Finlay Family Genealogy

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Category: Family Story Minute

Pocket Knives and Willow Whistles

Frank Wiltbank grew up in the small town of Greer, Arizona, along the banks of the Little Colorado River. When…

Sports Star to Invalid: The Life-Changing Injury of Arch Miller Corn, Jr.

The rigging above Arch’s head looked sturdy enough now that Hoot and Walt had completed their construction. Arch tentatively reached…

Sid & Bess’s 100th Wedding Anniversary

              Today I am commemorating my great-grandparents’ 100th wedding anniversary. They were married 18…

1,000 Stories

One of my most inspiring take-aways from RootsTech 2016 came from Mike Leavitt’s keynote address on Saturday, February 6, 2016….

Keep Sharing Small Bites!

“No one in my family is interested in our genealogy.” “I don’t know what will happen to all of my…

Family Story Minute Tutorial: Make a Short Family History Video Story

I was inspired this past February (See Join Me For Family Story Minute) to make short, multimedia family history stories…

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…

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…

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