Sunday, January 31, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 24 to 30 January 2021

 Scores 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 Handle Family Secrets and Surprises in Your Genealogy by Sunny Jane Morton on Family Tree.

*  So, who’s rolling their eyes at the mention of genealogy now, eh?* by Eoin Grenham on John Grenham - Irish Roots.

* How to Search the U.S. National Archives Online Catalog for Genealogy by Lisa Louise Cooke on Lisa Louise Cooke.

*  Strategies For Sorting Men of the Same Name: Lawrence Thompson, Part 3; and Part 4 by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

Get the Most of a Free Trial by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

Saving My Genealogy FOREVER by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt.

DNA Tidbit #6: Search Your Emails by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

Beginning Concepts: Genealogy Education by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants.

How Do We Differentiate Between 'Fact and Fiction'? by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree.

The Poor, Insane, & Abandoned (PIA) by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy.

Genealogy 101: Social Security Death Index by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog.

*  Carol Baxter, The History Detective, and Writing Exciting Historical Narrative 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 29th Jan 2021 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - January 30, 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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1 comment:

Linda Stufflebean said...

Thank you for this week's mention. More to come on the Thompson saga!