May 24, 2017

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Footsteps in Time family & local history conf...

Footsteps in Time family & local history conference review, May 2017

The second History Queensland family & local history conference was a wonderful success (apart from a very rainy Friday). With the theme Footsteps in Time it was held on the Gold Coast from 19-21 May 2017. Gold Coast Family History Society was the host and their volunteers were everywhere making sure things happened when they should. The Friday program had three free (yes...

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May 16, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – Frederick John Finn, a sad v...

Trove Tuesday – Frederick John Finn, a sad victim of Murphy’s Creek

It’s Trove Tuesday again and I’m participating in the regular Trove Tuesday blog challenge. My aim is to do it at least once a month, and this is my second post for May. This time I am revisiting the sad death of Frederick John Finn, my first cousin twice removed (my great grandmother Mary Finn’s nephew). Frederick¬†was the son of James Joseph Finn and Miriam...

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May 2, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – Why You Should...

Trove Tuesday – Why You Should Repeat Trove Searches

It’s Trove Tuesday again and I’m participating in the regular...

Apr 4, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – Why You Can...

Trove Tuesday – Why You Can’t Find Someone

For my Trove Tuesday post I went looking for the death of my great...

Feb 28, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – A Beautiful Br...

Trove Tuesday – A Beautiful Bride and An Accident

For today’s Trove Tuesday I went looking for my mother’s sisters....

Jan 24, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – Funeral Notice...

Trove Tuesday – Funeral Notices and Oddfellows

Most family historians look for funeral notices as they provide information...

Jan 17, 2017

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Writing Up The Family History with C...

Writing Up The Family History with Carol Baxter

When I attended the NSW & ACT Association of Family History...

Jan 10, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – Transmission b...

Trove Tuesday – Transmission by Death Notices

For my first Trove Tuesday post of 2017, I am highlighting the wonderful...

Jan 1, 2017

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Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 20...

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2016

Each year Geniaus (Jill Ball) invites people to take part in this activity by...

Dec 30, 2016

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2016 Genealogy Reflections: 2017 Gen...

2016 Genealogy Reflections: 2017 Genealogy Expectations

Genealogy and technology just keeps on getting better and better. When I...