Sunday, September 3, 2017

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 27 August to 2 September 2017

Dozens 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:

*  3 Methods for Organizing Your Genealogy by Devon Noel Lee on the Family History Fanatics blog.

*  Why Newspapers Can Help Fill In the Blanks by Jacqi Stevens on the A Family Tapestry blog.

*  A Touch of MyTreeitis by Nancy Messier on the My Ancestors and Me blog.

*  Preserving Genealogy Records by Preparing for a Disaster by Melissa Barker on the A Genealogist in the Archives blog.

*  Finding U.S. Land Records by James Tanner on the Genealogy's Star blog.

*  Research Like a Pro, Part 5: Where Did You Look and What Did You Find? by Diana Elder on the Family Locket blog.

*  The Genealogist's Back to School Plan by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter blog.

*  Just Ask A Friend by Mary Kircher Roddy on the Searching For Stories blog.

*  How to order a notary record from the Quebec Archives after finding it in an index on Ancestry by Gail Dever on the Genealogy a la Carte blog.

*  Land Deeds -- A Genealogy Gold Mine by Charlie Purvis on the Carolina Family Roots blog.

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

* Friday Fossicking 1st September 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 - September 1, 2017 by Dianne Nolin on the Genealogy: Beyond the BMD blog.

*  Friday Finds -- Week 35 -- 2017 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

*  Friday Finds, 1 September 2017 by Lois Willis on the Lois Willis - Genealogy and Family History blog.

* Saturday Finds 2 Sept 2017 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- September 2, 2017 by Gail Dever on the Genealogy a la Carte blog.

*  Saturday Serendipity (September 2, 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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Nancy said...

Thank you for highlighting my MyTreeitis post this week, Randy. It's an honor to be included in your "Best of" list. I appreciate it.

Jacqi Stevens said...

Randy, thanks once again for including my post in your lineup for the week! Stay cool in this impossible California heat!