Found him on the 1850 Benton, Yates, New York census (img 84) as John Finger
age 37, farmer. Value of real estate owned 1400. Also in his household is Sarah Sweeney
age 19, born New York. Relationship unknown. Possibly she is a daughter since the box on the census labeled 'married within the year' is checked, also John's wife's name is Sarah.
Found him on the 1860 Benton, Yates, New York census (img 57) age 47, farmer. Living with his family is Hiram Finger
age 26, farm labor. It's not clear if Hiram is a son since he is listed at the end of the list of names order by age. Possibly he is a nephew.
He signed as a witness on an affadavit for his son-in-law Charles C. Owen
, Oct 5, 1868.
Found him on the 1870 Benton, Yates, New York census (img 39) age 37, farmer, 2 doors down from his brother Norton
Found him on the 1880 Benton, Yates, New York census (dist 215 img 28) age 67, farmer. Living with him is daughter Hannah
, age 35 and son William
, age 26.
His baptism sponsors were his father's parents, John Finger
and Theisje Decker
Also found from online cemetery records, a Finger baby, died 1859, located in the plot with John J. and Sarah Finger.