Sunday, October 30, 2022

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 23 to 29 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:

*  Six habits of the highly effective researcher by John Grenham on John Grenham - Irish Roots.

*  12 Reasons Why You Can’t Find Someone On Ancestry and 7 Reasons Why You Can’t Find Yourself On Ancestry by Margaret O'Brien on Data Mining DNA.

*  Ancestry Photo Hint by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

*  Genealogy Tip: Finding Your Ancestor’s Story When They Are NOT in the Newspaper by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog.

*  Why Care About Your DNA Matches? by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

*  New: In Search of Unknown Family Resource Page by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

*  What is a Wide Family Tree? by Mercedes on Who Are You Made Of?

*  Not Everything Online is Free by Dick Eastman on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

*  More Free Quality Genealogy Education Opportunities: American Ancestors by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

There Were Three Siblings by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

*  Your Family Statistics at MyHeritage by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy.

*  Could the FamilySearch Family Tree survive a concerted, intentional attack? by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

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 - 28th Oct 2022 by Crissouli on That Moment In Time.

* This Week's Creme de la Creme - October 29, 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 for including my post on your list this week. Much appreciated, as always.

Jacqi Stevens said...

As always, Randy, thanks for mentioning my post on this week's "Best of."