Updated February 15, 2019 4:10 P. M. U. S. Central Time – FindMyPast Fridays finally posted: https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-2629055964.html.
As of Thursday evening when I am scheduling this post for 10:10 A. M. U. S. Central Time, February 15, 2019, I am not seeing a FindMyPast Friday. I generally look for the new FindMyPast Fridays here: https://blog.findmypast.com/latest-records/.
I will look several more times including early in the morning. If I find it after I get home, I will do a fuller update when I get a better Internet connection.
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