Sunday, January 2, 2022

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 26 December 2021 to 1 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:

 Looking Back at 2021 on Geni by Amanda on Geni Blog.

GeneticAffairs AutoKinship: A Tool to Build Family Trees Based on Amounts of Shared DNA by Robin Withlin on Family Locket.

*  The Family History Guide Highlights for 2021 by Bob Taylor on The Family History Guide Blog.

*  A Look Back at My Genealogy Projects in 2021 and A Look Ahead to My Genealogy Projects in 2022 by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

*  What are revolving door ancestors and why do they exist? by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

 Is Information on Family Tree Accurate? by Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter.

*  3 Genealogy Goals for the New Year by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog.

*  Top 5 Blog Posts of 2021: Brick Wall Strategies by the writer on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

*  13 Reasons to Include Tax Records in Your Genealogy Research by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

*  Can I use Ancestry ThruLines as proof for a lineage society application? by Bryna O'Sullivan on Charter Oak Genealogy.

*  Top 30 genealogy webinars of 2021 by Geoff Rasmussen on Legacy News.

*  Digital File Organization for Genealogy by Julie Cahill Tarr on Genealogy In Action.

DNA for Native-American Genealogy by Roberta Estes: Book Review by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

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 31st Dec. 2021 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

* This Week's Creme de la Creme - December 31, 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...

TY so much for including my posts on your "best of" listing this week. Sending warm wishes for a brighter and better year ahead.