Family Tree Magazine September/October 2023 Digital Edition

Family Tree Magazine



SKU: EFTM202305

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What’s Inside!

Highlights from this issue include:

  • Expert tips for building family trees—with screenshots and sample profiles
  • 4 common errors in the US census
  • A guide to researching middle names
  • Top resources for backing up your genealogy files
  • A FREE Findmypast Cheat Sheet


The Billion-Acre Wood: By Gena Philibert-Ortega. Join the millions of users who have planted their family tree at with this guide.

Middle Management: By David A. FryxellDon’t stop at first and last names— your ancestor’s middle name (if they had one) can provide valuable clues. Learn what to look for.

Between the Lines: By Robyn N. Smith. Despite its importance, the US census can come riddled with genealogical errors. Here’s how to avoid them.

Reformation: By Rick Crume. Huge collections of German church records are now online and expanding. Find, interpret and use them in your research with these tips.

A Nation of Immigrants: By Rich Venezia. US immigration law has changed considerably over the centuries. This recap shares what (if any) legal restrictions your ancestors faced when coming to the United States.


  • Research Guides: Hawaii and Massachusetts
  • Stories to Tell
  • Tech News
  • Lisa’s Picks
  • Source Spotlight: Church Records
  • Website Tutorial: FamilySearch Historical Images
  • Resource Roundup: Cloud Backup Services
  • Photo Detective
  • Family History Home: Saving Watches and Timepieces
  • Now What
  • DNA Q&A: What is a DNA Segment?
  • Your Turn: Germanic Alphabet Chart

Once you download the September/October 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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