Mary E Hyer

16 July 1832–22 November 1889 (Age 57)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Hyer was born on 16 July 1832, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Isaac Hyer, was 38 and her mother, Phebe Osborn, was 36. She married Thomas Nicholson Furman about 1849, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 22 November 1889, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Nicholson Furman
Mary E Hyer
Marriage: about 1849
Mary E. Furman
William Furman
Phoebe Furman
Eliza Furman
Charles H. Furman
Lucy Lavinia Furman

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Nicholson Furman



about 1849
New Jersey, United States


    Mary E. Furman


    William Furman


    Phoebe Furman


    Eliza Furman


    Charles H. Furman


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Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

The Camden & Amboy railroad was completed in 1833. It made transportation between New York City and Philadelphia possible within a 7-hour time-frame. This advancement led to dozens of other companies opening railroad lines during the 1800's.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages

Age 16

"""A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heier , Hayer , or Heyer .

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

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Story Highlight

Mary Furman Death Cert # 12410 NYC

Mary Furman in the New York, New York, Index to Death Certificates, 1862-1948 Name: Mary Furman Gender: Female Race: Colored (Black) Marital status: Widow Age: 67 Birth Date: abt 1816 Birth Pla …

Sources (3)

  • Mary Furman in household of Thomas Furman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isaac Higher, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Marry Firman in household of Thomas Firman, "United States Census, 1860"

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