JOHN FINCH, deceased, was born in Canaan Township January 20, 1816. In 1837, he married Emily Kilbury, who was
born in this township July 20, 1816. They had a family of seven children, viz., Nancy, James E., Samantha, Sarah,
T. M., Electa and Joshua D., all married and doing well. Mr. and Mrs. Finch were members of the M. E. Church. He
was a Republican in politics, a successful farmer, an affectionate husband and a kind and indulgent father, respected
by all who knew him. He started in life without means, and at the time of his death owned ninety six acres of land.
His widow resides with her daughter, Mrs. Manly Feese. The parents of both Mr. and Mrs. Finch were among the earliest
settlers of this vicinity. His father came in 1800, and raised a family of ten children.
History of Madison County, Ohio
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Madison County, Ohio Biographies
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