John Finch

Male7 June 1821–12 September 1903

Brief Life History of John

When John Finch was born on 7 June 1821, in Kingston Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States, his father, Isaac Finch Jr., was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth F. Coykendall, was 24. He married Lucy Ann Alford on 13 August 1846. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Berkshire, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Sunbury, Berkshire Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 12 September 1903, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, United States.

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John Finch
Cinderella Slack Finch
Marriage: 22 November 1855
Diadamia Elizabeth Finch
Eva Jane Finch
Mary Emma Finch
John E Finch

Sources (27)

  • John Finch, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Finch, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • John Finch, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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  • Marriage
    22 November 1855
  • Children (5)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 4

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 15

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 25

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English finch, fink ‘finch’ (Old English finc), for a small, lively, cheerful person.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), Czech, Slovenian, and Croatian Fink ‘finch’, or of some of the corresponding Slavic surnames, e.g. Czech (Moravian) Pěnka (see Penka ).

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

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