Pauleen Cass has been researching her families’ histories for many years. She has a mixed heritage from Ireland, Scotland, England and Germany. Over the years Pauleen has researched in archives and libraries around Australia as well as overseas. She writes three genealogy blogs and has published her Kunkel family history.
Pauleen Cass has been researching her families’ histories for many years. She has a mixed heritage from Ireland, Scotland, England and Germany. Over the years Pauleen has researched in archives and libraries around Australia, as well as overseas, and has been fortunate enough to “walk the land” in her known family places. She writes three family history blogs:
Pauleen has particular research interests in emigrants from east County Clare in Ireland, especially the town of Broadford, and presented about the emigration from this area at the Clare Roots Conference in Ennis in 2016.
As well Pauleen has researched some 60 emigrants from the village of Dorfprozelten in Bavaria to Australia in the mid-19th century. Some settled in New South Wales and some in Queensland. Her topic at Family History Down Under 2021is focused on this group and their hidden family links and stories.
In 2003 Pauleen published her family history, Grassroots Queenslanders: the Kunkel family which won two prizes: joint first prize for the Queensland Family History Society in 2004 and the Australian Institute of Genealogy Society(AIGS) Alexander Henderson Prize, also in 2004.
Pauleen has an Advanced Diploma in Local History, online from Oxford University. She has presented at various conferences in Australia and at Ennis, Ireland.
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