Family Tree Magazine November 2008 Digital Edition

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FEATURESMake No MistakeSave time, money and your sanity with our advice for avoiding 10 common genealogy research errors.By Lisa A. AlzoScot FreeTrace your Scottish ancestry with our beginner's guide to genealogy in the land of kilts and clans.By Nancy HendricksonSkeletons in the ClosetFollow these five tips for bringing old family secrets to light without rattling your relatives.By Sunny McClellan MortonOperation Online RecordsJoin the march to find military records on the Web.By Rick CrumeGroup EffortsGang up on your research brick walls and watch them crumble with our eight partnership pointersBy Maureen A. TaylorCOLUMNS & DEPARTMENTSBranching OutWhat's new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:• Ellis Island's ""forgotten"" past• free online census indexes• the National Archives' digital vault• a new source for the 1860 censusBy 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 Jersey • MississippiThe ToolkitReviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:• genealogy podcast primer• review of Legacy Family Tree 7 for Windows• quick guide to tombstone transcription databases• Veterans History Project• The Book ReportEdited by Allison StacyOut on a LimbUnveiling our new Web site.By Allison StacyMaking ConnectionsReaders respond to Family Tree Magazine.History MattersThat's the ticket! A history of voting.By David A. FryxellNow What?Our experts answer your questions about Soundex, Australian roots and source citations.Preserving MemoriesExtra! How to safely store news clippings.Edited by Grace DobushEverything's RelativeTales from the lighter side of family history.Photo DetectiveA campaign trail of picture-dating clues.By Maureen A. TaylorUprootedTest your genealogy IQ on Mary Shelley's family tree.By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack 
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