Sunday, December 31, 2017

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 24 to 30 December 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:

Attitudes and Deficits by James Tanner on the Genealogy's Star blog.

*  Themes from 2017’s How They Do It series by Janine Adams on the Organize Your Family History   blog.

Ordering Records from the General Register Office of England and Wales by Camille on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.

*  10 Top Genealogy Tips: A Year in Review by Amy Johnson Crow on the Amy Johnson Crow blog.

*  Tips to Write an Excellent Genealogy Blog by Will Moneymaker on the blog.

Best Genealogical Finds of 2017 by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

2017 Year in Review by Jess on the MyHeritage Blog.

*  Learning to Research Like a Pro by Diana Elder on the Family Locket blog.

*  The Archive Lady: Preserving the Old Family Trunk by Melissa Barker on the Abundant Genealogy blog.

Genealogy Resolutions:  What Will You Do in 2018? by Gena Philibert-Ortega on the GenealogyBank Blog.

A Small Segment Round-Up by Blaine Bettinger on The Genetic Genealogist blog.

2017: The Year in Review by Scott C. Steward on the Vita Brevis blog.

More Family History Fun by David Taylor on The Family Nexus blog.

2017 Year in Review: Legacy and MyHeritage by Geoff Rasmussen on the Legacy News blog.

The Official TLG 2017 Thank You List by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

 Friday's Family History Finds by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

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

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

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

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

*  Saturday Serendipity (December 23, 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 900 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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Linda Stufflebean said...

Randy, Thanks for including me on this week's list. Have a wonderful New Year!

Alex Warn said...

A really good post, very thankful and hopeful that you will write many more New Trends posts like this one.