We are assuming his parents based on his age and location in 1860, living between John Finger
and Norton Finger
Found him on the 1860 Benton, Yates, New York census (img 57) as Philip Finger
age 40, farmer. His wife's name on this census is Eunice S. Finger
Found him on the 1870 Orange, Schuyler, New York census (img 11) as Phillip Finger
age 47, farmer. Also in his household is Mary Godfrey
age 61, mother-in-law.
Found him on the 1880 Orange, Schuyler, New York census (dist 150 img 23) as Philip Finger
age 57, farmer.
Died, at his home in this town, March 25th, Phillip Finger
, aged 72 years. Deceased was an old resident of this town, and leaves surviving him a wife and two daughters - Mrs. Orson Potter
and Mrs. Silas Shannon
, both of this town. - Montour Falls Free Press
April 9, 1896