Sunday, October 9, 2022

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 2 to 8 October 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:

*  New: Sorting for Shared DNA Matches by Erica on MyHeritage Blog.

"Who Are My Parents Anyway?" by Frank Jatzek on SidetrackedGen.

*  Lessons Learned from My One Place Study by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

*  Land Dispute by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

*  Organizing Genealogy Research : Problems by Jennifer Dondero on The Occasional Genealogist.

*  How Jack and Jill Helped Solve the Holly Brick Wall by Cathy Meder-Dempsey on Opening Doors in Brick Walls.

*  AncestryDNA’s SideView Assigns Matches to Parent Sides by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek.

*  The Top Genealogy Websites for Your German Family History Research by Diane Henriks on Know Who Wears The Genes In Your Family.

*  Looking Ahead to 1960 US Census Release in 2032 by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

*  How DNA Tests Can (and Can’t) Build Your Family Tree by Diahan Southard on Family Tree Magazine Blog.

Using Ancestry SideView By Parent and What are Unassigned Matches in Ancestry SideView? by Fiona Brooker on Memories In Time.

*  The Search for Hannah Hobart’s Missing Husbands by Alicia Crane Williams on Vita Brevis.

*  Hispanic Genetics: What Are the Origins and Trends? on the FamilyTreeDNA Blog.

*  Creating Network Graphs with Gephi Part 2: Import Spreadsheets and Run Layouts by Nicole Dyer 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 - 7th Oct 2022 by Crissouli on That Moment In Time.

* This Week's Creme de la Creme - October 8, 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...

Thanks for including my 1960 US Census post in your "best of" list this week! Stay well.

Diane Henriks said...

Thank you so much for adding my post of The Top 10 Genealogy Websites for your German Family History Research! ​to your "Best of the Genea-Blogs! :)