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Thomas Dunn Finney

Thomas Dunn Finney[1]

Male 1899 - 1968  (69 years)

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  • Name Thomas Dunn Finney 
    Born 21 Feb 1899  Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 21 Apr 1910  Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Waterloo St. 
    • In the 1910 census, Thomas is enumerated in his grandmother's home (his mother's mother) along with his mother. Both the father and the grandfather have died. Also present is an aunt and her family.
    Military 12 Sep 1918  Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    registered for WWI draft 
    Occupation 1938  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    assistant State Attorney General 
    Residence 1938  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    1917 NW 23rd 
    Census 8 May 1940  White Township, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Elected 22 Dec 1942  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    State Senator, 24th district, Oklahoma State Senate, 19th Senate Session in a special election to fill an unexpired term 
    Elected Nov 1944  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    State Senator, 24th district, Oklahoma State Senate, 20th Senate Session 
    Elected Nov 1946  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    State Senator, 24th district, Oklahoma State Senate, 21th Senate Session 
    Died 14 Jun 1968  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    • Death certificate says 14 Jun 1968. Elsewhere, I have seen 16 Jun 1968.
    Buried Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    • Neither Tom nor Bettie is buried in Idabel, Oklahoma, even though they have a stone there.. Tom is buried with his parents in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Bettie was cremated and the cremains are the possession of her granddaughter, Susan Finney McKinney.

      Remains were released to a funeral home in Idabel, however, for burial.

      FINDAGRAVE: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23664563
    Headstone - Tom and Bettie Higgs Finney
    Headstone - Tom and Bettie Higgs Finney
    Neither Tom nor Bettie is buried here. Tom is buried with his parents in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Bettie was cremated and the cremains are the possession of her granddaughter, Susan Finney McKinney.
    Person ID I2919  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2014 

    Father William Keeling Finney,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth Dunn,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F3129  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bettie Higgs,   b. 24 Nov 1903, DeQueen, Sevier Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 2000, Edmond, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1924  Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • For some reason, the marriage record calls Aunt Bettie Bettie Jane. No one can ever recall her having any sort of middle name. None of her sisters had middle names.
    Children 
     1. Thomas Dunn Finney, Jr.,   b. 20 Jun 1925, Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1978, Bethesda, Montgomery Co., Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Feb 1899 - Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    Waterloo St. - 21 Apr 1910 - Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., Tennessee
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    Link to Google MapsMilitary - registered for WWI draft - 12 Sep 1918 - Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Mar 1924 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - assistant State Attorney General - 1938 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    1917 NW 23rd - 1938 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 May 1940 - White Township, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected - State Senator, 24th district, Oklahoma State Senate, 19th Senate Session in a special election to fill an unexpired term - 22 Dec 1942 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected - State Senator, 24th district, Oklahoma State Senate, 20th Senate Session - Nov 1944 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected - State Senator, 24th district, Oklahoma State Senate, 21th Senate Session - Nov 1946 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jun 1968 - Idabel, McCurtain Co., Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co., Tennessee Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Lida, Faver, Bettie, and Tom
    Lida, Faver, Bettie, and Tom
    Tom Finney - Uncle Tom
    Tom Finney - Uncle Tom

  • Notes 
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      DEATH: Noted in Daily Oklahoman, 16 Jun 1968, Tom Finney, 69, longtimeattorney, state majority leader, rites on Sunday.

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Obituary of Tom Finney, Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma.

    2. [S940] Texas Death Certificate, Thomas Dunn Finney; Paris, Lamar Co., Texas; File 51004; 14 June 1968.

    3. [S943] Tennessee Birth Certificate, Thomas Dunn Finney; Delayed; D-433375; Born 21 Feb 1899, Issued 22 Jun 1954.

    4. [S604] SSDI - Ancestry, 23 December 2014; Thomas Finney; 487-10-9745; Missouri (Before 1951).

    5. [S942] 1910 US Federal Census, Lawrence Co., TN, Lawrenceburg; ED 80; Sheet 8-A; Dwelling 141, Family 147; Mrs. Thomas Dunn.

    6. [S705] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, 23 December 2014; Tom Dunn Finney, Lawrenceburg ,Tennessee.

    7. [S688] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, 23 December 2014; Thom. D Finney, 1938, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    8. [S680] 1940 US Federal Census, McCurtain Co., OK, White Township; ED 45-32; sheet 15-B; dwelling 268; Thomas D. Finney; 22 July 2012.

    9. [S806] Oklahoma Almanac, pages 761-762.

    10. [S641] Find A Grave, 23 December 2014; Thomas Dunn Finney; Thomas Dunn Finney; 23664563; Sandie Manning Lambert.

    11. [S1069] Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995, 27 March 2017; Bettie Jane Higgs to Thomas Dunn Finney, 15 Mar 1924, Idabel, McCurtain Co.


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