Charles A Furr

8 September 1863–21 April 1882 (Age 18)
Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Charles A

When Charles A Furr was born on 8 September 1863, in Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, John Gordon Furr, was 38 and his mother, Clarissa Rodman, was 25. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Marion Township, Pike, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 21 April 1882, in Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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John Gordon Furr
Clarissa Rodman
William Gordon Furr
Charles A Furr
Margaret A. Furr

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President
Age 2
While attending the play "Our American Cousin" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 7
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English furre ‘fur, a fur lining for a garment, a coat made of or trimmed with fur’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such garments, or a nickname for someone who habitually wore one.Americanized form of German Fuhr .

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

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  • Charles Furr in household of John Furr, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Furr in household of John Furr, "United States Census, 1880"

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