Sunday, June 28, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 21 to 27 June 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:

My DNA Breakthrough and Looking For a Needle in a Haystack by Paul Chiddicks on Chiddicks Family Tree.

The Genealogy Research Process: 5 Steps to Maximize Your Research by Robert on Legacy Tree Genealogists.  

A Genealogy of Churches by Christopher Child on Vita Brevis.

10 Lessons From One Month of Daily Genealogy Writing by Steven J. Hanley on The Psychogenealogist.

Using Diaries, Journals & Ledgers to Complement Your Family History Research by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

Petticoat Pioneer by Lucy H. Anglin on Genealogy Ensemble.

* Our Puritan Ancestors Fashion War Against Long Hair by Melissa Berry on GenealogyBank Blog.

But the Research Has Already Been Done! by Ken MacKinlay on Family Tree Knots.

The Archive Lady:  Preserving Your Family's Military Memorabilia by Melissa Barker on Abundant Genealogy.

*  7 Free Genealogy Websites That You Might Be Overlooking by Amy Johnson Crow on Amy Johnson Crow.

How To Add Context to DNA Matches by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

Genealogy Tip: Spelling Variations For Your Ancestor's Name by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog.

MyHeritage AutoClusters: Update by Dana Leeds on Dana Leeds.

*  FRIDAY FINDS ~ Quaker Church Records - 1701 - My maternal 8th great grandmother, Elizabeth Potter & her daughter Sarah Frampton by Diane Gould Hall on Michigan Family Trails.

The Genetic Detective, GEDmatch, and Me by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

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, 26th June 2020 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- June 27, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

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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Linda Stufflebean said...

Randy, Thank yo for including me on your list this week. There were many excellent posts so I'm honored to be included on the same list.

Diane Gould Hall said...

Thanks Randy. I appreciate being mentioned. Always an honor.

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Lucy H. Anglin said...

Thank you very much for including "Petticoat Pioneer" this week! I am honoured!