Sunday, February 23, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 16 to 22 February 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 If It IS My Circus? by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

*   Avoid This Critical Mistake in Your Research by Lisa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?

Finding Living People: Here's How I do It by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

Pitfalls Using Shared Matches or ICW Lists by Jennifer Dondero on The Occasional Genealogist.

New FamilySearch Tool Disappoints by Michael John Neill on Rootdig.

*  Prosperity ~ Susanna Jackson, From Exile to Governors Wife ~ 52 Ancestors 52 Weeks #8 by Valerie Hughes on Genealogy With Valerie.

Find DNA Matches You Need With the Leftover Strategy by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

The Shifting Landscape of Genetic Genealogy by Amy Johnson Crow on Amy Johnson Crow.

Finding Your Roots Chief Genealogist Passes Away by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte.

Optimizing Your Tree at Ancestry for More Hints & DNA ThruLines by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.


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 21 Feb 2020 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

*  Friday Finds: Week 7 - 2020 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on Norwegian Genealogy and then some.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- February 22, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

*  Saturday Serendipity (February 15, 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...

Hi, Randy. thank you for this week's mention. As always, it is much appreciated.