Family Tree Magazine March 2008 Digital Edition

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FEATURESBattle of the BulgeGet organized now! These five easy family history filing systems will help you keep your pedigree paperwork under control.By Sharon DeBartolo CarmackMoving TargetsWith our guide to US migration routes—including a handy clip-and-save map—you'll stay hot on the trail of ancestors on the move.By David A. FryxellWhat's Your Type?Are you a weekend warrior or passive pedigree searcher? Take this quiz to find your inner genealogist—and learn what your results mean to your research.By Lisa A. AlzoGenetic CounselingForget the advanced biology lesson. Our DNA Q&A explains how you can (and can't) use genetic genealogy to solve your family history mysteries.By Fern GlazerIrish BlessingsNo need to rely on luck to trace your Irish roots: Our research guide will lead you to your genealogical pot of gold.By Sharon DeBartolo CarmackGet 'Em TalkingEvery family has its share of tight-lipped relatives. Try these five tactics to glean oral history from reluctant interviewees.By Sunny McClellan MortonCOLUMNS & DEPARTMENTSBranching OutWhat's new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:• Chicago vital records to go online• a new tool for African-American genealogy• Civil War widows' pension files get digitized• a major investment in Ancestry.comBy 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:• Colorado • KentuckyThe ToolkitReviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:• Family Tree Maker 2008 review• best genealogy Web directories• digital photo-conversion tips• computer file-formats glossary• The Book ReportEdited by Allison StacyOut on a LimbMaking an impact.By Allison StacyMaking ConnectionsReaders respond to Family Tree Magazine.History MattersLooking through the lens of history.By David A. FryxellNow What?Our experts answer your questions about Rough Riders, elusive e-mailers and Polish places.Preserving MemoriesGet the dish on saving fine china.By Grace DobushPhoto DetectiveWhich caption is correct?By Maureen A. TaylorEverything's RelativeTales from the lighter side of family history.UprootedTest your genealogy IQ on Henry John Heinz's family tree.By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
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