Sunday, September 27, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 20 to 26 September 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:

*  Episode 343 – Free RootsTech Connect Takes Conference Virtual and Global / To Run 24 Hours For Three Days / FamilySearch In The Pandemic by Ryan B. on Extreme Genes.

How Do You Unravel a Genealogical Mystery? by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.

Confirmation Bias by Jill Morelli on Genealogy Certification: My Personal Journal.

Adding Context for 3D View of Ancestors, Part 3 by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

*  Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1933-2020 by Amy B. Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey.

FamilyTreeDNA's myOrigins Version 3 Rollout by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained -- Genetic genealogy.

Another Leaf on the Family Tree by Claudia C. Breland on Genealogy and Online Research Claudia C. Breland.

Lessons From Breaking Down a Brick Wall by Amy Johnson Crow on Amy Johnson Crow.

Meet Mark and A Bit About Bridget by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

What's In a Name? by Greg Ross on Futility Closet.

Not My Fault! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

Using Excel to Display 7 Family Generations on 1 Sheet by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

DNA Research Flow by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket.

*  Two Hidden Secrets to Find a Ton More Results from the FamilySearch Catalog by Kenneth Marks on  The Ancestor Hunt.

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, 25th Sept 2020 by Crissoulli on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- September 26, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

 Saturday Serendipity (September 19, 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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Linda Stufflebean said...

Thank you for including my 7 Generations post on your list this week. I think we all had fun with it on SNGF. Plus, it's very useful for a visual representation of many kinds of data.

Marian B. Wood said...

Really appreciate you including my "context" blog post this week. Stay well.