Sunday, February 4, 2018

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 28 January to 3 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:

MyHeritage Chromosome Browser by Emily Aulicino on the DNA - Genealem's Genetic Genealogy blog.

*  GeneaChat: Organization – Where Do You Put Your Stuff-Recap-What are Y’all Saying?  by Cheri Hudson Passey on The In-Depth Genealogist blog.

*  How I Solved It: My Four Children by Chris Child on the RootsFinder blog.  

Missing Years by Michael Dwyer on the Vita Brevis blog.

*  Home Training – Why Genealogy Needs a Code of Conduct by Nicka Smith on the Who Is Nicka Smith blog.

*  Check Out the New Birth, Marriage, and Death Records Page (BMD Links) by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt blog.

How Popular is Genealogy? by Will Moneymaker on the blog.

Wills and Probate Records Are Genealogy Riches! by Margaret Winford on Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems blog.

*   The Genealogy Do-Over: My Golden Rules of Genealogy by Thomas MacEntee on the Abundant Genealogy blog.

The Fix is In by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

Planning for RootsTech 2018 by Melissa Finlay on the Boundless Genealogy blog.

*  5 Things You Need to Know About DNA Testing for Genealogy by Amy Johnson Crow on the Amy Johnson Crow blog.

*  Genealogy Mysteries 2018 – What’s New? by Eileen Souza on the Old Bones 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 2 Feb 2018 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

*  Friday Finds, 2 Feb 2018 by Lois Willis on the Lois Willis - Genealogy and Family History blog.

*  Friday Finds:  Week 5 - 2018 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

*  Friday Fossicking - 2nd Feb 2018 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.'

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- February 3, 2018 by Gail Dever on the Genealogy a la Carte blog.

*  Saturday Serendipity (February 3, 2018) 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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Eileen said...

Thank you for the mention.

Cheri Hudson Passey said...

Thanks for including my post for the In-Depth Genealogist blog!