Found him on the 1860 Benton, Yates, New York census (img 57) as William Finger
Found him on the 1870 Benton, Yates, New York census (img 39) age 15.
Found him on the 1880 Benton, Yates, New York census (dist 215 img 28)
age 26, farmer. He is living with his father and sister Hannah
From St John's Church of Potter Records:
"57. December 27th 1881. William R. Finger
of Benton, Yates Co., N.Y. and Miss
of Benton, Yates Co., N.Y. at the residence of the bride's parents. Witnesses were: Martin Bain
and Hellen R. Ketterer
Found him on the 1900 Benton, Yates, New York census (dist 134 img 14) as William R. Finger
age 46, farmer. His sister Emmaly
and her husband Charles Owen
are living next to him.
On the 1910 Benton, Yates, New York census (dist 173 img 5) as William R. Finger
age 56. His son Clark
and Clark's wife Matilda
are living with him.
FINGER-SHELDON—In Naples. January 12, William Robert Finger
, of Benton, and Miss Harriette Lillian Sheldon
, of Naples. - Rushville Chronicle and Gorham New Age
January 29, 1915
Found him on the 1920 Benton, Yates, New York census (dist 174 img 17) age 65.
He is remarried to Harriet Sheldon
(nee Wilgus), age 57. Also in the household
are Raymond Sheldon
age 4, grandson and William Sheldon
age 3, grandson.
William R. Finger, 79, died at Benton Wednesday, Apr. 19. He leaves his wife, one son,
Clark Finger, of Benton; three daughters, Mrs. Frank Hudgin, of Benton;
Mrs. Niel Hopkins, of Jerusalem; Mrs. Allen Potts, of Jerusalem. Funeral services will be held from his late residence on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Burial in Briggs cemetery, Benton. Two grandchildren also survive, Westcott Potts; Earl Finger, and one niece, Barbara Potts, all of Benton. - Geneva Daily Times April 21, 1933