Sunday, March 29, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 22 to 28 March 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:

When Everything Fails at Once ... by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy.

*  When Life Gives You Lemons: Genealogy Activities for Coronavirus Quarantine by Rachel Popma on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

What the Future Will Know by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

Book Review -- The Family Tree Italian Genealogy Guide by Julie Tarr on Julie's Genealogy & History Hub.

Pauline Ilg: Brave and Courageous - Part 5 by Jen Rickards on Auntie Jen's Family Trees.

*  How Legal Context Prevents Misunderstood Family Stories:  An Interview with Judy Russell by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories.

Untangling Your DNA Tree by Jennifer Dondero on The Occasional Genealogist.

A Tree By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet by Tony Proctor on Parallax View.

Use WATO to Explore DNA Match Relationships by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

From 1940 to Present Day Research Resources by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy.

*  Version 4.0! March 2020 Update to the Shared cM Project! by Blaine Bettinger on The Genetic Genealogist.

A Genealogy Society Research Project by Sheri Fenley on The Educated Genealogist.

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 27th Mar 2020 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

Friday Finds: Week 13 -- 2020 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on Norwegian Genealogy and then some.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- March 28, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

*  Saturday Serendipity (March 27, 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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Sheri Fenley said...

Seaver! thank you for putting the spotlight on my post this week.

Tony Proctor said...

Thanks for reading all these, Randy. Don't know how you find the time, even in these times of self-isolation.