Sunday, July 23, 2017

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 16 to 22 July 2017

Hundreds of genealogy and family history bloggers write thousands of posts every week about their research, their families, and their interests. I appreciate each one of them and their efforts.

My criteria for "Best of ..." are pretty simple - I pick posts that advance knowledge about genealogy and family history, address current genealogy issues, provide personal family history, are funny or are poignant. I don't list posts destined for daily blog prompts or meme submissions (but I do include summaries of them), or my own posts.

Here are my picks for great reads from the genealogy blogs for this past week:

*  Gen-Fed: "What's Past is Prologue" and One Day at the National Archives? by Jill Morelli on the Genealogy Certificatyion: My Personal Journal blog.

*  Family Tree Maker 2017 Released: A Review by Keith Riggle on the blog.

*  The Expectations and Surprises of a Beginning Family History Researcher by Nancy on the My Ancestors and Me blog.

*  Acts of Genealogical Kindness by Don LeClair on the Vita Brevis blog.

*  A Deeper Look at Written Conclusions by DearMYRTLE on the Myrt's Musings blog.

* If All Else Fails, Read the Instructions by Mary Kircher Roddy on the Searching for Stories blog.

*  Don't Assume There Are No Records For Your Family by James Tanner on the Rejoice, and be exceeding glad... blog.

*  8 YouTube Channels to Improve Your Genealogy Skills by Lynn Palermo on The Armchair Genealogist blog.

*  Go Fishing With Cousin Bait by Denise May Levenick on the Ancestry blog.

*  10 Clever Ways to Find More Ancestor Articles While Searching Old Newspapers Online by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog.

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

Friday Fossicking 21st July 2017 by Crissouli on the That Moment In Time blog.

*  Friday's Family History Finds by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

*  High Fives - July 21, 2017 by Dianne Nolin on the Genealogy: Beyond the BMD blog.

*  Friday Finds, 21 July 2017 by Lois Willis on the Lois Willis - Genealogy and Family History blog.

Friday Finds 21 July 2017 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- July 22, 2017 by Gail Dever on the Genealogy a la Carte blog.

*  Saturday Serendipity (July 22, 2017) by John D. Tew on the Filiopietism Prism blog.

Readers are encouraged to go to the blogs listed above and read their articles, and add their blogs to your Favorites, Feedly, another RSS feed, or email if you like what you read. Please make a comment to them also - all bloggers appreciate feedback on what they write.

Did I miss a great genealogy blog post? Tell me! I am currently reading posts from over 1600 genealogy bloggers using Feedly, but I still miss quite a few it seems.

Read past Best of the Genea-Blogs posts here.


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1 comment:

Nancy said...

Thank you for including my post in your "Best of' list this week, Randy. I appreciate it.