Vicki’s note – from Family Tree magazine:
Free Genealogy Cheat Sheets and Family History Ebooks
All cheat sheets are PDF files—to view or print them, you’ll need the free Adobe Reader software. Most computers come with this program, or you can download it from Adobe.
A collection of basic tools every family historian needs, including a relationship chart, guidance for documenting your research, research-trip preparation and directories of research locations.
Don’t waste time searching for records that don’t exist—these cheat sheets list available records and time periods.
Put your research—and your ancestors’ lives—in geographical context with the help of Family Tree Magazine’s exclusive maps.
We’ve developed lists of tricks, hints and shortcuts, plus the best online genealogy resources, to make your research faster and more efficient.
This chart shows you at a glance when each province formed, when civil registration began and where to go for records.
African-American Genealogy Resources
Get a roundup of the best Web sites, books and organizations for tracing African-American roots.
Many Central and Eastern European immigrants came to America during the height of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. If your family came from one of the Hungarian controlled areas—including parts of present-day Slovakia, Romania, Croatia, Serbia and Ukraine—consult this list of old Hungarian county names and their equivalents in other languages for help locating records.
If your research takes you into foreign records, our cheat sheets of commonly encountered terms can help you decipher the language.