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Valerie Elkins
Works at www.ValerieElkins.com
Lives in Salt Lake City UT
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I enjoyed making contribution to this @FamilySearch post featuring #CivilWarAncestor stories. http://bit.ly/1IQ5tli #FamilyHistory  #MemorialDay
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What is your mom's favorite saying that sticks with you?
Here’s my post that was included in Familysearch’s blog post that featured other family historian’s (like AJ Jacobs, Lisa Alzo and others) favorite mom memories. It was a fun read, go check them all out here. “My mother is loving, but fierce. The mother of seven children, she had her last child at the age …
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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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A gift for all women and girls of all ages.
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Year Mark, Squirrels, 3 Investigators, New Record!
It's been a year now since I've been out on my mission. I can't even began to describe what this last year has been like. I would say that it's been pretty exciting and adventures. One crazy ride for sure! But one of the experiences of my life.  When I look...
It's been a year now since I've been out on my mission. I can't even began to describe what this last year has been like. I would say that it's been pretty exciting and adventures. One crazy ride for sure! But one of the expe...
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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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Researcher, Writer, Presenter & Personal Historian
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    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
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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