Sunday, January 16, 2022

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 9 to 15 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:

*  My Closest Unknown DNA Matches by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy.

*  Tips for Writing Your Memoir by Lori on Genealogy at Heart.

Change at Find a Grave by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

*  Found on a Roadside Marker: My Fourth Great-Grandfather by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

Check Out the New PERSI by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants.

RootsMagic 2021 Year in Review by Bruce Buzbee on the RootsMagic Blog.

*  Identify Your Ancestors – Follow Nested Ancestral Segments by Roberta Estes on DNA eXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

What Is DNA? by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

 Identify Your Ancestors – Follow Nested Ancestral Segments by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

*  Carry Your Genealogy Database in Your Cell Phone by Dick Eastman on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

*  Interview With The Headline King, Lee Hanover by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

Ernestine Coleman Burden (1907-2002) by By a Pearl on GeneaJournals.

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 14th Jan 2022 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

*  This Week's Creme de la Creme - January 15th, 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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Mia said...

I didn’t have any expectations concerning that title, but the more I was astonished. The author did a great job. I spent a few minutes reading and checking the facts. Everything is very clear and understandable. I like posts that fill in your knowledge gaps. This one is of the sort.

Jacqi Stevens said...

Randy, thanks for including my post on your "Best of" series for this week. Wishing you the best for this New Year!