Found a Jacob Finger
in Livingston, Columbia, NY on the 1790 census with: 1-male over 16, 1-male under 16, 9-female (8 girl children plus wife) also 2 slaves.
His baptism record shows his parents as Hannes & Catharin Finger
- Baptismal Records of Zion's Lutheran Church, Athens, NY 1703-1789, Extracted from J.B. Beers 'History of Greene County', published in 1884, by Ann Clapper
A Jacob Finger
is found on the Minutes of the committee of Safety of the Manor of Livingston, Columbia County, New York in 1776
. An entry dated 26 May 1776 says 'Jacob Finger appeared. Resolved that he take the Oath and pay three pounds'.
Finger Family History
by Ruth Gloor Fingar shows his name as Jacob C. Finger
appointing his wife Maria Finger
and son-in-law Tunis Snyder
, administrators of his estate.