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Valerie Elkins
Works at www.ValerieElkins.com
Lives in Salt Lake City UT
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Family and Friends,  I'm going to be lame
and state that I'm lacking on emailing you all. I'll need to work on that. This
week has been kind of busy and kind of not at the same time, lots of going on
in the missionary world. In other words this email wil...
Hi Family and Friends,  I'm going to be lame and state that I'm lacking on emailing you all. I'll need to work on that. This week has been kind of busy and kind of not at the same time, lots of going on in the missionary w...
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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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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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Glad to be among those asked by @FamilySearch to share story about #fearlessfemale ancestor. http://bit.ly/1Bu2ki9. What is your fearless female story?


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Want to know how I journal? Read more about it here: http://dayoneapp.com/blog/ 
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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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I Can Do All Things Through Christ
Dear Family And Friends, What amazing week this has been!!! This week during district meeting, a lady came in and asked us to help her tie a quilt. We of course, said "YES!!" We had 10 missionaries and 4 of them are sisters learn how to tie two huge quilts ...
Dear Family And Friends, What amazing week this has been!!! This week during district meeting, a lady came in and asked us to help her tie a quilt. We of course, said "YES!!" We had 10 missionaries and 4 of them are sister...
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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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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
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Seattle, WA - Somerville NJ - Olean NY - Monongahela PA - Clinton MS - Kenniwick WA - Holman WI - Bellingham WA - Renton WA - Rexburgh ID - Provo UT