Sunday, December 13, 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs -- Week of 6 to 12 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:

How to Use the Geni World Family Tree - A Review and How To Research Your DNA Matches on Geni by Margaret O'Brien on Data Mining DNA.

10 Must Knows When Starting German Research (Guest Post) by Kathy Wurth on Katherine Shober, SK Translations.

DNA and WikiTree For Adoptees by Sunny Morton on Your DNA Guide.

The Churchill Letter by Philip Grover on Vita Brevis.

Finding Confirming Information by Pam Holland on Vita Brevis.

DNA Basics: Are You an Equal Mix of Mom and Dad? by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek.

Evaluating ThruLines by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

The Archive Lady: Organizing and Preserving Old Christmas Cards by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargains.

Finding Your Ancestors in Immigration Records by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

Finding Ma by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis.

TNSTAAFL by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

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, 11th Dec 2020 by Crissoulli on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- December 12, 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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