Finlay Family Genealogy

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Category: Presnell

Hot Tamale Pie by Nora

This family recipe has been handed down from Nora Presnell Farnworth. Nora herself wrote, “this is a whole dinner in…

Life History of Nora Presnell Farnworth, Part 1

It is a fortunate thing when an ancestor leaves behind their own life history. Such is the case with my…

To My Dear Wife Nora

Shortly after they married, Percy and Nora Farnworth left to serve as missionaries for their church. Surprisingly they were sent…

Sarah’s Genealogy Lament

Sarah Louise Presnell Porter wrote a letter to her sister, Nora Presnell Farnworth (my great-grandmother), in 1948. Her letter expressed…

Sunday Dinner: Carrot Honey

Today’s recipe from Nora’s Cookbook is a condiment recipe for Carrot Honey. Nora notes that it is “good with cold…

Sunday Dinner: Rich German Stew

My great-grandmother, Nora Presnell Farnworth, created her own customized cookbook. We might even call it a smashbook today. She used…

Sunday Story: Called Apart

My great-grandparents, Percy and Nora (Presnell) Farnworth, were called to serve a mission for their church as a newlywed couple….

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