Sunday, May 12, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 5 to 11 May 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:

*   Genealogy Tip:  Revolutionary War Burial Records by Thomas Jay Kemp on the GenealogyBank Blog.

*  How To Pull Genealogy Clues From Your Old Family Photographs by Lisa Lisson on the Are You My Cousin? blog.

Jerry and Paul by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek blog.

More Clustering Tools by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

Eight on the Eighth by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry blog.

Copyrights, Contracts, Commitments and Human Decency by Michael Lacopo on the Hoosier Daddy? blog.

*  7 Apps for Creating Your Family History Books by Prudence on the Fuzzy Ink Stationery blog.

Grandma Vesta Lost Her U.S. Citizenship! by Nick Cimino on the blog.

Great Grandpa Was a Bird of Passage by DiAnn Iamarino on the Fortify Your Family Tree blog.

*  Using Mortality Schedules: An Overlooked Source for Genealogy by Amy Johnson Crow on the Amy Johnson Crow blog.

*  Genealogy Tip: What to Ask Mom on Mother’s Day by Gena Philibert-Ortega on the GenealogyBank Blog.

The Professor Wrote My Family History by Michael Dyer on the Family Sleuther blog.

*  DNA Sources, Information, and Evidence: Sorting it All Out by Robin Worthlin on the Family Locket 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 19 - 2019 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

 Friday Fossicking - 10th May 2019 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- May 11, 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, thanks so much for including me in your "Best Of" for this week. Made my blogiversary even more special!

Family Sleuther said...

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