Biography of Alexander Findley
Crawford County, PA Biographies





ALEXANDER FINDLEY, farmer, P. O. Custard's, was born in Chautauqua County, N. Y., January 19, 1827, and is a son of Russell and Nancy (Barry) Findley, natives, former of Pennsylvania, latter of Ireland. They were of mature age when they settled in the State of New York, and eight of their ten children were born in that State, one of the remaining two being born on the farm where orr subject now resides. They came from New York to this county in 1841, settling on a farm. Eight of their children grew to maturity, of whom Alexander is the only one now in this county. The father died in 1865; the mother died in 1855. Our subject received his education mostly in New York State; has farmed all his life, and now owns the wellimproved farm of 125 acres on which he has lived since 1841. He was married in 1875 to Jane, daughter of George Miller, a farmer of this State, and of German Dutch descent. They have four children: George R. Francis A., L. L. Davis and James Carson. Mrs. Findley is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In his political views Mr. Findley is Democratic. He has been School Director and Clerk and Treasurer of tnion Township.


From:
History of Crewford County, Pennsylvania
Illustrated
Warner, Beers & Co.,
Chicago; 1895

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