Sarah Ann Furman

1810–after 1880 (Age 70)
New York, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann Furman was born in 1810, in New York, United States. She had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Thomas Brush. She died after 1880, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Brush
1803–1861
Sarah Ann Furman
1810–1880
William A. Brush
1825–
Bailey Nathaniel Brush
1827–1900
Thomas J. Brush
1830–
Abraham Brush
1834–1900
Ephraim Brush
1836–1850
Nancy Ellen Brush
1842–1885
George N. Brush
1843–1925
Margaret J. Brush
1846–1869
Malinda June Brush
1852–1876

Spouse and Children

children

(9)

    William A. Brush

    Male1825–Male

    Bailey Nathaniel Brush

    Male1827–1900Male

    Thomas J. Brush

    Male1830–Male

    Abraham Brush

    Male1834–1900Male

    Ephraim Brush

    Male1836–1850Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 17

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: occupational name for a carter or drayman, the driver of a horse-drawn delivery vehicle, from Polish, Yiddish, and Slovenian furman, a loanword from German ( see Fuhrmann ). See also Forman .2 English: variant of Firmin .3 Americanized spelling of German Fuhrmann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Brush, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Saroh A Brush in household of George Brush, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Ann Brush, "United States Census, 1860"

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