Wednesday, January 15, 2014

PERIODICAL SPOTLIGHT: FAMILY CHRONICLE

Their January/February 2014 issue features these articles:

Locating German Parish Records (these records are often vital when researching kin from Deutschland)

Does Anybody Have a Question? (structuring research questions to get the best results)

The Mysterious Letter (solving the riddle posed by a letter written 175 years ago)

Patricia Evans’ Happy Days (examining the childhood of one lady to highlight the importance of preserving memories for future generations)

Kook, “Krock,” or Klansman (you never know what you’ll find in the attic)

First Looks: Family Tree Builder 7.0 (a look at the latest software release from MyHeritage.com)

Beyond the Book: Family History Slide Shows (a new series looks at innovative ways to share your family history)

Gifts From the Grave: Ukranian Research (a woman’s quest to find out more about her grandmother’s childhood)

Your Family’s Baggage (you never know what you’ll find in old trunks or suitcases)

Getting Payment for a Family History Book: Resolving the Dilemma (recovering the cost of publishing a family history book)

The Back Page (raw data—birth, marriage, death—doesn’t tell the whole story)

You can read this magazine (and past issues of this title) in the Genealogy Room at Central Library (St. Louis).

Link to Genealogy Pages on the SLPL website

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