Sunday, June 30, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 23 to 29 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:

Whar's In a Name? by Amy Whorf McGuiggan on Vita Brevis.

20 Amazing Finds You'd Never Expect to See in Historical Records by Myko Cleveland on   Findmypast Blog.

Decoding Birth Parent Searches with DNA2Tree App for IOS by Steven Frank on

Online Resources for Researching Your Norwegian Ancestors by the writer on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

Seeing Canada in a Different Light During the American Revolution by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

*  Finding John Costello – A DNA Journey: The Fried Family, John’s Family, Part 3 and Part 4 by Amberly Beck on The Genealogy Girl.

When Does DNA Stop Helping Me With My Genealogy? by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

Tentative Tree Building and Race to the Finish Line by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

*  Identifying Unknown Parents and Individuals Using DNA Matching by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy.

Mixing it Up in Middlesex by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis.

New: Multiple Relationship Paths by Amanda on Geni Blog.

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

*  Friday's Family History Finds by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

 Friday Fossicking - 28th June 2019 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- June 29, 2019  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

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:

Linda Stufflebean said...

Thank you for this week's mention, Randy. :)