Family Tree Magazine May/June 2018 Digital Edition

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In addition to unveiling our new design, this issue will also take you on a journey to Ellis Island through a photo tour. We’re also discussing an issue most genealogists encounter at one point or another - records lost to major historical fires. Plus, learn tips for managing the distribution of heirlooms, next steps for your DNA results, and what exactly Resistance Genealogy is.

What's Inside!

Highlights from this issue include:
  • 3 Simple Steps for Your DNA Results
  • 4 Tips to Overcome Vanished Records
  • 6 Websites to Memorialize Ancestors


Behind the Golden DoorBy Diane HaddadEllis Island with everything they owned and their hopes for a better life. Our photo tour lets you follow in their footsteps..Heirloom HandoutBy Denise May LevenickPassing on a houseful of family treasures to the next generation isn’t always a simple matter. Here’s how to work through that transition—and what to do if no one wants the stuff.DNA DirectionBy Diahan SouthwardNot sure what to do with your DNA test results? We’ll outline three “next steps” to make new genealogy discoveries..Holes in HistoryBy Sunny Jane MortonMajor record-destroying fires have likely impacted your ancestry search. We’ll help you raise your family tree from the ashes of these disasters.Links in a ChainBy Ashlee PeckMeet the journalist who’s bringing genealogy out of the past and into current events.


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  • Your Turn
  • Photo Detective
  • Now What
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