Person:Samuel Finley (1)

Rev. Samuel Finley
d.14 Jul 1766 Somerset, New Jersey
m. 12 JUL 1712
  1. John FINLEY1713 - 1757
  2. Rev. Samuel Finley1715 - 1766
  3. William Finley1717 - 1800
  4. Andrew Finley1717 - 1782
  5. Michael Finley1718 - 1785
  6. Martha Finley1722 - 1782
  7. George Finley1723 - 1802
  8. James Finley1725 - 1795
  9. Susannah Finley1728 - 1772
  10. James MCBURNEY1729 - 1800
  • HRev. Samuel Finley1715 - 1766
  • WSarah Hall1728 - 1760
m. 26 SEP 1744
  1. Mary Sarah Finley1756 -
m. 13 MAY 1761
Facts and Events
Name Rev. Samuel Finley
Gender Male
Birth? 2 Jul 1715 Mullaghbrack, Armagh, Ireland
Marriage 26 SEP 1744 to Sarah Hall
Marriage 13 MAY 1761 to Anne Clarkson
Death? 14 Jul 1766 Somerset, New Jersey


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The Rev. Samuel Finley (July 2, 1715 – July 17, 1766) was an evangelical (Presbyterian, "New Light") preacher and academic, he founded the West Nottingham Academy, and was the fifth president and an original trustee of the College of New Jersey (later known as Princeton University) from 1761 until 1766.

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References
  1.   Samuel Finley, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   JACOB HALL, SURGEON AND EDUCATOR, 1747-1812, J. HALL PLEASANTS, M. D. , in Maryland Historical Society. Maryland Historical Magazine. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Maryland Historical Society), 8:217, No 3 (Sep 1913), Secondary quality.

    ... We know nothing of the childhood of Dr. Jacob Hall, the subject of this sketch. His career as a scholar shows that he must have attended good schools and it is even possible that he may have received some of his education under his uncle the Rev. Samuel Finley, afterwards President of Princeton, who married his father's sister Sarah Hall and at one time conducted a school at Nottingham, Cecil County, Maryland. ...