Family Tree Magazine March/April 2023 Digital Edition

Family Tree Magazine



SKU: EFTM202302

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What’s Inside!

Highlights from this issue include:

  • A comparison of the biggest historical newspaper websites:, GenealogyBank, and more
  • Tips for finding historical newspapers from your ancestor’s hometown
  • 12 records for uncovering maiden names
  • A guide to US census records, from 1790 to 1950
  • A FREE Historical Newspapers Cheat Sheet


Titans of Industry: By Sunny Jane Morton. Looking for digitized newspapers? We’ve got the scoop on five newspaper giants:, GenealogyBank, NewspaperArchive, Chronicling America and Fulton History. Here’s how they compare.

Extra, Extra!: By Rick Crume. Don’t stop at the megawebsites—these smaller newspaper databases might cover your ancestral hometown’s beat.

In the News: By Stephen Wendt. Learn what newspapers can do for your research in this case study, in which they help reconstruct a long-forgotten ancestral history.

Ladies-in-Waiting: By Shelley K. Bishop. Find long-lost female ancestors with these 12 resources for discovering maiden names.

Mind the Gap: By Richard Simon John Willis. The UK National Archives’ website might not be exhaustive. But it still serves as a finding aid to British records, both there and elsewhere. Here’s what to expect.


  • Research Guides: Utah and West Virginia
  • Stories to Tell
  • Tech News
  • Lisa’s Picks
  • Source Spotlight: US Censuses
  • Website Tutorial: U.S. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Records Office Website
  • Resource Roundup: Places to Connect with Other Researchers
  • Photo Detective
  • Family History Home: Preserving Coins and Paper Money
  • Now What
  • DNA Q&A: Why Would I DNA Test at Multiple Companies?
  • Your Turn: Newspaper Article Transcription Form

Once you download the March/April 2023 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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