Sunday, January 10, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 3 to 9 January 2021

 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:

No Heirs For Your Family History? Ideas, Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4 by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

Keeping Your Family History Research On Track by Jane Roberts on PastToPresentGenealogy.

*  Abstracting the Will of George Mustin Sinkins... by Teresa on Writing My Past.

Married By Indenture - What Is This? by Kathleen Brandt on a3 Genealogy.

*  100 Years Without the 1890 Census: Tips for Researching Through Record Loss by Rachel on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

Factually Speaking... by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

 10 Story-Building Strategies from the Finding Your Roots Team by Sunny Jane Morton on Family Tree Magazine.

*  Genetic Genealogy at 20 Years: Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going and What’s Important? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy

Organizng Your Genealogy Research, Tips From an Archivist by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist in the Archives.

*  Using WWI Muster Rolls to Discover When Jack C. Sullivan Was Promoted by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails to the Past.

How I Tackle Ancestry Hints by April on Digging Up the Dirt on My Dead People.

*  Tracing Your Irish Ancestors Part 5: Irish Jurisdictions and Finding Your Ancestral Home 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 8th Jan 2021 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - January 9, 2021  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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Marian B. Wood said...

Many thanks for including my "no heirs" posts in your "Best of" list for this week! Take care.

Tess said...

Thanks for including my post!! I only just had to time to check your Best of the Genea-blogs from last week - what a nice surprise to see mine included :)