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Finney, William Nelson (more commonly known as Nels or Nelson)
B: 29 Mar 1871, Menominee?, Iowa
D: 18 Dec 1965, age 94, Buried: Joe River Cemetery
M: 17 Sep 1902, Clara Yeo b. 26 Jan 1873, a native of Mitchell, Ontario, dau of Isaac and Mary (Hoskins) Yeo. Clara had one brother, Norman, and two sisters, Annette and Mabel. She d. 08 Dec 1958, age 85. Buried: Joe River Cemetery

FN: John Finney
MN: Sarah Lightfoot

Children of William Nelson Finney and Clara Yeo:

Eugene Finney
D: 1973
M: Eleanor Clow, they had 2 children: James and Patricia

Grace Finney
D: 1966
M: L. C. Ward

George Finney
B: 1908
M: Dorothy Lang, they had 3 children: Allen, Maurice, & Eunice

Burton Finney
B: 26 Jun 1912, St. Vincent Township, Kittson County, MN
M: 1949, Dale Gunnarson

Children of Burton Finney and Dale Gunnarson

John Finney
B: 1950

Daniel Finney
B: 1952

Harold Finney
B: 1914
D: 15 DEc 2007, Villa St. Vincent, Crookston, MN
M: 27 Oct 1940, Lorraine Bucholz c. 01 Mar 1993

Children of Harold Finney and Lorraine Bucholz:

Eileen Frances Finney
B: Hallock, MN
D: 21 Nov 1995, at home
M: 17 Jun 1965, Ted Kochevar

Children of Ted Kochevar and Eileen Finney:

Paula Kochevar

Susan Finney
M: Leland Sele

Kathleen Finney
M: Nielsen

Brian Finney

Willis Finney
B: 1918
M: Alma Walters, they had: Sandra, Joyce, and Norma

Children of Willis Finney and Alma Walters:

Sandra Finney
B: 23 Sep 1945
D: 05 Jul 2006, St. Simons Island, GA
M: 10 Jun 1966, Robert E. Olson

Children of Robert Olson and Sandra Finney:

Melissa Olson
M: Mallon

Anna-Liese R. Olson


Joyce Finney

Norma Finey


Sandra is survived by her husband, Robert, St. Simons Island; two daughters, Melissa O. Mallon, St. Simons Island and Anna-Liese R. Olson, Athens, Ga; a granddaughter, Anna-Grace Mallon, St. Simons Island; two sisters, Joyce (Bryan) Lofberg, Mt. Holly, NJ, and Norma (Judson) Nelson, Lancaster; and a host of nieces and nephews.


Nelson Finney: The Pioneer Essay by Kathleen Finney

William Nelson Finney: Early Pioneer to Kittson County by Norma Finney

E. J. Finney Essay by Keith Finney