Sunday, June 4, 2017

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 28 May to 4 June 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:

* The End is Almost Near! and Announcing a New Initiative: by Thomas MacEntee on the Geneabloggers blog.

*  Find Undiscovered Treasures at Expert Tips by Sunny Morton on Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems blog.

*  How to Use the Library of Congress' New Sanborn Maps for Genealogy by Diane Haddad on the Genealogy Insider blog.

*  20 Questions About Your Ancestors by the writer of the Hound on the Hunt blog.

*  Friday Funny: Would You Agree to These Wedding Vows? by Devon Noel Lee on the A Patient Genealogist blog.

*  Prove Identity: Don't Just Match Names by Robyn Smith on the Reclaiming Kin blog.

*  New York Death Indexes 1880-1943 free online at Internet Archive – Follow Friday by Debra Dudek on the Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy & Research Blog.

*  Dad's Service Records by the writer of the Walk In Their Steps blog.

*  Digging for Genealogy Gold -- New Resources, 2017 Edition -- Part #1 by Diane L. Richard on the Upfront With NGS blog.

*  The Mystique of the Confederacy in on Life Support in Genealogy by Nicka Smith on the Who Is Nicka Smith? blog.

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

*  Favorite Reads of the Month -- May 2017 by Nicole Dyer on the Family Locket blog.

 Friday Fossicking June 2nd, 2017 by Crissouli on the That Moment In Time blog.

*  GAGs - GeniAus' Gems - 2 June 2017 by Jill Ball on the GeniAus blog.

*  High Fives - June 2, 2017 by Dianne Nolin on the Genealogy: Beyond the BMD blog.

Friday Finds 2 June 2017 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- June 3, 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:

Colleen G. Brown Pasquale said...

Thanks for all these suggestions. I enjoy finding blogs I have not visited before.