Sunday, January 22, 2023

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 15-21 January 2023

 Scores of genealogy and family history bloggers write hundreds 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:

*  Create A 4-Generation Vertical Family Tree In Excel (Tutorial) by Margaret O'Brien on Data Mining DNA.

*  Storied – The Next Chapter in Family History by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

*  Review Your Research, Break Down a Brick Wall by Julie Cahill Tarr on Genealogy in Action.

*  Endogamy: Ashkenazi Jewish Case by Heidi Mathis on Family Locket.

*  Could Tax Lists Answer Your Question? by Michael John Neill on Genealogy Tip of the Day.

*  County Histories: More on the FAN Club by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants.

*  Elizabeth Shown Mills reveals her secret to success in genealogy by Geoff Rasmussen on Legacy News.

*  Library of Congress Images Add Context to Family History by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Famly Tree.

*  Cause of Death: Chilblain, Phthisis, Ship Fever or Paroxysm? What Are They? by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the 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 20th Jan 2023 by Crissouli on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - January 21, 2023  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...

Many thanks for including my post on your list this week.

Marian B. Wood said...

Really appreciate your including my LOC images post this week! Thanks and take care.