Sunday, October 8, 2017

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 1 to 7 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:

Indulge That Inner Law Geek by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

* Family History Month: So Many Hints, So Little Time by Marian B. Wood on the Climbing My Family Tree blog.

How They Do It: Randy Seaver by Janine Adams on the Organize Your Family History blog.  Heh.

Connecting Your DNA Matches by Patricia Greber on the My Genealogy Life blog.

* A Man of Information by Zachary Garceau on the Vita Brevis blog.

Top 5 Questions I Get Asked as an Archivist by Melissa Barker on Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems blog.

Inheritance of DNA Segments by Blaine Bettinger on The Genetic Genealogist blog.

Nitpicker's Guide to Finding Your Roots -- Sanders/David by Banai Feldstein on The Ginger Jewish Genealogist blog.

Remarriage by Alicia Crane Williams on the Vita Brevis blog.

Along the Pilgrim Trail ~ Babworth, Nottinghamshire, England; ~ Scrooby Manor, Nottinghamshire, England by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on the Nutfield Genealogy blog.

* I Got it Wrong: A Retraction/Correction by Dave Dowell on the Dr. D. Digs Up Ancestors blog.

*  Filling in Details in My Family Tree: Sometimes the ‘Facts’ Don’t Agree by Thomas Jay Kemp on the GenealogyBank Blog.

Not Always What You Think by Christopher C. Child on the Vita Brevis blog.

*  Confessions from a Family Historian (What I Should Have Done Right from the Beginning) by Will on the blog.

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

*  Friday Fossicking - 6th October 2017 by Crissouli on the That Moment In Time blog.

*  High Fives - October 6, 2017 by Dianne Nolin on the Genealogy: Beyond the BMD blog.

*  Friday Finds -- Writing Family History by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

 Friday Finds, 6 October 2017 by Lois Willis on the Lois Willis - Genealogy and Family History blog.

Friday Finds 6 Oct 2017 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- October 7, 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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Marian B. Wood said...

Many thanks for including my "so many hints" post in your listing this week!

Heather Wilkinson Rojo said...

Thanks for mentioning my first two "Pilgrim Trail" blog posts on your list this week. Stay tuned because I have a few more blog posts about my pilgrimage to the Mayflower sites in England and Holland.