George Gebbie Finley

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George Gebbie Finley

  • Birth 23 Sep 1880 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 14 Sep 1948 Lansdowne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 16670533

George was the son of William Lloyd Finley and Anna Louise Scutt. He married Emma Belle Molineux and Theresa Veronica Bloomfield. Children of George and Emma were Dorothy B. Evans, Robert, and Isabelle Louise Hartman. George and Teresa were the parents of George Francis, Regina Teresa "Jean" McCormack, William Lloyd, and Edgar Francis.

George was a "Master Artisan," and a member of several organizations, including the Bartram Assembly No. 55, A.O.M.P. He was the first Solicitor of the Philadelphia Electric Company. During his employment at P.E., he was responsible for several land purchases, including the piece of property at the corner of Lanscown Ave. and Township Line, the P.E. private Golf and Country Club, and the Conawingo Dam on the Pennsylvania-Maryland border. After being let go from P.E., he operated a rug cleaning business. He started his own food delivery business which he operated for several years. After an operation and illness, he became an elevator operator at the P.S.F.S. Bank building in downtown Philadelphia. During his later years, he became extra thrifty, keeping a precise journal, recording every penny he had and where it was spent.

George had been an elder in the Presbyterian Church, but converted to Catholicism shortly before his marriage to Theresa.



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  • Created by: Judy Llamas
  • Added: 15 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16670533
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Gebbie Finley (23 Sep 1880–14 Sep 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16670533, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Judy Llamas (contributor 46854247) .