Surname: Finley

Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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Genealogies of the First Settlers of Passaic Valley

Passaic Valley in New Jersey was first settled in the early 1700’s, primarily by families from Long Island, New York and Connecticut. The Family records, or, Genealogies of the first settlers of Passaic Valley and vicinity above Chatham provides genealogies of these early settlers from family records when they could be obtained, otherwise the author used family members to provide the information. Since some of the information comes from memory of individuals, one should validate what is written before relying on it to greatly.

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Biographical Sketch of William F. Finley

Finley, William F.; banker; born, Millersburg, O., Oct. 16. 1879; son of Calim and Laura Gray Finley; education, Millersburg High School and Mt. Union College; married, Fredericksburg, O., Nov. 25, 1907, Grace Morgan; two children; asst. treas. Garfield Savings Bank; member Chamber of Commerce; Woodward Lodge, F. & A. 31., Alpha Tau...

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Finley, Lula Ann – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Lula Ann Finley Services Held Memorial services were conducted by the Bollman Funeral Home Monday at 1 p.m. at the Wallowa Christian Church for Mrs. Lula Ann Finley who passed away Saturday, May 7, 1966 at Wallowa Memorial hospital. The Rev. Orville Mick officiated and Mrs. Nyoda Scott was organist and soloist, singing “Beyond The Sunset” and “Beautiful Isle Of Somewhere”. Honorary pallbearers were Hilbert Murrill, W. A. Richman, J. W. Rounsavell, Marion McCrae, Wm. Collins, Russell Temple, Bernard Livingood, Frank Renfrow. Casket bearers were Joe Wise, Melvin and Don Scott, Jay Rugg, Fred J. Zielke, and Pat Rankin. Graveside services and interment was at 4 .m. in the IOOF cemetery at Milton Freewater where her husband had been buried. Mrs. Finley was the daughter of Daniel and Mary Wynn and was born May 28, 1876 in Henry County, Tenn. On March 29, 1893 she was married at Murray, Ky., to Henry L. Finley and the couple lived in Kentucky until coming to Wallowa County in 1910. In 1942 they moved to Milton-Freewater to live until his death on March 14, 1955. Since then she had lived in Wallowa County. She was a member of the Christian church. She had been in failing health for the past year. Survivors include three daughters; Mrs. Hesrchel (Lillie) Scott, of Wallowa, Mrs. Ercell (Mary) Richman, of Troy, and...

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Finley, Henry L. – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Henry L. Finley, Early Wallowa Co. Settler, Dies Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Milton Christian church for Henry L. Finley who passed away Monday afternoon at St. Mary’s Hospital in Walla Walla, Washington. Truman Robbins, local pastor, was in charge of the services and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Moore of Athena sang “No Night There” and Beyond The Sunset”. Pall Bearers were the four grandsons: Joe Wise, Melvin Schott, Fred Zielke, Donnie Scott and two great-grandnephews, Jack Loyd and Bill Morse. Burial was in the 100F cemetery at Milton. Henry Finley was born at Murray, Kentucky, May 11, 1873. He was married to Lula Ann Wynn at Marray, Kentucky, March 29, 1893. They were among the early settlers of Wallowa County coming to Oregon in 1910 where they reared their family, making their home in Wallow, Flora, Enterprise, and Troy where Mr. Finley was engaged in farming, usually dairying. In 1942 Mr. and Mrs. Finley moved to Milton where they have since resided. Two years ago, March 29, they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house held at the Milton Christian church, of which he was an active member. Mr. Finley is survived by his widow, three sons; Daniel of Milton, Wynn of Rosalie, Washington, and Sherman of Kaiserslautern, Germany; and three daughters; Mrs. Lillie Scott of Wallowa, Oregon, Mrs....

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