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Family Tree Magazine September 2011 Digital Edition


Features Dazzling Destinations, Monumental Makeover, Star Search, and more!

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Dazzling Destinations
Add some wow factor to your online research: Our annual 101 Best Websites list highlights dynamic tools for discovering your family history.
By David A. Fryxell


Monumental Makeover
Do your ancestors’ tombstones look worse for wear? Give their grave markers a facelift with these simple care and repair tips.
By Cheryl Felix McClellan

Star Search
The new offers brilliant possibilities for furthering your research. Our guide spotlights tips for making the most of the site.
By Rick Crume

Mountain Climbing
Traverse the peaks and valleys of your family tree with our primer on tracing Appalachian ancestry.
By Sunny Jane Morton

Legal Aid
Beat your brick walls by following the law. We reveal how studying old statutes can lead to ancestor answers.
By Michael Hait

Genealogy Insider
What’s new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:
• a virtual world of family history
• genealogy gaming on Facebook
• indentifying the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire’s unknown victims
• recommended roots 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:
New York by Fern Glazer
Los Angeles by Nancy Hendrickson

The Toolkit
Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:
• 10 ways to enhance your family history with video
• reviews of Ancestry and Reunion iPad apps
• seven steps to untangle old county boundaries online
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
An accounting of Armageddon.
By David A. Fryxell

Family Archivist
Preserving your e-legacy.
By Sunny Jane Morton

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

Now What?
Answers about Civil War POWs, “backward” gravestones and Florida’s 1935 census.
By David A. Fryxell

Photo Detective
Clues to ID a couple captured in a tintype portrait.
By Maureen A. Taylor

Time Capsule
A teacher’s manual, 1800s style.
By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

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