Sunday, July 25, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 18 to 24 July 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:

*  Episode 384 – Mystery Of 1958 Disappearance Solved With DNA, Rocks Family’s World by Scott Fisher on Extreme Genes.

Despite My Birth Father's Denial, MyHeritage DNA Connected Me To My Family by Steve Higginbottom on MyHeritage Blog.

Prepping For 1950 US Census: Address Details Matter! by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

 Importance of the FAN Club: Margaret (Peggy) (Broadway) (Robinson) (Smith) Henry of TN & Lawrence County, IN, Part 3 by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

*  Solved! When Your Relative Does Not Appear as a DNA Match by Adrienne on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

Endogamy v. Pedigree Collapse | DNA Matches by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

What's the Difference Between Pedigree Collapse and Endogamy? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

*  Use the National Archives’ Numident Computerized Files to Search Social Security Applications, Claims, and Death Records by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

Seven Ways to Find Sources on FamilySearch by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy.

Top Ten Tips to Finding Your Ancestors Pre-1837 by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude.

My Week As the WikiTree Challenge Guest by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy.

How To Get Your Ancestor's FindAGrave Memorial Transferred to You by Amy Johnson Crow on Amy Johnson Crow.

Robert Vernon Estes: Still Missing, But Not Forgotten -- 52 Ancestors #339 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.  Wow!

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 23rd July 2021 by Crissouili on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - July 24, 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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Linda Stufflebean said...

A mention on your "Best of" list is always appreciated. Thanks, Randy.

Marian B. Wood said...

Grateful as always to be on your "best of" list. Sending best regards to you and your family.