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Sharon Muffett
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DNA Mapping again
This time of my paternal ancestry. I threw the kit at Dad and told him to spit. So from Ancestry: No surprises there; well actually I was expecting it to be a little more homogeneous because his first cousin's looks like this: The German on Dad's maternal s...
This time of my paternal ancestry. I threw the kit at Dad and told him to spit. So from Ancestry: No surprises there; well actually I was expecting it to be a little more homogeneous because his first cousin's looks like th...
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"Grandpa doesn't really look like his dad"
On the train home from work tonight I checked my email and was happy to see that the NAA had finally completed digitisation of the Naturalisation papers I requested. When I got in I immediately fed the cat (I value my life too much to not feed her straight ...
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Fish in a barrel; or why small populations are brilliant
I will admit that everything fell to the wayside last year when I found myself working full time with a 3hr round trip daily commute. I love my job but doesn't leave much time for anything other than sleep and housework on the weekends. So with a week or so...
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Grandma Fibbins
In yesterday's post I mentioned that the daughters of Jane Clifton and Frederick Charles Brown were were raised by their father's relatives on his maternal side, including someone known as 'Grandma Fibbins.' I'm not sure exactly who Grandma Fibbins is. Well...
In yesterday's post I mentioned that the daughters of Jane Clifton and Frederick Charles Brown were were raised by their father's relatives on his maternal side, including someone known as 'Grandma Fibbins.' I'm not sure exac...
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More DNA Mapping
After I got my AncestryDNA results my mother was so excited that she ordered her kit straight away. Well her results are in and SURPRISE I wasn't switched at birth (no chance of that really with how much we look like each other but it does ruin my dreams of...
After I got my AncestryDNA results my mother was so excited that she ordered her kit straight away. Well her results are in and SURPRISE I wasn't switched at birth (no chance of that really with how much we look like each oth...
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Dear Aunt Jane...
My first introduction to you was a baptism record from Wellingham, Norfolk in 1806. I was rather excited as I had just found your parents marriage and finding you, the sister of my first Muffett in Australia was an added bonus. I was a little confused when ...
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Biscuits & Beer
I have mentioned before that the Sinclair branch of my family tree has links to a certain iconic Australian biscuit maker , but it seems that same branch also has links to another iconic Australian . Samuel Robert Sinclair b.1882 d. 1964 - the (half) nephew...
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I love the parliamentary papers and the government gazette (https://www.thegazette.co.uk/) You find some amazing stuff in them
Houses of Parliament by Alex Loach found on Flickr here - some rights reserved. Here's a link to the licence Those of you who have been reading my blog of late will know that I have been researching the Forfars in Scotland -...
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Trove Tuesday: "They weren't married, you know"
I've mentioned before what a great resource Trove is for fleshing out those little anecdotes my family is so fond of dropping into random conversation. The not married couple in this case was my paternal grandmother's grandparents Jane Clifton and Frederick...
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Let's go! (I'll write a proper post later, but the telescope broke this morning and I just can't breathe for being pulled in eight directions.)
Catherine Braiding is raising funds for #TeamMopra - Save a Telescope & Map the Milky Way on Kickstarter! Come and join us on a voyage of interstellar exploration as we chart the least known part of the Milky Way – its Delta Quadrant.
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DNA mapping
My AncestryDNA results are in and one of the things I have been looking forward to is comparing what my DNA map looks like compared to my genea-map. My genea map, plotted using google maps and the earliest ancestors I have been able to trace looks like this...
My AncestryDNA results are in and one of the things I have been looking forward to is comparing what my DNA map looks like compared to my genea-map. My genea map, plotted using google maps and the earliest ancestors I have be...
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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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  • Edith Cowan University
    Master of Information Services, 2011 - 2014
  • Macquarie University
    Bachelor of Arts(Honours) History, 2001 - 2004
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