Welcome to Family Finds
An Adventure in Genealogy
In addition to stories about my ancestors, I share tips for conducting online family history research. Genealogy is a great past time, join me on my journey to uncover and document my ancestors lives.
Documenting Family Oral History, One Story at a Time When I was growing up there were family stories that were often repeated and therefore taken as fact. Since becoming interested in genealogy, I have learned that source documentation for accepted facts is very...read more
Mapping Old Addresses In case you did not know, addresses can change over time. My great grandfather, David Louis Osborne, lived at over 20 addresses around Indianapolis between 1876 and 1942. The early years were downtown, then the near northeast suburbs and finally...read more
Frank Takeo Flucawa (1883 – 1974) A Brief Biographical Sketch by Barbara J. LaFara grand-niece to F.T. Flucawa orn Takeo Furukawa on 15 March 1883 in Tottori-Ken, Tokyo, Japan, little is documented of his...read more