Sarah Ann Furman

Female1810–after 1880

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Furman was born in 1810, in New York, United States, her father, Abraham Furman, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Furman, was 20. She had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Thomas Brush. She lived in Washington Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died after 1880, at the age of 8189.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Brush
Sarah Ann Furman
William A. Brush
Bailey Nathaniel Brush
Thomas J. Brush
Abraham Brush
Ephraim Brush
Nancy Ellen Brush
George N. Brush
Margaret J. Brush
Malinda June Brush

Sources (9)

  • Sarah Brush in household of Thos Brush, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Ann Furman in entry for Abraham Brush and Christiana Reynolds, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Mary Jane Wilson in entry for Nathanial Bailey Brush, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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Children (9)

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1810 · Change of capital city

Age 0

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

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

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Yakov, Mayer, Faina, Isaak, Naum, Anchel, Aron, Bronia.

Polish, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), Czech, Slovak, 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 .

English: variant of Firmin .

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

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