Sunday, November 1, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 25 to 31 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:

Using DNA Segments to Find or Verify Ancestors by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket.

* 10 Surprising Things You Can Find at Google Books by Lisa on Lisa Louise Cooke.

*  More Losses at 23andMe – Including No Ethnicity Update for V2, V3 or V4 Chip Customers by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

Family History Software that Syncs With Online Trees by Sunny Morton on Your DNA Guide.

Utilizing MyHeritage AutoClusters to Analyze Your DNA Matches by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

Do You Have a Brick Wall? by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots.

10 Resources for Finding an Ancestor's Death Date by Elizabeth M. O'Neal on Heart of the Family.

3 Principles For Building and Sharing Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

* Using Finding Aids to Discover Newspapers Around the World by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.

Family Stories -- An Amusing Legacy by Jude Batchelor on Genealogy Jude.

Ten Takeaways From a DNA Practicum by Diana Elder on Family Locket.

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, 30th Oct 2020 by Crissoulli on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- October 31, 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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1 comment:

Joan Bos said...

Linda Stufflebean's site gives a security error & is blocked.