Found him on the 1880 Clay, Onondaga, New York census (dist 166 img 2) as John R. Finger
Found him on the 1910 Syracuse Ward 3, Onondaga, New York census as John R. Fingar
age 33, iron worker, foundry.
Found him on the 1920 Syracuse Ward 7, Onondaga, New York census (dist 146 img 8) age 42. Father born France, mother born Switzerland.
Services for John R. Finger, 80, of Bear Rd., North Syracuse, who died Monday at his home were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Sears Funeral Home, North Syracuse, and burial was in Belle Isle Cemetery.
Mr. Finger, a former employee of Easy Laundry Appliances Division, Murray Corp. of America, was a native of Syracuse and a life resident of the area. He retired 16 years ago.
He was a member of the North Syracuse Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sisters Mrs. Mary Littleboy and Mrs. Emma Paulk of North Syracuse; two brothers, Fred J. and
Gottlieb B. of North Syracuse. - North Syracuse Star September 4, 1958