J. Gilbert Finger
, son of Henry L.
and Anne Christina (Snyder) Finger
was born at Saugerties, Ulster county, New York, July 7, 1864. He was educated in the Saugerties schools and connected with his father in the steamboat business for years. Later he engaged in mercantile pursuits of various kinds, but is now retired. - Genealogical and Family History of Southern New York and the Hudson River
Found him on the 1870 Saugerties, Ulster, New York census (img 34) age 5, attending school.
Found him on the 1880 Saugerties, Ulster, New York census (img 27), as Bertie
, age 15.
Found him on the 1900 Saugerties, Ulster, New York census (dist 133 img 14) as Gilbert J. Finger
age 35, merchant, shoe store.
Found him on the 1910 Saugerties, Ulster, New York census (dist 163 img 15) as Gilbert Finger
age 45. Also in the household is Elizabeth M. Finger
age 11, adopted daughter.
Found him on the 1920 Saugerties, Ulster, New York census as J. Gilbert Finger
, age 55.
J. Gilbert Finger, highly respected and well known citizen of Saugerties died Wednesday morning at his home on Market Street, Saugerties. Mr. Finger was a son of the late Captain Henry L. Finger and like his father had followed boating for many years having served as clerk and purser on the steamboats of the Saugerties Evening Lines. He had also been engaged in the fruit and vegetable business and also as a dealer in furs. Mr. Finger was sixty-two years of age. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mildred, one sister, Mrs. Henrietta M. Fellows and one brother, William L. Finger. Funeral from late home on Saturday at 2 o'clock p.m. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery.
- The Kingston Daily Freeman December 31, 1925