Sunday, January 30, 2022

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 23 to 29 January 2022

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:

*  When Digitisation Goes Bad Part I: The Night Of The Living Death Duties by Dave Annal on Lifelines Research.

Relationships by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy. [About RootsMagic]

Family Tree Research Takes Time to Bear Fruit by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

*  When All You Need is a Little ‘Prompt’ by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree.

AirTable and GDAT by Jill Ball on GeniAus.

PERSI: Search Tips, Part 1 by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants.

*  Unearth Genealogy Treasures With PERSI: Part 1 by Julie Cahill Tarr on Genealogy In Action.

*  How Close Is Ernest Jobson’s Story to Harry Jackson’s? by Melody Lassalle on Genealogy Research Journal.

The Search For Mercy by Michael Dwyer on Vita Brevis.

Ancestry Rearranged the Furniture by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

How Do I Level Up the DNA Evidence For My Ancestors? by Erin on Genes & History.

*  How Indexing the 1950 Census Will Be Different on FamilySearch Blog.

Save Time in Your DNA Research with AutoTree by Robin Wirthlin on Family Locket.

Scanned Your Photos?  Think Again! by Lori Samuelson on

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 28th Jan 2022 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

*  This Week's Creme de la Creme - January 29, 2022  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:

GeniAus said...

Thanks for the shoutout Randy. Honoured to get a mention.