Sunday, February 13, 2022

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 6 to 12 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:

Why They're Only Clues by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

Researching at The National Library of Ireland by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots.

Using Social Media For Genealogists by Minnie Sheridan on THE Genealogy Show.

*  Maps – Placing the Amos Gorrell’s Farm on a Map by Lisa Gorrell on My Trails Into the Past.

*  Is Worth the Money for Your Genealogy Research? by Will Moneymaker on Ancestral Findings.

*  Who Gets to Write History? Who Are We Keeping Out? by Kelly Wheaton on Wheaton Wood.

*  Unearth Genealogy Treasures With PERSI: Part 3 by Julie Tarr on Genealogy In Action.

*  PERSI: Tips for Getting Copies of Articles by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants.

33 Things You Can Find in City Directories and  Where to Find Online City Directories by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

*  Library and Archives Canada’s new My Account expected to help online researchers by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte.

Job's Daughters by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

*  Looking Back: The 1950 U.S. Federal Census is Coming Soon! by Sarah Gutmann on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

*  Part 2: Pennsylvania Germans: Journey to a New Land by Alice Childs 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 11th Feb 2022 by Crissouli on That Moment in Time.

*  This Week's Creme de la Creme - February 12, 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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Lisa S. Gorrell said...

Randy, you always have great thought-provoking and educational posts highlighted each week. Thanks for including mine.

Jacqi Stevens said...

Randy, I'm honored to have my post included on your list for this week. I totally agree with Lisa: your weekly lists include some selections well-worth the consideration. Thanks for finding--and sharing--your discoveries!