Sunday, September 19, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 12 to 18 September 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:

What's In a Name? by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis.

How Can We Get the Full Story? by James Beidler on Roots and Branches.

We Need to Talk About Ancestry by David Annal on Lifelines Research.

Finding a Farmer in the 1950 US Census by Marian B. Wood on Climbing Your Family Tree.

*  Family History Discovery Analysis Made Easy With this Powerful 3 Step Process  by Prudence on The Creative Family Historian.

Are Genealogy Books a Good Source? by Jennifer Dondero on The Occasional Genealogist.

*  Book Review — The Magic of German Church Records: Finding the Key to Your Ancestor’s Past by Julie Cahill Tarr on Julie's Genealogy & History Hub.

The Archive Lady: Preserving Our Own Memories by Melissa Barker on Genealogy Bargain$.

The Mayflower Silver Book Project Update by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on Nutfield Genealogy.

*  Four Ways To Find Your 23andMe Relatives On Ancestry by Margaret O'Brien on Data Mining DNA.

*  Splitting Genetic Networks | Find Brick Wall Ancestors Using DNA by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide Blog.

Fall Genealogy Project Idea by Lori  Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart.

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 17th Sept 2021 by Crissouili on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - September 18, 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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1 comment:

Marian B. Wood said...

Many thanks for including my post in your "best of" listing this week!