Sunday, May 21, 2017

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 14 to 20 May 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 arepoignant. 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:

*  Beginner's Guide to Tracing British Ancestry by Kate on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog

*  Timelines: An Essential Tool for both Genealogists & Historians by Kassie Nelson on The Rogue Genealogist blog.

*  How to Fit Writing a Family History Into Your Life by Lynn Palermo on The Family History Writing Studio blog.

*  Newtown Sawmill: An Unexpected Genealogical Discovery by Jean Taeuffer on the California Genealogical Society and Library blog.

*  Concepts -- Why Genetic Genealogy and Triangulation? by Roberta J. Estes on the DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy blog.

*  Reprise;- What's in a Name? by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

*  Ancestry Shaking Leaf vs. Genealogy Brick Wall by Nancy Loe on the Sassy Jane Genealogy blog.

*  Lost Polly Now Found: Brick Wall Tumbling Down; Grandchildren of William Love and Mary (Polly) Williams, Washington Co., VA, Part 1 and Part 2 by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

*  A Fond Farewell by the writer of The Ancestry Insider blog.  Oh no!

*  Organize Your Digital Files: Tips From Genealogy Guy Drew Smith by Amy Johnson Crow on the Amy Johnson Crow blog.

*  Robin Hood in new Findmypast Nottinghamshire Index Records by John D. Reid on the Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections blog.  

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

 Friday Fossicking 19th May, 2017 by Crissouli on the That Moment In Time blog.

*  GAGs - GeniAus' Gems - 19 May 2017 by Jill Ball on the GeniAus blog.

*  High Fives - May 19, 2017 by Dianne Nolin on the Genealogy: Beyond the BMD blog.

*  Jana's Genealogy Fab Finds for May 19, 2017 by Jana Last on Jana's Genealogy and Family History Blog.

Friday Finds 19 May 2017 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- May 20, 2017 by Gail Dever on the Genealogy a la Carte 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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