Found him on the 1855 New York state census (E. D. 2 img 15) as Peter Finger
age 29, sawyer.
Found him on the 1860 Benton, Yates, New York census age 35, farm labor in the household of his cousin Andrew
and Rosetta Finger
Peter died in the Civil War.
He enlisted at Jerusalem, NY on 31 August 1862 at age 37 in the regiment 148th Inf Reg. NY, Company I. His rank was private. The regiment was mustered in September 14, 1862. It left for Suffolk, Va. on Sept 22, 1862. - Ellen Gerwitz
Feby 2nd, 1865...he Died of Small Pox. Yorktown, VA April 7th, 1864
- Acknowledgement of Pension Application from Adjutant General's Office, photocopy on file.