re interested in exploring new and exciting genealogy records
  • you want to learn how to find DNA matches at MyHeritage

    What’s Inside!

    Highlights from this issue include:

    Habits to Make by Dana McCullough
    Your genealogy life will be more organized and efficient when you make these 17 habits part of your research routine in 2017.

    Finding Freedom by Leslie Albrecht Huber
    The records of the Freedmen’s Bureau can help you discover freed slaves in your family tree—and FamilySearch’s indexing project makes access easier than ever.

    Start Here by Sunny Jane Morton You’ll find these 25 genealogy websites indispensable as you begin your journey of family tree discovery.

    Reinventing the Past by Lisa A. Alzo
    Are patent-holders hiding in your family’s past? Reconstruct their creative legacy with some inventive research of your own.

    Turn Over a New Leaf by Nancy Hendrickson
    Those irresistible leaf hints help you quickly add relatives and records to your online tree—when used wisely. We’ll help you become a hint master.

    NEW State Research Guides for Ohio and California
    Our collectible State Research Guide series shows you what you need to know to research your ancestors in every US state.

    Look inside for special content from the editors of Family Tree, including the editor’s letter, reader responses, answers to your genealogy questions, a research roadmap to using population density maps, how to decipher old photo captions and more!

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