FINKE CASPER

Male 1846 - 1927


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  • Born  16 Jan 1846  Hordingshausen,Hanover, Gem.;dob may be 1/6/1846;to USA with parents at age 11 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  3 Mar 1927  Hoyleton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  North Prairie Cemetery, Washington County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I00242  Gynzer's Genealogy Database
    Last Modified  4 Jul 2005 

    Father  FINKE HEINRICH WILHELM G.,   b. 1814, Tombstone has 1815; From Hanover, Germany or Oldensdorf, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1858 
    Mother  HACKE ELIZABETH (MARIA C. ELSABEN),   b. 1 Jan 1807, Hanover, Prussia, Germany; tombstone has 1813 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1897, Tombstone has Apr. 27, 1875; may be Apr. 26, (age 62?) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Dec 1841  Pr. Oldendorf, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F00519  Group Sheet

    Family  KRUEGER MARY (MARIA),   b. 17 Dec 1850, Cairo, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1935 
    Married  21 May 1868  Washington Co., IL; Geo. Buehner, Minister of Gospel Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. FINKE MARTHA M. C.,   b. 23 Apr 1870,   d. 11 Sep 1939, Buried North Prairie Cemetery, Washington County, Illinois. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. FINKE GEORGE H.,   b. 5 Feb 1872,   d. 8 Sep 1911
    >3. FINKE WILLIAM (BILL),   b. 28 Oct 1873, dob may be Oct. 28, 1876 Find all individuals with events at this location, Nashville, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. FINKE EMMA CHARLOTTE,   b. 13 Aug 1875,   d. 23 Jun 1951, East St. Louis hospital, Il. Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. FINKE EDWARD (J. F. EDUARD),   b. 14 Feb 1879, Tombstone has 1872 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1882, Infancy Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. FINKE JOSEPH C.,   b. 3 Oct 1888, Beaucoup Twp. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1980, Nashville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F00092  Group Sheet

  • Photos

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    Casper and Mary Finke
    Casper and Mary Finke
    Casper and Mary (Krueger) Finke & Mr. & Mrs. Henry Krueger (Henry Krueger may be a brother or cousin of Mary?)
    Casper and Mary (Krueger) Finke
    Casper and Mary (Krueger) Finke
    Casper and Mary (Krueger) Finke
    Joseph Finke’s home
    Joseph Finke’s home
    Joseph Finke’s home – farm rented but formerly owned by Casper Finke, Joseph’s father.

    Casper and Mary (Krueger) Finke
    Casper and Mary (Krueger) Finke
    Casper and Mary (Krueger) Finke

    Histories
    Finke, Whilhelm  - Information on family arrival to the United States.
    Finke, Whilhelm - Information on family arrival to the United States.
    This is the record of the arrival of the Whilhelm Finke family to the United States.
    The original link can be found at New Orleans Passenger List. If this page disappears, an edited copy is included in our notes here.

  • Notes 
    • Casper Finke article from 1979 Washington County History book.
      Casper Finke was born in Germany on January 6, 1846 and came to this country at the age of eleven with his parents and brother, Henry. They settled in Washington County. In 1868 he married Mary Krueger, who was born December 17, 1850 at Cairo, Illinois, and came to Washington County with her parents while quite young. they were the parents of Martha, William, Emma, Edward, George, and Joseph.
      Casper died in March, 1927 and Mary died May 12, 1935. They are buried on the North Prairie Cemetery. Martha was never married.
      William and Mary Finke were the parents of one son and two daughters: Waldo, Ruth and Florence. Waldo and Viola Finke were the parents of one daughter, Mary Ann. Waldo passed away in the fall of 1978; Ruth Finke who also died in the fall of 1978; Florence and John Wildgen of Sunset Beach, Missouri are the parents of one son, John.
      Emma married Charles Brink and they were the parents of three daughters and one son: Eleanor, Helen, Delta and Raymond. Eleanor and Arthur Burnett were the parents of one daughter, Delores. Eleanor now lives in East St. Louis; Helen Friend is deceased. She and Percy Friend were the parents ot two children, Joan and Dale; Delta, who married Gardner Bride, and now lives in Lemon Grove, California and are the parents of Garda Jean and Gardner; Raymond and Mildred Brink were the parents of Charles and Wanda Lee. Raymond now lives in Centralia. Edward died in infancy.
      George married Lydia Queren and they were the parents of one daughter, Irma Finke, now living in Nashville.
      Joe married Emma Queren and they were the parents of one daughter, Vera. Joe is the only one living of the children of Casper and Mary Finke and now lives in Hoyleton. Vera married Orlin Luessenheide and they are the parents of Ron and John, both of Hoyleton, Illinois.
      By: Vera Luessenheide
      Casper and Emma Finke celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary probably in 1918. He was 72 and she was 67.


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