Millions of pages of information about our ancestors have been published in a wide variety of periodicals.
Most useful for finding specific information about specific individuals are the hundreds of historical and genealogical magazines that have been published over the last two centuries. Information found in articles in periodicals will often lead to the original sources used as a basis for compilation.
- Search wide in local genealogical publications, including searches for cousins, siblings, in-laws and other family members. Information about a person’s extended family may provide clues that can help you in your research.
- Many genealogical publications contain an index of names at the back Browse the index other possible relatives who may be mentioned in the same publication.