Sunday, March 21, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 14 to 20 March 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:

Ancestry DNA Shared Matches Update by Fiona Brooker on Memories In Time.

*  Book Review — Family Tree Factbook: Key Genealogy Tips and Stats for the Busy Researcher by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie's Genealogy & History Hub.

My WikiTree Collaborative Family Tree Challenge by Jonny Perl on DNA Painter Blog.

Double Cousins and DNA by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek.

*  Genealogy: Ethics, Ownership, Work Product, Plagiarism, and Privacy, Part Two: More About Ethics and Part Three: Ownership and Work Product by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

Bringing My Great-Grandmother Back To Life by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

New Genealogist Needs a Tutor by Pat Richley-Erickson on DearMYRTLE's Genealogy Blog.

10 Free Resources For Irish Genealogy Online by Elizabeth M. O'Neal on Heart of the Family.

YDNA Matches: How Are You Related? by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

The Archive Lady: Preserving Whole Newspaper Pages by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargain$.

*   The Language of Genealogy by Amy Whorf McGuiggan on Vita Brevis.

Paying To Check Out Clues Takes Me Back A Generation by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

How To Write Compelling Stories From Family History: Author Interview 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 19th Mar 2021 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - March 20, 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...

Thanks for including my post in your "best of" list this week! Stay safe.

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