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James Furnish and Descendants


Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 2.7
MARCUM Project Version 683
March 21, 1998

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Furnish, Marcum


First Generation

1. James1 Furnish was born in Orange Co, VA 14 May 1763.(1) James died 1830 at age 66.

He entered service 1 Sept 1780 under General Lafayette.(2)

James moved to Kentucky 1784.(3) The Stray Book of Gallatin Co, KY records that James Furnish found a dark brown horse on fork of Eagle Creek on 28 Nov 1809. It's not clear whether all of the family came to Gallatin Co. this early, or if the first settler was James Sr. or Jr.(4)

1815 James was taxed on no land, among his sons in Capt. Lindsay's Company in Gallatin Co, KY.(5) On the same tax list were James, Thomas and John Furnish with land on Eagle Creek.

James's estate was probated May 1830 in Gallatin Co, KY.(6)

James Furnish had the following children:

Second Generation

2. James2 Furnish (James1) was born in Virginia circa 1785.

He married Nancy Goins 1 Oct 1820 in Gallatin Co, KY. Nancy was born circa 1800 in Kentucky. Nancy was the daughter of Charles Goins.

1815 James was taxed on 233 acres on Eagle Creek in Capt. Lindsay's Company in Gallatin Co, KY.(15) On the same tax list were James Furnish Sr. without land, and Thomas and John Furnish with land on Eagle Creek.

James was the executor of James Furnish's estate May 1830 in Gallatin Co, KY.(16) In the Census of 1850, James was listed as a head of household in Gallatin Co, KY.(17)

James Furnish and Nancy Goins had the following children:

7. Betsey2 Furnish (James1) was born BEF 1810.

She married Arthur Marcum after 26 Aug 1823 in Gallatin Co, KY. Arthur was born before 1800. Arthur died circa 1839 in probably, Bartholomew Co, IN, at age unknown.

Betsey Furnish and Arthur Marcum had the following child:


Notes and References


1. Gertrude Earl Hewson, Kentucky Called Them 1799 to 1981, Volume 1. (Owensboro, KY: McDowell Publications, 1982), p. 61, information from Rev. War Bounty Land warrant of James Furnish (hereafter cited as Hewson, V. 1, Kentucky Called Them).
2. Ibid., p.61, cites Rev. War Bounty Land warrant W.734.
3. Ibid., p. 61, cites Rev. War Bounty Land warrant W.734.
4. Gertrude Earl Hewson, Kentucky Called Them, Volume II. (Utica, KY: McDowell Publications, 1984), cites p.50 of Gallatin Co. Stray Book (hereafter cited as Hewson, V. 2, Kentucky Called Them).
5. Hewson, V. 1, Kentucky Called Them, p. 299, Capt. Lindsay's Co. 1815 Tax List. He was called James Furnish Sr.
6. Ibid., p. 61, cites Will Book C, p. 468.
7. Ibid., p. 299.
8. Ibid., p. 105.
9. Bartholomew County, Indiana, Probate Order Book, Book C 1839 - 1842. (original volume at county court house), p. 280: Mary Susan Marcum, infant daughter of John Marcum deceased (hereafter cited as Bartholomew Co. IN, Book C, Probate Order Book).
10. Hewson, V. 1, Kentucky Called Them, p. 299.
11. Hewson, V. 2, Kentucky Called Them, cites Gallatin Co. Stray Book, p. 128.
12. Ibid., cites Gallatin Co. Stray Book, p. 266.
13. Hewson, V. 1, Kentucky Called Them, p. 316.
14. Ibid., p. 355.
15. Ibid., p. 299.
16. Ibid., p. 61, cites Will Book C, p. 468.
17. James Furnish, 1850 US Census, Gallatin Co. KY, P.174B L.21, James Furnish 75 b.VA Farmer RE$1200; Nancy 50 b.KY col.12; James 30, Noah 24, Samuel 22, all 3 sons col.12, Henry 14, Elza 13f, Lucy 10 col.11, all ch. b.KY; John Adams 60 b.Ireland Laborer (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.174B L.21, Gallatin Co, KY).
18. Bartholomew Co. IN, Book C, Probate Order Book, p. 280: Mary Susan Marcum, infant daughter of John Marcum deceased.


Index

Furnish

Furnish, Benjamin (i5756), b.1798-
Furnish, Betsey (i4541), b.1810-
Furnish, Elza (i5741), b.1837-
Furnish, Henry (i5740), b.1836-
Furnish, James (i4542), b.1763-d.1830
Furnish, James (i5735), b.1785-
Furnish, James (i5737), b.1820-
Furnish, Joel (i5755), b.1796-
Furnish, John (i5744), b.1795-
Furnish, Lucy (i5742), b.1840-
Furnish, Noah (i5738), b.1826-
Furnish, Samuel (i5739), b.1828-
Furnish, Thomas (i5754), b.1795-

Goins

Goins, Nancy (marriage to James Furnish) (i4543), b.1800-

Marcum

Marcum, Arthur (marriage to Betsey Furnish) (i24), b.1800-d.1839
Marcum, Mary Susan (i4545), b.1830-

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