- Obituary of her father, James Gilbert Finger
Found her on the 1920 Saugerties, Ulster, New York census age 21. Found her on the 1930 Saugerties, Ulster, New York census as Mildred E. Finger
The wedding of Miss Elisabeth Mildred Finger, daughter of Mrs. Ada Finger of Market street, Saugerties, to the Rev. Jay Elmer Cates, pastor of the Methodist church of Saugerties, took place at 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the church. The Rev. Luther B. Wilson, bishop of the New York area of the Methodist church performed the ceremony, assisted by the Rev. George Benton Smith, district superintendent of the Kingston district.
Mrs. Henrietta M. Fellows, an aunt of the bride, played the organ, and Mrs. Dorothy S. Overbaugh sang. Miss Margaret Oakley of New Vork ciry was maid of honor, and the bridesmaids were Miss Kathryn Fellows, a cousin of the bride, and Miss Mercedes Preston, both of Saugerties. Janice Fellows was the flower girl.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her uncle, Justin L. Bishop of Coeymans, wore a period gown of White crepe de chine, trimmed with long white fringe. She wore a veil and carried white roses. The maid of honor wore a period dress of white taffeta and a black velvet hat and carried pink roses. Miss Fellows wore a gown of green taffeta with a black velvet hat, and Miss Preston wore golf taffeta with black velvet hat. Both carried pink roses. The flower girl wore pink taffeta and carried a basket of rosebuds. A reception at the home of the bride's mother followed the ceremony. The couple than left, upon a wedding trip. Albany Evening News October 24, 1927
Found her on the 1940 New York, Bronx, New York census (dist 3-1383A img 25) as Mildred F. Cates