Family Tree Magazine September 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.FEATURESFancy FreeFrom state vital records and censuses to historical books and immigration data, this year's 101 Best Websites list features tools that can bust your brick walls -- but not your budget.By David A. FryxellMaking MatchesThink you're at the end of your genealogical rope? Here are six ways a DNA surname study can go beyond paper research to help you trace your family tree.By Blaine T. BettingerFinding Mr. RightMultiple men with the same name are vying for your genealogical affection. Any of them could be your ancestor. Here are nine ways to ensure that you've found "the one" before you commit.By Sharon DeBartolo CarmackFinnish LineRace to ancestral discoveries with our guide to tracing Finnish forebears.By David A. FryxellCOLUMNS & DEPARTMENTSGenealogy InsiderWhat's new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:• wrapping up season one of "Who Do you think You Are?"• highlighting the history and art of a pioneering cemetery• endangered Civil War battlefields• recommendations for your reading listEdited 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: USGenWebThe ToolkitReviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:• ergonomic research tools• quick guide to add-on software• new free genealogy databases• Google tricks• note-taking with EvernoteEdited by Allison StacyOut on a LimbA letter from our editor.By Allison StacyMaking ConnectionsReaders respond to Family Tree Magazine.History MattersTargeting the history of rifles.By David A. FryxellFamily ArchivistArchiving digitized photos and identifying old office equipment.By Sunny McClellan MortonNow What?Answers to your questions on children born out of wedlock, supersize GEDCOMs and more.Everything's RelativeTales from the lighter side of family history.Photo DetectiveExamining a "reversed" photograph.By Maureen A. TaylorTime CapsuleFugitive slave William Grimes, in his own words.By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack 
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