Family Chronicle Frequently Asked Questions

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Family Chronicle Magazine

Where can I buy Family Chronicle?
Family Chronicle is available by subscription and at a few genealogical supply outlets. To subscribe visit our online store. Family Chronicle can also be found on certain newsstands, including Barnes and Noble and Books a Million. In Canada it is available from Chapters bookstores.

Family Chronicle is also available from the Apple iTunes store in single copy or subscription format for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad devices. PLEASE NOTE: Moorshead Magazines does not maintain the iTunes single-copy or subscription transactions: these are maintained through We cannot answer queries about sales of single copies or subscriptions purchased through iTunes (

How do I subscribe to Family Chronicle?
Visit our secure online store or use one of our other convenient ordering options.

How much does it cost to subscribe?
Regular subscription rates are listed on our subscription order form. You may subscribe for one year for $30, two years for $49 or three years for $69 (plus appicable taxes on Canadian orders). Outside of the US and Canada, you may subscribe for one year for $45, two years for $80 or three years for $115 (prices in US dollars).

When can I expect my first issue?
Once we receive your order, we process it immediately. The standard delivery time is 4-6 weeks. If you order your new subscription in the first month of the issue, your subscription will start with the current issue. For example, if you subscribed in May, your first issue would be the May/June issue. New subscriptions ordered in the latter month of an issue will start with the following issue. For example, if you subscribed in June, your first issue would be the July/August issue.

When in the month will my magazine arrive?
We try to arrange for the magazines to be on the newsstands and for subscribers to receive their copies in the first week of the first month on the cover (i.e. September/October issue on 1 September).

What if my magazine doesn't arrive?
If you are missing an issue, please contact us via e-mail or call toll-free 1-888-326-2476.

How do I order a gift subscription?
Visit our on-line shopping cart make your selection for the term of the subscription, and complete the necessary ordering information and recepient's complete name and mailing address in the appropriate area of the form. you can even enter a short message in the comment field of the order page and Family Chronicle will send a card to the gift recipient.

How do I renew my subscription?
Visit our on-line shopping cart make your selection for the term of the subscription and complete the necessary ordering information. If available, enter the six digit subscriber code from the mailing label (upper left corner) on your issue's delivery bag in the comment area of the order form.

How do I report a change of address?
Notify the Circulation Department via e-mail, or call 1-888-326-2476. Please allow 3-6 weeks for your address change to appear on your subscription.

How do I cancel my subscription?
Notify the Circulation Department by calling 1-888-326-2476. A refund will be issued for all unmailed copies remaining on your subscription.

Shopping with Family Chronicle

What ordering options do you offer?
There are several different ways to place an order with Family Chronicle.
  • Website: You may order securely from our online store, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Phone: You can place your order by calling 1-888-326-2476, Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-4:30pm and Friday 8:30am-1:30pm EST. Please have your Visa or MasterCard handy. We will be glad to assist you.
  • Mail: If you would like to mail in your order, print our online order form and mail it with your check, credit card information or money order, attention Circulation Department, to: USA Orders- PO Box 194, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 USA; Canadian and International Orders- 82 Church St. S., Ajax, ON L1S 6B3 CANADA.
Which major credit cards do you accept?
We accept Visa and MasterCard. We also accept payments via PayPal through our online shopping cart.

Who do I call about a billing query?
Contact the Circulation Department via e-mail or call 1-888-326-2476.

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What is your privacy policy?
Whether it is information collected for the purposes of selling you a subscription, special publication or other service you can be assured that we do not rent or sell our mailing lists or information gathered from Internet transactions to anyone outside the company. From time to time, we may use your customer information to correspond with you regarding your subscription or to promote special offers and services. Any information logged by our web server as a result of a visit to the Family Chronicle web site is used only for the purposes of statistical analysis and NOT for the purposes of identifying or tracking an individual user.

If you have a question about our privacy policy, please contact us by e-mail (please put "privacy" in the subject line);

call us during regular business hours at: 1-888-326-2476 or


Family Chronicle
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USA: PO Box 194, Niagara Falls, NY
Canada & International: 82 Church St. S., Ajax, ON L1S 6B3 Canada

How often do you publish Family Chronicle?
Family Chronicle is published six times a year.

How do I submit a letter to the editor of Family Chronicle?
Please follow this link to find out how to contact Family Chronicle's editorial staff by either e-mail or regular mail.

How do I submit an article to Family Chronicle?
You can view our author's guidelines online by following this link. The publisher is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts, and our review process on unsolicited manuscripts can be lengthy.

Who do I contact to discuss advertising opportunities?
Please contact our Advertising Services department for information on display advertising (e-mail or call 1-888-326-2476 ext. 111) or for our Marketplace or Classified ad sections (e-mail or call 1-888-326-2476 ext. 111).

Who publishes Family Chronicle and where are you located?
Family Chronicle is published by Moorshead Magazines Ltd. The publisher is Edward Zapletal. The founding president and former publisher is Halvor Moorshead. Family Chronicle is based in Ajax, Ontario, Canada. The Niagara Falls address is a mail drop box; we do not have offices in Niagara Falls. We consider ourselves to be North American: 90 percent of the circulation is in the US, 9 percent in Canada and one percent elsewhere.

What related magazines do you publish?
Moorshead Magazines Ltd. publishes a number of titles. The most relevant to Family Chronicle readers is History Magazine. History Magazine is dedicated to increasing the understanding of social history, in particular the life and times of ordinary people. Rather than focusing on military, personality or area histories, the History Magazine team write features about how our ancestors lived in a manner you will find nowhere else.

How do I contact Family Chronicle publishers?
Toll-Free: 1-888-326-2476

US Mail: PO Box 194, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Canadian/International Mail: 82 Church St. S., Ajax, ON L1S 6B3