Sunday, February 26, 2023

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 19 to 25 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:

*  What We Found Out About 4 U.S. Presidents in the 1950 Census by Daniella on MyHeritage Blog.

AutoKinship at GEDmatch by Patricia Coleman on Patricia Coleman Genealogy.

*  How to Add or Delete Custom Facts in Your Family Tree by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree.

*  Daniel’s Favorites: 10 MyHeritage Features Our Genealogy Expert Can’t Live Without by Daniel Horowitz on MyHeritage Blog.

*  Bring your maps to life with Live Maps! by Randy Majors on

Drew Smith's New Book Has Been Published by George G. Morgan on The Genealogy Guys Blog.

 8 Things to Know about RootsTech2023 by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories.

*  How to Organize Your Family History: Paper Documents by Elizabeth Swanay O'Neal on Heart of the Family.

*  5 Tips for Attending RootsTech in Person by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog.

*  Comparing the Five Major Newspaper Websites for Genealogy by Sunny Jane Morton on Family Tree Magazine.

*  Family History as Ancestors Lived It by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

*  Genealogy Software Updates Available by the writer of Macomb County Genealogy Group.

*  Genealogy Information in Church Records by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

*  Exploring the RootsTech 2023 App - Part 1 and Part 2 by Jana Iverson Last on Jana's Genealogy and Family History Blog.

*  My GPC Library, New Online Subscription Service: A Review 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 24th Feb 2023 by Crissouli on That Moment In Time.

This Week's Creme de la Creme - February 25, 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...

Thanks for including My GPC Library review on your "Best of" list. It's an inexpensive way to browse hundreds of books.

Marian B. Wood said...

Many thanks for including my blog in your "best of" listing this week! Take care.