“I am bound to them though I cannot look into their eyes or hear their voices, I honor their history. I cherish their lives. I will tell their story. I will remember them.”
– author unknown

Introduction

Well hello. Welcome to my site!

I’m Valerie Elkins and I love everything about family, family stories, and leaving a legacy. Family history has the power to enrich and honor all the other things I care about in life.

 In short, cherishing our family history provides us with a great opportunity for living a happy and memorable life. This is why I do what I do – I help people like you and me, cherish family. I teach people how to make history and share their stories.

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3 Cherishing Families Areas of Focus

Here at Family Cherished we focus on 3 main family history areas:

Welcome!

I am so happy you stopped by. Genealogy research and family history is so much more than just finding another name on your family tree. It is about family. It is about you – and your unique family’s crazy, challenging and wonderful story. I am passionate about helping you find your family, their story and discovering profound and meaningful ways to share it. That is what leaving a legacy is about. Let’s do something with your genealogy research, your family history stories, your pictures and memorabilia, so that your memories, your story, your family legacy – will live on.

Need a coach to help you discover your family history and create a family history legacy, or just get organized? Ready to start your genealogy business, need to develop your social media strategy, or build a platform to launch your book, etc.? I am an experienced consultant that has successfully coached my clients to reaching their goals.

YOU CAN DO THIS.

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“I wish I had realized that family history is a perishable commodity. It disappears with time, as memories fade, and as loved ones pass on. I wish I had known that the most important aspect of family history is preserving a record of the present for the future.”
– Guy Black

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Decide which of these 3 areas is the most important to you right now, and head on over.

  • Finding  and Sharing Your Story
  • Cherished Home
  • Becoming Unforgettable

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