Sunday, February 14, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 7 to 13 February 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 I Became a Professional Genealogist by Mark Jones on Family Wise Ltd.

*  Follow Up – The Rest of the William Beechey Story – A Sad Ending – He and His Wife and Three Children All Killed in a World War I Bombing by Diane Gould Hall on Michigan Family Trails.

Tracking While You Research by Michael John Neill on Rootdig.Com.

Creating a Research Plan For John Moag by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots.

*  Have You Searched State and Local Genealogy and History Sites? by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

Who Owns MyHeritage (All the Facts) by Margaret O'Brien on Data Mining DNA.

Leeds Method: Which Matches Should You Use? by Dana Leeds on Dana Leeds.

*  What Is a Genetic Network? by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide Blog.

The Best Way To Find 20% More Pertinent Newspaper Articles Online by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

Ancestor Discovery by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

Chameleon Ancestors -- Part 2 by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude.

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 12th Feb 2021 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - February 13, 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 "local history/genealogy" post in your list of the best this week! Take care.

Diane Gould Hall said...

Thank you Randy. I’m always happily surprised when one of my blog posts shows up in your Best of.