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Family Tree Magazine July/August 2020 Digital Edition


Take your research to the next level! This issue of Family Tree Magazine will help you use the best online resources to discover your ancestors. Inside, you’ll find this year’s list of the 101 Best Genealogy Websites, plus power-user tips for the popular Family Tree Maker software program. Expert genealogists also discuss how to earn genealogy credentials, showing you a whole new way of approaching your family history studies.

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What’s Inside!

Highlights from this issue include:


  • Our annual list of the 101 Best Genealogy Websites
  • a quick guide to using Family Tree Maker
  • Tips for becoming a professional genealogist—and other ways of using your genealogy skills in the workforce
  • Expert analysis on how to protect your DNA information
  • a FREE US census cheat sheet


Good as Gold

By David A. Fryxell

We won’t see medals awarded this summer after all. But these 101 Best Genealogy Websites are all winners in our book.

Maker’s Mark

By the Editors of Family Tree Magazine


Document and organize your hard-earned research with these 12 tips for using the Family Tree Maker software.


By Amanda Epperson

Because Irish records are often scarce, those researching ancestors from Ulster have their hands full. But these seven websites will help you find your Scots-Irish roots.

Hanging Your Shingle

By Diana Elder and Nicole Dyer

Achieving genealogy credentials can help you raise your family history “rank.” Here’s how to earn them through the two most prominent organizations.

Alternate Roots

By Sunny Jane Morton

You never know where the road of life will take you. Put your research skills to good use with these six genealogy “dream jobs.”


  • State Research Guides: Maryland and Oklahoma
  • Lisa’s Picks
  • Timeline: Archery
  • Family History Home: Caring for Wedding Finery
  • Stories to Tell
  • Your Turn: Relationship Chart
  • Document Detective: Cemetery Interment Ledgers
  • Now What
  • Tech Toolkit
  • DNA Q&A: How Can I Keep My DNA Information Private?

Once you download the July/August 2020 issue of Family Tree Magazine, you’ll need a PDF reader, such as the free Adobe Reader software, to open it. Adobe Reader is available for both Mac and Windows computers.



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