Sunday, August 30, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 23 to 29 August 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:

Why I Do Genealogy: A Personal Manifesto by Daniel on The Genealogy Corner.

* What Standing in Line for (The Best!) Cupcake Ever Taught Me About Genealogy Research by Lisa Lisson on Are You My Cousin?

Update: Loyalist Robert Carlisle by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

*  23andMe Genetic Tree Provides Critical Clue to Solve 137-Year-Old Disappearance Mystery by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy.

Privatizing DNA Research Reports for Publication by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket.

More On Dower by Judy G. Russell n The Legal Genealogist.

Treasure Chest Thursday by Alex Daw on Family Tree Frog.

AncestryDNA, Longest Shared Segment and Timber by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

My Granddaughter's Lidyoff Genealogy by Joel Hartley on Hartley DNA & Genealogy.

When Genealogy is Like Knitting by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

Four Ways to Find AncestryDNA Matches on MyHeritage by Margaret O'Brien on Data Mining DNA.

GEDmatch AutoSegment by Patricia Coleman on Patricia Coleman 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, 28th Aug 2020 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- August 29, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

*  Saturday Serendipity (August 29, 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...

Thank you for including the post on one of my most annoying brick walls - Robert and Catherine Carlisle!