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Shelley Crawford
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Australian hobby genealogist
Australian hobby genealogist

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DIY DNA circles don't just look cool, they're useful too.
#genealogy

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Ancestry didn't give me any DNA circles, so I made my own.
#genealogy

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"The Gallant Sorter of the GPO
5ft 9in, and wore a Mo"

It looks like my great-great uncle wasn't so great, after all.

#trovetuesday #genealogy

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I had a problem publishing from Windows Live Writer to Blogger this morning, but I'm happy with the solution.

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Learning more about Catherine Lucy Darcy – part 1
After a piece of luck finding James Bennett’s death record (a long missing puzzle piece!) I was inspired to look more closely at his wife, Catherine Lucy Darcy . This is the information I had about Catherine’s origins: According to Catherine’s death certifi...

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Analysis of the content of birth notices, 1850s to 1950s.
This has been keeping me busy! This first post runs through was was actually included in birth notices over time. My next post will talk about how we can use the information to write better newspaper searches. 

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I went to high school with Susan. She was into family history even earlier than I was, and jumped in deeper too. I'm expecting great things from her blog!

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If you want to choose which variety of Ancesty's low-hanging fruit to pick, try this...

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This post links to all the responses to my Australia Day 2012 geneablogging challenge/invitation. You don't have to be Australian to appreciate them!

I'll continue to add any responses for another day or two.

Enjoy!

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I'm hoping that we'll have the same success with Australia Day geneablogging this year as we did last year. You don't need to be Australian to join in, all you need is an Australian somewhere in your tree. Please join me!
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