Sunday, January 14, 2018

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 7 to 13 January 2018

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:

German Origins of John Whitmer, 3 Years Later by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

Certifying the Record and That Other Certification by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

Build Your Own Genealogy Research Library by Diann Iamarino on the Fortify Your Family Tree blog.

What Makes Genealogy So Important? by Will Moneymaker on the blog.

DeClutter Your House: 3 Questions for the Family Archivist by Melissa Barker on Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems blog.

5 Top Tips for Searching Online Genealogy Records by Linda Elliott on the Mad About Genealogy blog.

Don't Rely on Indexes by Michele Lewis on the Legacy News blog.

New Developments in the World of Citation by Anne Morddel on The French Genealogy Blog.

How They Do It: Lisa Louise Cooke by Janine Adams on the Organize Your Family History blog.

An Awesome Ancestry Add-on by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

3 Biggest Mistakes in Genealogy Research by Amy Johnson Crow on the Amy Johnson Crow blog.

Winston Churchill's Life in Records by Niall Cullen on the Findmypast Blog.

Science the Heck Out Of Your DNA -- Part 2 - Testing HypothesesPart 3 - DNA Painter Lookup Tool by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek blog.

*  The NEW OnLand Portal: Three Ways To Get Property Details by Cindi Foreman on My Moynahan Genealogy Blog.

*  What New Technology Will Impact Genealogy? by James Tanner on the Genealogy's Star blog.

His Name Was Lewis Prosser by Claudia C. Breland on the Claudia C. Breland's Genealogy and Online Research 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 12 Jan 2018 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

*  Friday Finds, 12 Jan 2018 by Lois Willis on the Lois Willis - Genealogy and Family History blog.

*  Friday Finds:  Week 2 - 2018 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

 Friday Fossicking - 12th January 2018 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.'

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- January 13, 2018 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 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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1 comment:

Linda Stufflebean said...

Thank you very much for this week's mention, Randy.