Sunday, September 30, 2018

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 23 to 29 September 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:

*  Planning for Genealogy Retirement - Video Recap by Devon Noel Lee on the Family History Fanatics blog.

Sources by Marcia Philbrick on the Heartland Genealogy blog.

*  School Records: An “Out-of-the-Box” Family History Resource by Lori on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.

*  It’s time to stop giving attention to “Ethnicity” and genetic admixture by the author of the An American Genealogy blog.

This Genealogy Policy Takes the Guesswork Out of Names by DiAnn Iamarino on the Fortify Your Family Tree blog.

Some Progress in FindAGrave Image Appropriation by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

*  Be Like Laura – A Guest Post By Jenny Hawran on the GeneabloggersTRIBE blog.

How to Do Genealogy Research in a "Dry County" by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives blog.

The Leeds Method by Roberta Estes on the DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy blog.

Successful NEHGS Event Nets New Members, Entertains, and Informs by Chris Pattillo on the California Genealogical Society & Library blog.

Books, Ownership, and Copyright by James Tanner on the Genealogy's Star 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: Week 39 - 2018 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy ... and then some blog.

*  Friday Fossicking, September 28th 2018 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- September 29, 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:

Jenny said...

Thanks for including my post about Laura Prescott, Randy! 😊