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Alexander Finley

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Balchristie, Fifeshire, Scotland
Death: January 28, 1736 (68-69)
Dublin, County of Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of James Finley and Margaret Mackie
Husband of Margaret Finley
Father of James Finley; Samuel Finley; John Finley; Andrew Finley; Catherine Finley and 6 others
Brother of Jene Finley; Margaret Finley; James Finley; Andrew Finley; John Finley and 4 others

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About Alexander Finley

In1688, Alexander became a freeman by birth and then in 1690, he fought in King William's War. John and his brother, Alexander, moved form County Fife, Scotland, to County Derry, ireland, prior to 1687. He was a woolen merchant in Dublin 1691-1736.


Fought in King William's War, 1690. Merchant in Dublin 1691-1706 (Albert Finley France) According to Stout, pg.14, went to Ireland in 1674, served in King William's War, 1690, wool & linen merchant in Dublin, most o f his sons went to America on "Eagle Wing." Baptismal records of children at St. Peters (In Dublin?)


Root's Web entry:

  • ID: I5529
  • Name: Alexander Finley
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 30 JUL 1667 in Scot 1
  • Death: UNKNOWN in Dublin, Ire
  • Father: James Finley b: 9 SEP 1631 in Newburn Parish, Balchrystie, Scot
  • Mother: Margaret Mackie b: Mar 1633/34

Marriage 1 Margaret Jennings

  • Married: 10 JUN 1687 in County Armagh, Ire

Children

  • 1. Has Children James Finley b: 4 DEC 1687 in Dublin, Ire
  • 2. Has No Children John Finley b: 10 OCT 1689 in Fifeshire, Scot
  • 3. Has Children Samuel Finley b: 3 MAY 1691 in St. Peter's, Dublin Co., Ire
  • 4. Has No Children Andrew Finley b: 6 APR 1692 in Fifeshire, Scot
  • 5. Has No Children Catherine Finley b: 12 Mar 1693/94
  • 6. Has No Children Alexander Finley b: 10 Feb 1694/95 in County Armagh, Ire
  • 7. Has No Children Margaret Finley b: 30 MAY 1696 in Ire.
  • 8. Has No Children William Finley b: ABT 1694 in Fifeshire, Scot

Sources:

1. Text: The life of an old time Minister;also Family records by David E.Finley"

FamlySearch entry:

  • Birth: 30 Jul 1667 - Inchorvie, Fife, Scotland
  • Death: 28 Jan 1736 - Dublin, Ireland

"Freeman Merchant" on Little Green Street 1692 - 1735. Emigrated from Fife, Scotland to Dublin, Ireland. Fought in the Williamite War (1690).

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Alexander Finley's Timeline

1667
July 30, 1667
Incharvie, Fifeshire, Scotland
1667
Balchristie, Fifeshire, Scotland
1688
1688
Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
1689
1689
Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
1691
1691
1692
April 6, 1692
Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
1693
March 12, 1693
Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland
1694
1694
1696
March 10, 1696
Dublin, Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland