Person:William Finley (30)

William Finley, Jr.
bur.bef 14 July 1806 Shelby County, Kentucky
m. 1734
  1. Ann FinleyAbt 1735 -
  2. Rose Ellen FinleyABT 1736 -
  3. John Finley1737 - Bef 1802
  4. Mary FinleyABT 1739 -
  5. William FinleyABT 1740 - Bef 1742/43
  6. William Finley, Jr.ABT 1742 - bef 1806
  7. Robert FinleyABT 1745 - 1815
  • HWilliam Finley, Jr.ABT 1742 - bef 1806
  • WSarah Steele1744 - bef 1810
m. 1768
  1. William Finley1769 - 1815
Facts and Events
Name William Finley, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] ABT 1742 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 1768 Augusta County, Virginiato Sarah Steele
Burial[1] bef 14 July 1806 Shelby County, Kentucky

William Finley was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 420.--1st September, 1783. Daniel Ramsey's will--To mother, amount in appraisement bill of father; to brother, John Ramsey, Andrew Steel, Alex. Ramsey, Andrew Ramsey, Wm. Ramsey, George Ramsey, Jno. Ramsey (son of James, deceased), equal proportion of remainder; to brother, Andrew, all real estate; of land willed to testator at mother's death to brother Andrew, to be appraised by James Steel, Wm. Finley, Jr., Wm. Gilespey, Jno. Finley; to John Ramsey, son of James, infant; to Alex. Ramsey, son of James. Executors, Andrew Steel, John and Andrew Ramsey. Teste: John Black, Martha Black, Samuel Black. Proved, 15th June, 1784, by John and Samuel Black. John Ramsey and Andrew Steel qualified. Andrew Ramsey refused in persona.

Information on William Finley

There are some claims that this William Finley married a Sarah Ramsey in 1801, but the dates do not appear to fit this William Finley. He appears to have married Sarah Steele in abt. 1768 in Augusta County.

  1. 1.0 1.1 International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).