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  • ID: I34660
  • Name: Martin Waldorf Furman
  • Given Name: Martin Waldorf
  • Surname: Furman 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 30 Aug 1829 in Gaines, Tioga, PA
  • Death: 22 Feb 1899 in Gaines, Tioga, PA
  • Burial: Brookside or Furmantown Cemetery, Gaines, Tioga, PA
  • _PPEXCLUDE:
  • Event: lived 70y 5m 22d Individual Note
  • _UID: FF3F91B89B384DC1B07B75C6FA02CD59F0B8
  • Change Date: 12 Sep 2016 at 17:08
  • Note:
    Source: 1897 Tioga County History, Chapter 62
    Clymer Twp Biographies
    MARTIN W. FURMAN was born in Gaines township, Tioga county, Pennsylva ni a, August 30, 1829, a son of William and Mary (Waldorff) Furman. His fa ther came from Sunbury, Northumberland county, to Gaines township, Tioga c ou nty, about 1806, and settled on the south bank of Pine creek, a mile a nd a half east of the site of Gaines. He had been in this county sever al t imes prior to his final settlement; was a noted hunter and was employ ed wi th the surveyors of the Bingham estate. He was the father often chil dren, and died in 1861. His widow survived him about two years. Mart in W. was reared on the homestead farm, and was trained to habits of fruga lity and industry. In March, 1849, he married Eunice J. Dartt, a daught er of John and Elizabeth Dartt, of Delmar township. The following childr en were born to this union, all of whom arrived at maturity before they di ed: Evelina, who married Daniel Furman, of Delmar; Elizabeth, wife of Fre d. Nobles, of the same township; Delphine, who married John Ackley, of Sab insville; George Hurlburt, who married Julia Weeks; Manning, who married H attie Dunbar, of Brookland, Potter county; Cyrus, of Cross Forks, Potter c ounty; Julius, of Gaines township; Daniel, who lives in Corry, Erie count y; Aurilla, wife of Charles McCoy, of Corry; Annie N., wife of W. Nathan L ad d, of Gaines township; John Norton, of Brookland, Potter county, and Ju lia, wife of John Behrman, of Gaines township. About 1849 Mr. Furman boug ht a farm in Delmar, on which he lived up to 1861. He then sold it and r et urned to the old homestead to care for his parents in their declining y ears. After their death he took charge of the farm and cultivat ed it up to 1893, when he sold it and purchased his present homestead. Tho ugh farming h as been his principal occupation, he has devoted considerab le attention to lumber jobbing, in which he has been fairly successful. Mr s. Furman died in 1877, and about three years after her death, he marri ed for his second wife, Viancy Hacket, of Sabinsville. She became the moth er of t wo children who died in infancy. She died and June 30, 1891, he ma rried Sarah J. Strait, a daughter of Stephen and Mabel (Homes) Strai t, of Clymer township, Tioga county. In politics, he is a Republican, a nd is recognized as one of the substantial farmers of his native township.

    1850 Delmar, Tioga, PA Census
    Martin Furman 30 farmer PA***
    Eunice 25 PA
    Evaline 2 PA
    Infant 4/12 PA

    1860 Shipen, Tioga, PA Census Pg601
    Martin Furman 32 farmer $1500 PA***
    Eunice 36 PA
    Evaline 10 PA
    Delpine 8 PA
    Manning 6 PA
    Hulburt 4 PA
    Daniel 3 PA
    Elizabeth 2 PA
    Julius 1 PA

    1870 Gaines, Tioga, PA Census Pg 9, Aug 25
    Martin Furman 42 farmer $3500 PA***
    Eunice 44 PA
    Delephine 20 PA
    Maning 18 PA
    Halbert 17 PA
    Daniel 15 PA
    Elizabeth 13 PA
    Julius 11 PA
    Cyrus 10 PA
    Aurillia 8 PA
    Anna 6 PA
    Norton 4 PA
    Julia 2 PA

    1880 Gaines, Tioga, PA Census Pg 5, June 4
    Martin Furman 52 Wd farmer all b. PA***
    David (brother) 64 farmer all b. PA
    Manning (son) 29 PA
    Hulbert (son) 27 PA
    Daniel (son) 25 PA
    Julius (son) 21 PA
    Silas (son) 19 PA
    Arrialla (dau) 18 PA
    Annie (dau) 16 PA
    Norton J. (son) 14 PA
    Julia (dau) 12 PA

    Source: http://www.rootsweb.com/~srgp/clippings/wag1880e.htm
    1881 01-Feb M Furman, Martin Married at the Willcox House,
    Wellsboro Jan 25th 1881 by I. M. Bodine, Esq.,
    Mr. Martin Furman of Gaines and Mrs. Viency Hackett of Clymer

    Source: http://www.joycetice.com/marriage/tcdivrc03.htm
    divorces from Tioga County for the year
    September 10, 1889
    Martin Furman vs. Viance Furman, subpoena awarded;

    Source: http://www.joycetice.com/director/1899p229.htm
    1899 Hanford's Tioga Co., PA Directory - Gaines Twp
    Furman Aaron K (Manhattan) r 4, farmer 100
    Furman Bert, r 13, farmer 50
    Furman Gertrude (Manhattan) r 4, school teacher
    Furman Hampton L (Manhattan) r 5, farmer, 60
    Furman Martin, r 5, farmer, 96***




    Father: William Furman b: 6 Jul 1779 in Northumberland Co., PA
    Mother: Mary 'Polly' Waldorf b: 1791 in PA

    Marriage 1 Eunice Joanna Dartt b: 28 Mar 1826 in Delmar Twp., Tioga, PA
    • Married: Mar 1849
    • Change Date: 12 Sep 2016
    Children
    1. Has Children Evalina E. Furman b: 25 Feb 1849 in Delmar, Tioga, PA
    2. Has Children Delphine C. Furman b: 1850 in Shippen Twp., Tioga, PA
    3. Has Children William Manning Furman b: Nov 1851 in Shippen Twp., Tioga, PA
    4. Has Children George Hurlburt Furman b: May 1854 in Shippen Twp., Tioga, PA
    5. Has No Children Daniel Furman b: 1857 in Shippen Twp., Tioga, PA
    6. Has No Children Elizabeth 'Libbie' E. Furman b: 1858 in Shippen Twp., Tioga, PA
    7. Has No Children Julius Furman b: 1859 in Shippen Twp., Tioga, PA
    8. Has No Children Cyrus Furman b: Feb 1861 in of, Gaines, Tioga, PA
    9. Has No Children Auriilla C. Furman b: 8 Jan 1863 in of, Gaines, Tioga, PA
    10. Has Children Annie Joanna N. Furman b: 1864 in of, Gaines, Tioga, PA
    11. Has No Children John Norton Furman b: 1866 in of, Gaines, Tioga, PA
    12. Has Children Julia B. Furman b: 5 Apr 1867 in Gaines, Tioga, PA

    Marriage 2 Vianca 'Viancy' Reynolds b: 1839 in NY
    • Married: 25 Jan 1881 in Wellsboro, Tioga, PA
    • Change Date: 12 Sep 2016

    Marriage 3 Sarah J. Strait b: 13 May 1855 in Westfield, Tioga, PA
    • Married: 30 Jun 1891
    • Change Date: 12 Sep 2016

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Linda Cornell Reese
      Title: Linda Cornell Reese

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