[In checking various sources, it appears that this family name changed from Fingar
between 1892 and 1894, although some references up through 1911 name him as Delos Finger
Found him on the 1860 Potter, Yates, New York census, (img 8) as Delos Finger
age 7 months.
Found him on the 1870 Benton, Yates, New York census (img 41) as Philip D. Finger
, age 9.
Found him on the 1880 Benton, Yates, New York census (dist 215, img 27) as Delos Finger
, age 20. He is a boarder in the household of Roswell Wells
, age 52, uncle. They are living next door to his parents John and Lucy Finger
, of Barrington has married Delos Finger
- Corning Journal
December 20, 1883.
Found him on the 1892 Milo, Yates, New York state census (dist 5 img 5 FS) as Delos Fingar
age 33, fruit grower.
Found him on the 1900 Geneva Ward 4, Ontario, New York census (img 5) as Delos Finzar
age 40, fireman, steamboat. Also in his household are Carrie Knapp
age 33, servant, and 7 lodgers.
Found him listed in the 1903, 1905, 1907 and 1909 Geneva City Directories as Delos P. Finzar
, and others up through 1937 as Philip D. Finzar
Found him on the 1920 Geneva Ward 1, Ontario, New York census (dist 74 img 8) as Philip D. Finzar
age 60, boiler tester, radiator works.
Found him on the 1930 Geneva, Ontario, New York census (dist 19 img 15) as Phillip D. Finzar
age 70, proprietor, road stand. Also in his household are William H. Jones
age 49, boarder Charles H. Coons
62, widower, brother-in-law Warren S. Cheney
age 48, boarder.
Philip Delos Finzar, 77, died early this morning at his home, 91 Hamilton street, after a short illness. Surviving are his widow, Matte C. Finzar one son, Earl E. a grandson, Jack. Mr. Finzar was inspector at the United States Radiator Corp. in this city for a number of years. Private funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from his late home with the Rev. Dr. C. G. McConnell of the First Methodist church officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. Geneva Daily Times March 2, 1937
The funeral of Philip Delos Finzar, who died Monday, was held this afternoon with private services at 2:30 o'clock from his late home, 91 Hamilton street, with the Rev. Dr. C. G. McConnell of the First Methodist church officiating. Interment was in Glenwood Cemetery. The bearers were Clarence Bissell, Ernest MacAlpine, George Bridges, Frank Johnson, Carl Stevenson and Theodore Boxman. - Geneva Daily Times March 4, 1937