Best of the Genea-Blogs – Week of 12 to 18 December 2021

Scores of family tree and household historical past bloggers write hundreds of posts each week about their analysis, their households, and their pursuits. I recognize every considered one of them and their efforts.

My standards for “Greatest of …” are fairly easy – I decide posts that advance information about family tree and household historical past, tackle present family tree points, present private household historical past, are humorous or are poignant. I do not listing posts destined for day by day weblog prompts or meme submissions (however I do embrace summaries of them), or my very own posts.

Listed below are my picks for excellent reads from the family tree blogs for this previous week:

*  Do You Know These Expressions Your Ancestors Used? (Part 3) by Jessica Edwards on the GenealogyBank Blog.

Research Trip Preparations – Part 2 by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots.

12 Days of Christmas to Finding Your Family History by Minnie Sheridan on The Genealogy Show.

 Labels for DNA Matches — now improved! by Esther on MyHeritage Blog.

*  1950 Census Release Will Offer Enhanced Digital Access, Public Collaboration Opportunity by Victoria Macchi on National Archives News.

*  Gifts for the genealogists on your list by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History.

*  The Men of the Gardes Mobiles Who Joined the California Gold Rush by Anne Morddel on The French Genealogy Blog.

*  Genealogically Related Books to Give (and Receive) this Holiday Season by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.

Arses, Elbows and FOMARR by John Grenham on John Grenham – Irish Roots.

You Can’t Get There From Here by Leah Larkin on The DNA Geek.

*  Should You Plant a Family Tree at by Keih Riggle on

*  Use Nicknames in Your Newspaper Searches to Find 50% More Ancestor Articles by Kenneth Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

RM8 Problem List by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

*  Another New Rule of Genealogy Discovered: Number 14 by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star.

*  How to Make a RootsFinder Triangulation Network Graph with MyHeritage DNA Matches by Nicole Dyer on Family Locket.

Listed below are decide posts by different geneabloggers this week:

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

*  Friday Fossicking 17th Dec. 2021 by Crissouili on That Moment In Time.

* This Week’s Creme de la Creme – December 18, 2021  by Gail Dever on Family tree a la Carte.

Saturday Serendipity (December 18, 2021) by John D. Tew on Filiopietism Prism.

Readers are inspired to go to the blogs listed above and  learn their articles, and add the blogs to your Favorites, Feedly, one other RSS feed, or e-mail if you happen to like what you learn. Please make a remark to them additionally – all bloggers recognize suggestions on what they write.

Did I miss an excellent family tree weblog submit? Inform me! I at present am studying posts from over 900 family tree bloggers utilizing Feedly, however I nonetheless miss fairly just a few it appears.

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