Sunday, March 24, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 17 to 23 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:

Searching for Sarah: The Challenge of Finding Female Ancestors by Michael Dyer on the Family Sleuther blog.

Irish Genealogy Brick Walls: When We Can't See the Forest for the Irish Trees by Jacqueline on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.

Use Cousin Baiting to Expand Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on the Fortify Your Family Tree blog.

An Immigration Obstacle Course by Christopher Child on the Vita Brevis blog.

Another Mystery of Nero Fanueil by J.L. Bell on the Boston 1775 blog.

Collateral Corroboration by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry blog.

*  The Beta One-To-Many Tool: GENESIS Basics II by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

Protecting Your Genealogy From Disaster by Amy Johnson Crow on the Amy Johnson Crow blog.

*  The 5 Best Resources for REALLY Getting to Know Your Ancestors by Niall Cullen on the Findmypast blog.

*  Boots & Compass #13 – Adventure with the County Recorder by Captain Blaze A. Clearpath on the Family History Expos blog.

*  The Archive Lady: Researching My Outlaw Ancestors by Melissa Barker on the Abundant Genealogy    blog.

*  Examining Outliers in Shared cM Amounts – Part 2 by Blaine Bettinger on The Genetic Genealogist 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 12 -- 2019 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

 Friday Fossicking - 22nd Mar 2019 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- March 23, 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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Jacqi Stevens said...

Randy, as always, thanks for including me in your weekly shout out. It's always an honor!

Family Sleuther said...

Thank you for including my post on Family Sleuther, Randy. I appreciate it!