Ezra Finn

about 1848–
Benton Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ezra

When Ezra Finn was born about 1848, in Benton Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Sidney B Finn, was 32 and his mother, Caroline Van Fleet, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Sidney B Finn
1816–1878
Caroline Van Fleet
1816–
Oscar O Finn
1840–1922
Mary Temperance Finn
1847–1927
Ezra Finn
1848–
Mary Jane Finn
1842–1910
Emory Finn
1844–
Hannah Elizabeth Finn
1846–1867
Stark Finn
1849–
Ada E Finn
1851–1911
Daniel Kirk Finn
1856–1880
Hattie A Finn
1860–1914

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 15

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 33

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Finn ‘descendant of Fionn ’, a byname meaning ‘white’ or ‘fairhaired’. This name is borne by several families in the west of Ireland.2 English: from the Old Norse personal name Finnr ‘Finn’, used both as a byname and as a short form of various compound names with this first element.3 German: ethnic name for someone from Finland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Ezra Finn in household of Sydney Finn, "United States Census, 1850"

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