Saturday, 9 August 2014

Global Family Reunion - AJ Jacobs and Rhonda Lucas have 38 degrees of separation

Have you heard about the Global Family Reunion being held in New York City on 6th June 2015?

A.J. Jacobs is the founder of the Global Family Reunion and is a bestselling author, whose books include The Year of Living Biblically, The Know-It-All and Drop Dead Healthy.

By joining one of the Global Family Tree's, I use WikiTree, you can see by a simple click whether you connect to the Global Tree and I do! via marriage at the moment; AJ Jacobs and Rhonda Lucas have 38 degrees of separation, via the Craft Family:

38 degrees of separation
Go to the Global Family Reunion website to join in or learn more.

Friday, 8 August 2014

Surname Projects | DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Surname Projects | DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy: A truly wonderful article by Roberta Estes on Surname Projects at FamilyTreeDNA (FTDNA).  I had not been fully utilising the Advanced Matching, now I am and already have a couple of new leads.  Thanks Roberta!

If you are an Aussie, please also join the Australian Settlers Project and if you have convicts the Australian Convicts Projects, it really does make it easier to spot potential connections that you match. Even more helpful would be to add Surnames and Locations to all of your DNA profiles, whether it is FTDNA or 23andme, it really does make a difference.

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Friday, 11 July 2014

Winifred BURKE (Margaret 3) | Australian Female Convict Database

Winifred BURKE (Margaret 3) | Australian Female Convict Database:

Winifred Fritchley formerly Sach/Saich nee Burke has been added to the Australian Female Convict Database.  Thanks go to cousin Fay Fraser for submitting x

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Monday, 19 May 2014

Australian Deathcare Industry by Aussie Rhonda

It is with regret that I inform I have removed my links database to the death industry in Australia "Australian Deathcare Industry by Aussie Rhonda".

My apologies to those that used it, I have decided to channel my time in other directions.

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Anna Maria Rowe and William Bray

Now, do I call this one Hodges, Bray or Leahy? 

That is the big question!

Here is some background and hopefully, if you are connected to this branch you can help fill in some blanks.

Louisa Bray, the daughter of John & Maria BRAY was christened 4 August 1861 at St Blazey, Cornwall. I had narrowed down their arrival to between 1861 and 1877, Louisa's death certificate states she had been in the colonies for 72 years which makes her about 4 when she arrived. I believe William, Maria and Louisa arrived at Port Adelaide, Australia on 1st May 1865 onboard the Clara.