Sunday, October 28, 2018

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 21 to 27 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:

6 Things You Need to Know About the AncestryDNA Ethnicity Update by Kerry Scott on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.

* The Oregon Archives Crawl Was a Blast! by Janice Sellers on the Ancestral Discoveries blog.

Blogging, Rules, and Mom's Motto by Roberta Estes on the DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy blog.

*  Clues for Finding an Ancestor's Immigration Record by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on the Olive Tree Genealogy Blog.

Digging Into Our Ancestors' Lives: Finding Social History Records - Part 4:  Breaking the Law by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

Genealogy: What Skills Do We Need? by Schelly Talalay Dardashti on the MyHeritage Blog.

The Missing Mayflower Pilgrim by Tamura Jones on the Modern Software Experience blog.

Two New Tools in Your AncestryDNA Arsenal by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on the Hound on the Hunt blog.

The Glass is More Than Half Full -- 2018 Version by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek blog.

Discover Your Roots Junior High Lesson Presentation and Handout by Nicole Dyer on the Family Locket blog.

*  Joseph and His Three Wives Named Anna by Tonya Ferguson on the Gathering Leaves For My 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 Finds -- Week 43 -- 2018 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some 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 this week's mention, Randy. It's very much appreciated.