Sunday, February 17, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 10 to 16 February 2019

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:

Methodology Monday ~ Resolving Conflicts by Cheri Hudson Passey on the Carolina Girl Genealogy blog.

Did I Find a Scandal in My Family Tree? by DiAnn Iamarino on the Fortify Your Family Tree blog.

GENESIS Basics: GEDmatch Reinvented, Part 1 by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

Predicting the Keynote Themes for RootsTech 2019 by Caleb Lee on the Family History Fanatics blog.

*  Why I Use Genealogy Software (It's Not Why You Think by Marian B. Wood on the Climbing My Family Tree blog.

*  AncestryDNA: 10 Tips for working with your AncestryDNA matches by Rachel King on the Toll Genealogy blog.

Genealogy Research and PERSI: A Perfect Match by Diana Elder on the Family Locket blog.

Are You Curator, Creator or Caretaker of the Family Archive? by Denise May Levenick on The Family Curator blog.

It Pays to Read the Footnotes and Asking and Receiving by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry blog.

Genealogical Detective Work Solves Looted Art Mystery by Esther on the MyHeritage Blog.

Back to the Issue of Genealogical Standardization of Place Names by James Tanner on the Genealogy's Star blog.

How to Find RootsTech SLC 2019 Handouts Free! by Alyson Mansfield on the OnGenealogy 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 7 -- 2019 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

*  Friday Fossicking - 15th Feb 2019 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- February 16, 2019  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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Marian B. Wood said...

Thank you so much for including my genealogy software post your picks for this week! Received several thoughtful comments in addition to yours.

Jacqi Stevens said...

Randy, thanks so much for including my latest research adventure in your "Best of" for this past week. As always, I appreciate the shout out!