Sunday, September 5, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 29 August to 4 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:

MyHeritage vs. AncestryDNA Test - Which Is Best (2021) by Margaret O'Brien on Data Mining DNA.

How To Find Distant Cousins on Facebook by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

Beware Mr. Smarty-Pants Database by John Grenham on John Grenham - Irish Roots.

FamilyTreeDNA's Chromosome Painting Just Arrived!!! by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

*  Shared cM Tool Revisited by Ann Raymont on DNAsleuth.

How To Download Your DNA Match List | Export DNA Matches by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

A Comprehensive Guide to Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Hometown by Diana Elder on Family Locket.

Genealogy Surprise: Finding More Than Recipes in 'Good Cooking' by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog.

How Do I Know a Genealogy Source is Correct? by Jennifer Dondero on The Occasional Genealogist.

What Are You Wearing To Your Next Family Reunion? by Debby Warner Anderson on Debby's Family Genealogy Blog.

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 3rd Sept 2021 by Crissouili on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - September 4, 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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Debby's Family Genealogy Blog said...

Thank-you so much Randy for the mention of my blog post about my Alden Family Reunion. Your mention means a great deal to me :)

Diane Gould Hall said...

There are some good reads on the list this week. Thanks Randy. I’d caught some, but not all.