Sunday, March 3, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 24 February to 2 March 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:

*  Simple Tips For Reading Old Handwriting in Genealogy Documents by Lisa Lisson on the Are You My Cousin? blog.

*  Two Families to Research: When DNA Reveals Surprises in Your Family Tree by Janice Sellers on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.

BYU Family History Technology Workshop 2019 by Alyson Mansfield on the OnGenealogy blog.

*  Journey to RootsTech 2019 – The Family History Library and Meeting Myrt by Roberta Estes on the DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy blog.

Ancestry advances at RootsTech and New MyHeritage DNA Tools by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

*  Getting Through the ThruLines(tm) at AncestryDNA: Part I and Responsibly Using “ThruLines(tm)” at AncestryDNA  by Michael John Neill on the Rootdig blog.

*  Ancestry MyTreeTags: Put Sticky Notes on Your Ancestors and MyHeritage Theory of Family Relativity: Reconstruct Your Tree by Rachel Fountain on the Family Tree Magazine blog.

AncestryDNA's ThruLines and AncestryDNA’s Updated DNA Matches by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek blog.

*  Ancestry’s New & Improved DNA Matches by Kris Hocker on A Pennsylvania Dutch Genealogy blog.

*  MyHeritage’s Theory of Family Relativity by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

*  DNA meets Trees at AncestryDNA and MyHeritage DNA by Louis Kessler on Louis Kessler's Behold Genealogy blog.

*  How to Create a 'Book of Life' for Your Relatives by DiAnn Iamaino on the Fortify Your Family Tree blog.

*  Ancestry’s new ThruLines feature is both a “killer app” and the start of the future of genealogy by the writers of  An American Genealogy blog.

*  MyHeritage Completed Digitizing All of Israel’s Cemeteries! by Esther on the MyHeritage Blog.

RootsTech 2019: Daily Recap by Michael Dyer on the Family Sleuther 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 - 1st March 2019 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- March 2, 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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