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  • ID: I9401
  • Name: Lewis Burton FINCH
  • Given Name: Lewis Burton
  • Surname: FINCH
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 26 Jun 1884 in Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
  • Death: 29 Jan 1959 in Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial: 1959 Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
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  • Change Date: 30 Jul 2016 at 00:16
  • Note:
    Ontario Vital Records - Births #001 302 - 1884
    FINCH, Lewis Burton, male, 26 June 1884, Howland. Parents: Andrew J. Finch and Hannah C. Blair.

    1911 Ontario Census, A1goma East, Sheguiandah, Household # 28
    Finch Berton Male Head Married June 1884 26
    Finch Jane Female Wife Married March 1885 26
    Finch Percy Male Son Single September 1904 6
    Finch Garbrath Male Son Single May 1906 5
    Finch Verna Female Daughter Single November 1907 3
    Finch Morris Male Son Single April 1910 1

    1921 Ontario Census, District No. 65, Algoma East, Enumeration Sub-District No. 2, Sheguiandah Township and Village, Pages 2 and 3, Household #25
    FINCH Bert Head Male Married 38 Ontario Ontario Ontario English Farmer
    FINCH Emily Wife Female Married 37 Ontario Ontario Ontario English
    FINCH Percy Son Male Single 16 Ontario Ontario Ontario English
    FINCH Garnet Son Male Single 15 Ontario Ontario Ontario English
    FINCH Verna Daughter Female 13 Single Ontario Ontario Ontario English Scholar
    FINCH Morris Son Male Single 11 Ontario Ontario Ontario English Scholar
    FINCH Lawson Son Male Single 9 Ontario Ontario Ontario English
    FINCH Stella Daughter Female Single 7 Ontario Ontario Ontario English
    FINCH Louie Son Male Single 3 Ontario Ontario Ontario English
    Family is Church of England

    Obituary, uncited (1959)
    LEWIS BURTON FINCH
    Funeral services were held Saturday, January 31, 1959 from the Tracy Funeral Home, Little Current, for Lewis Burton Finch, well-known resident of Ten-Mile-Point and Sheguiandah. Mr. Finch died at St. Joseph's General Hospital, Little Current, January 29, after a short illness. He was in his 74th year.
    A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Finch, he lived at Ten-Mile Point, all his life, where he farmed on the homestead until three years ago when he moved to Sheguiandah.
    Predeceased by his wife in January 1924, he is survived by five sons, Lawson of London, Ont., Louis of Angus, Ont., Garnet of Angus, Ont., and Maurice and Percy of Sheguiandah; two daughters, Mrs. Gordon Stringer of Sheguiandah, and Verna of Manitowaning. Two brothers also survive, Jess of Gravenhurst and Barney of Emo. Three sisters, Mrs. M. Watson of Gravenhurst, Mrs. Ella Abbott of Carmen, Manitoba and Mrs. Rice of Winnipeg. Also 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
    Mr. Finch was a member of the United Church.
    Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Robt. Wagner of Little Current.
    Active pallbearers were Eldridge Myers, Norman Robbins, George Skippen, Lloyd Lewis, Jim Burnett, and Lloyd Keatley.
    Honorary pallbearers; George Halcrow, Vic Holmes, Norman Burnett, Melvin Garbutt, and Stan Batman all of Sheguiandah and Ted Rowe of Little Current.
    Interment took place at Sheguiandah Cemetery.


    Father: Andrew Jess FINCH b: 10 Dec 1843 in Trafalgar Township, Halton County, Ontario, Canada
    Mother: Hannah C. BLAIR b: 15 Oct 1851 in Albion Township, Peel County, Ontario, Canada

    Marriage 1 Emily Jane CHISHOLM b: 18 Mar 1884 in Michael's Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    • Married: 19 Aug 1903 in Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    • Note:
      Ontario Vital Records - Marriages #003 812 - 1903
      Bert FINCH, 22, Farmer, born Sheguiandah and Jennie CHISHOLM, 18, born Sheguiandah were married 19 August 1903 in Little Current. Groom's Parents: Jesse and Hannah Finch. Bride's Parents: Alonzo Chisholm and Emma Burnett. Witnesses: J. Chisholm and M. Robbins, Sheguiandah.
    • Change Date: 26 Dec 2009
    Children
    1. Has Children Percy FINCH b: 22 Sep 1904 in Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    2. Has No Children Bazal Garnett FINCH b: 9 May 1906 in Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    3. Has No Children Verna FINCH b: Nov 1907
    4. Has Children Maurice FINCH b: 27 Apr 1910 in Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    5. Has No Children Andrew Lawson FINCH b: 14 May 1912 in Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    6. Has Children Stella Lucille FINCH b: 25 Aug 1914 in Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    7. Has Children Louis Burton FINCH b: 28 Nov 1917 in Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada