The Finlay Family

Finding Our Ancestors, and Sharing Their Stories

Category: Family Story Minute

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…

Sunday Story: A Beautiful Marriage

Walter and Billee Corn settled into happy family life once Walter returned from WWII. They enjoyed a beautiful marriage. This…

Sunday Story: The Life and Ministry of Reverend Joseph John Finlay Jr.

Joseph John Finlay Jr. was born in Ireland and immigrated to the United States at the age of 19. He…

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