Sunday, April 4, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 28 March to 3 April 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:

4 Steps To Writing Your Family Story by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

My March Through the FamilySearch Family Tree: Day 30 (What I've Learned) by Drew Smith on The Genealogy Guys Blog.

Horace Seaver, Boston News Editor (1810-1889) by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy.

New: View the Genetic Groups of Your Matches by Esther on MyHeritage Blog.

When I Die Important Documents by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt.

Genealogy: Ethics, Ownership, Work Product, Plagiarism, and Privacy, Part Four: Plagiarism; and Part Five: Privacy by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

How to Download Your DNA Matching Segment Data and Why You Should by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

Finding Margaret by Ann Raymont on DNAsleuth.

*  Understanding more about the Census Search Forms and Church of Ireland Parish Search Forms by Laura Gibson on the Ancestry UK Blog.

Compare DNA With Relatives Who Tested Elsewhere by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

What Is Once, Twice, Three Times Removed, and Why Should I Care? by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket.

In Praise of Maiden Aunts by Andrew Searle Pang on Vita Brevis.

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 2nd Apr 2021 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - April 3, 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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