Sunday, August 28, 2022

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 21 to 27 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:

No Soup For Us! by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

*  Andrew McKee (c1760-1814), Distiller on the Middle Fork of the Holston River – 52 Ancestors #372 by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

*  European Ancestors – Understanding France – Index to the Series by Julie Goucher on Julie Goucher ~Anglers Rest.

*  Researching A Community of Enslaved People On A Plantation When All You Have Is Their First Name by Brian Sheffey on Genealogy Adventures Live.

 3 Newspaper Search Mistakes We All Make: #3 Name Variations by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog.

*  Why You Should Use Cyndi’s List: Have a Plan (Topic) by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants.

*  The Grandma I didn't know: Hazel Mickelsen Ganus by Michelle Ganus Taggart on A Southern Sleuth.

 Research Notes Using Narrative Reports by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

*  My ancestor was illegitimate, how do I trace them? by Sarah Pettyfer on Your Family Through Time.

*  Finding Your Family in FamilySearch Images by Diana Elder on Family Locket.

*  Enhancements to the Shared cM Project at by Blaine Bettinger on The Genetic Genealogist.

*  Cousin Bait: Fish in Many Ponds by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My 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 - 26th Aug 2022 by Crissouli on That Moment In Time.

* This Week's Creme de la Creme - August 27, 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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Marian B. Wood said...

Thank you for including my cousin bait post in your "best of" listing this week!

Teresa said...

Somehow you always find blog posts I've missed! Love the one on finding illegitimate ancestors!!