Sunday, August 21, 2022

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 14 to 20 August 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:

*  DNA as Negative Evidence, Revisited by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek.

Your Bucket List Research Trip by Pauleen Cass on Family History Across the Seas.

Really Neat Things About MyHeritage by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

*  A Genealogical surprise in “store” in Newburyport, Massachusetts by David Allen Lambert on Vita Brevis.

*  Marriage Records: What They Are and 7 Resources to Help You Find Them by Elizabeth O'Neal on Heart of the Family.

*  How do we determine the accuracy of the Family Tree by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

*  Don't Blame Ancestry. Look Carefully at the Facts You Add to Henry Benjamin Giddens' Profile (Or Any Other Profile) in Your Online Family Tree by Diana Bryan Quinn on Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog.

Think Outside the Search Box by Sarah Dery on Vita Brevis.

*  Genealogy Research in the Year 2070 by Dick Eastman on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

How English Am I? by Jane Hough on All Those Before.

Welcome to the Family by David Annal on Lifelines Research.

*  AncestryDNA Updates Their Ethnicity Estimates by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek.

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 - 19th Aug 2022 by Crissouli on That Moment In Time.

* This Week's Creme de la Creme - August 20, 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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Linda Stufflebean said...

Thank you, Randy, for including my post on your list this week. It's always much appreciated.

Diana Bryan Quinn said...

Thank you for sharing my post on your excellent list.