MG 833 - Finney Family Collection

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Scope and Content

Consists of the Finney Genealogy by Rev. Ebenezer Dickey Finney (1825-1904), which traces the family from Robert Finney who came to America in 1720 from Northern Ireland, correspondence from 1825 to 1899, letters written by James McCormick (1832-1917) to his grand daughter, Louisa Finney, 1908-1911, a booklet, "History of the Farmers' Club of the McCormick Estate," a large scrapbook, "Finney-McCormick Family Album," compiled in 1975 by Mary Finney Barada, and family photographs and snapshots from 1879 to 1961.


Louisa Finney France (1906-2001) who lived in Williamsburg, Virginia at the time of her death in May, 2001, had strong ties to the Harrisburg area and was a Life member and strong supporter of the Historical Society of Dauphin County. She was the daughter of William and Eliza McCormick Finney and the last of the McCormick family from Harrisburg.

Date(s): 1825-1975

Extent: 5 folders, 13 enclosures