Sunday, October 29, 2017

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 22 to 28 October 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:

What’s a CentiMorgan, Anyway? How DNA Tests for Family History Measure Genetic Relationships by Diahan Southard on Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems blog.

Check Out the New Obituaries! Page by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog.

Along the Pilgrim Trail ~ Droitwich, Worcestershire, England, Home of Edward Winslow; and ~ The Fullers of Redenhall, Norfolk, England by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on the Nutfield Genealogy blog.

*  Find the Hidden Original Records for Ancestry’s Indexes With This Smart Technique by Charles McGee on the Family History Daily blog.

*  Tuesday's Tip~Gettin' By With Help from Our Friends-Alona Tester by Cheri Hudson Passey on the Carolina Girl Genealogy blog.

*  Looking at Adjacent Records for Your Ancestor’s Paper Neighbors by Michael John Neill on the blog.

New Update to the MyHeritage Mobile App by Jess on the MyHeritage Blog.

Found in an Archive: 10 Unexpected Discoveries by Melissa Barker on Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems blog.

*  Quick Tip – Sharing a Link to Your Tree at Family Tree DNA by Roberta Estes on the DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy blog.

 Ancestry / RootsMagic - Tree not SearchableUPDATE: Tree Not Searchable (Ancestry / RootsMagic); TreeShare and Sources by Marcia Philbrick on the Heartland Genealogy blog.

Longevity by Zachary Garceau on the Vita Brevis blog.

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

*  Friday Fossicking - 27th October 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 - October 27, 2017 by Dianne Nolin on the Genealogy: Beyond the BMD blog.

*  Friday Finds, 27 Oct 2017 by Lois Willis on the Lois Willis - Genealogy and Family History blog.

Friday Finds 27 Oct 2017 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- October 28, 2017 by Gail Dever on the Genealogy a la Carte blog.

*  Saturday Serendipity (October 28, 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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