The Finlay Family

Finding Our Ancestors, and Sharing Their Stories

Caroline Green Donohoo (1817-1890s): Beloved Wife, Mother and Benefactress

This post is part of the Donohoo Descendancy Project. Caroline (Green) Donohoo was the wife of Michael Donohoo, son of…

Sunday Story: Dwight the Poet

Happy Grandparent’s Day 2016! My grandfather, Dwight Percy Farnworth, was a man of many trades and talents. One thing I…

FAQ: How Do You Find Time for Genealogy?

I have been asked innumerable times how I find the time for family history work.  I suppose people wonder how…

Busy Behind the Scenes

Just a quick note to say that even though my posts have been less frequent for a few weeks, I…

Billee’s “Famous” Foods

I’m privileged to guest post today on my memories of Gramma Billee’s cooking. Please read my post: Billee’s “Famous” Foods…

Wandering in the Genealogy Wilderness

Today I am happy to share a guest post by John Finlay (my husband). His scriptural analogy explains the roadblocks…

To Honor My Grandfather on #PurpleHeartDay

In early 1944, a Mormon farm boy from Idaho named Dwight Percy Farnworth was called up to duty in the…

Our ‘Relative Race’: Making Our Own History

During the month of June, we took our family on a cross-country road trip. 1 RV. 9 people. 17 days….

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