Sunday, November 17, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 10 to 16 November 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:

Work in Sprints to Strengthen Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

*  Check out the new Custom Maps on Google Maps tool by Randy Majors on

*  US Copyright Bill Threatens Genealogists’ Use of Images by Keith Riggle on

New to Me Website: GenDisasters by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

Genealogy is Virtually Everywhere by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy.

The Road to RootsMagic 8: An Important Update by Bruce Buzbee on RootsMagic Blog.

A Look at Seven Steps to Manage Digital Files by Denise Levenick on The Family Curator.

The Archive Lady: Removing Pencil Scribble by Melissa Barker on Abundant Genealogy.

Genealogy and the Internet by Ryan Ross on Once Removed.

What Happens to Photos of Distant Cousins? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

A Call to Action by Mary Kircher Roddy on Searching for Stories.

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 - 15th Nov  2019 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- November 16, 2019  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

*  Saturday Serendipity (November 16, 2019) by John D. Tew on Filiopietism Prism.

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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Marian B. Wood said...

Thanks so much for including my "photos of distant cousins" post in your weekly "best of" listing!

Ryan Ross said...

Many thanks for including my blog post!

Linda Stufflebean said...

Thank you for this week's inclusion on your list. I appreciate it.