Family Tree Magazine May 2010 Digital Edition

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Now you can download this issue of Family Tree Magazine. It's in an easy-to-search PDF format that works on almost all computers equipped with the free Acrobat Reader program. The issue is compatible with PCs, Macs and many other computers.For a complete explanation of the process of downloading a digital product from our web site, please read our FAQ.PLEASE NOTE: This is a large file that is best downloaded with a broadband connection, such as DSL or a cable modem.FEATURESCensus ExtravaganzaAs the 2010 census gets underway, learn how to make the most of yesteryear's enumerations in your research. This special section offers the know-how you need to find your ancestors.• Year-by-year US census data that could solve ancestral mysteries• How to get ready for the release of the 1940 census in 2012• Tips for researching census records from your family's homelandBy David A. FryxellFab FortyVotes are in for the Family Tree Magazine 40 Best Genealogy Blogs. Come with us into a wonderful online world of family history news, research tips, encouragement and more.By Maureen A. TaylorHot ShotsIf you've had little exposure to online photo sharing and storage, our guide to four top sites will get you wound up.By Grace DobushDutch Treat Trying to find your lowland family? A flood of online records from the Netherlands is sure to help you out.By Sunny McClellan MortonCOLUMNS & DEPARTMENTSGenealogy InsiderWhat's new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:• celebrating cemeteries with the Association of Graveyard Rabbits• the most popular shows on Roots Television• census upgrades• online name gamesEdited by Diane HaddadWeb GuideLearn to master family history Web sites: Whether you're a beginner or a power user, our pullout guides show you how to make the most of popular online destinations, with how-to advice, navigation hints, screen-by-screen search techniques and cheat sheets of quick links and shortcuts.In this issue: HeritageQuest OnlineThe ToolkitReviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:• steps to organize your hard drive• quick guide to file-sharing services• ourFamily-ology review• tutorial on the Daughters of the American Revolution databasesEdited by Allison StacyOut on a LimbA letter from our editor.By Allison StacyMaking ConnectionsReaders respond to Family Tree Magazine.History MattersPointing out the history of pens.By David A. FryxellEverything's RelativeTales from the lighter side of family history.Now What?Answers to your questions on family trees, same-named ancestors and occupational records.Family ArchivistFraming your family heirlooms.By Sunny McClellan MortonDocument DetectiveClues in Social Security Application Form SS-5.By George G. MorganTime CapsuleA Colonial plantation owner's experiences in his own words.By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack 
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