Sunday, July 16, 2023

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 9 to 15 July 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:

*  4 Famous Americans Who Applied for a U.S. Passport 100 Years Ago by Daniella on MyHeritage Blog.

*  Your Guide to Building and Searching Family Trees by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Family Tree Magazine.

*  The Method to My Genealogy Madness by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree.

 Using Websites’ Catalogs: Ancestry Tips by Cari Taplin on Genealogy Pants.

*  10 Resources for Tracing Immigrant Ancestors by Kathleen Brandt on a3Genealogy.

*  6 Tips for Proving Your Ancestor’s Identity (+ Common Errors) by Robyn N. Smith on Family Tree Magazine.

*  How My Forty Year Old Brick Wall Was Broken: The Benevolence of Strangers and the Problem with Names by Kelly Wheaton on Wheaton Wood.

*  3 Online Resources to Expand Your Genealogy Research IQ on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

 Boots on the Ground Library Search Turns Up Gold by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy At Heart.

Lost in London – Mapping London Addresses by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude.

*  Family History Fatigue 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 14th July 2023 by Crissoulli on That Moment In Time.

*  This Week's Creme de la  Creme - July 15, 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, once again, thank you for mentioning my post this weekend! Always appreciate your "Best of" picks.