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	THOMAS FURNAS-proposed ancestor 

Married Rebecca(h) Atkinson April 3 or 23, 1729 at Quaker Holme
	MM, Cumberlandshire, England. 
Children:
	Joseph Furnas (Dec 22, 1732, Wigton)
	John Furnas (March 5, 1736, Standingstone)
		or  (March 1, 1734, Wigton)
	Thomas Furnas (Feb. 26, 1736, Standingstone/Wigton)
	Jonathan Furnas (Feb. 26, 1736) or
	                (Dec. 26, 1736, Standingstone)
	Sarah Furnas (Aug. 18, 1744, Wigton)

	These dates and children are taken from the LDS indexes and are actually only possibilities.  I think some of the children have become confused. (LDS batch 8435480 call 1395927, sheet 2)  The problem could also be the use of different calendars, interpreting handwritting or typographical errors.  I am mostly interested in beginning with the first immigrant to the Americas.

	JOHN FURNAS

Born:  March 5, 1736, Standing Stone, Cumberlandshire, England
	(now Cumbria, Great Britain) per US local histories and 
        Quaker records in the US.
Died: Aug 5, 1777 at Bush River, South Carolina
Buried: alleged Bush River, no tombstone found when cemetery was 
     cataloged.  In 1997 the cemetery was quite overgrown and I
     could not locate my Wil(l)son ancestors whose stones were
     cataloged.
Married Mary Wilkinson (Sept 19, 1742-Oct. 6/7, 1782) on March
     24, 1762 at the Wigton MM, Cumberlandshire, England. (Note:  
     many US sources show Nigton or Nighton, but appears correct is
     Wigton.) (T-Cane Creek, SC-1056)
Children:
	
Joseph Furnas (Feb. 20, 1763-July 25, 1812) married Sept. 30, 1790
     Sarah Pearson (Aug. 23, 1773).  Family from Bush
     River July 27, 1805 received at Miami MM June 12, 1806. 
	A. Mary Furnas married July 3, 1811 William Jay (John).
	B. John (June 12, 1796) married Dec, 3, 1818 Sarah Evans.
		1. Ester Furnas married William Joy
		2. Sarah Furnas married John Johnston
		3. Jane Furnas married George Miller
		4. Aaron Furnas
		5. Robert Furnas
		6. Samuel Furnas
		7. Thomas w. Furnas
		8. Davis Furnas
	C. Samuel Furnas married Aug. 29, 1822 Mary Jenkins
	D. Joseph Furnas married March 2, 1826 Patience Mills
		daughter of Marmaduke and Patience. (T-Miami-57)
	E. Benjamin Furnas married Sept. 29, 1822 Mary Patty
	F. William Furnas married July 31, 1828 Beulah Macy	Rebecca Furnas (April 19, 1764-June 27, 1842) married 1783
        Samuel Teague (March 2,1759). They were accepted at Miami 
        MM, Waynesville, OH Aug. 31, 1805 with children listed below.
	A. Rebecca Teague (8 Sep 1784)
	B. Lurana Teague (1 Sep 1786) married 28 Mar 1807,
		James Coate.
	C. Alice Teague (22 Feb 1788)married Feb. 27, 1811 
		John Steddom.
	D. Ester Teague (26 Feb 1790) married Aug. 30, 1809
		John Coate.
	E. Joseph Teague (26 Feb 1792-1809)
	F. Moses Teague (6 Feb 1797-1874) married 1816
		Jane Coppock
	G. Susanna Teague (13 Jun 1795) married 8 Nov 1815,
		Samuel Steddom (another source has her married to
                James Coate)
	H. Rhoda Teague (2 Apr 1801)
	I. Samuel Teague (30 Aug 1803-died Wabash Co, IN)
                 married June 2, 1825 Prudence Cooper.
	
John	Furnas (Aug. 5, 1765-March 9, 1830) married Nov 25, 1790
     Ester Wilson (March 23, 1768-Sept. 13, 1795).  John remarried
     March 1, 1798 Ruth Cook (Aug. 29, 1776-Sept 21, 18220.  John
     married third Rebecca (Millhouse) Compton.  (Separate page
     planned in future.)
 
Thomas Wilkinson Furnas (March 23, 1768) married July 4,
	1792 Rachel Coate.

Ester Furnas (July 4, 1770-Feb. 16, 1863) on either April
      29, 1790 (S-54) or Feb 11, 1796 married Benjamin Pearson. 
      In 1805 accepted Miami MM with children below.
	A. John Pearson
	B. Furnas Pearson
	C. Mary Pearson married Oct. 14, 1812 William Miles.
	D. Samuel Pearson married first Rachel Coate daughter
	   of Henry Coate and Mary Haskett, married second Ann 
           Jenkins daughter of David and Martha Jenkins. 
	E. Moses Pearson (1798-July 9, 1874) married May 28,
	   1823 Sarah Pearson daughter of Robert and Charity Pearson.
	F. Joseph Pearson
	G. Robert Pearson
	H. Wilkinson Pearson (June 30, 1803-April 13, 1882)
 	   married March 22, 1824 Eleanor Leavell daughter of Robert
           Leavell and Sarah Perry.

Robert Furnas (June 27, 1772-Feb. 16, 1863) married Hannah
	Wilson (July 28, 1788-Feb. 17, 1864) (See Robert Furnas page
        coming...soon?)

William Furnas (May 29, 1775-Dec. 21, 1833) married in 1797
	Rachel Wesley.  Entered land in Newton Twp, Miami Co., OH 
	A. John Furnas (Jan. 11, 1798-March 16, 1855, IA)
           married Aug. 30, 1827 Hepsebah Mills
	B. Wilkinson Furnas (Feb. 6, 1799-Aug. 16, 1858)
	C. Martin Furnas (Feb. 11, 1801-1849) married
	   Sept. 3, 1823 Morsena Patty
	D. Cary Furnas (June 19, 1803-Oct. 6, 1872) married
	   Nov. 14, 1825 Matilda Leavell, daughter of Robert Leavell
           and Sarah Perry.
	E. Sarah Furnas (May 24, 1806-May 24, 1826)
	F. Jacob Furnas (March  28, 1807-June 14, 1881) married
	   first June 22, 1834 Abigail Large (?-1862),
	   1. Henry Furnas (March 6, 1835-Sept. 18, 1854)
	   2. Joshua Furnas (Aug. 18, 1839) married Oct. 6, 1869
                Eliza Dowler
	   3. Rachel Furnas (Feb. 24, 2842) married
		Samuel Brumbaugh
	   4. Mary Furnas (Oct. 21, 1844-May 8, 1854)
	   5. Martin Furnas (March 3, 1847-June 17, 1854)
	   6. Sarah Furnas (July 23, 1849-May 17, 1854)
	   7. Joseph Furnas (April 16, 1851-died as infant)
    married second Margaret (Dowler) McDonald widow of Samuel Mitchell
	G. Joseph Furnas (Aug. 8, 1809-May 24, 1884) married
	   Sept. 15, 1824 Margaret Spencer
	H. Mary Furnas (Oct. 6, 1811-March 31, 1849) married
	   May 19, 1831 Robert Greenlee
	I. Robert Furnas (May 22, 1813) married Jan. 8, 1837
           Mary Fowler
	J. Rebecca Furnas (Sept. 29, 1815-June 30, 1849)
	   married Isaac Tisor
	K. Ester Furnas (Sept. 21, 1817-1899, IA) married
	   William Greenlee
	

	I believe John Furnas is the son of Thomas Furnas and Rebecca Atkinson.  Other listed dates of birth for him are:  March 1, 1734 in Wigton and Feb. 26, 1736 in Wigton.  According to family legend, John Furnas was a younger son of Lord Furnas of England, who came to America because he would not inherit the family fortune or lands.  I'm not sure this is anything more than a myth.  John emigrated from Standingstone with his wife Mary in 1763.  I was unable to locate Standingstone.  A video produced by the Furnas Families of America show it right next to Wigton.  John and his wife arrived in Charleston, South Carolina on Feb. 18, 1763.   According to the family oral history their first son was born while they were still on the ship as it lay anchored in the harbor.  John Furnas is listed as an early Quaker settler connected with the Bush River MM in Newberry District, Union Co, SC.  This is located in mid-west South Carolina.  In one book John Furnas is listed as having lived at Spring Field, settling next to Samuel Kelly.  The South Carolina census for 1800 lists Joseph, John, and Thomas W. Furnas in the Newberry District, and Robert in Union District.  Another reference lists John Furnas, 100 acres Berkly Co., granted Oct 25, 1764. 

My direct line is through:

	ROBERT FURNAS

Born:  June 27, 1772, Newberry District, Union Co, SC
Died:  Feb. 16, 1863, age 97 y, 7 m, 19 d, Warren Co, OH
Buried:  Caesar's Creek, Warren Co, OH
Married Feb. 11, or June 6, 1796 Hannah Wilson (July 28,1788-
       1864) at Cane Creek MM, in Union Co., South Carolina.
Children:

Mary Furnas (Nov. 25, 1796-Oct. 20, 1831) married Sept. 11,
       1817 John Cook

Esther Furnas (Jan. 5, 1799) married first Daniel Mills (March 6,
       1801)
	A. David Mills
   Esther married second Jesse Conner.  
	B. Mary Conner (July 24, 1832)
	C. Sarah Conner (May 4, 1835) married William P. Stanley
   Esther married third Nov. 25, 1847 William Kenworthy.

John Furnas (March 3, 1801-Jan 1, 1846, Fairfield) married
	Mary (Nov 10, 1801)
	A. Ester Furnas (Oct 12, 1823)
	B. Rachel Furnas (April 2, 1827)
	C. Hannah Furnas (May 2, 1830-Oct 28, 1833, Fairfield)
	D. Seth Furnas (July 28, 1835)
	E. Mary Furnas (July 17, 1838)

Seth Furnas (March 26, 1803-Aug. 24, 1878) married Nov. 1,
        1826 in Warren Co., OH Dinah Kindley (?-Aug. 5, 1880) 
        daughter of Edward and Margaret Kindley of NC.  
	A. Davis Furnas (Jan. 25, 1829-April 7, 1906) married
	   Sept. 1, 1852 Jane Satterthwaite (April 23, 1828-April 19,
           1868)  daughter of John and Elizabeth Satterthwaite. 
   	   1. Seth W. Furnas (July 1, 1853)
	   2. Elizabeth Furnas (Aug. 10, 1855)
	   3. Anna Dinah Furnas (Jan. 22, 1858)
	   4. John Davis Furnas (Feb. 15, 1861-Oct. 12, 1904)
		married Ella Cliffton (Oct. 30, 1857)
		a. Rachel Dakin Furnas (Sept. 5, 1891)
		b. Mary Louisa Furnas (Dec. 31, 1892)
		c. Sarah Jane Furnas (Feb. 1, 1897)
	   5. Frederick W. Furnas (March 30, 1866-March 20, 1867)
	   6. Edwin S. Furnas (April 18, 1868) married
		Sept. 27, 1888 Harriet Underwood  (May 8, 1866)
                daughter or Elihu and Hester Underwood. 
		a. Seth Elisha Furnas (Dec. 4, 1889)
		b. Lawrence Weber Furnas (March 31, 1891)
		c. Elihu Furnas (July 31, 1898)
     Second Davis Furnas married Sarah Truman (Aug. 14, 1829-Jan. 19,
        1881)
     Third Davis Furnas married Sidney Blackburn (Nov. 27, 1839-Dec.
        21, 1912)

      B. Robert Furnas (Oct. 10, 1830-Sept. 18, 1901) married
	 Sept. 23, 1853 Bethia Mosier or Mosher (March 3, 1831 
	    1. Mary Furnas (April 9, 1855)
	    2. Seth W. Furnas (Aug. 18, 1857)
	    3. Calista Furnas (Feb. 14, 1860-Sept. 30, 1862)
	    4. Eunice Furnas (Feb. 8, 1862)
	    5. Edith D. Furnas (May 1. 1864-Dec. 13, 1873)
	    6. Phebe Furnas (May 20, 1868)
	    7. Robert H. Furnas (Sept. 23, 1870)
     C. Mary Furnas (Dec. 30, 1832) married Nov. 28, 1855
	 Jonathan Mosier (T-Miami-572)
	
     D. girl (Nov. 13, 1834-Nov. 14, 1834)
 	
Joseph Furnas (Sept. 9, 1805-Feb 24, 1888, Fairfield,IN)
   married Sept 10, 1829 Mary Esterling (Sept. 27, 1811- July 12,
   1890).  Mary was the daughter of Caleb and Martha Esterling.  
     A. Martha Furnas (Aug 4, 1830)
     B. Sarah Furnas (Feb 23, 1833-Aug 1, 1834, Lick Branch)
     C. Hannah Furnas (March 2, 1836)
     D. Caleb Furnas (Dec 12, 1838-Jan 21, 1854, Fairfield)
     E. Isaac Furnas (Jan 1, 1842-Dec 19, 1845)
     F. Phebe Furnas (Feb 14, 1845-Nov 11, 1890, Marion Co)
     G. Robert W. Furnas (Jan 8, 1848)
     H. William Furnas (Nov 4, 1850)
     I. John H. Furnas (March 13, 1854) married Ella Kellum		daughter of Noah and Hannah P. Kellum.
	1. Maurice K. Furnas (April 10, 1887)
	2. Miriam H. Furnas (April 2, 1890)
	3. Homer J. Furnas (July 1891) 

Isaac Furnas (Nov. 12, 1807-Sept. 10, 1841 or Sept. 16,
	1839) married Oct. 31, 1833 Matilda Compton

Dinah Furnas (May 5, 1810-Sept. 10, 1841) married Aug 5,
	1830 Robert Millhouse

Robert Furnas (Nov. 22, 1812) married April 29, 1847 Anna
	Hollingsworth, daughter of Abraham and Eunice.

Rebecca Furnas (Feb. 9, 1815) married Oct. 1, 1832 Samuel
	Starbuck

Hannah Furnas (Jan. 3, 1818) married Feb. 27, 1841 
	Abner Mills

Sarah Furnas (May 29, 1822) married Dec. 1, 1842 Clark
	Ferguson


	Robert was 5 when his father died and 10 when his mother died.  Perhaps the children went to live with relatives or were taken in by Quaker neighbors.  Robert is listed in the 1800 census as a resident of Union Co. (#227, 00110-20100-00)
	Robert made a "prospecting tour to Ohio, making the round trip on horseback, a great portion of which was through an unbroken forest; after examining several localities, he selected the tract of land".  Robert and his family left Cane Creek MM, SC, after April 23, 1803.  They were received into the Westland MM in Ohio on August 27, 1803.  The family " commenced to open out a farm, amid all the many trials and deprivations of pioneer life of that day and locality, often compelled to subsist for days on hominy and venison, being unable to get grain manufactured into flour and meal, the nearest mill being thirty miles distant through forest, the roads to which were mere paths that could only be traveled by horseback; in 1812, as there was no market nearer, he drove a large lot of hogs to Baltimore, Md- no small undertaking; but he lived to see those vast forests give place to waving fields of grain and thriving towns..." (both quotes X-841)  Robert is listed as an original member of the Miami MM.  He is listed as a the first clerk and elder of the inferior meeting of the Miami meeting known as Caesar's Creek.  The Caesar Creek MM was offically "openned" May 26, 1810. (U-674)  He and his family are recorded as attending over the years meetings at West Branch, Union, Center and Fairfield.
	There are land purchases in this region of Ohio for Mary Furnas.
	In 1804 Robert and John Furnas in Wayne Township, Warren Co., OH.  See range 5, twp 7, sec 34.	

JOHN FURNAS with wives ESTER WILSON & RUTH COOK & REBECCA (MILLHOUSE) COMPTON John Furnas (1765-1830) is the brother of Robert Furnas, and Ester Wilson is the sister of Hannah Wilson. The son Christopher is double cousin to Robert's and Hannah's children. This line is not found in the Christopher Wil(l)son book. A. Christopher Wilson Furnas (Oct. 18, 1791) married Oct. 3, 1816 Sarah Jenkins (daughter of William Jenkins) After Ester's death John married March 1, 1798 Ruth Cook (Aug. 29, 1776-Sept 21, 1822) daughter of Isaac and Charity Cook. This family received from Bush River Aug. 25, 1804 to Miami Nov. 8, 1804. B. Isaac Furnas (Dec. 6, 1798-Feb. 2, 1880) married Dec. 29, 1819 Elsie Wright, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Wright. 1. Allen Furnas 2. Sarah Furnas 3. Mary Furnas (possbily, but no proof Mary who married Phineas Jinkans/Jenkins in Warren Co, OH 3 Jan 1811.) 4. Joseph Furnas 5. Lydia Furnas 6. Naomi Furnas 7. John W. Furnas 8. Isaac Furnas C. Mary Furnas (Dec. 10, 1800) D. Joseph Furnas (Sept. 24, 1802) E. Robert Furnas (June 3, 1805) John married third in 1826 Rebecca (Millhouse) Compton (Nov. 2, 1798-Nov. 15, 1878) This family came to Waynesville, OH in 1805. Then moved to Chester Twp, Clinton Co, in 1806, after purchasing 154 acres of land southeast of Caesar's Creek for $2 per acre. John was a blacksmith. ESTER FURNAS Born: Jan. 5, 1799, Union Co., SC Died: 1875 Married first Daniel Mills on July 6, 1820 at the Caesar's Creek MM, Warren Co., OH Children: A. David Mills Married second Jesse Conner on Oct. 13, 1831 at Caesar Creek MM. Children: B. Mary Conner C. Sarah Conner married William P. Stanley Married third William Kenworthy on Nov. 25, 1847 at Fairfield,IN.





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