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:
* Why Is There a GEDCOM Standard and Why We Need a Version 7.0 by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.
* GenealogyBank Review -- and How To Maximize Your Trial and 7 Tips for Newspaper Searches on GenealogyBank by Margaret O'Brien on Data Mining DNA.
* FamilySearch Remote Access Services Solves a Mystery by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.
* The Bright Lights of Genealogy -- Learning To Focus by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.
* Part 6: Tracing Your 19th Century German Ancestors: Using DNA by Heidi Mathis on Family Locket.
Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:
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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