Sunday, August 22, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 15 to 21 August 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:

DNA and Descendancy Research by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket.

AncestryDNA - An Overview (2021) by Rachel King on Toll Genealogy.

Genealogy in the Online World by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

*  How To Find, View & Download Digital Books from FamilySearch by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie's Genealogy & History Hub.

*  The Archive Lady: Preserving Grandpa’s Diaries by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargains.

*  DNA Beginnings: What is a Match? by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

Finding Great-Grandfather | How I Finally found Out Who I Am by Pamela Sue Hinton on Your DNA Guide.

*  Experiment: Bite-Sized Family History Video by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestors Online by Elizabeth O'Neal on Heart of the Family.

*  Getting Your Poop In A Group – Make This The Year to Organize Your Research or Photos by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt.

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 20th Aug 2021 by Crissouili on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - August 21, 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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