Sunday, May 31, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 24 to 30 May 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:

How Much DNA Did I Inherit From Grandpa? by Paul Woodbury on Genealogenes.

*  Genetic Affairs: AutoPedigree Combines AutoTree with WATO to Identify Your Potential Tree Locations by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

*  Episode 329 – CeCe Moore Talks About Her Upcoming ABC-TV Series / Dr. Eurie Hong Of Ancestry DNA Chats About New Covid-19 Study by Ryan B. on Extreme Genes.

Bloggers' Genealogy Tool Boxes 2020 by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

 From Beaver Pelts to Totem Poles: Key Canadian Genealogy Resources East to West  by a writer on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

What Is Proof? by Phil Isherwood on Seeing the Wood For the Trees.

*  How to handle unsubstantiated family lines in the FamilySearch Family Tree by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

The Archive Lady:  Vertical Files - What Are They? by Melissa Barker on Abundant Genealogy.

The Power of a Mark by Michael Grow on Vita Brevis.

Endogamy and DNA Testing by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

Affidavits for Genealogy by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter.

*  A Possible Silver Lining to the COVID Pandemic: Can a 20th Century Cultural Phenomenon Make a Comeback for Us and Our Descendants? by John D. Tew on Filiopietism Prism.

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, 29th May 2020 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- May 30, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

 Saturday Serendipity (May 30, 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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John said...

Thank you Randy for the honor of having my post among those selected this week. Much appreciated!

Linda Stufflebean said...

Thank you for picking one of my posts this week!