Monday, 2 July 2012

Aurukun Genealogical Data

Another useful site located at the University of California Irvine, School of Social Sciences , Eclectic Anthropology Server is the following

http://eclectic.ss.uci.edu/linkages/datasets/p-wik.txt

The data here refers to Aurukun in Queensland and can be used to build genealogical relationships. The raw data can be easily converted into meaningful information using a spreadsheet or database program.

The original data looks like this

    IDSe    Sp    Fa    Mo          DOB RnaName
     6F     34     2     1   04/08/1929  6Peinkinna, May


which can be reconstructed as

Identification Number (ID) 6
Name                       Peinkinna, May               
Sex                        Female
Date of Birth              04/08/1929
Father                     Pootchemunka, Samuel           (ID 2)
Mother                     Pootchemunka, Minoota          (ID 1)
Spouse                     Peinkinna, Donald              (ID 34)


Other genealogical information for Australia is available on this site.

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