Sunday, November 4, 2018

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 28 October to 3 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:

Why Do I Need a Forensic Genealogist? by a writer on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.

* Updated ELCA Records Yet Again-And Yet Again: How? by Michael John Neill on the Rootdig blog.

Digging Into Our Ancestors Lives:  Finding Social history Records -- Part 5, The Poorhouse by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

*  10 ways to ask a relative for permission to upload their DNA results to other sites by Gail Dever on the Genealogy a la Carte blog.

Ethnicity - Far More Than Percentages! by Roberta Estes on the DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy blog.

Think Icicles! by Jim Bartlett on the Segment-ology blog.

Part 1: When there is no drama ... Introduction;  Part 2 ... DNA Standards; Part 3: Identifying possible matchesPart 4: Crafting citationsPart 5: Analysis and CorrelationPart 6: Entering the data into my RootMagic databasePart 7: Writing it up! by Jill Morelli on the Genealogy Certification: My Personal Journal blog.

Are There Any Shortcuts in Genealogy? by James Tanner on the Genealogy's Star blog.

That Landed Estate by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

*  Writing a Genealogical Crime Mystery – Nathan Dylan Goodwin by Diana Elder on the Family Locket blog.

MyHeritage LIVE 2018 - Day 1 by Geoff Rasmussen on the Legacy News blog.

MyHeritage LIVE 2018 - DNA Announcements and Day 1 Photos, Details and Party by Roberta Estes on the DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy 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 - 2nd Nov 2018 by Crissouli on the That Moment In Time blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- November 3, 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 on Best of the Genea-Blogs!