He was a Justice of the Peace in 1845, spelling his name Fingar
- Gallatin Town Records, from Lee Fingar
Found him on the 1850 Gallatin, Columbia, New York census (img 35) age 30, farmer. Also in his household is John Snyder
, age 18.
Found on the 1855 Gallatin, Columbia, NY census age 34, land value $300. Also listed on 1855 census is John F
. and Hellen Snyder
both age 22, servants.
Found on the 1860 Gallatin, Columbia, New York census age 40, farmer. See him on the 1870 Gallatin, Columbia, NY census
, age 50. Also in his household is Magdalena Johnson
age 85, probably his wife's mother.
Found him on the 1870 Gallatin, Columbia, New York census (img 6) as William Finger
age 34, farmer.
Found him on the 1880 Gallatin, Columbia, New York census (dist 10 img 22) as William Fingar
age 61, farmer. Tombstone says born Nov 18, 1819, died July 5, 1892
met with an accident last week. While chopping timber in the woods his axe slipped and cut his foot. - The Register
April 2, 1886
In the matter of the proof of the last will and testament of William H. Finger
, late of Gallatin, deceased. Chancellor Hawver appointed special guardian for Cora Finger
and Lillia May Finger
, infant heirs of deceased. Will admitted to probate. Letters testamentary undersaid will issued to Mary Finger
, widow of deceased. - Hudson Daily Evening Register
October 11, 1892
b. 1819 - American Ancestry
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