Sunday, February 5, 2023

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 29 January to 4 February 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:

*  Technology you already have: Use OCR to Transcribe Family Documents by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories.

*  Ancestry privacy update: no big deal by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

*  Understanding the Limitations of Genetically Based Family Trees by Annette Kapple on AK's Genealogy Research.

*  The Easy Way to Find Deeds in PA by Denys Allen on PA Ancestors.

*  Genealogists circle the law without understanding it by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

*  Genealogy and Probate Records by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

*  Struggling to Find Your Italian Ancestors? How to Navigate Italian Archives by Sarah Gutman on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

*  Finding Online Records by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.

*  View Ancestry DNA Matches By Ancestor With ThruLines by Mercedes Brons on Who Are You Made Of?

*  Discovering Some Broyles Cousins by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

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 3 Feb 2023 by Crissouli on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - February 4, 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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1 comment:

Jacqi Stevens said...

Randy, you always find the most helpful posts for the week. I'm honored to be included in your selections!