Sunday, October 6, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 29 September to 5 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:

The Worst Crime in Genealogy by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter.

*  Family Tree Maker 2019 Released – A Review by Keith Riggle on

23andMe Introduces the Automated Family Tree by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek

Conferences: Different Flavors – How They Work & What to Expect as an Attendee or Speaker by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy.

Double Match Triangulator 3.0 Released by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy.

GEDCOM 5.5.5: Just a Revision by Tamura Jones on Modern Software Experience.

Top Tools I Use: Screenshots by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants.

The Middlesex Wrap by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis.

When to Use Estimates in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

The Joyride of "Creative" Spelling by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

Saving Your Favorites on DPLA by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.

Lineage Society Requirements: Requirements and DNA by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy.

*  MAYFLOWER SOCIETY–Episode 2–My Journey to become a member by Diane Gould Hall on Michigan Family Trails.

 Printing your family history? You need to know these 8 useful tips by Prudence on Fuzzy Ink Stationery.

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 - 4th October 2019 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- October 5, 2019  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

*  Saturday Serendipity ((Saturday, October 5, 2019) by John D. Tew on Filiopietism Prism.  Welcome back!

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:

Jacqi Stevens said...

Randy, thanks again for your kind mention of my recent blog post. As always, I appreciate your many efforts on behalf of our genealogical community!