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Henry, Charles and Frederick Finkeldy in Red Hook Brooklyn

Three were three Finkeldey families in Red Hood inin the mid to late 1800s. The heads of these families were all born in Germany and all at some point had connections to the grocery business. Henry and Charles at one point also shared an address making it fairly certain they were related in some way. The three male heads of Family were Charles, Henry and Frederick

1869 directory: Finkeldey, Frederick grocer, Dikeman and Richards. - Finkeldey Charles grocer, h Clinton and Nelson

1870 Directory: Finkeldey, Charles, butcher, Conver and Partition, Frederick grocer, Richards and Dikeman, H., grocer Conover and Partition.

1871 directory: Finkeldey, Chas., provisions, Conover and Partition, Frederick grocer, Talman and Bridge, Henry, Conover and Partition.

1872: Charles 199 Conover, Frederick grocer 112 Pacific, no Henry.

1873: Charles 199 Conover, butcher, Henry 220 Conover grocer, no Fred.

1874: Henry 220 Conover, groceries, no Charles, no Fred 1876: Henry 220 Conover

1879: Fred oil, Henry grocer 220 Conover

1901: Finkeldey, Fred'k, clk h 220 Conover, Fred, driver, h 140 Prospect, Fred'k E, printer, h 2630 Atlantic, H'y, jr. liquors, h 220 Conover, Wm., liquors h 220 Conover & Sons, liquors, 220 Conover

1870 census: Henry and Charles and tier families both in Ward 12, both born Hanover, pages 220 and 227. Only Finkeldeys in Brooklyn. See below

1875: Henry and family ward 12 at 105 Conover. Widow of charles at 115 Conover street. Fred Finkeldey and Family in Ward 10.

1892: Only these three families in Brooklyn. See each family for details below.

  1. Finkeldy, (Finkeldey/Finkedlay), Henry, (c1841-) Germany, Conover corner Partition (now Coffey street), - 162 Partition - 220 Conover at Partition - Conover north east corner at Partition - grocer/feed dealer/liquors

    1870 Brooklyn Eagle liquor dealers list Finkeldey, H. CONOVER corner Partition

    162 Partition is not listed as such on the 1886 map. However, it must be one of the wood frame buildings on the north side of Partition near the corner of Conover. 220 Conover was shown on the 1886 map as a brick building on the north west corner of Conover at Partition.

    Henry Finkelday born in Hanover, Germany circa 1841 arrived in Red Hook Brooklyn before 1869 where he opened a grocery, feed store, livery, and saloon at 220 Conover. He and his wife, Catherine, had four sons and three daughters. One daughter died as a child. One daughter never married. Several of his sons, Henry Jr., William, and Charles, did not marry but followed him in the business and remained in Red Hook until at least 1920. One son, Frederick, married and had at least two children, a girl and a boy.

    Henry Finkeldey was related to Charles Finkeldey and Fredrick Finkelday (c 1848) .

    Birth: c 1841 Germany

    Immigration:

    Marriage: Catherine

    Children:

    1. Henry Finkaldey Jr. Did not marry.

      Died Petitioner Frederick Finkeldey, one of the heirs, 1828 80th street, next of kin to Heinrich Finkeldey, who died 3 March 1903, and Henry Finkeldey Jr. who died 31 August 1916, property value $4,500 - William Finkeldey, son Charles Finkeldey son Minni Finkeldey daughter, all residing at 200 conover st, Katie Anderson daughter at 522 61st street, Annie Wrieden, 189 Conover, and Frederick Finkeldey at 1828 80th street. There is a second set of probate papers listing Henry Jr.s assets at $2,150 -same set of heirs except they are called brother and sister instead of son and daughter.

      New York Times

      Henry F Finkeldey, a member of the firm of H. Finkeldey's Sons. dealers in grocery and feed in Conover Street Brooklyn died at his home 220 Conover Street on Thursday, in his fiftieth year. Mr Finkeldey was born in the house in which he died.

      September 1, 1916

      the local papers said he succeeded his father in the wholesale and retail grocery and liquor business. He was a member of the Zion church. He was survived by three brothers, William, Fred and Charles, and by three sisters, minni, Mrs. J Wrieden and Mrs. W. Anderson - buried Greenwood.

    2. William Finkaldey. Did not marry.

    3. Annie Finkaldey ✟ 1895

    4. Annie

      Married Wreiden lived at 189 Conover in 1916

    5. Minnie Finkaldey. Did not marry.

    6. Fredrick Finkaldey c 1875

      Marriage: Lillian

      ✟ FINKELDEY LILLIAN G. 1972-10-12 29126 197

      Fredrich Finkelday : 1915 Deed Dealer Ward 30, Brooklyn, married Lilli, daughter Grace. In 1918 he was a hay and gran dealer, kings Hwy. 1920 Census, 1930 Census 1940 Census. Died 1943 buried Green wood Cemetery.

      Partition Street Near Conover: May 1874 Mr Schmidt a larger beer saloon keeper in Partition near Conover was assaulted in his saloon by a crowd of roughs. His condition was said to have been critical.

      Children:

      1. Grace

      2. Fredrick

    7. Catharine Finkaldey circa 1880

      Married Anderson live 522 61st street in 1916.

    8. Charles. Did not marry.

    Naturalization Finkeldey, Heinrich, City of Brooklyn, Jan 11, 1866, from Hanover. Vol 41 Rec No 66. witness Henry Roseland

    1869 Finkeldey, Henry, grocer, Conover and Partition 1869 Directory. Listed at this address in 1871, 73, 74, 76, 79, 80, 82, 84, 86, 88 and 90. Also listed at 162 Partition liquors in 1888.

    1870 Census Finkeldey, Henry, age 29, ret (retail) grocer, $7,000 value of real property, $2,000 value of personal estate, born Hanover, Catherine, 27, born Bremen, Henry age 3, William age 1 both born NY, Henry Nemeth, age 17 clerk in store, born Hanover, Finkeldey, Johanna age 14 born Hanover, servant.

    1873 from Brooklyn Eagle article, Henry Finkelday, grocer corner of Partition and Conover, clerk in store, Johannes Yorz.

    1875: 105 Conover street, brick, $4,500, own, Finkeldey, Henry, age 33, Germany, grocer, Catherine 32, Germany, Henry 9, William 6, Annie 5 Minnie 3, children all born Kings co., three families in building.

    Also on Conover street, Louisa Finkeldey mother age 28, Charles Finkeldey age 3 Kings, and Ellen Griffe- 12, servant

    1875: Ward 10 ED 1, Fred Finkleday 26, Germany, brewer, Wife Clara Finkleday 25, New York, Son Fred Finkleday 4, Daughter Laura Finkleday 2 Daughter Lilly Finkleday 1. They show up in the 1892 census in Ward 12 near the other Finkeldeys.

    1877: A man was caught trying to roll away a barrel of flour from in front of Henry Finkeldeys' grocery at 220 Conover - Brooklyn Union and Argus (http://fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html)

    1880 Census: 220 Conover Street, Henry Finkaldey 38, keeps grocer, Catrina Finkaldey 37, Henry Finkaldey Jr. 13, William Finkaldey 10, Annie Finkaldey 9, Minnie Finkaldey 7, Fredrick Finkaldey 5, Catharine Finkaldey 4m, Frederick Mitchel 23, boarder, clerk in grocery, Henry Meyers 24, boarder, clerk in grocery

    1889 Henry Finkeldey and sons, Brooklyn

    In 1889 the Finkeldey family was active in the Brooklyn Schuetzen Corps (Shooting Club) and were involved with the Corp's 31st ball which was held at the Clermont Avenue Rink.

    1892 Finkeldey, Henry age 50 born Germany occupation "Germany", Kate age 48, Henry Jr, 25, grocer, William 23, grocer, Annie age 21, Minnie age 9, Fred 16, Kate 12, Charles 7. There was another Finkeldey family on the same page one listing away: Fred age 44, Germany, expressman, Clara, Fred 21, printer, Flora 19, Henry 16 butcher, Clara Jr. 15, Edna 9, Emma 7, Gussie 6, Annie 4 Martha 1, George 1.

    1900: 220 Conover, Henry Finkledey 59 Germany, immigration 1870, grocer, naturalized, Wife Catharine E Finkledey 57 Germany, 10 children 6 still living, Son Henry Finkledey 34 New York, grocer, Son William C Finkledey 31 New York, liquor retail Daughter Minnie W Finkledey 27 New York, Son Frederick W Finkledey 25 New York, grocer, Daughter Catharine M Finkledey 20 New York, Son Charles D Finkledey M 1 New York, only family in building.

    ✟1903, Death, Henry Finkeldey March 3 at 220 Conover Street, Brooklyn in his 61st year. (NYT, March 8, 1903)

    Probate: He had a will, petitioner, Henry Finkeldey Jr, Heinrich sr. died 3 March 1903, real property $15,500 "over and above the encumbrances, $2,409,98 personal property, Catherine widow, Henry, Jr, William Minnie Frederick W. Kate, Charles, D. M. all at 330 Conover and Annie E. Wrieden 189 Conover, daughter

    1908 Finkeldey and sons 220 Conover, registered liquor licensee.

    1910 - Catherine Finkeldey and her children were still at 220 Conover in 1910: Catherine Finkeldey 66, Henry Finkeldey, 43, retail grocer merchant, Wm Finkeldey, 40, bartender liquor store, Minnie Finkeldey, 38, Charlie Finkeldey, 25, clerk grocery store

    ✟1915 Catherine Finkeldey widow of Henry Finkeldey, who started a grocery, livery, and feed supply business at 218 Conover street, died at age 72. She was born in Bremen Germany and was a member of the Zion Lutheran Chruch. (NYT January 16, 1915)

    1917: Probate - petitioner Frederick Finkeldey, 1828 89th Street, she died 14 January 1915 at 220 Conover st. personal property $102.92 - William Charles, Minnie Finkedey at 220 Conover, Katie Anderson 522 61st street, Annie Wreiden 189 Conover, Frederick Finkeldey 1818 89th st.

    1915 - 220 Conover Street - Henry Finkeldey 47, food (or feed) business, William Finkeldey 45, saloon, Charles Finkeldey 31, bookkeeper in store Minnie Finkeldey 42, sister house work

    ✟ 1916 Henry F. Finkeldey, a member of the firm of h. Finkeldey's Sons, dealers in groceries and feed in Conover Street Brooklyn died in the house he was born in 50 years before. (NYT September 2, 1916)

    1918: H. Finkeldey and sons 200 Conover liquor licence.

    1919: Charles and William Finkeldey of 220 Conover street were registered voters - Democrats.

    1920: 220 Conover, William Finkeldey 49, grocery feed store own store, Charles Finkeldey 35, manager grocery feed store, Minnie Finkeldey 42, store

    1925: - 220 Conover - William Finkeldey 56, grocery store, Minnie Finkeldey 49, Charles Finkeldey 40, truck driver.

    ✟ Charles Finkeldey was buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Feb. 1929

    ✟ William Finkeldey was buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Aug. 1939.

    1930: Frederick Finkeldey 55 Lillian Finkeldey 48 Frederick Finkeldey 11 Hilda During 55

    1940 Census: East 27th Street, New York, Fred W Finkeldey 65, forman hay and grain, Lillian Finkeldey 58, wife, Fredrick Finkeldey 21, son, Minnie Finkeldey 67, sister in law Hilda During 65, lodger

    ✟ Minnie Finkeldey was buried in Greenwood cemetery in October 1949.

    Finkeldeys in Greenwood plat 29126 section 197:

    1. FINKELDEY ANNA E.C. 1895-07-11 29126 197
    2. FINKELDEY CATHERINE 1915-01-17 29126 197 (Finkeldey Catherine 72 y Jan 14 1915 1230 Kings)
    3. FINKELDEY CHARLES 1939-02-14 29126 197 (Finkeldey Charles 55 y Feb 11 1939 3861 Kings)
    4. FINKELDEY FREDERICK W. 1943-03-11 29126 197 (Finkeldey Frederick 67 y Mar 8 1943 5781 Kings)
    5. FINKELDEY HENRY 1903-03-06 29126 197 (Finkeldey Henry 61 y Mar 3 1903 4234 Kings)
    6. FINKELDEY HENRY 1916-09-03 29126 197 (Finkeldey Henry 61 y Mar 3 1903 4234 Kings)
    7. FINKELDEY LILLIAN G. 1972-10-12 29126 197
    8. FINKELDEY MINNIE 1949-10-19 29126 197
    9. FINKELDEY WILLIAM C. 1939-08-03 29126 197 Finkeldey (William C 69 y Jul 31 1939 16097 Kings)

  2. Charles Finkeldey born c 1843 died 1874

    Birth: 1843 Germany

    Occupation: butcher

    Marriage: Anna (1870) Louisa (1875)

    Children: Eliza 1869, Charles c 1872

    Naturalization: Finkeldy Charles, Brooklyn, City Court, Aug 31, 1866 vol 41, No. 322, King of Hanover, witness, Michael Kelehan

    1870 Census: Finkeldey, Charles, 27 butcher $3,000, $500, Hanover, Anne 20, Eliza one month, Otten, Henry butcher age 19, 1870 Census page 227/440.

    Death: Finkeldey Chas 31 y Oct 6 1874 9951 Kings

    Probate: Henry finkeldey was the petitioner and executer, Charles Finkeldey died 6 October 1874, widow, Anna, M. one surviving child Eliza, 199 Conover Street, ersonal property $6,000, Henry Otten witness to will,

    1875: 115 Conover street near Henry and family, brick $3,500, Louisa Finkeldey age 28 Charles age 3 and Ellen Griffen age 12 servant owning property, in same building with Henry Otten butcher age 23, four families in building.

    1880: 199 Conover st, Wolf, John, 30, sign painter, New york, Annie 31, Hanover, Elizabeth Finkeldey, 10 step daughter, New York, father and mother born Hanover, William Wolf son 4 months New York

    1892: John Wolf, 40 sign painter, Anna Maria Wolf Germany, Edward H Wolf 5, Henry Wolf 3 Elizabeth Finkeldey 22, hair oils

    Greenwood

    "FINKELDAY" ANNA E. 1895-07-11 21806 173*
    "FINKELDAY" CHARLES 1874-10-09 21807 173

    *(FINKELDEY ANNA E.C. 1895-07-11 29126 197) See Henry above.

  3. Frederick Finkeldey born c 1848

    Birth: Germany 1848

    Married: Clara born New York

    1870: Did not find him.

    1875: Ward 10, Finkeldey, Fred, 26, Germany, brewer, Clara, 25, New York, Fred, 4, Brooklyn, Laura, 2, Brooklyn, Lilly 1, Brooklyn

    1880: Atlantic Avenue, Fredrick Finkeldy 31, Prussia, sells oil, Clara Finkeldy 29, New York, Freddy Finkeldy 9, Laura Finkeldy 7, Henry Finkeldy 4, Clara R. Finkeldy 2

    1892: Ward 12, ED 2, Finkeldey, Fred, express man, 44, clara 42, Fred 21 printer, Flora 19, Henry 16 butcher, Clara Jr 15, Edna 9, Emma 7, Gussie 6, Annie 4 Martha 1 George 1, two listings away from Henry and family.

    1900 Census: Ward 8, ED 90, Prospect Ave., Frederick Finkeldsy 53 Germany, driver, immigrated 1867, naturalized, Wife Clara Finkeldsy 51 New York, 19 children, 9 living, Daughter Clara Finkeldsy 23 New York, forelady, Daughter Edna Finkeldsy 18 New York, numberer, Daughter Emma Finkeldsy 16 New York, dressmaker, Son Gustav Finkeldsy 15 New York, messenger, Daughter Annie Finkeldsy 12 New York, at school, Daughter Martha Finkeldsy 8 New York

    1905 Census:

    1910 Census:

    1925 Census:

    Death: Finkeldey Clara 68 y Mar 23 1917 6903 Kings

    Death: Finkeldey Frederick E 75 y Aug 17 1925 15847 Kings

    Brooklyn, Kings, Frederick E Finkeldey widower, age 75, retired driver, born Germany, father Frederick Finkeldey, mother Elize Zimmerman died of chronic intestinal nephritis, buried Lutherans Cemetery, (David Lloyd Jones - Ancestry.com)

New York City Death Index
Finkeldey Adele 7 y May 14 1935 10636 Kings
Finkeldey Anna E C 5 m May 17 1879 4593 Kings
Finkeldey August 61 y Dec 28 1912 23996 Kings
Finkeldey August G 90 y Sep 1 1937 18315 Kings
Finkeldey August H 38 y Feb 23 1924 4040 Kings
Finkeldey Catherine 72 y Jan 14 1915 1230 Kings
Finkeldey Charles 55 y Feb 11 1939 3861 Kings
Finkeldey Chas 31 y Oct 6 1874 9951 Kings
Finkeldey Clara 68 y Mar 23 1917 6903 Kings
Finkeldey Clara F 38 y Jul 2 1916 13851 Kings
Finkeldey Edward 1 y Nov 18 1881 13878 Kings
Finkeldey Frederick 10 m Sep 7 1875 8557 Kings
Finkeldey Frederick 67 y Mar 8 1943 5781 Kings
Finkeldey Frederick E 75 y Aug 17 1925 15847 Kings
Finkeldey Henry 61 y Mar 3 1903 4234 Kings
Finkeldey Henry 49 y Aug 31 1916 18205 Kings
Finkeldey Henry V 29 y Sep 19 1905 17983 Kings
Finkeldey Julius 45 y Feb 24 1895 3757 Kings
Finkeldey Lilly F 10 m Sep 7 1875 8557 Kings
Finkeldey Lottie 46 y Mar 1 1931 5878 Kings
Finkeldey Martha D 7 y Jul 5 1920 15168 Kings
Finkeldey Martin 4 m Aug 1 1879 6224 Kings
Finkeldey Robert G 37 y Jan 29 1920 2579 Kings
Finkeldey Sylvester 71 y Jul 29 1891 12887 Kings
Finkeldey William C 69 y Jul 31 1939 16097 Kings
Finkeldey Martin 4 m Aug 1 1879 6224 Kings
Finkeldey Robert G 37 y Jan 29 1920 2579 Kings
Finkeldey Sylvester 71 y Jul 29 1891 12887 Kings
Finkeldey William C 69 y Jul 31 1939 16097 Kings


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