Sunday, August 18, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 11 to 17 August 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:

Clinching the Connection by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

*  Genealogy Gold Part 2: Finding Family Histories Using FamilySearch and Facebook by Linda Yip on Past Presence.

Why Use a Chromosome Browser by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

7 Genealogy Projects We All Need to Do by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

New GeneaGem: Genealogy Village by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

*  John E. Ellerbee, His Wives and the 1850 Census by Susan Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots.

*  What Responsibilities Does a Descendant of Slaveholders Bear? by Devon Noel Lee on Family History Fanatics.

Charts for Understanding DNA Inheritance by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket.

Use ThruLines With Your Brain Turned On by Michael John Neill on Rootdig.

Following the Paper Trail: Southern New England by Kyle Hurst on Vita Brevis.

*  Finding Jeanie’s Father with DNA Part 4: Combining Traditional Research with DNA Analysis by Hazel Scullin on Family Locket.

Creating a GEDCOM From a Text File by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's 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 16th August 2019 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- August 17, 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 currently am 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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Linda Stufflebean said...

Thank you for including my Genealogy Village find on your "best of" list this week. :)

Jacqi Stevens said...

Randy, thanks once again for including me in your week's wrap up.