Best Of the Genea-Blogs – Week of 13 to 19 June 2021

Scores of genealogy and family history bloggers write thousands 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:

Extending a Match’s Ancestry by Jim Bartlett on Segment-ology.

In the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Four by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

*  Searching for an Ancestor’s Maiden Name? Try These Top 7 Resources! by Elizabeth O’Neal on Heart of the Family.

Can GEDCOM 7.0 Succeed?  by Louis Kessler on Behold Genealogy.

NewspaperArchive.com Review and Guide; and 7 Best Tips for NewspaperArchive.com Searches by Margaret O’Brien on Data Mining DNA.

Status Animarum Records by Sierra Pope on Up In the Tree.

Finding Birth Parents in the UK | DNA, Adoption and Unknown Parentage by Michelle Leonard on Your DNA Guide.

Lessons in Genealogical Research: Part Two by Philp Grover on Vita Brevis.

Preparing the Victorian Home For a Funeral by the writer on Billion Graves Blog.

Dad’s Wisdom: Navigating This Cascade of Grief — 52 Ancestors #336 by Roberta Estes on DNA eXplained — Genetic Genealogy.

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 18th Jun 2021 by Crissouili on That Moment In Time.

This Week’s Creme de la Creme – June 19, 2021  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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Posted On: June 20, 2021 at 02:53PM