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Jessie Eva "Jess" Smith Fincham
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Birth: May 21, 1876
Auburn
Nemaha County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1957
Blue Rapids
Marshall County
Kansas, USA

Jessie Eva Smith Fincham, daughter of James and Katherine Bailey Smith, was born in Auburn, Nebraska on May 21, 1876 and passed away on Oct. 25, 1957 at home of her niece, Mrs. Ethel Neal, in Blue Rapids, Kansas.
She was married on August 9, 1893 to John Frederick Foreman at Fairbury, Nebraska, and to this union were two children, a daughter LaVerne who passed away in infancy, and a son Homer N. were born. Her husband passed away on March 2, 1898 at family home in Coffeyville, KS. Jessie remarried on Jan. 29,1900 to James Fincham and they made their home on the farm east of Blue Rapids until Mr. Fincham's death on Nov. 5, 1933. Since that time she made her home in Blue Rapids except for 4 years she spent with her son, Homer Foreman in Manhattan, KS and the 4 years prior to her death where she lived at both the home of her son Jack and at the home of her niece Mrs. Neal, where she was tenderly cared for during her last illness.
Mrs. Fincham was a devoted wife and a kind and loving mother to her two step-sons, Arthur Fincham, who passed away in 1916 and Fred Fincham, who passed away in August of 1957.
Mr. and Mrs. Fincham became the parents of three children, Mrs. Thelma Wempe, Russell R., and Jack E. Fincham. Russell passed away July 23, 1950.
She was survived by one sister, Mrs. C. A. (Effie) McLaughlin, of Beattie, KS; her three children, 17 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchldren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Katherine Bailey Smith, one sister Mrs. R. L. Weeks, and one brother William Smith besides those mentioned before.
Mrs. Fincham became a member of the Methodist Church when a young girl and has held her membership through her entire lifetime. Her favorite 23rd Psalm being her comfort and inspiration. She was a great home lover, finding her chief joy in her grandchildren and great grandchildren and making herself beloved by them.
The funeral services were conducted Oct 28th from the Methodist Church and interment was in Prospect Hill Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Nelson Smith (1846 - 1931)
  Kate P. Bailey Smith (1845 - 1907)
 
 Spouses:
  John Frederick Foreman (1873 - 1898)
  James Fincham (1869 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Laverne Foreman (____ - 1894)*
  Homer Nelson Foreman (1896 - 1977)*
  Thelma Pearl Fincham Wempe (1900 - 1990)*
  Russell Raymond Fincham (1903 - 1950)*
  Jack Eugene Fincham (1905 - 1984)*
 
 Sibling:
  Jessie Eva Smith Fincham (1876 - 1957)
  Effie Katherine Smith Laughlin (1882 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prospect Hill Cemetery
Blue Rapids
Marshall County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Lova
Record added: Oct 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99403654
Jessie Eva Jess <i>Smith</i> Fincham
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Jessie Eva Jess <i>Smith</i> Fincham
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Jessie Eva Jess <i>Smith</i> Fincham
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In loving memory of my 1st cousin 3x removed
- Rhonda Hansch
 Added: May. 25, 2015
Miss you grandma
- Lova
 Added: Mar. 15, 2015
 
 
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