A “Bit” of Looking Back – Malakoff Couple Celebrates Sixty-Third Anniversary (November, 1937)


Malakoff Couple Celebrates Sixty-Third Anniversary

From The Malakoff News
Friday, November 12, 1937

William Horace Finney and Alabama Rivers Johnson Finney
November, 1937

Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Finney, well-known Malakoff couple, celebrated their sixty-third anniversary at their home here Sunday with a family reunion.  22 members of the family and friends were present for the occasion.  Mr. Finney is 83 and his wife, 82 years of age.

Mr. and Mrs. Finney were married at Midway in Madison County, November 8,, 1874.  They moved to Malakoff in 1892 and have made their home here since that time.

The children who spent the day here with the parents were:  Messrs. And Mesdames R. H. Finney, Paris; R. A. Finney, Coleman; C. T. Finney, Nacogdoches; William Finney, Temple; George Finney, Dallas; and Beaty Jones, Athens.

Mesdames M. O. Rike, Dallas, George Thompson, Athens; M. A. Payne and S. A. Eaton, Malakoff.

Miss Lou House, Paris.

Messrs. R. M. Payne, Mattson, Ill; Jack Finney, College Station; W. B. Payne, Billy Grey Payne, and Sidney Eaton, Malakoff

Malakoff Faces and Places – William Horace Finney and Alabama Rivers Johnson Finney


Home of William Horace Finney and Alabama Rivers Johnson Finney
Malakoff, Texas
Date of Photograph Unknown

William Horace Finney and Alabama Rivers Johnson Finney upon the occasion of their 63rd wedding anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Finney were married at Midway in Madison County, Texas, on November 8, 1874.
Photograph – November, 1937