Jasper C. “J. C.” Finley

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Jasper C. “J. C.” Finley

  • Birth 24 Oct 1893 Wayne County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 7 Sep 1920 Logan, Logan County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Dunlow, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 48117571

1st Husband Of:
Bessie (Smith) Finley [Keyser]

Son Of:
Absolam Thomas ("Ab"/"Albert") Finley
Malinda Ellen (Adkins) Finley

(Per Wayne County,WV, Marriage Record)
Jasper Finley, age 20 BP & res. as Wayne Co., WV,
m. 5-1-1911,
Bessie Smith, age 20, BP & res. as Wayne Co., WV, at
John Lou's (Lowe's/dl) by
John Lou (Lowe/dl), Minister

(Per Logan Co., WV, Death Certificate)
Name: J. C. Finley
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Miner
Employer: Rich Creek Coal Co.
Cause Of Death: Mine Accident

Date & Place Of Burial:
__-__-___(blank on D.C.)

Name & Address Of Informant:
Gus Hamilton
Wilburn, WV

(Per Wayne Co., WV, Death Register)
NAME: Jasper Finley; DATE OF DEATH: 9-7-1920; Age 28; father's name as Absolom Finley, mother's name not listed, informant "Mother" - Apparently his death was recorded in both Logan and Wayne County, WV

Per WW-I draft registration:
DOB: 10-24-1893, Wayne Co., WV (middle initial "C" was used).

Per other researcher(s), his hand was amputated during an accident in a coal mine in Logan County, WV, and he died of hemorrhaging of the wound./dl

To date, have not found another marriage record or death record for Bessie (Smith) Finley Keyser

Additions/corrections welcome .. Della

2-26-2010: "Thank You", Cousin Norman, for helping me with this one/dl

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  • Created by: Della Lilly
  • Added: 14 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48117571
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jasper C. “J. C.” Finley (24 Oct 1893–7 Sep 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48117571, citing Arnold Perry Cemetery, Dunlow, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Della Lilly (contributor 46905597) .