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Michael Dominic Finnerty

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  • Name  Michael Dominic Finnerty 
    Born  13 Apr 1891  Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  17 Apr 1891  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Emigration  1892  Canada to the US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Godparents  Hugh Andrew MacDonald and Anna Benton, "sister of the mother, who as well as the father could not sign". 
    Religion  Roman Catholic 
    Physical Description  Tall, medium build, gray eyes, brown hair, not bald (WWI draft registration card).  [2
    Address  1917  Stillwater, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Inmate at Minnesota State Prison.  
    Address:
    Inmate at Minnesota State Prison in Stillwater, Minnesota. Occu 
    Census  1920  Cloquet, Carlton County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Living with widowed mother Catherine (Benton) Finnerty and brothers John and Sylvester. 
    Census  1930  Carlton, Carlton, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Inmate at Carlton County Jail in Carlton, Minnesota. 
    Association  Anna Maria Benton (Relationship: Godmother/godson) 
    Notes 
    • In 1917, he is an inmate at the Minnesota State Prison in Stillwater, Minnesota, where his occupation is listed as "twine worker" (WW1 registration card). This prison had a twine factory, which was supposed to provide inmates with vocational training and which closed in 1970. In 1930, he is an inmate at the Carlton County Jail in Twin Lakes, Minnesota (1930 federal US census).
    Person ID  I1670  Moran
    Last Modified  13 Oct 2010 

    Father  John Finnerty,   b. 23 Dec 1847, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1905 and 1910, Cloquet, Carlton County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Catherine Benton,   b. About 1857, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1941, Cloquet, Carlton County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Jul 1875  Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F407  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S93] Register of St. John Chrysostom, Arnprior.

    2. [S113] WWI Registration Card (USA).
      Registration Location: Carlton County, Minnesota; Roll: 1675385; Draft Board: 0.

    3. [S113] WWI Registration Card (USA).
      Miscellaneous County, Minnesota; Roll: 2022390; Draft Board: 0.

    4. [S105] 1920 United States Federal Census.
      Minnesota, Carlton, Cloquet Ward 3, District 10.

    5. [S111] 1930 United States Federal Census .
      Minnesota, Carlton, Carlton, District 7.