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Linda Ottery
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Full time carer, who spends free time researching ancestors
Full time carer, who spends free time researching ancestors

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From Margate to Melbourne : In Preparation for the Long Voyage
These last few months I have been sorting
through the many documents and photographs that belong to my husband. All of us
who have ancestors that made the long voyage from Britain to
Australia must wonder what they endured on this long voyage. Amongst the p...

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Hi +Cousin Russ , I have had a very frustrating day. Am pretty green at using both the synch feature and Macs. I quickly wrote the following post and wondered if you, or any other community members can point out the blindingly obvious mistakes I must be making :) 
Many thanks

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I have had a very frustrating day and have quickly reeled off this blog post. Any and all help appreciated!

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Ancestry online trees and Synching to FTM for Mac problem
OR… How
to stop myself from tearing my hair out I have spent the majority of today on a
steep leaning curve. Though I purchased FTM for Mac v.2, about 12 months ago,
today was my first attempt at uploading the changes made on FTM to my online
ancestry tree....

Thank you for inviting me Dave. Though I am from Australia, I do have (to be proven) early Massachusetts connections; a Samuel Rider / Ryder. For 6 years, my son lived and worked in Boston, and after a few visits in all weather's - May-July and October-January, I have totally fallen in love with the area!

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Australia Day Challenge 2014 : Climbing my Family's Gum Tree
  Here is my attempt at this challenge as set by Cassmob My first ancestor to arrive in Australia was: James Lefroy from Cork arrived on the 6 September 1832, aged 28
years. James was tried in Co Mayo for stealing a watch. A jockey and coachman
by trade, he...

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Accentuate the positive .... 2013 in review
Accentuate the Positive 2013 Geneameme . In 2012, Jill, aka Geniaus pointed out that many of us set goals for our genealogy output for the upcoming year. By the end of that year, we feel that we have not achieved what we set out to do. Whereas in reality we...

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An Australian New Year's Eve.... 1912 Style
Australians are a " Weird Mob" as John O'Grady  aka  "Nino Culotta" once said. An article I found on Trove from the  The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), Saturday 28 December 1912, page 14  describes a very "proper", though community spirited  New Yea...

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A Question of Storage
I have been reading the  Olive
Tree Genealogy blog regarding the storage (and sorting)
of original documents that are important to keep for further generations.
Sadly, not many of the old documents come in a standard size like today.   The pages were foolsc...

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A Question of Storage
I have been reading the  Olive
Tree Genealogy blog regarding the storage (and sorting)
of original documents that are important to keep for further generations.
Sadly, not many of the old documents come in a standard size like today.   The pages were foolsc...
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