Sunday, August 8, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 1 to 7 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:

*  Episode 386 – Talkin’ DNA: Stories From The Spit, Jonny Perl Talks DNA Painter by Ryan B. on Extreme Genes.

Using Newspaper Resources for Family History Research by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy.

Susan Richardson Abbott - Part 1 - 1829-1866 and Part 2 - 1867-1907 by Kristin Cleage on Finding Eliza.

Works Project Administration & Genealogy: Federal Art Project by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

What Do You Think You Are? by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

Meet Margaret by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

I Found My Best Friend's Birth Father Thanks to MyHeritage by Jane Nicholson on MyHeritage Blog.

One Big Change at Ancestry and Ancestry Retreats by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

*  In 28 Days, Ancestry CAN DO ANYTHING THEY WANT With Every Image In Your Tree by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy.

6 Tips For Selecting DNA Matches to Paint in DNA Painter by Julie Roberts   Szczepankiewicz on From Shepherds and Shoemakers.

Improvements to the Online Family Tree at MyHeritage by Esther on MyHeritage Blog.

Deleting Photos Instead of Adding To My Family Trees by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

Panic by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

The Molehill and the Mountain by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek.

Easy Ways You Can Share Your Genealogy Beyond an Ancestry Tree by Amy Johnson Crow on Amy Johnson Crow.

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 6th Aug 2021 by Crissouili on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - August 7, 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...

Thank you for this week's mention, Randy. More about the WPA coming this week.

Marian B. Wood said...

Grateful to be included in your list this week. Take care.