John Finley Talbot (1850-1939)

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John Finley Talbot
Oakwood Cemetery
Born: 19 Jan 1850 Otterville, Ontario, Canada
Died: 8 Sep 1939 Bedford, Virginia
Father: James Talbot
Mother: Maria House
Siblings: John Finley Talbot
James Hartman Talbot
Nancy Elizabeth Talbot
Harry L. Talbot
Sarah M. Talbot
Jane Clarissa Talbot
Spouse: Elise Catherine Brockman
Married: 21 Mar 1884 Detroit, Michigan
Children: Raymond Talbot
James Hartman Talbot
Henry L. Talbot

A. T. Andreas & Co., History of St. Clair County, Michigan, 1883, pp. 417:

John F. Talbot, son of James and Maria (House) Talbot, was born at Otterville, C. W., January 19, 1850. He came with his parents to Port Huron, Mich., in 1851. In the schools of this city he recieved his education, studying until 1869, when he enter the Commercial office, just then purchased from Col. John Atkinson by his father. Mr. Talbot has been closely connected with this journal from 1869 to the present, with, perhaps, the exception of one year, which he devoted to the editorship of the Detroit Daily Union.


  • Name variant: Finlay [Howse Best-Mar26,2005.paf]
  • 1860 Federal Census, 3rd Ward, Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, Family #1278:
Talbot, James
, John F., male, 10, Canada
  • 1870 Federal Census, Ward 1, Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan
Talbot, James
, John T., 27, male, white, Printer, Canada
  • Howse, Joanne Marie Heinz. Howse Best-Mar26,2005.paf file:
Died in an accident. Info from Lynn House, no relation we know of - Internet Info from Betty Sue Talbot- descendant of John Finley
Info from Barb Naruta-Internet:
John F.'s occupation was being a publisher and also was a contractor with his sons.
  • St. Clair Co, Michigan Rootsweb queries: posted by Wanda M. Talbot on Wednesday, May 7, 1997
  • Grave: FindAGrave:
John F Talbot
BIRTH: 19 Jan 1850
DEATH: 9 Sep 1939 (aged 89)
BURIAL: Oakwood Cemetery, Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, USA
MEMORIAL ID: 14431412
Photo: Taken by PictureTaker