First Generation


1. John Finney was born in Ireland. He died in 1844 in Somesville, Mount Desert, Maine, USA. Came to Deer Isle in 1799. British military deserter. Moved to Swan's Island in 1803. To Deer Isle 1838.

John Finney and Elizabeth Staples were married on 7 December 1799 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Marriage date is 'Published' date.
Elizabeth Staples, daughter of Moses Staples and Judith Eaton, was born on 10 November 1775 in Sedgwick, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

John Finney-981 and Elizabeth Staples-967 had the following children:

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Nancy Finney-982.

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Mary Ann (Sally?) Finney-983.

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Sally Finney-984.

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Eliza Finney died on 1 July 1839. She was born in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Unmarried.

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Dorcas Finney-986.

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Moses Staples (Jack) Finney-987.

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Thomas Finney-988.

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John Finney was born in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Married in Boston.