Sunday, October 20, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 13 to 19 October 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:

*  Why Is It Not on The Map? How Learning History Aids Your Genealogy by Jim Beidler on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

DNA Painter Instructions and Resources by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

Dress Like a Pilgrim by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy.

Big Changes at LivingDNA by Debbie Kennett on Cruwys News.

3 Unexpected Things I Learned in Downsizing by Amy Johnson Crow on Amy Johnson Crow.

The Archive Lady:  Researching Our Female Ancestors by Melissa Barker on Abundant Genealogy.

7 Practical Reasons to Preserve First by Denise Levenick on The Family Curator.

3 Reasons To Do Your Own One-Name Study by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

Everyone Needs a FAN by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.

*  Hit a Genetic Genealogy Home Run Using Your Double-Sided Two-Faced Chromosomes While Avoiding Imposters by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy.

Family History & Getting Things Done: Part 4: Reflecting by Diana Elder on Family Locket.

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 - 18th Oct 2019 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- October 19, 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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1 comment:

Heather Wilkinson Rojo said...

Thanks for mentioning my "Dress Like a Pilgrim" blog post this week! It's a popular topic, and the link to this post has been shared almost fifty times on Facebook as everyone seems to be getting ready for the big commemoration next year for the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower.