Sunday, February 18, 2018

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 11 to 17 February 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:

A Matter of Relation by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

*  Ten Genealogy Mistakes to Avoid When Working on Your Family Tree  by Melody Lassalle on the Genealogy Research Journal blog.

*  33 Different Things You Can Find About Your Ancestors By Searching Old Newspapers by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog.

How to Find Ancestors in Upper Canada (Ontario) Land Records by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on the Olive Tree Genealogy Blog. 

Is French Probate Genealogy on the Skids*? by Anne Morddel on The French Genealogy Blog.

*  How They Do It: Donna Cox Baker, The Golden Egg Genealogist by Janine Adams on the Organize Your Family History blog.

*  A Newbies Experience at SLIG – the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy by Diana Elder on the Family Locket blog.

*   What's Her Name? by Christopher C. Child on the Vita Brevis blog.

*  Oh Say Can You “C”? Navigating the Seven Cs of Genealogy by Thomas MacEntee on the Abundant Genealogy blog.

Finally Understanding an Administrator by Michael John Neill on the Rootdig blog.

*  My Top 4 Things I Can't Live Without at #RootsTech by Jenny Hawran on the Like Herding Cats blog.

*   Dear Dave: Meet Your Family -- 52 Ancestors #185 by Roberta Estes on the DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy 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 for 16 Feb 2018 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

*  Friday Finds, 16 Feb 2018 by Lois Willis on the Lois Willis - Genealogy and Family History blog.

*  Friday Finds:  Week 7 - 2018 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

*  Friday Fossicking - 16th Feb 2018 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.'

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- February 17, 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:

Mel said...

Thank you for including my post, Randy!