Louis H Finster

Male 1869 - 1948  (79 years)

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  • Name Louis H Finster 
    Born 10 May 1869 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jun 1948 
    Age 79 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    John Finster  (Grandfather) 
    Caroline West  (Great Grandmother) 
    Person ID I86699  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Henry H Finster,   b. 15 Nov 1833,   d. 22 Jun 1918  (Age 84 years)
    Other Partners: Ella Pratt  
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Frances Ann Beadle,   b. Abt 1838,   d. 23 Jan 1896  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F61342  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Sarah A Stevens,   b. 28 Jun 1871,   d. 9 Jun 1943  (Age 71 years) 
    Married: 1x1. Henry Day Finster,   b. 20 Jan 1888,   d. 27 Feb 1970  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F61355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • June 25, 1948 - Louis H. Finster, age 79 years, 1 month, 15 days. Date of birth May 10, 1869, born in Orwell, New York. Sex, male; race, white; widow; occupation, farmer, poultry farm. Length of residence in town where death occurred, 25 years. Name of wife, Sarah Finster. Name of father, H. H. Finster, born in New York. Name of mother, (unknown) Beadle, born in Orwell, New York. Informant, H. D. Finster, Pulaski, New York. Cause of death, cerebral hemorrhage, duration 2 days; contributed by diabetes, duration 10 years; arteriosclerosis, duration 10 years. Signed by F. E. MacCullum, M.D., of Pulaski, New York, June 26, 1948. Place of burial, Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell, New York, June 28, 1948. Undertaker, Paul K. Foster, Pulaski, New York.
    • Louis H. Finster - May 10, 1869 - June 25, 1948. Son of Henry H. and Frances Ann Beadle Finster. Husband of Sarah A. Stevens Finster. Married July 14, 1887 in Orwell Township, Oswego County, New York.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, July 1, 1948 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - L. H. Finster, 79, Dies from Stroke - Louis H. Finster, 79, died Friday night at his home in the North street road, Maltby corners, following a stroke which he suffered Thursday evening. He had been in failing health for some time, but had been about his usual chores up until late Thursday evening. Funeral services were conducted from the late home, Monday at 2 p.m. by Rev. James N. Pauley of the Methodist church. Interment was in Evergreen cemetery, Orwell. Mr. Finster is survived by a son, H. Dey Finster, a granddaughter, Mrs. Juanita Whalen and a great- granddaughter, Sandra Whalen, all of Pulaski. He was born in Orwell, May 10, 1869, the son of Frances Beadle and Henry H. Finster. His early life was spent in Orwell, where he was married July, 1887, to Sarah Stevens, daughter of Edward Stevens, Orwell. Mrs. Finster died five years ago, June 9, 1943. For a number of years, Mr. Finster was employed at the Woodbury Chair factory in Orwell, until the time of an explosion of the boiler in that factory, which destroyed the equipment and building. The business was then moved to Phoenix and he moved his family and their continuing to work for Woodbury. Later he went to Buffalo and managed a hotel for Frank Woodbury, for a short time after which he and his family settled in Detroit, Michigan. For about ten years Mr. Finster was a superintendent in the Ford plant in Detroit. In October 1923 the Finster's moved to Pulaski at the present site of their late home, where he has conducted a poultry business with his son, Dey. Mr. Finster was a member of the Pulaski Methodist church, the Pulaski grange, and a Past Grand of Pulaski Lodge No. 648, I.O.O.F.