Sunday, March 10, 2024

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 3 to 9 March 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: 

*  RootsTech2024 Roundup by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree.

*  John Coor of Copiah County Made an Agreement with Joel Hoggatt by Lisa S. Gorrell on Mam-ma's Southern Family and Data for Source Citations for Records Found in the New Every Word Search at FamilySearch on My Trails To the Past.

*  MyHeritage Launches – An Initial Review by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

 AI-Powered Full-Text Search of Handwritten Text at FamilySearch by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket.

*  Labs – Experimental Search by Marcia Crawford Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

*  My Story for the 25th Anniversary of Genetic Genealogy Free eBook by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket.

*  Elephind Shutdown & A Substitute Historical Newspaper Resource by Thomas MacEntee on Genealogy Bargains.

* Back to Basics by CoachCarole on Essential Genealogist.

*  A New(?) Genealogy Program –Treebard GPS by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy.

*  New Full-Text Search at FamilySearch Uses Artificial Intelligence by Rick T. Wilson on My Family

Trello for Genealogists: March Tech Moment by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

*  Trains, Planes and Automobiles: Researching Our Ancestor's Transportation by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist In the Archives.

*  Introducing he FamilySearch Profile Quality Score by James Tanner on Genealogy's Star.

*  GEDmatch: What’s New and my Basics Talk by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

*  My OldNews Success Story byThomas MacEntee on Genealogy Bargains.

*  RootsTech 2024 – MyHeritage is ON FIRE with 13 Announcements by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained -- Genetic Genealogy.

*  RootsTech 2024 Genealogy Research Conference Recap on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

*  Exploring FamilySearch’s New Full-Text Search Tool & AI Transcription Comparison by Dana Leeds on Genealogy By Dana Leeds

*  RootsTech 2024 Focuses on AI for Research and Storytelling by Laura Hedgecock on Treasure Chest of Memories.

*  New Jersey Vital Records: What? How? Where? in 2024 by Michelle Chubenko on JerseyRootsGenealogy.

*  Attending the NEW Mondays with Myrt by Pat Richley-Erickson on DearMYRTLE Archives.

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 - 8th March 2024 by Crissouli on That Moment In Time.

*  This Week's Creme de la  Creme - March 1, 2024 by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte.

*  5 Star Posts Week of 03/03/2024 - 03/09/2024 by Doris Kenney on A Tree With No Name.

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 this week's mention. I've also discovered that Doris Kenney who writes A Tree With No Name has started posting her favorite picks each week:

ShellNJ said...

Thanks for the mention!!