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Dallas Morning News, 5 March 1935: Mrs. Fannie Finley Buried Near Dallas — Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie Finley, 78, former Dallas resident who died Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Kathleen Beene of Winnsboro, were held Tuesday morning at Winnsboro with burial at the Daniel Cemetery north of Dallas. Mrs. Finley was born at Marion Station, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, 7 April 1856. She was married to the late Granville Houston Finley, 18 April 1875. Surviving are four daughters, Miss Rae Finley, Dallas; Mrs. Beene, Winnsboro; Mrs. W. R. Price [Trice], Anson; and Mrs. E. Q. Simmons, Caledonia, Missouri; four sons, Thomas M. Finley of St. Louis; C. E. Finley of Lockney; G. M. Finley, Caledonia, Missouri; and W. O. Finley of Stamford; and 29 grandchildren.[2170]

Children of Granville Houston Finley and Frances A. “Fannie” Daniel:

     583.        i.   Thomas Milton Finley, born 23 January 1876, Dallas County, Texas, died 31 January 1951. He married 14 January 1912, to Roberta E. Williams, born 20 December 1890, died 2 October 1980. They are buried in Cadedonia Methodist Cemetery, Caledonia, Washington County, Missouri.[2171]

Milton T. Finley lived in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, in 1910. His siblings, Mack, William O., and Kate Finley, lived with him in 1910. Milton was a minister and Mack was a motorman on the street railroad.[2172] Thomas M. and Roberta Finley lived in Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri, in 1920. His sister, Rae Finley, lived with them in 1920.[2173] Thomas M. Finley lived in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1935, when his mother died.



[2170] Mrs. Fannie Finley obituary, Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 5 March 1935, p. 3.

[2171] Tombstone photograph. Caledonia Methodist Cemetery, Cadedonia, Washington County, Missouri. Finley – father, Thomas Milton, born 23 January 1876, died 31 January 1951. Mother, Roberta Williams, born 20 December 1890, died 2 October 1980.

[2172] 1910 U.S. Census, St. Louis County, Missouri, S.D. 10, E.D. 192, Sheet 1B. Finley, Milton T., age 32, single; Mack, brother, age 21, single; William O., brother, age 12; Kate, sister, age 18. All white. All born Texas Texas Texas.

[2173] 1920 U.S. Census, St. Louis County, Missouri, S.D. 11, E.D. 114, Sheet 5B. Finley, Thomas M., age 43, mar, born Texas Tenn. Miss.; Roberta E., wife, age 29, mar, born Mo. Mo. Ill.; Kathleen, dau., age 6; Fanniebelle, dau., age 4; Robert F., son, age 2; Rae, sister, age 24, single, born Texas Tenn. Miss., private nurse. All white.

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