He arrived in the U.S. from Russia on April 17, 1897.
Found him on the 1915 Cheektowaga, Erie, New York census (A.D.07 E.D.02) as Jacob Finger
age 37. Has been in the U.S. for 18 years. Farm Laborer.
WWI Draft Registration
Found him on the 1920 Newstead, Erie, New York census (dist 320 img 28) as Jacob Finger
age 41. Born Russia
Found him on the 1930 Newstead, Erie, New York census (dist 439 img 23) as Jacob Finger
age 51. Farmer. This census says he was born in Poland.
WWII Draft Registration
Akron, April 2. â€” Jacob Finger, 66, died Saturday morning (March 31, 1945) at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William Granka, on the Clarence Center road.
He was born in Germany, June 12, 1879, and had lived here thirty years. He was husband of the late Helen Hiller Finger and is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Granka, Mrs. Russell Fitzgerald of Waynesboro, VA; Bertha Finger, and three
sons, Henry, Daniel and Technical Sergeant Lawson Finger, and two sisters.
Burial will be in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery. - Daily News April 2, 1945