Family Tree Magazine January February 2019 Digital Edition

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This may be our favorite issue ever! We sat down with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and discussed everything Finding Your Roots! We’re also helping you build your own time capsule and helping you build solid goals for 2019. Plus much more!

What's Inside!

Highlights from this issue include:
  • 6 expert fixes to fill the gaps in your family tree
  • 47 tips for genealogy research success
  • Month-by-month success plan
  • FREE DNA cheat sheet


Getting to the RootsBy Sunny Jane MortonHenry Louis Gates, Jr., host of the hit genealogy show “Finding Your Roots,” takes us behind the scenes for a sneak peek at the upcoming season. by Sunny Jane MortonGo for the GoalBy Sunny Jane MortonStay on task with a genealogy resolution a month for 2019. We’ve got your game plan with simple, customizable steps.Tales UntoldBy Melvin J. CollierBuilt over the site where ships arrived with thousands of chained Africans, Charleston’s new museum will tell the stories of people and places shaped by the international slave trade.48 Blasts from the PastBy Denise May LevenickTake a peek inside seven of history’s coolest time capsules, then create your own family time capsule in fi e easy steps.When lost, burned or otherwise By Marsha Hoff man RisingWhen lost, burned or otherwise nonexistent records leave gaps in your family tree, fi ll in the blanks with these six expert tricks.


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  • Now What
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