Not much is known about this person. Wilson Simmons' information shows him buried at Lakeview Cemetery, Penn Yan, New York (Purchase Three East, Polly Finger lot, along with his father William Harlow Finger
b.1832 d.1895, and Polly Finger
, b.1815 d.1895.)
was arrested at a late hour Sunday night by Officer Philbrooks and when taken before the justice yesterday morning he was also given ten days or $7.40. Not being able to furnish the necessary funds he was lodged in jail . - Elmira Daily Gazette and Free Press
October 25, 1892.
, of Penn Yan, fell from the end of the Northern Central high bridge in that village, a distance of several feet, Sunday, while intoxicated. He was somewhat injured about the head, but no bones were broken. He was arrested and will serve twenty days in jail. - Rochester Democrat and Chrolicle
June 25, 1895
In police court at Penn Yan yesterday morning, the following sentences were imposed: Harlow Finger
, vagrancy, six months in the Monroe county penitentiary. Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
August 27, 1895
He is referred to as Ollie Finger
in his father Harlow
's will, December, 1896
A PENN YAN bootblack, giving his name as Harlow Finger
, drank more than was good for him yesterday morning early and the recorder thought that sixty days in the M. C. P. would give him time to sober up - The Penn Yan Express
August 18, 1897.
On Saturday last Harlow Finger
was arraigned in police court on a charge of drunkenness, and was sentenced to serve thirty days in jail. - Penn Yan Democrat
Friday, October 11, 1901
In the U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, he is referred to as the nearest relative of Harlow Finger
, inmate [his father]. The entry says 'Harlow Finger (Son) Penn Yan, N. Y.'
Found him on the 1870 Penn Yan, Yates, New York census (img 63) as Harlow Finger
Found him on the 1875 Benton, Yates, New York state census (E.D. 01 img 12) as Oliver Finger
Found him on the 1880 Milo, Yates, New York census (dist 220 img 23) as Ollie Finger
On the 1920 Jerusalem, Yates, New York census is a Harlow Finger
, age 52, an inmate at the Yates County Home. (The heading on the page is 'Yates Co. Home - Paupers line 58 to line 99')
He is also listed on the 1930 Jerusalem, Yates, New York census (dist 10 img 3) age 63 , inmate at the Yates County Poor Home.
Harlow Finger, 63, died in Jerusalem Tuesday, March 31st. There are no near relatives surviving. The funeral was held this morning at 10:30 o'clock from the Watkins & Dewey funeral home. Rev. R. N. Jessup officiating. Burial in Lake View. - Geneva Daily Times April 2, 1931