Sunday, May 7, 2017

Best of the Genea-Blogs -- 30 April to 6 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 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:

*  Eleven Years of Silence, 52 Ancestors #158 by Roberta J. Estes on the DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy blog.

*  Nuremberg and PragueStiff and Sore - Day One: ZilinaSlipping and Sliding - Day Two: Povazska Bystrica & PuchovTattered and Torn - Days Three & Four : Rajec, Domaniza and the Bytca Archives by Israel Pickholtz on the All My Foreparents blog.

*  New Genealogy BSO -- Champollion 2.0 by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

*  NERGC Conference Reports From the Genealogy Bloggers by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on the Nutfield Genealogy blog.

*  Strategy: Conference Session Selections by Jill Morelli on the Genealogy Certification: My Personal Journal blog.

*  My 7 Second, $450 Miracle by Amberly of TheGenealogyGirl blog.

*  A Genealogist’s Delight: Oddities and Curiosities of Early Censuses by Mary Harrell-Sesniak on the GenealogyBank Blog.

*  NERGC 2017 in Springfield by Nancy Ward Remling on the Remling Genealogy blog.

*  How They Do It: Pat Richley-Erickson (DearMYRTLE) by Janine Adams on the Organize Your Family History blog.

*  List of Changes at by Thomas MacEntee on the GeneaBloggers blog.

*  Overlooked Genealogy Resource Alert! 9 Tips to Research at Heritage Museums by Diane Haddad on the Genealogy Insider blog.

*  The Archiver Lady:  Preserving Old Negatives by Melissa Barker on the GeneaBloggers blog.

*  The Language of Colonial Relationships by Michelle Doherty on the Vita Brevis blog.

*  Roots Magic Websites for Genetic Genealogy by Heather Collins on the Young & Savvy Genealogists blog.

*  Salt Lake City Success: Our Annual Trip to the Salt Lake City Library by Shannon Reese on the California Genealogical Society & Library blog.

*  Is Genealogy Blogging Dead? by Amy Johnson Crow on the Amy Johnson Crow blog.

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

 Friday Fossicking May 5th, 2017 by Crissouli on the That Moment In Time blog.

*  GAGs - GeniAus' Gems - 5 May 2017 by Jill Ball on the GeniAus blog.

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

*  High Fives - May 5, 2017 by Dianne Nolin on the Genealogy: Beyond the BMD blog.

*  Friday Finds - Week 18 - 2017 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

*  Jana's Genealogy Fab Finds for May 5, 2017 by Jana Last on Jana's Genealogy and Family History Blog.

*  Saturday Finds 6 May 2017 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- May 6, 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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1 comment:

Amberly said...

Thank you for including me in your great list Randy! :)