Sunday, August 13, 2023

Best of the Genea-Blogs -- Week of 6 to 12 August 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:

*  Genealogy Tips: Researching Your Revolutionary War Ancestors (part 2) by Katie Rebecca Garner on GenealogyBank Blog.

*  AncestryDNA New DNA Communities Story Feature & Updated DNA Story! ​by Diane Henriks on Know Who Wears the Genes in Your Family.

Depending on DNA by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

*  The Other Rangers by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

*  How accurate is Ancestry’s handwriting recognition technology? by John D. Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections.

*  Tying Knots in the Loose Ends of Scotland by Kim Taylor on Vita Brevis.

*  Genealogy: 22 Facts That Might be Found in Land Deeds by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

*  Haplogroups: DNA SNPs Are Breadcrumbs – Follow Their Path by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy.

*  Can Three Fourth Cousins Share the Same Segment? by Jim Bartlett on Segment-ology.

*  Resolving Conflicts on the FamilySearch Family Tree: What To Do When Things Don’t Agree by Diana Elder on Family Locket.

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 11th Aug 2023 by Crissoulli on That Moment In Time.

*  This Week's Creme de la  Creme - August 12, 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...

Thank you for including my post on your "Best of" list this week, Randy. Much appreciated!

Jacqi Stevens said...

As always, Randy, I'm honored to be included in your "Best of" column for this Sunday!