Sunday, October 1, 2017

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 24 to 30 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:

*  Ordering Vital Records From State Agencies by Brenda on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.

A Family Court Dispute Found in Google Books by Patricia Greber on the My Genealogy Life blog.

*  Moving Forward at FamilySearch by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

*  Solving Unknown Parentage Cases With DNA by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

*  Finding Lurancy by Christopher C. Child on the Vita Brevis  blog.

*  How to Research on For Free by Lynn Palermo on The Armchair Genealogist blog.

A Cautionary Tale From Reclaim the Records by James Tanner on the Genealogy's Star blog.

Pandora's Box by Alicia Crane Williams on the Vita Brevis blog.

* Should You Take Ancestry's Suggestions? by Amy Johnson Crow on the Amy Johnson Crow blog.

*  All Aboard! U.S. Railroad Records & Resources by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

*  Friday Fossicking - 29th September 2017 by Crissouli on the That Moment In Time blog.

*  High Fives - September 29, 2017 by Dianne Nolin on the Genealogy: Beyond the BMD blog.

*  Friday Finds -- Week 39 -- 2017 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

*  Friday Finds, 29 Sep 2017 by Lois Willis on the Lois Willis - Genealogy and Family History blog.

Friday Finds 29 Sept 2017 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- September 30, 2017 by Gail Dever on the Genealogy a la Carte blog.

*  Saturday Serendipity (September 30, 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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