Sunday, June 9, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 2 to 8 June 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:

Legwork by Jeff Record on the Vita Brevis blog.

The Future of the Southern California Jamboree by the writer of the Genealogy Jamboree Blog.

GEDmatch Opt-In: A Plea by Rachel King on the Toll Genealogy blog.

Why Don't I Share Any DNA With My Known Relative? by Candace Camilo on the Legacy Tree Genealogists blog.

The Mystery of Hilda's Foot by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on the Olive Tree Genealogy Blog.

My Jamboree 2019 Roundup by Kitty Cooper on the Kitty Cooper's Blog.

Ancestors -- They Were (Sort of) Like Us by Jennifer Peace Willis on the Plough and Anchor Genealogy blog.

Answering Emails from DNA Matches by Diahan Southard on the Your DNA Guide blog.

*  SCGS JAMBOREE 2019 ~ It was a fun time with friends and lots of learning by Diane Gould Hall on the Michigan Family Trails blog.

THE Genealogy Show 2019 by Andrew Martin on the History Repeating blog.

A Heartfelt Thank You to a Wonderful Community by Roberta Estes on the DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy blog.

In Their Footsteps by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog.

*  FINALLY! Proving the father of my 3rd great grandmother, Olive Doten Hart (1805-1887–WHAT DID I FIND? by Diane Gould Hall on the Michigan Family Trails 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 - 7th June 2019 by Crissouli on the That Moment in Time blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- June 8, 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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1 comment:

Diane Gould Hall said...

Thanks for the shout outs Randy!!