Family Tree Magazine January/February 2018 Digital Edition

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Highlights from this issue include:
  • 3 Essential Newspaper Searches for Enslaved Ancestors
  • 9 Ways to Do Genealogy on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest
  • 13 Tips to Save Grandma’s Jewelry


Migration RevelationsBy Diahan SouthardLearn how AncestryDNA’s new Migrations tool can reveal research clues and help you put your ancestors in their place.From Runaways to ReunionsBy James M. Beidler and Timothy N. PinnickSearch old newspapers for these three kinds of articles unique to your African-American ancestors.Social WorkBy Rachel FountainSites like Facebook and Pinterest give you unprecedented access to people and ideas. Our social media expert helps you leverage that power of connection for your genealogy research.Hark! the HeraldryBy Shannon Combs BennettShould you hang up your family coat of arms - or zip it up and show it off? We’ll untangle the myths of family heraldry and help you start discovering your armigerous ancestry.Treasure-Hunting in the ArchivesBy Shelley K. BishopLearn how to dip up the genealogical treasures awaiting you in your ancestor’s state archives.


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  • State Research Guides: Delaware and Utah
  • The Toolkit
  • Now What? Answers to your genealogy questions
  • Research Roadmap
  • Genealogy Insider
  • DNA Solutions
  • Photo Detective
  • Family Archivist
  • History Matters: Explosives
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