Biography of Harrison Finkle
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Finkle, Harrison, was born in Columbia county, January 7, 1847: He was a son of Calvin and Elanor (Dunbar) Finkle, he born in Dutchess county and she in Albany county. The father of Calvin was John Finkle of Dutchess county, where he lived and died. The father of Mr. Finkle was a farmer. He died in October, 1875, and his wife died in May„ 1878. Mr. Finkle was reared in Columbia county until twelve years of age, and was in Albany county until 1878. He was educated in common and select schools and followed teaching for four years: In 1878 he came to Greenbush and engaged in the sale of Helderberg blue stone and has ever since continued the business September 30, 1868, Mr. Finkle was married to Anna C: Brate of Albany, but was reared in Westerlo, Albany county. To Mr. and Mrs. Finkle have been born two children: Katie M. and Flossie B. Mr. Finkle is a member of Greenbush Lodge No. 337, F. & A. M., of the A: O. U. W:, the L. O. Lodge No. 177 of Albany, N. Y., of the A. P. A., and is also a member of the C. C. B. C. No. 1, of Rensselaer county.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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