Sunday, January 21, 2024

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 14 to 20 January 2024

 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 most 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: 

*  How To Accurately Interpret DNA Test Results by Paul Woodbury on Legacy Tree Genealogists. 

*  100 Years Ago: How Our Ancestors Lived in 1924 by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog.

*  Potential Treasure Troves In User Submitted Media by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name.

*  Do You Cite Your Genealogy Sources? by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

*  Mind Mapping for Genealogy by Julie Cahill Tarr on Genealogy In Action.

*  Not my 7th Great-Grandfather by Wayne Shepeard on Discover Genealogy.

*  Basics of Evidence Analysis, Part 3: Information by Alice Childs on GenealogyNow.

*  Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) For Genealogy (Part Two) by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt.

*  Case Studies as Genealogy Learning Tools by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.

*  Do Not Trust Ancestry Thru Lines by the writer of Untangled Family Roots.

*  AI and Translations by Lori Samuelson on

*  There’s an AI for That: Transcribing Handwriting by Dr. Mac on A Week of Genealogy.

*  George Robert Twelves Hewes, A Last Survivor of the Boston Tea Party on the New England Historical Society blog.

Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

 Friday's Family History Finds by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

*  This Week's Creme de la  Creme - January 20, 2024 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:

Linda Stufflebean said...

Excellent list! Thank you for this week's mention.