1820 US Census

Short Creek, Harrison Co. , Ohio


James Finney



James Finney

b. abt. 1750 (PA) - d.


Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 147 : 1919
Martha Finney is the daughter of James Finney and Martha Krunkleton.


Email GF / RE: will written in Harrison County by James Finney in 1822:

In his will, James Finney leaves his daughter Mary Francis 20 dollars.






  • Robert Thomas Finney
    b. Jan. 20, 1779 (Harrison, OH) - d. July 1843 (Allegheny, PA)
    Married Margaret Guthrie (1806 Belmont Co., OH)

  • Martha Finney Francis
    b. Oct. 1779




NOTE: I have listed the information below as I believe this James Finney to be somehow connected to my family, but I am still researching.

James Finney
b. 1796 (Alleghany County, PA) - d. Oct. 20, 1889 (Morgan Co., OH)
Married Rebecca Briggs.
Morgan Co., OH History book 1886 (page 510): Rebecca Briggs, daughter of James Briggs, married James Finney, who came to the township about 1825. They are the oldest people residing in the township. He is 90 years of age. His wife is his junior by a few years. Both are remarkably well-preserved people.



Martha Crunkleton Finney

Married 20 April 1774


American Revolutionary Soldiers of Franklin County, PA, page 54; PA Archives, 5th Series, Volume 6, pages 79, 101, 123, 517, 521, 586


PA – ROOTS - Bringing our Past into the Future 


Robert Crunkleton, son of Robert, served under Capts. John Jack and William Berryhill, 1777-80-81-82.  On 25 June 1782, Robert Crunkleton was married by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin to Anne “Morhead” of Washington Township.


Robert Crunkleton, whose will was probated 10 March 1787, appears as the father of the Revolutionary Soldier above. His wife was Margaret and he names sons: Robert; Joseph; Samuel; six daughters: Rebecca, who married --- Miller; Mary; Martha, who married James Finney, 20 April 1774; Susan, who married John Cellar of Antrim Township, 2 January 1776; Elizabeth; Sarah, who married Alexander McCutchen, 27 June 1780; the marriages by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin.


In the year 1734, Joseph Crunkleton obtained his license, and in 1735, he, Jacob Snively, James Johnston and James Roddy made settlements.