Sunday, February 10, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 3 to 9 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:

One Little ChangeA Letter From Bennett GreenspanThe Logical Fallacy by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

*  How to Write about your Boring Ordinary Ancestors by Jessica Benjamin on the Storied Genealogy blog.

What's Your Longest Single Shared Segment? by Dave Dowell on the Dr. D. Digs Ancestors blog. - A New Genealogy-Specific Search Engine by Leland Meitzler on the GenealogyBlog.

*  How to Use the Library of Congress’ New Sanborn Maps for Genealogy by Diane Haddad on the Family Tree blog.

What's Changed by Michael John Neill on the Rootdig blog.

*  Boots & Compass Adventures #7 – Five Tips for Using Court Records by Blaze A. Clearpath on the Family History Expos blog.

SLIG 2019 Student Blog Compendium by J. Paul Hawthorne on the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy blog.

DNA and Crime Fighting by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on the Hound on the Hunt blog.

Tool for Annotating Image Files by Tony Proctor on the Parallax View blog.

Which Genealogy Apps Are Right For You? by DiAnn Iamarino on the Fortify Your Family Tree blog.

Proof Argument by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on the Heartland Genealogy blog.

Will Computer Programs Replace Genealogists? by James Tanner on the Genealogy's Star blog.

Genealogy Research Using by Nancy Loe on the Sassy Jane Genealogy blog.

*  Right Person, Right Place, Right Time: Using Document Evidence to Resolve the Unknown in your DNA Results (Part 1) by Legacy Tree Genealogists on the RootsFinder 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 6 --2019 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

*  Friday Fossicking - Feb 8th 2019 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- February 9, 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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