Family Tree Magazine May/June 2023 Digital Edition

Family Tree Magazine



SKU: EFTM202303

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What’s Inside!

Highlights from this issue include:

  • Guides to researching in two difficult historical eras: the Colonial United States, and 18th- and 19th-century French Canada
  • A tutorial for finding ancestors who immigrated via Ellis Island
  • Expert advice for avoiding distractions while researching
  • Tips for using and visiting local libraries
  • A FREE Google for Genealogy Cheat Sheet


Colonial Roots: By David A. Fryxell. Learn how to research your early American ancestors who arrived before the Revolutionary War.

Write to Know: By Melina Papadopoulos. If you want to write your family history but don’t know where to start, a good outline can help. Here’s how to build one.

Staying the Course: By Lisa A. Alzo. Avoid getting lost in a sea of research with these six tips for avoiding distractions.

Je Me Souviens: By Michael J. Leclerc, CG. Find your French Canadian ancestors in these five key records. Plus: a crash course in Quebec’s history and naming traditions.

Library Science: By Anna Rose Johnson. Hit the stacks of your (or your ancestor’s) local library with these tips, plus a roundup of what you can expect to find there.


  • Research Guides: New Mexico and South Carolina
  • Stories to Tell
  • Tech News
  • Lisa’s Picks
  • Source Spotlight: Draft Records
  • Website Tutorial: Ellis Island Passenger Search
  • Resource Roundup: Sites for Finding Immigrant Ancestors
  • Photo Detective
  • Family History Home: Saving Home and Garden Tools
  • Now What
  • DNA Q&A: What is the Best Test for Native American Heritage?
  • Your Turn: Ancestral Village Worksheet

Once you download the May/June 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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