Sunday, October 21, 2018

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 14 to 20 October 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:

15 MORE Quick Genealogy Tasks To Do in 15 Minutes by Lisa Lisson on the Are You My Cousin? blog.

Photo Genealogy and My Great-Great-Grandmother's Photo by Lara Diamond on the Lara's Jewnealogy blog.

Google Translate Versus Professional Translation by Janice Sellers on the Ancestral Discoveries blog. New York Times Migration Map by Melody Lassalle on the Genealogy Research Journal blog.

Time + Place = Records and Family! by James Beidler on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.

*  Elizabeth Warren’s Native American DNA Results: What They Mean by Roberta Estes on the DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy blog.

*  African American Genealogy: Researching From a Bill of Sale for Enslaved Ancestors by Toni Carrier on the IAAM Center for Family History blog.

Digging Into Our Ancestors' Lives: Finding Social History Records -- Part 3, The Children by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

*  Analysing Clues to Help You Figure Out Where to Search Next (Pt 1) and (pt 2) by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on the Olive Tree Genealogy Blog.

*  3 Ways to Find Your Ancestors in a Huge Pile of Documents by DiAnn Iamarino on the Fortify Your Family Tree 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 Fossicking, 19th Oct 2018 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- October 20, 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 for including me on your "best of" list this week. It's an honor!