Stony F. Finchum

August 1842–1 January 1912 (Age 69)
Madison, Virginia, United States

The Life of Stony F.

When Stony F. Finchum was born in August 1842, in Madison, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Fincham, was 27 and his mother, Susan Berry, was 32. He married Mary A. Jeter on 4 March 1871, in Panola, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Kaufman, Texas, United States for about 20 years and Elmo, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 1 January 1912, in Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Elmo Cemetery, Elmo, Kaufman, Texas, United States.

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Stony F. Finchum
Mary A. Jeter
Marriage: 4 March 1871

Spouse and Children

4 March 1871
Panola, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Fincham


    Susan Berry




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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 19

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

English: spelling of Fincham .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Story T Fincham in household of Thomas Fincham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Stovey F Finchman in household of Thomas Finchman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • S S Finchew, "United States Census, 1870"

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