Thomas F. Finch & Arthelia Jane McConkey

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Family Group Report

Husband

 Thomas F. Finch

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 1852 Monongalia, West Virginia  (birth-year from tombstone; birth-place from mar-register)
Marriage 25 Dec 1878 Taylor, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 154, 8th record ]
Death 1894 (death-year from tombstone)
Burial  Bluemont Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father  Joseph H. Finch
his Mother  Mary Fullard
Notes about Husband:
Wife

 Arthelia Jane McConkey

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 11 Feb 1857 Taylor, West Virginia  (birth-date from death-cert; birth-county from marriage-register)
Death 6 Sep 1932 Taylor, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #11362 ]
Burial  Bluemont Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father  Robert McConkey  (1831-1903)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Mother  Christine Rogers  (1834-1916)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Broncho Pneumonia / Myocarditis / Fractured hip  (age 75y-6m-25d)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Edward McConkey Finch b 2 Oct 1879 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 22, line 98 ]  
m May 1910* Taylor, WV  [ marriage-register page 15, line 20 ] Julia Ann Grow
d 2 Jun 1923 Weston, Lewis, WV  [ death-certificate #8302 ] bur: Bluemont Cemetery
2 F Agnes B. Finch b 2 Nov 1880 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 31, line 107 ] [ sp. 1881-1957 d.c.]
m 30 Jun 1908 Taylor, WV  [ marriage-register page 9, line 34 ] Clarence E. Grayson
d 19 Jul 1960 Monongalia, WV  [ death-certificate #'60-009922 ] bur: Bluemont Cemetery
3 F Mary Jane Finch b 27 Apr 1882 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 48, line 75 ] [ sp. 1878-1953 d.c.]
m 14 Oct 1922 Taylor, WV  [ marriage-register page 70, line 11 ] Ira Ernest Frederick
d 29 Nov 1951 Monongalia, WV  [ death-certificate #16028 ] bur: Halleck Cemetery
4 M Thomas Bernard Finch b 5 Mar 1884 Grafton, Taylor, WV  [ birth-certificate #16464 ]  
m      
d 4 Jan 1947   bur: Baltimore Natl Cem.
5 F Rose Leland Finch b 24 Feb 1886 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 80, line 72 ] [ sp. 1881-1957 d.c.]
m 22 Feb 1909 Taylor, WV  [ marriage-register page 11, line 27 ] James Thomas Murphy
d 4 Nov 1944 Taylor, WV  [ death-certficate #15788 ] bur: Mt. Calvary Cem.
6 M Frank Ferdinand Finch b 5 Oct 1887 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 87, line 80 ]  
m 27 Dec 1911 Grafton, Taylor, WV  [ mar-register page 21, line 3 ] Lena Crayton
d Sep 1965 (death mo/year from SSDI, Last-residence: Maryland)  
7 F Ruth Mildred Finch b 22 Jul 1889 Grafton, Taylor, WV  [ delayed birth-cert #30108 ] [ sp. 1884-1945 d.c.]
m 12 Sep 1911 Taylor, WV  [ marriage-register page 19, line 38 ] Harry Wick Johnson
d 10 Oct 1948 Monongalia, WV  [ death-certificate #13770 ] bur: Bluemont Cemetery
8 M Robert J. Finch b 15 Jul 1891 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 178 line, 67 ]  
d 27 Oct 1905 Taylor, WV  [ death-register page 270, 9th record ] bur: Bluemont Cemetery
9 F Christianna L. Finch
"Christina Louise"
b 16 Apr 1893 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 133, line 68 ]  
d 13 Jan 1924 Grafton, Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate #1229 ] bur: Bluemont Cemetery
Notes about Children:
1) Edward McConkey Finch - the marriage-register does not have a married-date or name of the person performing the marriage recorded. The license date is 21 May 1910. Edward is listed as "Married" on his death-certificate in 1923.

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  Thomas F. Finch Spouse:  Arthelia J. McConkey
Date / Place of Birth:  1852 / Monongalia, (W)Va Date / Place of Birth:  1857 / Taylor (W)Va
Date / Place of Death:  1894 / Date / Place of Death:  1932 / Taylor, WV
Marriage Date / Place:  1878 / Taylor, WV
1860 ST VA COUNTY:  Taylor Twp Post-Office: Pruntytown Pg# no. 50
7-year-old Thomas Finch is with his parents, Joseph Finch (age 37) and Mary (age 33).
Siblings: Sarah (12), Matilda (10), Joseph (4) and Mary M. (1). And there are 8 boarders in the household.
1860 ST VA COUNTY:  Taylor Twp Post-Office: Pruntytown Pg# no. 60
3-year-old Arcela McConkey is with her parents, Robert McConkey (age 28) and Chris. J. (age 25)
1870 ST WV COUNTY:  Taylor Twp Haymond Township Pg# no. 12
17-year-old Thomas F. Finch is with his parents, Joseph Finch (age 45) & Mary (age 38).
Siblings: Matilda J. (19), Joseph (14), Mary M. (11), Emma (9), Minerva (6), and George W. (3)
1870 ST WV COUNTY:  Taylor Twp Fetterman Township Pg# no. 1
13-year-old Arthela McConkey is with her parents, Robert McConkey (age 38) and Christina (age 33).
Siblings: Carrie (2) and Laura B. (6/12)
1880 ST WV COUNTY:  Taylor ED ED:81; the Town of Grafton, Dist. 81 Pg# no. 9
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Finch, Thomas 27 VA England-Ireland; Married; Works in Cigar Shop
", Arthelia (wife) 23 VA PA-VA; married; Keeping House
", Edward (son) 8/12 WV VA-VA; born in Oct.
Lines 1-3; Enum-Dwelling #82; Enum-Family #85
1900 ST WV COUNTY:  Taylor ED ED:126; Fetterman District Pg# Sheet 5A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Finch, Arthela (head) 43 WV PA-WV; born Feb 1857; widow; 9-children-born / 9-children-living
", Agnes B. (dau) 19 WV WV-WV; born Nov 1880; single; School Teacher
", Mary J. (dau) 18 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1882; attended school 7 months during the year
", Thomas B. (son) 16 WV WV-WV; born Mar 1884; attended school 7 months during the year
", Rose L. (dau) 14 WV WV-WV; born Feb 1886; attended school 7 months during the year
", Frank F. (son) 12 WV WV-WV; born Oct 1887; attended school 6 months during the year
", Ruth M. (dau) 10 WV WV-WV; born July 1889; attended school 7 months during the year
", Robert J. (son) 8 WV WV-WV; born June 1891; attended school 7 months during the year
", Christianna L. (dau) 7 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1893
Lines 26-34; Enum-Dwelling #93; Enum-Family #94; Rents-home
1910 ST WV COUNTY:  Taylor ED ED:135; Grafton City, 1st Ward Pg# Sheet 8B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Finch, Arthelia J. (head) 53 WV PA-WV; widow; 9-children-born / 8-children-living
", Edward W. (son) 29 WV WV-WV; single; Cigar, Manufacter
", Mary J. (dau) 27 WV WV-WV; single; none
", Ruth M. (dau) 20 WV WV-WV; single; Typesetter, Newspaper
", Christina L. (dau) 17 WV WV-WV; single; none
1134 Pike Street; Lines 84-88; Enum-Dwelling #185; Enum-Family #187; Rents-home
1920 ST WV COUNTY:  Taylor ED ED:126; Fetterman District Pg# Sheet 13A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Finch, A. J. (head) 62 WV WV-WV; widow
", Mary (dau) 37 WV WV-WV; single
", Christine (dau) 27 WV WV-WV; single; Office Clerk
", Thomas (son) 35 WV WV-WV; single; Laborer, Glass Factory; W.
1134 Pike St. Lines 22-25; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1930 ST WV COUNTY:  Taylor ED ED:9; Grafton City, 3rd Ward Pg# Sheet 4B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Grayson, Clarence E. (head) 48 WV WV-WV; married-26-years; Yard Master, Steam Railroad
", Agnes G. (wife) 48 WV WV-WV; married-26-years
", Thomas A. (son) 19 WV WV-WV; single; Yard Clerk, Steam Railroad
", Robert B. (son) 18 WV WV-WV; single; attended school during the year
", F. Edward (son) 15 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", John D. (son) 12 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Finch, Arthelia J. (m-in-law) 73 WV PA-WV; widow
127 East Wilford Street; Lines 74-80; Enum-Dwelling #85; Enum-Family #84; Owns-home, value $4,700.

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