The Finlay Family

Finding Our Ancestors, and Sharing Their Stories

Tag: Techniques

iPad vs Laptop vs Desktop for Genealogy & Family History Work

As a busy parent, I work hard to preserve time for family history work. Over the years, the tools I…

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…

My Interview at GeneaBloggers

I was honored to be interviewed by Wendy Mathias of Jollett Etc. for the “May I Introduce to You…” series…

Please Critique

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

Genealogy Goals 2017

I plan to fill my year with plenty of family history activities in 2017! Here are my major plans. Research:…

Genealogy Year in Review 2016

2016 felt like a successful and busy genealogy year to me. I am grateful that I was able to reserve…

The Community on the Quilt

The beautiful handstitched quilt that Sidney & Bessie Barton received on their anniversary really contains a story about a community…

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….

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