Descendants of John W. Finn

submitted by Jannie Bryant


John Wesley Finn, b 1815, Jackson Co., TN

Lucitta Groves, b 1817, Jefferson Co., KY

John and Lucitta are both brick walls for me, I can not confirm who their families are.  Evidently they never married, but had several children who are

1. Rosana Finn, b 1846, Adair Co., KY


2. James Carroll Finn, b 1848, Adair Co., KY, d 11/19/1939, Hamilton Co., IL (my ggreat grandfather).  He married Glathra Ann Stults, b 1854, IL or KY. (another brick wall), their children were W. L. Finn, b 1875, IL, died young, Minnie Finn, b 1877, IL, d 1925, IN, Bertha Ellen Finn, b 08/07/1881, Macoupin Co., IL, d 03/26/1952, Hamilton Co., IL, Charley W. Finn, b 02/1886, Hamilton Co., IL, Effie F. Finn, b 06/1887, Hamilton Co., IL, Charlie Nelson Finn, b 02/07/1888, IL, d 04/08/1963, IL, William Finn, b unknown, IL


3. Sarah Catherine Finn, b 04/30/1854, Adair Co., KY, d 10/06/1941, Hamilton Co., IL.  She married Jackson S. Finn 04/18/1871 in Adair Co., KY, they had 2 children, she married Oliver Finn, had 1 child, she married Lewis Green on 01/01/1889, Hamilton Co., IL, had 1 daughter.


4. David Crockett Finn, b 01/20/1856, Adair Co., KY.  He married Mary Epperson, b 1862, IL, they had 1 daughter, he married Tempy Louisa Reed, they had 2 daughters and 5 sons, all b IL.


5. General Zachariah Taylor Finn, b 09/06/1859, Adair Co., KY, d 03/06/1950, Hamilton Co., IL.  He married Loga Jane Williams on 02/09/1887, Hamilton Co., IL, he married Martha Frances Kerbaugh (brother's widow) on 11/19/1940, IL.

I know that he lived in Missouri for a short while in between KY and IL.


6. John Wesley Finn, Jr., b 01/05/1863, Adair Co., KY, d 02/02/1946, IL.  He married Martha Frances Kerbaugh, they had 2 daughters and 2 sons.


7. Margaret Elizabeth Finn, b 07/30/1864, Adair Co., KY.  She married John Wesley Steele, b 09/1856, IL.  They had 2 sons, 1 stillborn and 1 daughter.