Sunday, November 7, 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 31 October to 6 November 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:

* Did You Know that Ancestry Has 1, 175 FREE Collections? by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

*  A Wink and a Nod From My Ancestors: Flyin’ Over the Old Home Place – 52 Ancestors #343 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

WATO or Not to WATO - What is the Question by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket.

*  DNA Testing and Privacy: Ancestry, 23andMe and More by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide Blog.

Quiz: What Kind of Genealogist Are You? by the writer of Treemily.

*  Preparing for a Research Trip: Family Interviews by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants.

*  Let’s Make Genealogy Accessible by Dr. Sophie Kay on The Parchment Rustler.

*  The Soul of the Family Tree – Ancestors, Stories, and the Spirits We Inherit by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog.

*  Just Out: The Foundlings By Nathan Dylan Goodwin: Book Review by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

WikiTree Challenge Reveal -- Spoiler Alert: Brick Walls Falling by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

RM8 Abbreviations by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

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 5th Nov 2021 by Crissouili on That Moment In Time.

* This Week's Creme de la Creme - November 6, 2021  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte.

*  Saturday Serendipity (November 6, 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:

Linda Stufflebean said...

Thank you for this week's mention. Nathan's new book definitely illustrates the fact that not all DNA discoveries are happy ones.