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Finch Family Connections

William Finch was born about 1792. He married on 2 January 1832 in Fulton or Campbell County, Georgia to Lucinda Canady, the daughter of Caleb Canady and Mary "Polly" Evans, was born about 1810 in Georgia. They are found living in Coosa County, Alabama in 1860. By 1870, they are found living in Clay County, Alabama.

Children:

  • Mary FINCH, born about 1834 Georgia
  • John W. FINCH, born 1836 Georgia
  • Sarah FINCH, born about 1838 Georgia
  • Margaret Missouri FINCH, born about 1843 Wetumpka, Coosa County, Alabama
  • Fredonia Frances FINCH, born about 1845 Alabama
  • Christopher C. FINCH, born April 1847 Alabama
Edward FINCH, born ~1813, married 1834 Talbot County, Georgia
Jane Johnston, born ~1819
Living Tallapoosa Co. Ala 1850, Elmore Co. Ala 1880
  • James FINCH born about 1837, married Rutha Howell in 1858 Tallapoosa Co., Ala. Rutha Howell was born on 7 January 1836, the daughter of Joshua Howell and Mary Buce. He served in the Civil War with the 47th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Company B. He died during that service on 15 July 1863 in Gordonsville, Virginia. Rutha, widowed, is found in Tallapoosa County in 1870 living with two young children.
    Rutha later  (1875 Elmore County, Alabama) married a widower, Robert Jefferson Hendricks/Hendrix.
    • Paschal FINCH, born 1859
    • Nathan FINCH, born 1861
  • Cincinnatter FINCH, born about 1839
  • William Ann FINCH was born on 2 June 1839, the daughter of Edward Finch. She married first to Henry D. Simmons, whom she had married on 29 September 1861 in Tallapoosa Co., Ala. Henry D. was born in 1839. He was killed in action at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on 3 July 1863 as part of the 47th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Company B. Henry D. Simmons was the brother of Elizabeth Antionett Simmons COSBY
    William Ann married James Martin Knox. James was the son of Joseph Knox and Elizabeth Jordan. James was in the same regiment of service during the Civil War. He was paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia on 9 April 1865.
    James died on 6 November 1913 and William Ann died on 21 July 1928. They are buried in the Sardis Methodist Cemetery in Tallapoosa County, Alabama.
    • James E. KNOX, born about 1869
    • Josephine KNOX, born about 1871

George Washington Finch, born 1844, died 1897, enlisted as private in Company H, 8th Confederate Cavalry, buried Red Ridge Cemetery, Tallapoosa County, Alabama
Georgia Wright, born about 1844
  • Georgia Victoria FINCH, born August 1872 Tallapoosa County, Alabama, died 9 July 1907 Tallapoosa County, Alabama, buried City Cemetery, Alexander City, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, married Robert Lee Smith; Robert, son of Freeman Smith, born 21 February 1868 Tallapoosa County, Alabama, married (2) Josie Jones Trussell on 6 April 1913 Tallapoosa County, Alabama, died 6 April 1922 Tallapoosa County, Alabama, buried City Cemetery, Alexander City, Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • Henry Tyler FINCH, son of G. W. Finch and Georgia Wright, was born on 22 May 1874. He married on 2 December 1895 Tallapoosa Co., Ala. to Annie Behethland SMITH, who was born 30 May 1881, the daughter of Rev. James Arter Smith and Martha Elizabeth Carroll. Annie died on 13 April 1920 and Henry died on 13 June 1941. They are buried in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Tallapoosa County, Alabama. Henry Finch was in the lumber business. He was also the brother of Mary Kate Finch, who married William T. SANFORD.
    • George Smith FINCH, born about 1897, died 12 May 1973, buried Hillview Cemetery, Alexander City, Alabama married Isabella Whatley
    • Mary FINCH, born about 1899
    • Stella F. FINCH, born 1900, died 1921, married James Smith 1916 Tallapoosa County; James born 1897, died 1928; both buried Union Cemetery
    • Thomas Henry "Spud" FINCH, born about 1903, died 14 March 1977, buried Sardis Cemetery, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, never married
    • Ruth FINCH, born about 1905
    • Joe Arter FINCH, born about 1907, died 11 May 1981, married Josephine Hope Norris; Josephine born 5 February 1910, died 8 February 1976
    • Ina M. FINCH, born Jan 1910
    • Horace Jack FINCH, born 17 February 1917, died 18 January 1973, married Nancy Boone in June 1942
    • Grace FINCH
    • Bernice FINCH
    • Sarah Wildon FINCH, married Joe Douglas Lowe
      Joe Douglas LOWE (1911-1992) married (1)Sarah Wildon Finch, died 30 Jan 1938 during childbirth (2)Glender Smith
    • Gertrude "Trudy" FINCH
  • J. B. FINCH (m), born about 1876
  • T. H. FINCH (m), born about 1879
  • Mary Kate FINCH was born in October 1882. She married in 1902 to William T. SANFORD, the second child of William W. Sanford and Sarah T. Pullen. William was born in March 1874.  Mary Finch was the sister of Henry Tyler Finch, who married Annie Behethland SMITH.
    • Jack Malcolm SANFORD, born 20 June 1903, married May Elizabeth Pogue; May bon 16 May 1902, died 6 January 1879; both buried Dadeville Cemetery
    • George W. SANFORD, born 1907
    • Mary W. SANFORD, born about 1911
    • Sarah SANFORD, born about 1919
Francis FINCH, born 1910, married R. V. Lockett; R.B. born 1900, died 1980; both buried Dadeville Cemetery

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