Sunday, December 9, 2018

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 2 to 8 December 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:

As We Write the Rules ... by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

* Comments on the Future of Online Trees by James Tanner on the Genealogy's Star blog.

Using Pre-1850 Records to Find an Ancestor's Children by Lisa Lisson on the Are You My Cousin? blog.

Automatic Clustering from Genetic Affairs by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

There Are Other Trees Out There by Jacqi Stevens on the A Family Tapestry blog.

AutoClustering by Genetic Affairs by Roberta Estes on the DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy blog.

Do ONE Simple Thing to Save Your Genealogy by Denise Levenick on The Family Curator blog.

Genealogy 101:  Transcribing Genealogy Records by Gena Philbert-Ortega on the GenealogyBank blog.

Context is Key: Understnading the Record Within the Record Collection by Sue McNelly on the Kindred Past blog.

Research in Online Trees by Tony Proctor on the Parallax View blog.

3 Ways to Prove Your Family Tree is Correct by DiAnn Iamarino on the Fortify Your Family Tree blog.

A Genealogist's Development by David Allen Lambert on the Vita Brevis 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.

Bonus Edition: Friday's Family History Finds by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

Friday Fossicking -- 30th Nov. - 7th Dec. 2018 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- December 8, 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, thanks once again for including me in your weekly roundup. Always appreciate it!