|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1841|
|Death: ||Nov. 2, 1914|
Vesta Veine Caffee Holden Finnegan was born October 26, 1841 in Johnson County Iowa. She was the daughter of John Calvin Caffee and Eliza Reed Caffee. On November 15, 1859 Vesta married Benjamin S. Holden in Jones County Iowa and later, in August of 1860, their son Benjamin Percy Holden was born.
Vesta's first husband, Benjamin S. Holden joined the Union Army and was killed in the 2nd Battle of Corinth, Mississippi on August 28, 1862. He is buried in the Corinth, Mississippi National Battlefield Cemetery.
Vesta married Henry Finnigan on April 20, 1863 in Jones County, Iowa and had several children. They remained in Jones County, Iowa for many years. However Vesta was tired of life as a Farmer's wife and she and Henry Finnigan were divorced in 1888. Vesta married a third time in 1901 to H. A. Esterly in Cedar Rapids, IA, but later obtained a divorce.
Vesta died November 2, 1914 and is buried near her parents and next to oldest child, Benjamin Percy Holden, and two children by Harry Finnigan who died young.
John Caffee (1813 - 1893)
Eliza Ruth Reed Caffee (1824 - 1906)
Henry Finnigan (1831 - 1905)
Benjamin S Holden (1834 - 1862)*
Benjamin Percy Holden (1860 - 1909)*
Annie LaJune Finnigan (1866 - 1873)*
Rennie Dean Finnigan (1873 - 1949)*
Frances Adella Finnigan Eastman (1875 - 1900)*
Vesta Veina Caffee Finnigan (1841 - 1914)
Thomas Jefferson Caffee (1847 - 1910)*
Francis A. Caffee Langstaff (1851 - 1874)*
Plot: Back 17th Row
Created by: A Weers
Record added: Jun 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71696272