Sunday, December 6, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 29 November to 5 December 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:

 Top 8 Resources to Researching in Kansas City by Kathleen Brandt on a3genealogy.

Getting Strangers To Reply by Ann Raymont on DNAsleuth.

DNA Tidbit #4:  Filter Matches by Country at MyHeritage by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

What is YOUR Genealogical Legacy? by Jill Morelli on Genealogy Certification: My Personal Journal.

Ancestry Sued For Yearbooks by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

Fiction Versus Fact by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy.

*  MyHeritage In Color™ Just Got Better by Esther on MyHeritage Blog.

Do THIS To Use DNA For Genealogy by Jennifer Dondero on The Occasional Genealogist.

*   1950 United States Census—Release Date and Research Help by Amie Tennant on FamilySearch Blog.

Grenham's Third Law of Irish Genealogy by John Grenham on John Grenham - Irish Roots.

Saint Nicholas Trumps Santa Claus by John Boeren on Antecedentia.

Practical Tips For Hostng a Zoom Funeral by Rhonda Lauritzen on Evalogue.Life.

Tracing Your Irish Ancestors Part 1: Ask the Right Questions by Jessica Morgan 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, 4th Dec 2020 by Crissoulli on That Moment In Time.

Friday Finds: Week 49 - 2020 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on Norwegian Genealogy and then some.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- December 5, 2020  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

*  Family History Meanderings - Week of Dec. 5, 2020 by Deb Ruth on Deb's Adventures in Genealogy.

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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