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Name
Joseph Ellis Finger   #5916
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Sex
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Family Line
Born
1 Jan 1802
Place
Lincoln County, North Carolina
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Died
27 Aug 1873
Place
Fingerville, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Source
  approx. age 71

Buried

Father
Daniel Finger    #5903
Mother

Spouse
Date
25 Aug 1828
Place
Lincoln County, North Carolina
Source
  1  Mary Ann Finger 9 Sep 1830
  2  William A. Finger 31 Aug 1832
  3  Marcus Paul Finger 9 Dec 1833
  4  D. Edward Finger abt 1836
  5  Harriett Elizabeth Finger 18 Jun 1839
  6  Margaret Finger 9 Sep 1841
  7  Candace Amelia Finger 28 Oct 1845
  8  Nancy Desdemonia Finger 21 Mar 1846
  9  Frances Roxanna Finger 18 Nov 1850
  10  Eliza Adeline Finger 9 Dec 1852

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'Fingerville cotton factory takes its name from Joseph Finger, who came to the District of Spartenburg from Lincoln County, N.C., in 1839, and in 1849, in partnership with Gabriel Cannon, who was at that time engaged in merchandizing at New Prospect, began the erection of a cotton factory.' - History of Spartanburg County, South Carolina by John B. O. Landrum, page 164.

Some Court Records from Conveyance Book AA for Spartanburg, 1848-1850 concerning Joseph's business dealings.

Found him on the 1850 Spartanburg, South Carolina census (img 195) age 48, carpenter. Also in his household are John Smith age 55 blacksmith, and Hyman Vaughn age 19.

Found him on the 1860 Northern Division, Spartanburg, South Carolina census (img 27) age 58, manufacturer.

Found him on the 1870 Campobello, Spartanburg, South Carolina census (img 37) as Joseph Finger age 68, manufacture of cotton yarn.


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                                  | Peter Finger  1724              | 
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| Daniel Finger  1766             |
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|                                 | Catherine Barbara Reinhardt 1734|
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| Joseph Ellis Finger   
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|                                 | Henry Hilderbrand               |   
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| Elizabeth Hilderbrand 1773      |
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                                  | Maria Barbara Warlick           |
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