Your Genealogy Today: July/Aug 2021

Here are the contents of the forthcoming issue, available on 12 July.

COVER STORY: Drawing Them In
Sue Lisk suggests ways to get family and relatives interested in genealogy

From Maine Cornfields to California Orange Groves
Merrylyn Sawyer looks at the TB outbreak of the early 20th century in the US

“Shhhh! I’ll Let You In On a Secret
Our Female Ancestors Are Found in Ledgers” — Part 1 By Diane L. Richard

No Time Like the Present: Crafting Your Memoir
Lisa A. Alzo shares why now is the perfect time to leave your legacy for future generations

Bastardy Bonds
David A. Norris says family secrets may be the reason for genealogical “Brick Walls”

The Case of the Missing Grandfather
Gerald R. Gioglio offers a genealogical mystery with a touch of mysticism

In Memoriam
Sue Lisk shares ideas for paying tribute to a loved one

My 19th Century Relatives Were Coronavirus Precursors
Stephen L.W. Greene looks back to 1833 and the Cholera outbreak in Ellettsville, Indiana

Whodunit Fiction for Genealogy Lovers
Robbie Gorr wonders if reading too many genealogical mystery books can help or hinder our personal genealogical research efforts

Tradition is a Chronic Deceiver
Donna Potter Phillips says never accept a family traditional story at face value

Bad Luck Collisions with History
Lynn Cassity looks at one man’s run of bad luck and how his family chose to memorialize him

The Back Page:
Record Your COVID-19 Experiences for Your Family History’s Sake!
Dave Obee says it’s important to keep a written record for future generations

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