FINNEY ANNEX

 

Charles Edward Finney Pedigree

(Start at generation 1, below.)

 

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Origin of the surname “Finney:”

 

 

Generation

 

4  

 

3   Robert Finney (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 23 August 1806.  Died 8/9 March 1861; interred Tuscola Township Cemetery, Tuscola Township, Douglas County, Illinois.

 

1850 US Census: Robert Finney, age 43 (b. NC) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Parke County, Indiana.  His real estate was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his wife, Malinda Finney, age 32 (b. NC); son, Elijah Finney, age 14 (b. IN); son, Daniel Finney, age 12 (b. IN); son, David Finney, age 11 (b. IN); son, Zimri Finney, age 7 (b. IN); son, Robert Finney, age 5 (b. IN); daughter, Mary Finney, age 3 (b. IN); son, Joseph Finney, age 1 (b. IN) and Jane McCool, age 18 (b. OH).

 

1860 US Census: No record found

 

1870 US Census: Malinda Finney, age 53 (b. NC), was heading a household in Tuscola Township (Tuscola Post Office), Douglas County, Illinois.  Her real estate was valued at $1,000 and her personal property was valued at $600.  The household also included her son, E. C. Finney, age 33 (b. IN) and employed as a grain dealer, whose real estate was valued at $600 and personal property was valued at $3,000; daughter, Mary E. Finney, age 21 (b. IN); and daughter, M. C. Finney, age 15 (b. IN).

 

2. Wife: Malinda Hunt

 

Born 20 September 1815 in New Garden Township, Guilford County, North Carolina; daughter of Zimri and Mary (Dix/Dicks) Hunt.  Died 16 October 1896 in Tuscola Township, Douglas County, Illinois.  Married Robert Finney on 10 May 1835 in Parke County, Indiana.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Elijah Cook Finney: Born 4 April 1836 in Parke County, Indiana.  Died 24 January 1917 in Tuscola Township, Douglas County, Illinois.

 

b. Daniel William Finney: Born 8 October 1837 in Park County, Indiana.  Died 17 June 1905 in Dana Township, Vermillion County, Indiana.

 

c. David Wesley Finney: Born 22 August 1839 in Sugar Creek Township, Parke County, Indiana.  Died 1 November 1916 in Emporia Township, Lyon County, Kansas.

 

d. Pamela Ann Finney: Born 1 January 1841 in Parke County, Indiana.  Died there 3 March 1843.

 

e. Zimri Dix Finney: Born 18 March 1842 in Sugar Creek Township, Parke County, Indiana.  Died 14 January 1876 in Neosho Falls Township, Woodson County, Kansas.

 

f. Robert Johnson Finney: See generation 2, below.

 

g. Mary Elizabeth Finney: Born 10 June 1847 in Parke County, Indiana.  Died 14 February 1929, age 81, at Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois.  Married William P. Miller and resided last at Urbana, Illinois.

 

h. Joseph Harrison Finney: Born 10 January 1849 in Parke County, Indiana.  Died 9 September 1897 in Newman Township, Douglas County, Indiana.

 

i. Malinda Catherine Finney "Catherine": Born 4 February 1855 in Parke County, Indiana.  Died 25 December 1941, age 86, in Tuscola Township, Douglas County, Illinois.  Married William Goldman.

 

2   Robert Johnson Finney

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 10/15 December 1844/45 in Sugar Creek Township, Parke County, Indiana.  Died 11 December 1912 at Rockville, Adams Township, Parke County, Indiana.

 

1860 US Census: No record found.

 

1870 US Census: Robt J. Finney, age 25 (b. IN) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Tuscola Township, Douglas County, Illinois.  His personal property was valued at $600.  The household also included his wife, M. D. Finney, age 25 (b. IN); and son, C. E. Finney, age 1 (b. IL).

 

1880 US Census: Robert J. Finney, age 35 (b. IN; parents b. NC) and employed as a constable, was heading a household in Tuscola Township, Douglas County, Illinois.  The household also included his wife, Melissa Finney, age 35 (b. IN; father b. KY; mother b. IN); and son, Charles E. Finney, age 11 (b. IL; parents b. IN).

 

2. Wife #1: Melissa D. Thompson

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1845 in Indiana.  Died .  Married Robert J. Finney in 1867.

 

b. Child:

 

(1. Charles Edward Finney: See generation 1, below.

 

3. Wife #2: (?)

 

4. Wife #3: Gertrude Atkinson

 

Born 27 April 1883 in Parke County, Indiana; daughter of Simon and Catherine (Morgan) Atkinson.  Married, as his 3rd wife, Robert J. Finney, on 1 December 1910 in Parke County, Indiana.

 

1   Charles Edward Finney:

 

Born 29 April 1869 in Tuscola Township, Douglas County, Illinois.  Died 10 August/13 September 1954 at Tucson, Pima County, Arizona; interred there in South Lawn Cemetery.  Married (1st) Jessie Grose (b. 30 Nov 1871 in New Castle Twp, Henry Co., IN, d. 14 Jan 1952 at Tucson, Pima Co., AZ; interred with Charles), daughter of Madison and Mary Jane (Rader) Grose, on 20 June 1895 at Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana and had the following children:

 

1. Dorothy Mildred Finney: Born 11 June 1898 at Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.  Died 11 June 1898.

 

2. Charles Wesley Finney: Born 30 November 1899 at Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.  Died 15 May 1948 at San Diego, San Diego County, California; interred Tucson, Pima County, Arizona.  Married Gladys Cline on 10 March 1921 at Tucson, Arizona.

 

3. Marian Finney: Born 25 February 1905 at Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.  Died there 25 February 1905.

 

Charles Edward Finney married 2nd, as her 2nd husband, Martha Hazel-Mae (Cool) Slater, in 9 April 1953/July 1954 (per Anna (Drake) Burdick, Martha's niece, they were married only a couple of weeks when Charles died suddenly from a heart attack).

 

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