Articles by " Sharon"
Who Do I Think I Am?
By     |    Jan 17, 2013
Posted in: DNA     |    No Comments

Who Do I Think I Am?

Tune in to the National Geographic Channel tomorrow night, January 17th, at 8:00 pm, to see yours truly in an episode of National Geographic @ 125, a documentary series celebrating the Society’s 125th anniversary. The episode, titled The Human Family Tree, features the Genographic Project, and the introduction of Genographic 2.0. I was tested last August on the streets of New York, met with Dr. Wells to get my results read more...

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I love technology!<br/>Technology makes me crazy!
By     |    Aug 27, 2012
Posted in: Blogging, Doing Genealogy, Technology     |    2 Comments

I love technology!
Technology makes me crazy!

Doing family history research often begins in an organic way, without much thought to organization of your paper records, best practices for preserving your photographs, database cataloging standards, citing your sources, tracking your research questions, scanning standards, digital document numbering systems, work flow in terms of moving your data from your own desktop to an online place where it can be shared, routine backups, etc., etc. One day, you wake read more...

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Scots Sunday: World Wide Webs
By     |    Mar 18, 2012
Posted in: Doing Genealogy, Scottish Family     |    3 Comments

Scots Sunday: World Wide Webs

I love the web. Just yesterday another relative found me on I had been looking for a connection on the Scottish side, in Scotland; someone who perhaps could help me identify the subjects of the many unmarked Morrison family photos in our collection. I’m excited to meet Elaine and see where this leads. I haven’t had as many chance genealogical connections on the Scottish side as I have on read more...

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Our New Genealogy Database!
By     |    Mar 5, 2012
Posted in: Doing Genealogy, Technology     |    2 Comments

Our New Genealogy Database! has been a little quiet lately, but I haven’t been slacking! I’ve been working for weeks to add the new genealogy database, which replaces the old Family Charts and Surnames pages. You will need to register for an account if you wish to see information about our living family; otherwise, all information about our ancestors is publicly accessible. Click on the Genealogy Database link above, follow the registration and read more...

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Wordless Wednesday:<br/>WWI Memorial, Noumea
By     |    Feb 15, 2012
Posted in: French Family, Wordless Wednesday     |    1 Comment

Wordless Wednesday:
WWI Memorial, Noumea

Some of our Martins, who lost their lives during WWI, on the WWI Memorial in Noumea. I can’t forget that I need to do some research into our New Caledonian’s involvement this war as well.

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