Family Tree Magazine September 2011 Digital Edition

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FEATURESDazzling Destinations Add some wow factor to your online research: Our annual 101 Best Websites list highlights dynamic tools for discovering your family history.By David A. FryxellMonumental MakeoverDo your ancestors' tombstones look worse for wear? Give their grave markers a facelift with these simple care and repair tips.By Cheryl Felix McClellan Star Search The new offers brilliant possibilities for furthering your research. Our guide spotlights tips for making the most of the site.By Rick CrumeMountain ClimbingTraverse the peaks and valleys of your family tree with our primer on tracing Appalachian ancestry.By Sunny Jane MortonLegal AidBeat your brick walls by following the law. We reveal how studying old statutes can lead to ancestor answers.By Michael HaitCOLUMNS & DEPARTMENTSGenealogy InsiderWhat's new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history:• a virtual world of family history• genealogy gaming on Facebook• indentifying the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire's unknown victims• recommended roots readingEdited by Diane HaddadCity GuidesQuickly access the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your ancestors in cities across the USA! Our pullout guides are perfect for stashing in your research binder or toting to the library.In this issue:New York by Fern GlazerLos Angeles by Nancy HendricksonThe ToolkitReviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources:• 10 ways to enhance your family history with video• reviews of Ancestry and Reunion iPad apps• seven steps to untangle old county boundaries onlineEdited by Allison StacyOut on a LimbA letter from our editor.By Allison StacyMaking ConnectionsReaders respond to Family Tree Magazine.History MattersAn accounting of Armageddon.By David A. FryxellFamily ArchivistPreserving your e-legacy.By Sunny Jane MortonEverything's RelativeTales from the lighter side of family history.Now What?Answers about Civil War POWs, "backward" gravestones and Florida's 1935 census.By David A. FryxellPhoto DetectiveClues to ID a couple captured in a tintype portrait.By Maureen A. TaylorTime CapsuleA teacher's manual, 1800s style.By Sharon DeBartolo CarmackThis is a digital download 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.
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