Family Chronicle Collection
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Chronicle Collection is a huge compendium of all the best features
from Family Chronicle's first year, which we are releasing in response
to the enormous demand for back issues from our first year, most of
which are sold out!
Published in June 1998, the collection contains over
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Auswanderers and Amerika
What inspired so many Germans to leave their home in favor of a land with
a different language and culture in the late 19th century?
Digging Up Irish Roots
What resources are available to the millions of North Americans with
What you need to know to begin to trace your family back to Norway,
Sweden and Denmark.
East European Primer
An introductory nation-by-nation guide to the records available for
this extremely complex area of Europe.
Rosemary Bigwood tells us how to start tracing our Scottish ancestors.
The history and tradition of the tartan with examples of many popular
The Italian Exodus
The background and information you need to trace your Italian roots.
Top Ten Research Tips
The Top Ten Tips for researching your family tree.
Using Your National Archives
A peek behind the archive walls at the records available through the
national archives of Canada and the US.
A Mountain of Information
Millions of genealogical records are stored in the mountain library
of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - learn how to access
these records through your local Family History Center.
All the Right Questions
A guide to extracting as much genealogical information from your relatives
as possible, as painlessly as possible.
Reading Old Script
How to decode your ancestors' apparently illegible handwriting, either
word by word or letter by letter.
Dating Old Photographs
A photographic guide to the fashions and photography techniques of the
19th century, to help you identify your old photographs.
Hiring a Researcher
A guide to finding and hiring a professional researcher when you're
at a loss, too far away or too busy.
Hidden Treasures of the LDS Family
S.J. Reidhead describes some of the extraordinary resources that are
often overlooked at the Family History Centers.
Beyond the Genealogy Section
A look at some of the surprising resources found in almost every department
of your public library.
A guide to extracting the maximum amount of information from these all-important
Publishing Your History
You've done the research and it's time to get it published. Here are a
few people who can help.
The Ancestor as a Private Person
Advice on how to convert your lists of names and dates into detailed
and interesting family histories, from Terrick FitzHugh's classic book
How to Write a Family History.
Cooking up a Family History
A Cincinnati woman combined her family history with old recipes and
is sharing them with others.
Family Ties in the Land of the Okanakans
John Coldwell traced his Native roots on both sides of the Canada-US
Todd Gould relates the history of a "negro colony" in Indiana.
12 things to do NOW for future generations
Are we doing our part for our descendants?
Family History Kept Bottled Up
How John Sleeman used an old family recipe and launched a brewery.
Find out how to effectively use your computer and modem for genealogical
The Internet is much more than the web. Jeff Chapman explains newsgroups
and describes what there is for the genealogist.
Try Before You Buy
A review of some low-risk genealogy software available either for free
or for a nominal fee.
Genealogy Sites Worth Surfing
Some choice sites to visit when you're online.
A survey of some of the most valuable genealogical information currently
available via CD-ROM and the Internet.
Save Your Family Tree on CD
It is now possible to preserve your family photos on CDs. We examine
the options available to consumers.
Multimedia and Your Family's Story
New options for recording and your data.
Top 10 Websites
Which genealogy sites have experienced web browsers voted as their favorites?
Can You Picture It?
How Kodak and Microsoft are teaming up to develop a new computer-based
Get those old photos and documents out of the attic and preserve them
for future generations.
Preserving Family Photos
New technology makes it easy to repair, store and share old family photographs.
Here's what you need to know about scanners and digital imaging.
Memories of 1900
Now that the century is coming to an end, what was life like when it began?
Spending Time in the Early 1900s
A decade-by-decade examination of the best bargains of the early 20th
The Golden Door
One hundred million North Americans have ancestors who passed through
Ellis Island. Are you one of them?
The Agincourt Honor Roll
The story of this incredible battle of 1415 with a list of nearly 1,000
Are you descended from the Mayflower settlers? Millions of people are.
Learn how to prove a link.
Odd Jobs & Old Jobs
A list of some old titles for various occupations.
A list of about 700 archaic (or little used) names for people's trades
Daughters of the American Revolution
Can you trace your ancestors back to someone who fought for, or supported,
the American Revolution?
The United Empire Loyalists
Many of those who would not support the American Revolution left the
colonies; their descendants have their own society.
Local Genealogy Societies
How joining a local root-tracing group can help you find your ancestors
The Surname Origin List
Discover when and how surnames were formed, then search for the meanings
of your relative surnames in our extensive Surname Origin List, featuring
over 1,850 names!
Frequently Asked Questions
The editors of Family Chronicle attempt to pre-empt your queries.
You Wanted to Know
We answer some of your questions about genealogy.
An examination of how different cultures worldwide record their ancestry
without ever putting pen to paper.
Lions, Tinctures and Bearings, Oh
The facts about heraldry and coats of arms.
Oliver Cromwell's 1649 Settlement of Ireland
Ron Wild describes the eviction of the Catholics and the Protestant plantation
Origins of Scottish Surnames
Ron Dempsey tells us how family names developed in Scotland.
The Brides Index Project
Robert W. Marlin's article in Family Chronicle "Where Have All the Ladies
Gone" has resulted in the start of a major indexing project.
The LDS and Family History Centers
Why members of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) Church are so devoted to
genealogy and how you can use their Family History Centers for doing
your own research.
Producing Your Own Family History
How to combine your own movie camcorder memories with photographs and
sound to make your own video presentation.
How to Discover the Right Address
to Write for Records
Sooner or later all genealogists have to write away for records, that's
the easy part; finding the address is the hard part. We show you how
to find the correct address.
Preserving Family Heirlooms
Many of us have old photographs, newspaper cuttings, letters, clothing
and other family heirlooms which are an important part of our family
history. We tell you how to take care of these.
Articles which the Family Chronicle Collection will not reproduce: News, Events Calendars, reviews of products no longer available, the Alaska/Yukon Goldrush supplement (available free here). At this time we have not obtained reproduction rights for one or two articles and cannot yet commit to their inclusion. One of two subjects have been covered twice. In these cases, the later version will be used. The list of contents shown here are currently planned but may change slightly in the final version.
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