Finlay Family Genealogy

Finding Our Ancestors, and Sharing Their Stories

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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…

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun — Your “Other” Life

While I lay here recovering from surgery, I thought I would participate in Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge….

School+Genealogy= History Becomes Personal

  Let’s start with three truths: I homeschool most of my children. My favorite subject is history. My favorite pastime…

Our 5 Generation Birth Place Charts

Thanks to J Paul Hawthorne for another great chart idea: the 5 generation birth place chart! This was another fun…

Creating an Ancestor Wall

In every home we have lived in, we hang photos of our ancestors. However, I wanted a more prominent place…

The Archiving Project

When one begins asking genealogy questions at the tender age of 13, one seems like a good candidate to inherit…

Join Me for #FamilyStoryMinute

Steve Rockwood inspired me in his RootsTech 2016 Thursday keynote address with the one minute family story. I spend a…

RootsTech 2016: My Recap

I attended RootsTech for the second time this year. This year my husband and 15 year old son attended with…

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