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From: "Ellen Reesh" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Finley - Muncy
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 14:35:06 -0700
Thank you so much!! you confirmed my suspicion that Sarah Muncy was the
daughter of Matilda (Haley) Muncy. Matilda Haley was sister to my great
grandfather Russell C. Haley.
On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 1:30 PM, Roger Harvell <>
> Henry was the son of William Norris Finley and Sarah Ann Boles. Sarah was
> the daughter of Mack and Matilda Muncy:
> Descendants of Henry Clay Finley
> Generation No. 1
> 1. HENRY CLAY1 FINLEY (WILLIAM NORRISA, ISAACB, ELEVENC, JOHND) was born
> Nov 1854. He married SARAH TENNESSEE MUNCY Jul 1, 1883, daughter of MACK
> MUNCY and MATILDA UNKNOWN. She was born Oct 1863 in Izard County, Arkansas,
> and died Oct 7, 1947 in Anadarko, Oklahoma.
> Notes for HENRY CLAY FINLEY:
> 1900 Lacrosse Township, Izard County, Arkansas
> 23 23 Finley Henry C Head Nov 1854 45 AR AR TN
> Sarah Wife Oct 1864 36 AR TN TN
> Charles O Son Jul 1884 15 AR AR AR
> Cora B Dau Nov 1885 14 AR AR AR
> Ollie F Dau Sep 1889 10 AR AR AR
> James L Son Mar 1892 8 AR AR AR
> William M Son Jan 1894 6 AR AR AR
> Leonard H Son Sep 1898 1 AR AR AR
> Mamie E Dau Apr 1889 1m AR AR AR
> 1910 Mound Valley, Caddo County, Oklahoma
> 209 209 Finley Henry C 55 AR AR TN
> Sarah T 42 AR TN TN
> James E 18 AR AR AR
> William M 16 AR AR AR
> Henry L 12 AR AR AR
> Mamie E 10 AR AR AR
> Harvey E 8 AR AR AR
> Cecil F 5 AR AR AR (Daughter)
> 1920 Fern Township, Caddo County, Oklahoma
> 24 25 Finley Henry C 65
> Muncy 56
> Elmer 27
> Mack 25
> Lenard 22
> Harvy 17
> Cecil 15
> 1920 Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma
> 480 560 Irwin F G Head 34 TX KY KY
> Mamie Wife 20 AR AR TN
> Bernice Dau 3 1m OK TX AR
> Frank Son 9m OK TX AR
> 1930 Gracemont, Caddo County, Oklahoma
> 113 123 Finley Leonard H Head 32 AR AR AR
> Cassie Wife 24 OK TX TX
> Lura M Dau 6 OK AR OK
> Willie Fay Dau 4 4m OK AR OK
> Leonard Son 2 1m OK AR OK
> Henry C Father 75 AR AR TN
> Sarah T Mother 66 AR TN TN
> 114 124 Finley William Mack Head 36 AR AR AR
> Harvey E Bro 27 AR AR AR
> Irwin Berniece Niece 13 OK
> Frank G Nephew 10 OK
> Notes for SARAH TENNESSEE MUNCY:
> Posted by Vera Reeves on the ARIZARD List:
> Melbourne Times, Melbourne, AR
> Oct 16, 1947 – Mrs Sarah T. Finley
> Mrs Sarah Tennessee Finley age 83, native of Izard County died
> October 7
> at her home in Anadarko, Okla. Surviving are her husband, H. C. Finley;
> five sons,
> Charley and Harvey Finley both of Hydro, Okla., Elmer Finley of Anadarko,
> Mack and Leonard Finley both of Gracemont, Okla., and two daughters, Mrs
> Mamie Baker
> of Binger, Okla., and Mrs Cecil Genning of Eureka, Calif.
> Oct 16, 1947 – Obituary
> Mrs Sarah Tennessee Finley, daughter of Mack and Matilda Muncy, was
> Oct. 1863, in Izard County, Ark.,
> and departed this life Oct 7, 1947, at Anadarko, Okla., at age of 83 years,
> 11 months
> and 14 days.
> She was united in marriage to H. C. Finley, July 1st 1883. To this
> was born ten children: Charley and Harvey of Hydro, Okla.; Elmer of
> Anadarko, Okla.;
> Mack and Leonard of Gracemont, Okla.; Mrs Mamie Baker of Binger, Okla.; and
> Cecil Genung of Eureka, Calif. These including her husband, are left to
> mourn her
> loss. Three daughters, Cora, Ada and Ollie preceded her in death. She was
> and became a member of the Baptist Church at an early age and remained a
> Christian until the end.
> This was her creed, To do some good,
> To bear her ills without complaining
> To press on as a brave woman should
> For honors that are worth the gaining;
> To seek no profits where she may,
> By winning them, bring grief to others;
> To do some service day by day
> In helping on her toiling brother.
> More About HENRY FINLEY and SARAH MUNCY:
> Marriage: Jul 1, 1883
> Children of HENRY FINLEY and SARAH MUNCY are:
> i. CHARLES O2 FINLEY, b. Jul 1884.
> ii. CORA B FINLEY, b. Nov 1885.
> iii. OLLIE F FINLEY, b. Sep 1889.
> iv. JAMES"ELMER" FINLEY, b. Mar 1892.
> v. WILLIAM"MACK" FINLEY, b. Jan 1894.
> vi. LEONARD HENRY FINLEY, b. Sep 1898, Arkansas; m. CASSIE
> UNKNOWN; b. circa 1906, Oklahoma.
> vii. MAMIE E FINLEY, b. Apr 1899, Arkansas; m. FRANK G IRWIN; b.
> circa 1886, Texas.
> viii. HARVEY E FINLEY, b. circa 1902.
> ix. CECIL F [MRS CECIL GRENUNG] FINLEY, b. circa 1905.
> x. ADA FINLEY.
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