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Sharon Muffett
Attended Edith Cowan University
Lives in Central Coast, Australia
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The Curse of Common Names
I am trying to pin down my 4th great grandparents, Mary Clifford and John Green. They are ongoing vexations and I've written a little about my searches previously .  Right now I am trying to track down Mary's death which I am assuming occurs sometime after ...
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+Pamela Lee It would be interesting to find out, I love those kinds of stories
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The natural son of Napoleon Bonaparte?
If every there was a reason to not ignore the non-related associates when researching your family history... In my research they serve up the juiciest stories. A few weeks ago I was following a lead on my maternal side for my 5th great grandmother Mary Ann ...
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My SpitKit(tm) sas arrived

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Still alive, honest.
I've just been a little busy what with my new job and all. Yes that's right, I started a new job at the end of March working for a transcription company who does court reporting etc, and I love it. Generally it is only a part time role but there was a big p...
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Trove Tuesday: Bowyangs?
"WORE DUNGAREE SUIT AND BOWYANGS."  News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954) 26 May 1936: 3. Web. 3 Mar 2015 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article132204484> Yes I had to google it and then had a "huh, so that is what they are called" moment. Laurence Thomas Tulloch ...
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Currently having to rethink my filing system as it is becoming a little unwieldy, would love a hangout to discuss what works for other people (so I can steal their ideas)   
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Okay... A mix of mess and order :)
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The natural son of Napoleon Bonaparte?
If every there was a reason to not ignore the non-related associates when researching your family history... In my research they serve up the juiciest stories. A few weeks ago I was following a lead on my maternal side for my 5th great grandmother Mary Ann ...
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The Charlemagne Factor part deux, Or dude I am totally Royal
I've posted about this before  but another couple of hours following published family trees of the Royal and famous has turned up another gem. Robert the Bruce is not only my 22nd Great Grandfather  x 2, but he is also my 23rd Great Grandfather. It goes lik...
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Genea-mapping
The recent announcement that Ancestry 's DNA genealogy testing service is expanding to Australia is one I am kind of excited about. I have been contemplating genetic genealogy for a while and I will admit to a significant amount of curiosity and a desire to...
The recent announcement that Ancestry's DNA genealogy testing service is expanding to Australia is one I am kind of excited about. I have been contemplating genetic genealogy for a while and I will admit to a significant amou...
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When things work until they don't (or why I need to rethink how I organising my genealogy files)
My system works pretty well. Most of the time. But with the more information I collect on collateral lines and associated individuals it is getting a little unwieldy. I don't want to throw the baby out with the bath water. I like my system. But it needs rej...
My system works pretty well. Most of the time. But with the more information I collect on collateral lines and associated individuals it is getting a little unwieldy. I don't want to throw the baby out with the bath water. I ...
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Software Frustrations
One of the big topics in genealogy across the web this year has been the Genealogy do-over . While I am not participating, I have - like many others - decided that it is a good idea to do some general housekeeping and making sure that my research is up to s...
One of the big topics in genealogy across the web this year has been the Genealogy do-over. While I am not participating, I have - like many others - decided that it is a good idea to do some general housekeeping and making s...
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Thanks for the mention +Sharon Muffett . I just hope more software people are listening to you.
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  • Edith Cowan University
    Master of Information Services, 2011 - 2014
  • Macquarie University
    Bachelor of Arts(Honours) History, 2001 - 2004
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Genealogy’s Cultural Imperialism
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For the most part, as genealogists, we are a complacent and pretty self-absorbed community. For that reason, there are a few undercurrents o

Anglers Rest: Global Genealogy
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Regular readers of the Anglers Rest blog may remember that I mentioned at the end of the summer Global Genealogy. Well, in case you don't or

Last Rites for Find-A-Grave? What the Ancestry.com Purchase Means | Hack...
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Ancestry.com has announced its acquisition of Find-A-Grave - so what does it mean now and in the future for genealogy and family history?

A Scientific Guide To Saying No
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Learning how to say no is one of the most useful skills you can develop, especially when it comes to living a more productive and healthy li

Trove Tuesday - Unspoken Memories
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Troving never ends. As newspapers come online it's necessary to check them... just in case. Often I have filled the gaps in a story or found

Awesome New Tab Page - Chrome Web Store
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Enhance your New Tab Page with ultimate customizability and power. Awesome, like you. [aNTP]

Schemer - the beginning of everything worth doing.
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Ever wonder what to do? Schemer can help. Whether it’s exploring a new city, checking out a friend’s movie recommendation, or just finding n

Escape to Haven
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Geniaus: More Reading Matter
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I just caught up with my mate from The National Archives in the UK, Audrey Collins on B2 the British (and Australian) Floor of The Family Hi

Gratitude - Ep: 98
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Ancestry
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Build, update, and show off your family tree with the Ancestry.com app. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, this user-friendly app makes

How To Use Introversion For Career And Personal Success
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Introversion isn’t a flaw. In fact, introverts are powerful players in work and home life. Here, psychologist Alice Boyes shares how to use

Trove Tuesday - Bush Valentine
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It's two days early but this week's Trove Tuesday has a Valentine's Day theme. From the Illustrated Australian News of February 21, 1883, co

When they sound the last all clear
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I had a murder mystery set in 1941 to attend. So of course I needed to make an appropriate outfit. The 40s isn't really my era. The shoulder

Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
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Jump to the body of this document, Jump to the left menu, Jump to the top menu, Jump to the headlines. The Registry of Births Deaths and Mar

Mary Bennet: Jennifer Paynter: Amazon.com: Kindle Store
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Mary Bennet: Jennifer Paynter: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

Quill
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Handwriting note-taking app for Android tablets (Honeycomb). A key design goal is quick response to pen strokes and 100% vector graphics. De