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Finch family of Charlotteville

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Re: Finch family of Charlotteville

Posted: 21 Mar 2008 3:25AM GMT
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Finch, David Wellington (son of Thomas Henry and Hannah (Collver) Finch), born at Charlotteville Twp., Norfolk Co., Upper Canada, born at Charlotteville Twp., Norfolk Co., Upper Canada on 27 Jun 1816, died on 31 Oct 1865 ae 49y 4m 4d. He married on 12 Mar 1838, Rebecca House, born at Westminster Twp., Middlesex Co., Upper Canada on 31 May 1822, died at Westminster Twp., Middlesex Co., Ont. on 26 Aug 1898 ae 76y 2m 26d (VR9134/98). They were buried in Mapleton Cemetery, Mapleton, North Dorchester Twp. Elgin Co.

The main source for this relationship is Commemorative Biographical Record of the County of Lambton, Ontario by J.H. Beers, p. 501-502.

"Thomas Henry Finch, son of the Elder, came from England with his parents,and during most of his life resided in Toronto, where he conducted a general store. His last years were spent at Komoka, where he died at the advanced age of eighty-nine. His wife, three years his junior, lived to the same age.They had a large family of whom only the third daughter is still living. Salinda, the eldest daughter, became the wife of a Mr. Edwards; one daughter married a Mr. Beckwith; Henry, deceased, was a prominent merchant and hotel proprietor at Aylmer, Ont.; Thomas resided at Aylmer, Ont.; William was a farmer at Komoka; Jane, the third daughter, wife of Eliphalet Gustin, lives in London, Ont.; David Wellington; the youngest daughter married Mr. Furguerson, of Strathroy."

Thomas Finch farmed in Lobo Twp., Middlesex Co. No will has been found. David Wellington Finch farmed in North Dorchester Twp., Elgin Co.
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