Sunday, November 18, 2018

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 11 to 17 November 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:

Finally Indexed! But ? and Issues Searching Trees by Marcia Philbrick on the Heartland Genealogy blog.

About Those Burial Cards .... by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

Contacting Your Birth Parent or Siblings by a writer on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.

*  Product Review: DeedMapper 4.2 – An essential tool to bring land purchases/sales into your Family History research by the writer of An American Genealogy blog.

*  Social, Cultural & Political Contexts Are So Important: Understanding Nana by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

*  5 Overlooked Things on FamilySearch by Amy Johnson Crow on the Amy Johnson Crow blog.

*  My DNA Results Are Wrong. What Can I Do? by Jennifer Dondero on The Occasional Genealogist blog.

The Archive Lady:  Researching Female Ancestors by Melissa Barker on the Abundant Genealogy blog.

*  Back to Basics with U.S. Church Records – Part 2 by Diana Elder on the Family Locket blog.

Are You Reviewing the Research of Others? by Devon Noel Lee on the Family History Fanatics blog.

*  The Leeds Method May Have Solved a Big Family Puzzle by DiAnn Iamarino on the Fortify Your Family Tree blog.

The Rest of Her Story: Clara Alice by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry blog.

*    Where Are All the Genealogy eBooks? 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 Fossicking - 16th November 2018 by Crissouli on the That Moment In Time blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- November 17, 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:

Jacqi Stevens said...

Randy, happy Thanksgiving week! And thank you for including my photo-rescuing blog post in your "Best Of" post this Sunday. As always, I appreciate the mention.