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Lynn Atchison Finney

Male 1845 - 1932  (87 years)


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  • Name Lynn Atchison Finney 
    Born 3 Apr 1845  Cassville, Barry, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Membership Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Bank 
    • Charter member of Modesto Bank.
    Residence 1 Jun 1850  Prairie, Carroll, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm House 
    • John W. "Finny" was 46 and "Manerva A." was 45. The children:
      Jane "Berkes", 18
      Isabella "Berkes", 16
      Kizziah C. Finney, 13
      James H. 12
      Robert H. 10
      Thomas B., 8
      Linn A., 6
      Caroline V., 4
      Archibald Y., 1

      and a farmer: Isaac J. Barber, 19
    Census page, Prairie Township, Arkansas
    Census page, Prairie Township, Arkansas
    from www.ancestry.com
    Migrated 1857  California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Ox Cart 
    School 1 Jun 1860  Willits, Mendocino, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Was a student during the school year.
    Census page, Little Lake, California
    Census page, Little Lake, California
    from www.ancestry.com
    Residence 1 Jun 1860  Willits, Mendocino, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farm House 
    • John W. Finney was 56 years old and Minerva A. was 54. John was a farmer. They had $1600 worth (in 2011 equal to about $561,000) of real estate and $960 of personal property (in 2011 equal to about $337,000). The children:
      James, 19 years old
      Robert, 18
      Linn, 14
      Archibald, 11
      Caroline, 12

      The new upstart town was called Little Lake at the time.
    Census page, Little Lake, California
    Census page, Little Lake, California
    from www.ancestry.com
    Residence 1 Jun 1880  Empire, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farm house 
    • "L.A." Finney was 34 years old and Flora E. was 27.
      Their son, "A.L." was 8.
      With them was Flora's father, John R. Kelso, who was 49.
    Census page, Empire, California, page 10
    Census page, Empire, California, page 10
    Residence 15 Apr 1910  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farm House 
    • Lynn A. Finney was 65 years old and "Florrila" was 55. They had been married for 36 years and had given birth to 6 children. They also had a dairy farm. At home were:
      Lynn who was 24 years old
      Mabel who was 22 and going to school
      Wallace who was 20 and going to school
      "Florilla" who was 18 and also going to school.

      They had two hired men that were milkers:
      Jans Mathiesen, who was 22, single, and from Denmark
      Ernest Beider, who was 36, single and from "Swiz. German."
    Census page, Modesto, California, 1B
    Census page, Modesto, California, 1B
    Employment 15 Apr 1910  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    • He had a dairy farm.
    Census page, Modesto, California, 1B
    Census page, Modesto, California, 1B
    Residence 1 Jan 1920  Finney Road, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmhouse 
    • Lynn A. Finney was 74 and Florella was 65. They had a mortgage on their farm on Finney Ave. Kelso, their son had the adjoining farm.

      Their daughter, Florella, was 28 and working as a public school teacher.
      They had a hired man, Mathias Peterson, who was 31, a farm laborer, and from Denmark.
    Census page, Modesto, California, page 9B
    Census page, Modesto, California, page 9B
    Employment 1 Jan 1920  Finney Road, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Census page, Modesto, California, page 9B
    Census page, Modesto, California, page 9B
    Residence 1 Apr 1930  Finney Road, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farm House 
    • Lynn A. was 84 years old and Florella A. was 75. They lived on the farm that they owned on Finney Road, Modesto, and had a radio set. At the house was:
      Florella, who was 38, single and employed as a farmer;
      Lynn K. who was 45, divorced and employed as a farmer; and
      Benjamin C. who was a grandson, 10 years old and going to school.
      They had a boarder named Jim Smith who was 43, and was born in England and working as a laborer.
    Census page, Modesto, California, page 15B
    Census page, Modesto, California, page 15B
    FamilySearch ID# LZY7-X42 
    Employment Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Director 
    • Served six years as director of the Modesto Irrigation District, during which time the canals were built and the water first distributed.
    Employment Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farm 
    • The ranch had fruit trees and vegetables. The family always enjoyed olives, oranges, and "Indian" peaches (Indian peaches are cling peaches with dark red pulp that was normally pickled). The oranges were picked before the frost would strike and each orange was carefully wrapped in newspaper, and packed into a box to ripen. If an orange happens to rot, the newspaper protects the surrounding oranges. The family also cured their own olives.
    Employment Salida, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Trustee 
    • Served 25 years as school trustee for the Salida School District.
    Employment 1 Apr 1930  Finney Road, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    General Farmer 
    Census page, Modesto, California, page 15B
    Census page, Modesto, California, page 15B
    Died 21 Oct 1932  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Died at his home near Salida.
    Buried 24 Oct 1932  Modesto Citizens Cemetery, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address:
    1001 Scenic Drive 
    • Location: B1 66 Lot 2 GR 5
    Person ID I393  MacomberKin | Kelso family
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2015 

    Father John Wesley Finney,   b. 30 Sep 1804, Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1889, French Camp, San Joaquin, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Minerva Adkins Walker,   b. 17 Apr 1806, Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1897, Lathrop, San Joaquin, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Family ID F132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florella Adelia Kelso,   b. 27 Apr 1854, Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1940, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1873 
    • Lynn was 28 years old and Florella was 25 years old when they were married. Lynn and Florella came to Califonia from Missouri in a covered wagon.
    Census 1 Jun 1900  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lynn was 55 years old and Florilla was 45. They had been married for 27 years and had given birth to six children, all of whom were living. "Irvine K." was 19 years old; Clara was 16; Lynn was 15; Mabel was 12; Wallace was 10; and Florilla was 9 years old. All the children were attending school and the family was living in Murphys, California. Lynn was working as a farmer.
    Residence 1 Jan 1920  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmhouse 
    • Lynn A. Finney was 74 and Florella was 65. They had a mortgage on their farm on Finney Ave. Kelso, their son had the adjoining farm.

      Their daughter, Florella, was 28 and working as a public school teacher.
      They had a hired man, Mathias Peterson, who was 31, a farm laborer, and from Denmark.
    Census page, Modesto, California, page 9B
    Census page, Modesto, California, page 9B
    Children 
    +1. Erwin Kelso Finney,   b. 11 Mar 1881, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1957, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Doctor Clara E. Finney, M.D.,   b. Dec 1883, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1930, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
    +3. Lynn Kelso Finney,   b. 10 May 1885, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1961, Fresno, Fresno, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +4. Mabel Consuelo Finney,   b. 19 Feb 1888, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1952, Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +5. Wallace Rolland Finney,   b. 15 Jun 1889, Salida, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1980, Hillsborough, San Mateo, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     6. Florella Kelso Finney,   b. 30 May 1891, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1974, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart