Sunday, January 12, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 5 to 11 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:

What's Coming to FamilySearch in 2020 by Briana Taylor on FamilySearch Blog.

How to Figure Out a DNA Match by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

Genealogy Progress Guaranteed by Ann Raymont on DNAsleuth.

Don't Forget the Unindexed Records on the FamilySearch Website by James Tanner on Rejoice, and be exceeding glad...

Triangulation in Action at 23andMe by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy.

DNA Ethnicity Results for Identical Twins by Jayne Elkins on Your DNA Guide Blog.

Planning a Visit to the Family History Library by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

Everything You Need to Know to Find Who Your Ancestors Are by Lisa Lisson on Are You My cousin?

Chromosome Mapping -- Why  Should You Do It? by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt.

*  Upcoming talks, i4GG, and a case solved using the latest DNA tools by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

19 Do's and Don'ts When Researching Old Newspapers by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

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

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- January 11, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

*  Saturday Serendipity (January 11, 2020) by John D. Tew on Filiopietism Prism.

Readers are encouraged to go to the blogs listed above and  read their articles, and add the 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:

Linda Stufflebean said...

Randy, Thank you for including my post about county histories on your "best" list this week.