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Family Sheet

Name: Samuel Joseph Finley Note Born: 6 Mar 1826 at Orange Co, , , IN Married: Died: 22 Jul 1876 at Guerneville, , Sonoma Co, CA Father: Samuel Finley Mother: Martha Downing
Name: Prudence Brians Note Born: 1830 at Jackson Co, , , MO Died: Abt 1870 at , , Sonoma Co, CA
Name: Martha J Finley Born: 1850 at MO, , , Died: Husband: James F Oliver
Name: Washington Finley Born: Abt 1852 at Bates Co?, , , MO Died: Jul 1876 at Tehama Co, , , CA
Name: James Finley Born: 1854 at MO, , , Died: at Died Young ? , , ,
Name: Samuel W Finley Born: 1855 at Bodega, , Sonoma Co, CA Died:
Name: Victoria Finley Born: 1856 at Bodega, , Sonoma Co, CA Died:
Name: James Buchanan Finley Born: 22 Nov 1856 at Bodega, , Sonoma Co, CA Died: 25 Oct 1930 at Los Angeles, , , CA Wife: Clara Letts
Name: Elvira Finley Born: Aug 1862 at Bodega, , Sonoma Co, CA Died: Husband: Charles F Richardson
Name: Nancy V Finley Born: 1864 at Bodega, , Sonoma Co, CA Died:
Name: John Lee Finley Born: 1865 at NV, , , Died:
Name: George Thomas Finley Born: 1867 at NV, , , Died:
Name: Prudence Alice Finley Born: Abt 1869 at NV, , , Died: Husband: Arthur Oman
1). !Under guardianship of Josephus Hewett, Alvin Finley, Henry Snyder in Macon Co. , IL, 1836 1841 Macon Co. Court Records . Sold property 24 April 1850, Bates Co., MO DB A 49, B 178 . In 1860 and 1870 census Bodega, Sonoma Co., CA page 532, 254 . Elected Constable of Bodega township in 1861 Sonoma County Journal, Petaluma, 27 September 1861 reproduced in Sonoma Searcher, publication of Sonoma County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 2273, Santa Rosa, CA 95405 0273 . Shot and killed by Hi Epperleyin Guerneville, Sonoma Co. in argument over horse theft by his son, 22 July 1876 Sonoma Democrat, Santa Rosa, CA, 29 July 1876 and other local newspapers . !NDGW record of son, James Buchanan Finley state Samuel and Prudence came overland from Illinois in 1848.
2).  !Daughter of Jackson Brians.


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