Sunday, July 5, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 28 June to 4 July 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:

Best Genealogy Sites for Irish Research: by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots.

The Trouble With Jimmie by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis.

*  Celebrating the End of an Era: 222 Seton Shields Genealogy Grants in 20 Years! by Megan Smolenyak on Megan Smolenyak.

A Unique, Underused Set of Records: Court Minutes by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

Fun With Genetic Trees by Ann Raymont on DNAsleuth.

Demolishing Those Family History Brick Walls - Some Advice by Janet Few on The History Interpreter - Janet Few.

GEDmatch Introduces Automatic Tree Matching by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy.

Disproving a DNA Claim by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

TGP 59: Jessica Taylor - Business Owner by Marian Pierre Louis on The Genealogy Professional Podcast.

So How's My Genealogy Going? by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy.

The Problem Of Family Not Wanting Your Genealogy Research by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy.

Tool to Find Common Ancestors at GEDmatch 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, 3rd July 2020 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- July 4, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

Saturday Serendipity (4th of July 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...

Thanks once again, Randy, for including me on your list.