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Generation No. 15

     30.  Alexander15 Finley (James14, John13, James12, Andrew Fyndlay11, John III Findley10, John Jr.9, John Sr.8, Andrew7, William6, Archibald5, Fearchar MacFinley4, Eugenius McFinley3, Fergus McFinlay2, Ruari1) was born 1667 in Incharvie, Fife, Scotland, and died January 28, 1735/36 in Dublin, Ireland.  He married Margaret Jennings January 10, 1687/88 in Dublin, Ireland, daughter of William Jennings and Margaret Morduck.  She was born 1668 in Incharvie, Fife, Scotland, and died 1742 in Dbulin, Ireland.

Notes for Alexander Finley:
Baptised at St. Andrew's Church on July 30, 1667.  He married Margaret Jennings in County Derry, Ireland.  In 1688, Alexander became a freeman by birth and then in 1690, he fought in King William's War.  He was a woolen merchant in Dublin between 1691 and 1736.

More About Alexander Finley and Margaret Jennings:
Marriage: January 10, 1687/88, Dublin, Ireland
Children of Alexander Finley and Margaret Jennings are:
+     31     i.     James16 Finley, born December 04, 1687 in Dublin, Ireland; died February 10, 1753 in Cumberland Co., Pa..
+     32     ii.     John Finley, born Unknown; died Unknown.
     33     iii.     Samuel Finley, born Unknown; died Unknown.



Generation No. 16

     31.  James16 Finley (Alexander15, James14, John13, James12, Andrew Fyndlay11, John III Findley10, John Jr.9, John Sr.8, Andrew7, William6, Archibald5, Fearchar MacFinley4, Eugenius McFinley3, Fergus McFinlay2, Ruari1) was born December 04, 1687 in Dublin, Ireland, and died February 10, 1753 in Cumberland Co., Pa..  He married Elizabeth Patterson January 10, 1705/06 in St. Peters, Dublin, Ireland, daughter of Robert Patterson and Margaret Fullerton.  She was born March 16, 1689/90 in Dublin, Ireland, and died Abt. 1755 in Franklin Co., PA..

Notes for James Finley:
Baptised in St. Peter's, December 1687.  Came to the Colonies aboard the Eagle Wing, with his brothers Samuel and John, with their wives and children,  They arrived at New Castle, Delaware, May 22, 1720.  Several researchers say that the Eagle Wing was in service from early 1700 to about 1735.  Most Finleys came aboard this brig.

More About James Finley and Elizabeth Patterson:
Marriage: January 10, 1705/06, St. Peters, Dublin, Ireland
Children of James Finley and Elizabeth Patterson are:
+     34     i.     John17 Finley, born December 18, 1706 in Dublin Ireland; died June 06, 1773 in Tinkling Springs, Augusta, Va..
     35     ii.     Samuel Finley, born 1708; died Unknown.
     36     iii.     Robert Finley, born 1710; died Unknown.
     37     iv.     William Finley, born 1712; died Unknown.
     38     v.     Thomas Finley, born 1714; died Unknown.
     39     vi.     Alexander Andrew Finley, born 1717; died Unknown.
     40     vii.     George Finley, born 1719; died Unknown.
     41     viii.     Joseph Finley, born 1719; died Unknown.
     42     ix.     James Finley, born 1720; died Unknown.


     32.  John16 Finley (Alexander15, James14, John13, James12, Andrew Fyndlay11, John III Findley10, John Jr.9, John Sr.8, Andrew7, William6, Archibald5, Fearchar MacFinley4, Eugenius McFinley3, Fergus McFinlay2, Ruari1) was born Unknown, and died Unknown.  He married Elizabeth Marie McNeale.  She died Unknown.
Child of John Finley and Elizabeth McNeale is:
+     43     i.     John17 Finley, born Unknown; died Unknown.


Generation No. 17

     34.  John17 Finley (James16, Alexander15, James14, John13, James12, Andrew Fyndlay11, John III Findley10, John Jr.9, John Sr.8, Andrew7, William6, Archibald5, Fearchar MacFinley4, Eugenius McFinley3, Fergus McFinlay2, Ruari1) was born December 18, 1706 in Dublin Ireland, and died June 06, 1773 in Tinkling Springs, Augusta, Va..  He married Thankful Doak April 10, 1724 in Rock Presbyterian Church, Chester Co., Pa., daughter of James Doak.  She was born 1707 in Ireland, and died Bef. 1773 in Staunton, Va..

Notes for John Finley:
Caveat:  This list of chidren for John Finley and Thankful Doak has not been verified.  There are several discrepancies.  It is a work-in--progress, taken from a Pedigree Chart, L.D.S. record number 13787144.

More About John Finley and Thankful Doak:
Marriage: April 10, 1724, Rock Presbyterian Church, Chester Co., Pa.
Children of John Finley and Thankful Doak are:
+     44     i.     Thomas18 Finley, born November 18, 1734 in Chester Co., Pa.; died 1816 in Montgomery Co., No. Carolina.
     45     ii.     John Jr. Finley, born December 28, 1724; died Unknown.
     46     iii.     Robert Finley, born May 10, 1726; died Unknown.
     47     iv.     Margaret Finley, born June 18, 1728; died Unknown.
     48     v.     Andrew Finley, born October 06, 1730; died Unknown.
     49     vi.     Rose Finley, born April 12, 1736; died Unknown.
     50     vii.     Samuel Finley, born March 1738/39; died Unknown.
     51     viii.     Elizabeth Finley, born January 18, 1740/41; died Unknown.
     52     ix.     Thankful Finley, born November 18, 1743; died Unknown.
     53     x.     William Finley, born June 16, 1743; died Unknown.
     54     xi.     Jean Finley, born September 16, 1744; died Unknown.
     55     xii.     James Finley, born May 08, 1745; died Unknown.  He married Keziah Martin; born Unknown; died Unknown.
     56     xiii.     George Finley, born January 04, 1747/48; died Unknown.
     57     xiv.     David Finley, born January 10, 1747/48; died Unknown.


     43.  John17 Finley (John16, Alexander15, James14, John13, James12, Andrew Fyndlay11, John III Findley10, John Jr.9, John Sr.8, Andrew7, William6, Archibald5, Fearchar MacFinley4, Eugenius McFinley3, Fergus McFinlay2, Ruari1) was born Unknown, and died Unknown.  He married Alice Mitchell.  She died Unknown.
Child of John Finley and Alice Mitchell is:
     58     i.     Sarah18 Finley, born Unknown; died Unknown.


Generation No. 18

     44.  Thomas18 Finley (John17, James16, Alexander15, James14, John13, James12, Andrew Fyndlay11, John III Findley10, John Jr.9, John Sr.8, Andrew7, William6, Archibald5, Fearchar MacFinley4, Eugenius McFinley3, Fergus McFinlay2, Ruari1) was born November 18, 1734 in Chester Co., Pa., and died 1816 in Montgomery Co., No. Carolina.  He married Mary Heaven 1765 in Montgomery Co., North Carolina, daughter of John Heaven and Sarah LNU.  She was born Abt. 1734 in Augusta, Va., and died Unknown.

Notes for Thomas Finley:
Conflicting evidence that he died in Montgomery Co., North Carolina, or Pendleton Dist., South Carolina.  Needs verification.

Notes for Mary Heaven:
IGI shows Mary Heaven born in Pendleton Dist. South Carolina.  Needs verifying.

More About Thomas Finley and Mary Heaven:
Marriage: 1765, Montgomery Co., North Carolina
Children of Thomas Finley and Mary Heaven are:
+     59     i.     Howard19 Finley, born Aft. 1767 in Mechlenburg Co. No. Carolina; died September 04, 1840 in Hopkins Co., Ky..
     60     ii.     John Finley, born Abt. 1760; died Unknown.
     61     iii.     Thomas Finley, born Abt. 1762; died Unknown.
     62     iv.     Elizabeth Finley, born Abt. 1764; died Unknown.  She married Thomas King; died Unknown.
     63     v.     Margaret Finley, born Abt. 1766; died Unknown.
     64     vi.     Sarah Finley, born Abt. 1768; died Unknown.