Best of the Genea-Blogs – Week of 5 to 11 December 2021

Best of the Genea-Blogs – Week of 5 to 11 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 “Finest of …” are fairly easy – I choose posts that advance data 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 checklist posts destined for each day weblog prompts or meme submissions (however I do embody 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:

*  Merging DNA and History: American Nations by Colin Woodard – Part 1 and Part 2 by Heidi Mathis on Family Locket.

Collect Moments Not Things by Paul Chiddicks on Chiddicks Family Tree.

An Overdue “Thank You” by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

What Is Reverse Genealogy? by Jennifer Dondero on The Occasional Genealogist.

*  Keep These Genealogy Resources Always Within Reach by DiAnn Iamarino on Fortify Your Family Tree.

*  Do You Know These Expressions Your Ancestors Used? (Part 2) by Jessica Edwards on GenealogyBank Blog.

*  Two More Reasons to Create Virtual Cemeteries on FindaGrave by Marian B. Wooden on Climbing My Family Tree.

Genetic Genealogy Spreadsheets by Jim Bartlett on Segment-ology.

The Truth About John T. by Jacqi Stevens on A Family Tapestry.

Finding Christmas in the Archives by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist In the Archives.

Two Wives — Same Name by Marcia Philbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

Free At-Home Access to Ancestry May End Soon by Gail Dever on genealogy a la Carte.

*  Finding Your Roots Starts in January 2022 by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt.

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.

*  Friday Fossicking Dec. 10, 2021 by Crissouili on That Moment In Time.

* This Week’s Creme de la Creme – December 11, 2021  by Gail Dever on Family tree 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 e-mail in the event you 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 presently 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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