Sunday, February 11, 2018

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 4 to 10 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:

Happy 23 Year Anniversary to Olive Tree Genealogy by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on the Olive Tree Genealogy Blog.

Ancestry Indexing Update by Marcia Philbrick on the Heartland Genealogy blog.

5 Easy Steps to Preserving Newspaper Clippings by Melissa Barker on the A Genealogist in the Archives blog.

My Trip to MyHeritage Headquarters by Geoff Rasmussen on the Legacy News blog.

*  A Genealogy Mishap Case: Discovering the True Paternity with DNA by Melvin Collier on the Roots Revealed blog.

What Does That Say? Deciphering Old Handwriting by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

Double Match Triangulator 2.0 by Louis Kessler on the Behold Genealogy blog.

*  5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Save Your Family Heirlooms by Denise Levenick on The Family Curator blog.

Thank You, LOC! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

Getting Started on Your Mexican Research,  Understanding Mexican Records and Finding Mexican Ancestors: Two Success Stories by Leslie Albrecht Huber on the FamilySearch Blog.

8 Reasons You Can't Find Squat About Your Ancestors Online by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt 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 9 Feb 2018 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

*  Friday Finds, 9 Feb 2018 by Lois Willis on the Lois Willis - Genealogy and Family History blog.

*  Friday Finds:  Week 6 - 2018 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

*  Friday Fossicking - 9th Feb 2018 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.'

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- February 10, 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...

Thanks for including my post on your list this week.:)