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Valerie Elkins
Works at www.ValerieElkins.com
Lives in Salt Lake City UT
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I've been waiting!  Thanks for allowing it to go up.  I wanted to see it again and take notes.  I enjoyed it so much.
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Find out why @FamilySearch thinks you shouldn’t miss my #RootsTech talk about apps & software to save family stories. http://ow.ly/IDSqI
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30 Days to Becoming Unforgettable - Day 5
What do you know to be true?
http://familycherished.com/2015/01/30-days-becoming-unforgettable-day-5.html
Day 5 – What Do You Believe? Everyone has them, their core believes, the things that they hold near and dear to their heart. Those thoughts that you believe to be true, regardless what others may say or do. I’m not talking religion here, though religious beliefs are part of it, or can influence your …
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Exchanges, Camels and Baptisms
Dear fellow tabernacle
of clay mold beings (Moroni 9:6, Mosiah 3:5),   Greetings from the
land of Miami, Oklahoma. My excursion this week has been more than magnificent!
We had exchanges this week, I stayed here in Miami, while Sister Bagby went to
Joplin. ...
Dear fellow tabernacle of clay mold beings (Moroni 9:6, Mosiah 3:5),   Greetings from the land of Miami, Oklahoma. My excursion this week has been more than magnificent! We had exchanges this week, I stayed here in Miami, ...
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Come What May and Love it!
Dear Family and Friends, Sister Elkins hurt her hand. This week has been interesting. We started serving at a Native American Family History Center. Where we do, what the genealogy folks would call Indexing. We put the information that they have and type it...
Dear Family and Friends, Sister Elkins hurt her hand. This week has been interesting. We started serving at a Native American Family History Center. Where we do, what the genealogy folks would call Indexing. We put the inf...
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A New Guardian Angel and Transfer Calls
My Dear Family And Friends,  I'm sure most of you have heard what transpired  on Friday  (August 22). The tragedy that took place here, in the Tulsa, Oklahoma mission and is very sad - it really hits home to all of us here. I knew everyone in that car, espe...
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Great ideas for getting started in writing your family history.
Valerie Elkins grew up hearing her father say that their only notable ancestors were horse thieves and moonshiners.
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Basically start writing and keep writing. tweak later and don't wait until all loose ends have been tied off...there'll always be something more to find. better to have something than nothing.
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Moving, Goats, Zone Goal, Hives, Oh My!
Dear Friends and
Family, It's been another
exciting week. It's never a dull moment when you’re around me to began with.
Sorry, that you are left with dull lives while I'm away. Maybe this will let
you know how awesome and exciting I am. Just a little remind...
Dear Friends and Family, It's been another exciting week. It's never a dull moment when you’re around me to began with. Sorry, that you are left with dull lives while I'm away. Maybe this will let you know how awesome an...
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Baby It's Cold Outside!
Dear Family and Friends! WOAH DOGIES!! It's cold out side!!! If you were here with me right now, you would be bundled up and looking like an Eskimo right now. Not saying that I personally looking like an Eskimo... it's considered unprofessional. BUT if I co...
Dear Family and Friends! WOAH DOGIES!! It's cold out side!!! If you were here with me right now, you would be bundled up and looking like an Eskimo right now. Not saying that I personally looking like an Eskimo... it's con...
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Howdy ya’ll!  Sorry, I wasn't able
to send an email last week. I sadly ran out of time when we played an epic game
of flourball, with our zone. Now, for those of you who don't know what
flourball is, I'll try my best to explain it to you. What you do is tak...
Howdy ya’ll!  Sorry, I wasn't able to send an email last week. I sadly ran out of time when we played an epic game of flourball, with our zone. Now, for those of you who don't know what flourball is, I'll try my best to...
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Normal is just a setting on the dryer.
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My daughter is totally laughing at this quote. Thanks for sharing.
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  • www.ValerieElkins.com
    2009 - present
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Researcher, Writer, Presenter, Personal Historian
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Welcome! I'm Valerie and I am passionate about genealogy research and family history. I'm a preserver of family heritage, finder of family stories, dream keeper and memory maker... and I Google dead people.
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I Google Dead People.
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Salt Lake City UT
Previously
Seattle, WA - Somerville NJ - Olean NY - Monongahela PA - Clinton MS - Kenniwick WA - Holman WI - Bellingham WA - Renton WA - Rexburgh ID - Provo UT