Sunday, October 11, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 4 to 10 October 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 345 – CeCe Moore On Request For Exhumation Of President Warren G. Harding, Genetic Genealogy For Solving Crime, Latest On Her TV Show by Ryan B. on Extreme Genes.

Genetic Affairs Hybrid AutoSegment Cluster by Patricia Coleman on Patricia Coleman Genealogy.

*  Shocking Ethnicity Estimate Leads to Life-Altering Discovery by Paul Woodbury on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

Heads Up on NYC Records Access! and Um...A Retreat by NYC? by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

Using the Draper Manuscripts by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

DNA Technique: Deductive Chromosome Mapping by Anne Young on Anne's Family History.

My Top 10 Fee-Based Genealogy Sites by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots.

*  Statement of Non-Support — Board of African American Genealogy (BOAAG) by Nicka Sewall-Smith on Who Is Nicka Smith?

*  Ancestry Centimorgans and Segments (and Longest Segments) by Margaret O'Brien on Data Mining DNA

*  23andMe Changes – Download Matches Now or Lose Many by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy

While You Were Sleeping: 23andMe Disrputs DNA Relatives by Shannon Christmas on Through the Trees.

Why I Love Bite-Sized Family History Projects by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

Revisit Your Genealogy Journal Often by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

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, 9th Oct 2020 by Crissoulli on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- October 10, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

Saturday Serendipity (October 10, 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 once again for this week's inclusion on your "Best of" list. You have included a couple of other interesting articles that I hadn't seen, like the BOAAG non-support statement.

Marian B. Wood said...

Grateful to be included in your "best of" list this week! As always, your roundup includes some posts I hadn't seen on other blogs, for which I thank you.