Best of the Genea-Blogs – Week of 16-22 May 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 one in all them and their efforts.

My standards for “Greatest of …” are fairly easy – I choose 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 here are my picks for excellent reads from the family tree blogs for this previous week:

Tips For Smashing Brick Walls by Melanie McComb on The Shamrock Genealogist.

Finding Irish Relatives: Part Two by Joe Smaldone on Vita Brevis.

3 Resources For Researching In Another Country by Julie Tarr on Genealogy in Action.

Siblings and In-Laws Are Great Cousin Bait on Family Trees by Marian B. Wooden on Climbing My Family Tree.

Download Your Ancestry Matches to Excel Spreadsheet by Margaret O’Brien on Data mining DNA.

Haplogroup Map: YDNA v. mtDNA by Diahan Southard on Your DNA Guide.

Timekeepers by Jeff File on Vita Brevis.

The Importance of a Virtual Genealogy Trail by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog.

Level 4 Checklist — Property Ownership, Military Service, Religion and Criminal Activity by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy.  

Part 3: Tracing Your 19th Century German Ancestors:  Tips for Getting the Surname Right by Heidi Mathis on Family Locket.

A Baker’s Dozen of Tips: Searching For Digitized Books by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

Listed here are choose posts by different 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 – May 22, 2021  by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte,

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 electronic 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 a terrific family tree weblog publish? Inform me! I at the moment am studying posts from over 900 family tree bloggers utilizing Feedly, however I nonetheless miss fairly a couple of it appears.

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