Sunday, January 5, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 29 December 2019 to 4 January 2020

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:

Wrapping Up a Fantastic 2019 by Esther on MyHeritage Blog.

2019: A Year of Canadian Genealogy in Review by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte.

Telling Our 2018 Story: My Family Yearbook is Drafted! by Taneya Koonce on Taneya's Genealogy Blog.

Finishing the Decade Genealogy Style by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog.

Cluster Auto Painter: Unravel Your DNA Test Results by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog.

Here Are My 6 Genealogy Goals for 2020 by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

2019: The Year and Decade of Change by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

What About Using Standard Place Names for Genealogy? by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

Great New DNA Tools in 2019 by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

Reviewing a Decade of Genealogy Research & Heritage Travel by Annette Kapple on AK's Genealogy Research.

The Mystery of the IOOF Cemetery by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.

Lessons I Have Learned by Teaching Genealogy by April on Digging Up the Dirt on My Dead People.

Whistle in the Wind by Michael Dwyer on Vita Brevis.

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 Finds 3 January 2020 by Lois Willis on Lois Willis -- Genealogy and Family History.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- January 4, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

Saturday Serendipity (January 4, 2020) 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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