Sunday, October 10, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 3 to 9 October 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:

In Defence of Rabbit Holes and BSOs by Jill Ball on GeniAus.

*  When Family Stories Weren't Exaggerated by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

*  Genetic Affairs – New AutoKinship Tool Predicts Relationships and Builds Genetic Trees by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

What Indexes and Transcripts Don't Tell You by Susan M. Posten Ellerbee on Posting Family Roots.

Genealogy Brick Walls Are Solvable by Julie Cahill Tarr on Genealogy In Action.

*  Find Your Ancestors Quickly Using FamilySearch’s New Discovery Search Experience by Kayla Orlando on FamilySearch Blog.

No Wands, No Pointy Hats by John Grenham on John Grenham -- Irish Roots.

*  Getting the Most from Your Search: Understanding the Search Records Page by David Nielsen on FamilySearch Blog.

Fractured Fairy Tale by Jeff Record on Vita Brevis.

Thomas MacEntee: the Abundant Educator by Amy Archibald on the FamilySearch 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 8th Oct 2021 by Crissouili on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - October 9, 2021  by. Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte.

Saturday Serendipity (October 23, 2021) by John D. Tew on Filiopietism Prism.

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:

Jacqi Stevens said...

Randy, once again, thanks so much for the mention of my recent post. As always, you provide such a wide range of informative blog posts, which I so appreciate and benefit from--and love to pass on to others!