Family Tree Magazine July 2007 Digital Edition

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FEATURESA House DividedTracing your Civil War ancestor—Union or Confederate—won't be a struggle if you march through these nine research steps. By David A. FryxellUnlistedDon't miss the boat on early American immigrants: These eight passenger-list substitutes will help you find their foreign origins. By Maureen A. TaylorJourney to JamestownThis year, America celebrates the quadricentennial of its first permanent English settlement. We'll show you how to uncover your clan's connection to the colony. By Sharon DeBartolo CarmackSeparation AnxietyOur guide to divorce records reveals how ancestors' breakups could become your research blessing. By Sharon DeBartolo CarmackRoots on the RoadGet en route to family history discovery this summer! Our special travel guide features genealogy-related reunion ideas, America's best historic trails, old-time travel guidebooks and a packing list of essential research supplies.COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTSBranching OutWhat's new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history: • the state of genealogical societies • in Deutsch • Family Roots Radio • a new way to connect with cousins. By Diane HaddadState Research GuidesTrace your roots across the USA! Our pullout guides are perfect for stashing in your research binder or toting to the library—quickly access the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your family anywhere in the country. In this issue:
  • New Mexico
  • Maine
The ToolkitReviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources: • online translation services • iFamily for Tiger • Web site contest winners • the Book Report. Edited by Allison StacyOut on a LimbA double take on the National Archives. By Allison StacyMaking ConnectionsReaders respond to Family Tree Magazine. History MattersJust one word: plastics. By David A. FryxellEverything's RelativeTales from the lighter side of family history.Preserving MemoriesSound advice for saving records (the vinyl variety, that is). By Grace DobushNow What?Our experts answer your questions about storm-ravaged cemeteries and pioneer trails.Photo DetectiveVehicles for pinpointing picture dates.By Maureen A. TaylorUprootedTest your genealogy IQ on James Joyce's family tree. By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
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