New member introducing myself

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Hi. I have been researching family history on and off since the mid 1970s, when you had pencil and paper and access to parish church records at churches. Now with indexing and the internet things are so much easier and with so many people now addicted like myself to family history we can dig deeper into our families past.

I don`t just research names, I find out as much as I can about each individual. I believe they are a part of me and I am a part of them.

I`m lucky that most of my own direct family( Gardner, Betts, Coleman, Giles ) have always lived locally so I can visit the places they lived in. Then I`m off virtually to Scotland ( Gunn & Houston families). Ireland ( McAssey & Driscoll). And non direct families in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA,  

I have access to My Heritage, Find my Past, and Ancestry via Family Search ( The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)..I also have use of ,Tribal pages to store my information once it is verified so much better than index cards.

I am very happy to help anyone and thank you for letting me join.
WikiTree profile: Valerie Gardner
in The Tree House by Valerie Gardner G2G Crew (370 points)
We're really glad to have you with us, Valerie. Be sure to let any of your Greeters know if you have any questions about how to do things at WikiTree.
Welcome, and what Debi said! Mags

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Valerie: Welcome to WikiTree. We are fortunate that you have decided to join us. There is a learning curve because we add each profile individually, but once you learn how to add profiles and sources, you will proceed quickly. With your love of research and your attention to detail, you will be a wonderful addition to WikiTree.
by A. Creighton G2G6 Pilot (751k points)

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