[He is a descendant of Henry Finger
. In checking various sources, it appears that this family name changed from Finger
sometime before 1900.]
Found him on the 1880 Meramec. Jefferson, Missouri census (dist 196 img 2) as James N. Finger
Found him on the 1910 Boles Ward 1, Franklins, Missouri census (dist 47 img 13) as James Fanger
age 31, laborer, sand works.
Found him on the 1920 Bonhomme, St. Louis, Missouri census (dist 111 img 1) as James Fanger
age 48, laborer, handy man.