Finlay Family Genealogy

Finding Our Ancestors, and Sharing Their Stories

Year: 2015

A “Tacky Party”: The 1890s Equivalent to the Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

This post is part of the Donohoo Descendancy Project. Howard Hynes Donohoo was the son of Michael and Caroline (Green)…

We Remember and Thank You

We have a rich military history in our family lines, extending from my brothers’ service in Iraq and Afganistan through…

The Centenarian: Rosaline Commerce Dowling Donohoo Nally

This post is part of the Donohoo Descendancy Project. Rosaline Commerce Dowling Donohoo Nally was the second wife of Charles…

A Liebster Award

Thank you to Beth of Life in the Past Lane for nominating me for a Liebster award! The Liebster award…

The Story of Billee Kathryn Barton’s Birth

Story as told by Billee Kathryn Barton Corn to her grand-daughter Melissa Corn Finlay It was during the end of…

Introducing the Little Family Tree app

My husband and I have been busy behind the scenes producing a new family history app. This app is unique…

Conflagration! The Bardstown Fire of 1856

This blog post is part of the Donohoo Descendancy Project. _______________________________________________ About 11 a.m. on the morning of April 12, 1856, a fire…

The Irish Cordwainer: Patrick Donohoo, 1786-1860s

This blog post is part of the Donohoo Descendancy Project. Patrick Donohoo and his wife Sarah (Thornbury) Donohoo had nine children. Patrick Donohoo was born…

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