The Finlay Family

Finding Our Ancestors, and Sharing Their Stories

Category: Research

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…

Please Critique

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

Tips From My Research Process

I was honored to share some tips this week at Carolina Girl Genealogy. My tips center around those things I…

The Ended Branch: Why Descendancy and Collateral Genealogy Research Matters

When I first laid my hands on a pedigree chart as a thirteen year old girl, it was one my…

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