Finlay Family Genealogy

Finding Our Ancestors, and Sharing Their Stories

Author: Melissa Finlay

In Their Own Words: Why share family history with children?

Nicole Dyer, of FamilyLocket, has created a “Family History for Children” blog link up. This month’s theme is “Why Share…

Busy Behind the Scenes 2017 edition

Just a quick note to say that while I will be blogging less frequently for a while, I am super…

This ‘n That from RootsTech

I have spent this week settling back into home routine with my children after a whirlwind couple of weeks prepping…

Ready for RootsTech 2017

The week of RootsTech has finally arrived! I have spent many, many hours over the last few months preparing for…

From index to original record

What do you do when you find an indexed record for your ancestor? Do you take it at face value…

My Interview at GeneaBloggers

I was honored to be interviewed by Wendy Mathias of Jollett Etc. for the “May I Introduce to You…” series…

Please Critique

The Goal My main professional development goal for 2017 is to improve my research report writing. Even though I graduated…

Genealogy Goals 2017

I plan to fill my year with plenty of family history activities in 2017! Here are my major plans. Research:…

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