My father got me started in genealogy, though sadly I never got to actually work on it with him. He and my cousin put together one of those huge sheets of 512+ people, all from Acadie and Quebec, and all done with no internet. It was almost completely correct. Now in my own retirement, I've taken up the hobby, er, obsession. His sheet helped me locate and complete all the ancestors and their families in his family on Wikitree. And then I had to learn more and began fixing other peoples profiles, and on and on. In the past couple of years I got absorbed with the Acadians and now am a project co-leader. I spend most of my time on profiles between 1600 and 1760. I feel as though I know many other Wikitree members, and appreciate the tips and help I've received from many.
In my free time I do a lot of hiking and make jewelry in Tucson, AZ where I live with my husband and two cats (who have not inherited this hobby but are intensely interested in food). The kids aren't too interested either, though I hope someday will pick their children's names from among the many beautiful French names in my tree.
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