Third Generation

11. Deloss S3 Finch (James Bates2, Joshua1) was born in Smyrna, Chenango Co, NY July 04, 1844. The 1880 census records Delos as being 34 years old. I can find no reference to a Springvalley NY. My guess is that is is either a very small settlement or the name of a farm.

The 1900 census records his birth as July 1840. Deloss died November 19, 1913 in Earlville, Madison Co, NY, at 69 years of age. Possibly buried in the Earlville cemetery

He married Mary Ella Lillibridge in Earlville, Madison Co, NY, August 26, 1871. Mary was born in Lebanon, Madison Co, NY August 1, 1856. The 1900 census records her birth as August 1857. Mary was the daughter of Wellington Jay Lillibridge and Sarah Anne Allen.

Mary died January 2, 1920 in Earlville, Madison Co, NY, at 63 years of age. There is a Deloss Finch recorded in the Town of Lebanon, Madison Co. in the 1880 census on page 215. Deloss is 34 and recorded as a farmer and was born in New York State. His wife Mary is 23, sons John W, age 6 and Jarah age 1. The youngest son is recorded in this census as Jerah not Terah. There is also a 15 year old farm servant living in the household named Jay Merrifield. In the 1850 and the 1860 census his name is spelled as Delos (only one s) In the 1870 census Delos Finch (age 25) is working as a farmhand on the W. Faller farm. Deloss was in the 114 Rgt. in the Civil War.

Found in the 1900 census West Main Street, Hamilton, Madison County, New York page 147. Is a farmer and owns his own farm with no mortgage.

Deloss S Finch and Mary Ella Lillibridge had the following children:

child 21 i. John Wellington4 Finch was born November 03, 1873. John died February 19, 1951 at 77 years of age. John, age 6, is recorded in the 1880 census living in Lebanon. John was a Mining Engineer and spent time in China. (reference: Biographical Review, Boston, Biographical Review Publishing Co, 1894)

Living with his parents in the 1900 census Hamilton, Madison County, New York page 147.

child 22 ii. Jessie M Finch was born in Lebanon, Madison Co, NY March 25, 1876. Jessie died March 31, 1876 at less than one year of age.

child + 23 iii. Jerah Lillibridge Finch was born September 13, 1878.

child 24 iv. Sarah L Finch was born in Lebanon, Madison Co, NY September 13, 1878. Sarah died June 24, 1945 at 66 years of age.

child 25 v. Raymond Deloss Finch was born in Madison Co, NY January 07, 1882. Raymond died February 21, 1963 at 81 years of age. He married Lula Kuhn. Lula was born August 24, 1891. Lula died December 1980 at 89 years of age. Living at home in the 1900 census Hamilton, Madison County, New York page 147.

child 26 vi. Clara B Finch was born in Hamilton, Madison Co, NY June 25, 1887. Clara died December 30, 1957 in Randallsville, Madison Co, NY, at 70 years of age. She married Harry Burnside Fleming in Earlville, Madison Co, NY, June 02, 1909. Harry was born in Randallsville, Madison Co, NY June 29, 1889. Harry died February 1, 1967 in Utica, Oneida Co, NY, at 77 years of age. i0 Harry was a Farmer and a skating rink owner. He bought the family farm in 1914. He died of cancer and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Hamilton, NY. She is recorded as Clarissa in some records and in the 1900 census Hamilton, Madison County, New York page 147.

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