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

A Census, Rediscovered by Rhonda McClure on Vita Brevis

How To Find Your Exact Relationship To Any Cousin by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

Was It Mill, Mills or Milne? by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy.

* Why Is There a GEDCOM Standard and Why We Need a Version 7.0 by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star.

New Improvements to Sources on Mobile Devices by Amanda on the Geni Blog.

GenealogyBank Review — and How To Maximize Your Trial and 7 Tips for Newspaper Searches on GenealogyBank by Margaret O’Brien on Data Mining DNA.

FamilySearch Remote Access Services Solves a Mystery by Marian B. Wood on Climbing My Family Tree.

Same Not Same and The Third Part by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

Find Birth Parents | How to Find Birth Parents by Sunny Morton on Your DNA Guide.

The Bright Lights of Genealogy — Learning To Focus by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.

Part 6: Tracing Your 19th Century German Ancestors: Using DNA by Heidi Mathis 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 Jun 2021 by Crissouili on That Moment In Time.

This Week’s Creme de la Creme – June 12, 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 13, 2021 at 03:12PM