Sunday, December 15, 2019

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 8 to 14 December 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:

Citing Everything: Your 1-2-3 Guide by Elizabeth Shown Mills on Evidence Explained: QuickTips.

Offer a Beautiful Ancestry Chart to Your Family and Friends! by Jean-Yves Baxter on the Geneanet Blog.

 Episode 309 – Did PBS Misrepresent Genetic Genealogy? / Host Dan Debenham Wraps Season Six of BYUtv’s Relative Race by Ryan B. on Extreme Genes.

Oh Family Tree! by Colleen Brown-Pasquale on Leaves & Branches.

*  What Uncommon Sources Have You Used? by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.

Fun Collections on Ancestry - Sears Catalogs & Vintage Postcards by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

4 Tips For Finding a Missing Census Record by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

GEDmatch - Are You In or Out? by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy.

The Archive Lady:  Preserving Family  Christmas Ornaments by Melissa Barker on Abundant Genealogy.

Long Settled by Amy Whorf McGuiggan on Vita Brevis.

A Little More Time by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

Ten Trends in a Decade of Dutch Genealogy by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy.

Genealogy Sources Are Not Created Equally by Ryan Ross on Once Removed.

This is NOT Genealogy's Dark Side by the writer of Genealogy At Heart.

Walking the Clusters Back III by Jim Bartlett on Segment-ology.

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 - 13th Dec  2019 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- December 14, 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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