New user, just saying hello!

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Hi! I'm new here.

I'm from Finland. I've been on for a while and building on the tree there, mostly researching my Greek Catholic relatives. It's a challenge because the original documents are mostly written in Russian and/or Slavic, in cursive, with the pre-1918 alphabet. I'm loving it!

I'll be adding to the WikiTree slowly to make sure I've got all the sources, converting the dates from Julian to Gregorian, creating place names from scratch... Hopefully, I'll be able to volunteer to some projects later. I've looked at the Finland Project and will be following the conventions, even if I have to go and change them myself wink

in The Tree House by T. Repo G2G Crew (790 points)
edited by T. Repo
Welcome to WikiTree!
Welcome T. Keep up the good work. Project Finland would welcome your expertise on cyrillic church books so please consider joining.

4 Answers

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Best answer
Welcome to Wikitree! If you want a second opinion on reading a document there are people who can read all kinds of things on here


by Tim Partridge G2G6 Mach 4 (41.8k points)
selected by Pip Sheppard
True, true. I’m amazed at the old document reading skills of folk here.
+9 votes
Welcome to WikiTree! You will find that there are a lot of helpful people here, if you have any questions just ask.
by Mindy Silva G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
+7 votes
Welcome, TR! Glad to have you aboard. You’re doing this right: adding to WikiTree slowly. It’s worth it. I hope you find your experience here as satisfying as I have.
by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (2.7m points)
+7 votes
Welcome aboard! Hope you enjoy working here. It is a really helpful community. I do hope to get to Finland someday. We have a friend who is Finnish and her stories make me want to go.
by Doug McCallum G2G6 Pilot (546k points)

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