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George Finley

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lincoln County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Perry Township, Monroe County, Indiana, United States
Place of Burial: Monroe County, Indiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Finley and Mary Finley
Husband of Frances Finley
Father of Bluford Finley and Frances Jane Sillivan
Brother of Col. Obediah Gains Finley; Lucinda Pennebaker; Mary Denny; Sarah Wiseman; Ann Green and 1 other
Half brother of Isaac Finley; John Finley; Ann Finley and George Finley

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About George Finley

The Finleys of VirginiaStatement of Responsibility: [compiled by Clifton W. Bransford]Creator: Bransford, Clifton W Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055106/00001

LDS Archive record of Rosella Pitman (1966), gives date of death. States Indiana State Library has bible records compiled by Mrs. Charles R. Emery, Bloomington, IN. Also cites 1830-1850 census of Clear Creek, Monroe, IN. Finley Bible (1834) owned by Lottie Finley, Clear Creek; Monroe County cemetery records, p. 55; Monroe County History 15 vol. 2, p. 197. Mrs. Charles R. Emery, "Bible and Family Records" (G p.f.929.11 no. 3; Gp.f. 929.11 nor 3 Supp.) received from Indiana State Library, 140 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Gives most vital statistics for George and family listed below.

Listed as member of Spring Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Putnam Co., TN as "dismissed by letter," 1830. The church was organized in 1826 and George and Fanny were listed as members at that time. Putman County was formed partly from Overton County in 1854.



George married Frances HANCOCK, daughter of William HANCOCK and Martha HENDERSON, on 1 Mar 1812 in Jackson Co, TN. Frances was born on 4 Jan 1796 in Laurens Co, Sc. She died on 9 Jan 1875 in Clear Creek Twp, Monroe Co, IN. She was buried in Mt Salem Cem, Clear Creek Twp, Monroe Co, IN.

Parents were William and Martha Hancock of Laurens County, SC. Mother died when Fanny was 2; father died when she was 5. Reared by grandmother, Isabella Hancock (wife of Clement), in Jackson County, TN (from Blanche Jernigan). See also Clem Thompson article (full reference under Mary Gaines Finley). Mrs. Charles Emery, "Bible and Family Records," (Indiana State Library) gives birth date as 4 January 1797.


They had the following children.

+ 111 F i Martha FINLEY was born on 5 Feb 1813. She died on 17 Sep 1834. + 112 M ii Rufus FINLEY was born on 22 Dec 1814. He died on 2 Jan 1847.

 113 M iii 
William FINLEY was born on 29 Oct 1816 in Monroe Co, TN. He died on 11 Jun 1836. 

+ 114 F iv Mary Gaines FINLEY was born on 1 May 1818. She died in 1905. + 115 M v Bluford FINLEY was born on 20 Mar 1820. He died in Sep 1860. + 116 F vi Almira FINLEY was born on 5 Dec 1821. She died on 25 Dec 1848.

 117 F vii 
Ann FINLEY was born on 6 Sep 1823 in Overton Co, TN. She died in Mar 1880 in Seward Co, NE. 

       
Ann married Wesley STULTZ on 17 Nov 1843 in Monroe Co, IN. 

 118 F viii 
Jane FINLEY was born on 31 Oct 1824 in Overon Co, TN. She died on 5 Sep 1829 in Monroe Co, IN. 

+ 119 F ix Sarah (Sally) Dillard FINLEY was born on 8 Oct 1826. She died on 3 Aug 1901. + 120 F x Catherine FINLEY was born on 27 Nov 1828. She died on 14 Aug 1905.

 121 F xi 
Maria FINLEY was born 1 on 1 May 1831 in Harrodsburg, Monroe Co, IN. She died on 6 May 1869 in Monroe Co, IN. She was buried in Mt Salem Cem, Perry Twp, Monroe Co, IN.

Mrs. Charles Emery, "Bible and Family Records," (Indiana State Library) gives birth date as 1 May 1831.


+ 122 F xii Frances Jane FINLEY was born on 7 Feb 1833. She died on 28 Jan 1897. + 123 M xiii David FINLEY was born on 29 Apr 1834. He died on 9 Jul 1863.

 124 M xiv 
George FINLEY was born on 3 Sep 1836 in Harrodsburg, Monroe Co, IN. He died on 15 Sep 1846 in Monroe Co, IN.

Died 14 days after birth (Clem Thompson article). Pitman gives place of birth as Harrodsburg, Monroe County, IN.

 125 F xv 
Twin Girl FINLEY was born 1 on 24 Jun 1838 in Harrodsburg, Monroe Co, IN. She died 1 on 24 Jun 1838 in Harrodsburg, Monroe Co, IN. 

+ 126 M xvi James D FINLEY was born on 24 Jun 1838. He died on 17 Aug 1934.

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George Finley's Timeline

1789
February 15, 1789
Lincoln County, Virginia, United States
1812
1812
Age 22
Jackson County, Tennessee, United States
1820
March 20, 1820
Age 31
Monroe County, Indiana, United States
1833
February 7, 1833
Age 43
Harrodsburg, Monroe County, Indiana, United States
1851
November 3, 1851
Age 62
Perry Township, Monroe County, Indiana, United States
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Monroe County, Indiana, United States