Sunday, February 6, 2022

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 30 January to 5 February 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:

Chromosome Mapping and Endogamy by Lara Diamond on DNA Painter Blog.

Common Ancestors by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

How To Find the True Cousins In Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

If You Don't Share It - You Lose It! - Part 1 by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

Fleshing Out Ancestors Based on Military Records by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

About Those Annual Reports by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

*  My Recent Talk on BioAncestry by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

*  Unearth Genealogy Treasures With PERSI: Part 2 by Julie Tarr on Genealogy In Action.

PERSI Search Tips, Part 2 by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants.

A Fresh Take on Working With Pre-1850 U.S. Censuses by Brian Sheffey on Genealogy Adventures.

*  5 Tips to Make The Most of Genealogy Research Rabbit Holes by Natalie Pithers on Genealogy Stories.

Judith Haskell (1781-1861): Unexpected Pruning of the Family Tree by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

Jude's Gen - My Family Home by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude.

*  Part 1: Pennsylvania Germans: The History Behind Their Focus on Land and Community by Heidi Mathis on Family Locket.

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 4th Feb 2022 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

*  This Week's Creme de la Creme - February 5, 2022  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte.

Saturday Serendipity (February 5, 2022) 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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Linda Stufflebean said...

Thanks for including my post n your Best Of list this week. I'm still recovering from the shock!

Marian B. Wood said...

Many thanks for including my post about military records in your "best" listing this week!