Sunday, May 2, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 25 April to 1 May 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:

My Genealogy Hints, Tips and Cheats Mini-Series by Paul Chiddicks on Chiddicks Family Tree.

Is Accuracy Important in Genealogical Research? by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

My 1950 U.S. Census Release To-Do List: "Who Was Where" List by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

Exploring Tewksbury, Massachusetts Old Center Cemetery by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy.

'Evan Evans With a Candlestick...' by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis.

The Archive Lady: Preserving Family Scrapbooks by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargains.

A "Smart Match" Connected Me With An Unknown Branch of My Family in Argentina by Esther on MyHeritage Blog.

How To Join a YDNA Surname Project by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

Marriage Records: A Closer Look at Marriage Records #1 by Will Moneymaker on Ancestral Findings.

* Scavenger Hunt by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

My Cousins Julius Goldfarb and Ida Hecht: Lives Well Lived by Amy Cohen on Brotmanblog: A Family Journey.

Where did My Mitochondrial DNA Haplogroup Come From? by Roberta Estes on DNA eXplained - Genetic genealogy.

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 30th April 2021 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - May 1, 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 1950 US Census post in your "best of" list this week!

Chiddickstree said...

Thanks Randy for featuring my hints, tips and cheats blog