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Category: Methodology

The (genetic) force is strong in this one ~ Ann Philp of Fife

Back in March I got to hear several presentations from Angie Bush, and I loved the way she presented DNA matches in charts using Lucidchart. So, I thought it might be interesting to try it out on one of my father’s family lines where he has quite a few matches.

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Samuel Lewis Atlas of Ireland, portion of County Kerry

One index is not like the other

I’ve been delving back into my Kerry roots recently, on the hunt for my Callaghans who were leasing land in several townlands during the 19th century, most notably in Kilfelim and Ballymacdonnell in the parish of Killeentierna. 

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Stuff and censuses ~ Sorting Saturday

Some of the blog posts I’ve been reading lately have inspired me to start tackling some of my stuff that’s Not Been Dealt With. For instance, while writing yesterday’s post I realised most of the census records I have collected are just images on my computer, a few have been transcribed, none have been printed…

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Not very ~ Sorting Saturday

I am not very sorted.  Genealogically-wise, I don’t have huge amounts of family ephemera to store, but I have recently amassed a fair amount of research that has Not Been Dealt With. There’s all those wills and letters of administration I photographed at Wellington Archives Office when I was in New Zealand, plus all the…

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