Sunday, December 30, 2018

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 23 to 29 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:

* Research Spotlight: Colonial New Jersey Family History Resources by Michelle Chubenko on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.

Becoming a Certified Genealogist by Lisa S. Gorrell on the My Trails to the Past blog.

Ask the Experts: An Interview! by Natalie Pithers on the Genealogy Stories blog.

Five Dollars, a Snickers, and a Bottle of Pop by Michael John Neill on the Rootdig blog.

Year in Review:  2018 by Amanda on the Geni Blog.

My Year in Genealogy - 2018 by Marian B. Wood on the Climbing My Family Tree blog.

Making Good Genealogy Habits by Amy Johnson Crow on the Amy Johnson Crow blog.

Finding Genealogically Relevant Books Online by James Tanner on the Genealogy's Star blog.

*  The Archive Lady: Preserving and Archiving Christmas by Melissa Barker on the Abundant Genealogy blog.

Best Genealogy Finds of 2018 by Linda Stufflebean on the Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.

25 Years of Dutch Genealogy by Yvette Hoitink on the Dutch Genealogy blog.

Organizing DNA Matches by Sam Williams on the Ancestral Anamnesis blog.

Ethnicity is Just An Estimate -- Yes, Really! 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.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- December 29, 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 the mention on this week's list. Happy New Year!