approx. age 96
Found him on the 1920 Philadelphia Ward 19, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania census (dist 394 img 14) as Henry Finger
age 30, butcher.
Found him on the 1930 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania census (dist 968 img 12) age 41, butcher.
His WWII draft registration card lists him as Henry Finger
born Feb 7, 1890 in Bottendorf, Germany. He is employed by F. G. Vogt & Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Data above from discussions with Henry Finger
, his wife Ida
, and his half-sister Marie
- John Vanko
Arrived in Philadelphia, 1 Sept 1913, aboard S.S. GrafWaldersee, with his friend August Geitz
, also of Bottendorf, destined for August's brother-in-law, H. Beil, 318 Brown St., Phila. Believed to have been naturalized 11 Apr 1922 based upon the date stamped on his passenger arrival entry. Name 'Henrich' inferred from the fact that, Bottendorf, the spelling Henrich is used exclusively, but never 'Heinrich'.