He was called Clinton
- Phyllis Lentz
"Finger Clinton H. farmer, p o Cockburn" - Ulster County 1892-3 Directory Page 119
WWI Draft Registration
Found him on the 1920 Saugerties, Ulster, New York census (dist 196 img 2) as Howard C. Finger
age 45. Living with him are his wife Anna
, sons Howard
, age 14, and Clinton
, age 8; mother Catherine
, widow, age 66; his sisters Ella R
age 43 and Sarah
age 37, and nieces Catherine P.
and Lilian A.
, both age 5 (twins).
Found him on the 1930 Saugerties, Ulster, New York census as Clinton H. Finger
age 55, Deputy, County Clerk. Also is his household is Jerome Covert
age 77, widower, father-in-law.
Found him on the 1940 Saugerties, Ulster, New York census (dist 56-73 img 1) as H. Clinton Finger
age 65, deputy county clerk.
and Phyllis Finger
of New Jersey are visiting their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Clinton Finger
. - The Kingston Daily Freeman
June 19, 1940
Funeral services for Howard Clinton Finger of 207 Washington Avenue, who died suddenly in New Paltz Wednesday night, will be conducted from the funeral parlors of A. Carr & Sons, 1 Pearl street, Saturday at 2 p. m. Burial will be in the Mt. Marion Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday between 7 and 9 p. m.
Mr. Finger, who has been retired for many years as a deputy county clerk in the Motor Vehicle Bureau, is survived by his wife, the former Anna Covert, and two sons, Howard of Somerville, N. J., and Herbert of Milford, Connecticut. He is also survived by four grandchildren and two sisters. Miss Ella Finger of Saugerties, and Mrs. W. W. Porter of Newtown, Pa. A Kiwanian for many years, Mr. Finger also was a member of Ulster Lodge 193, F & AM of Saugerties, and the Mt. Marion Reformed Church.
Obituary The Kingston Daily Freeman April 14, 1955 page 10.