Robert Henry Furnish

Male21 August 1883–27 January 1933

Brief Life History of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry Furnish was born on 21 August 1883, in Kentucky, United States, his father, James Wilson Furnish, was 34 and his mother, Harriet Rivers Hooser, was 31. He lived in Magisterial District 2 Uniontown, Union, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Union, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 27 January 1933, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Old Mission Mausoleum, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States.

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James Wilson Furnish
Harriet Rivers Hooser
Lenora Furnish
unknown child Furnish
M. E. Furnish
Sigourney Louise Furnish
Gladys Furnish
Robert Henry Furnish
Oliver Henry Furnish
Lucille Furnish
Irene Furnish
Marvin Allen Furnish

Sources (5)

  • Robert H Furnish in household of James W Furniish, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robt or Robert Henry Furnish, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Robert H Furnish, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 9

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 15

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Furness . Alternatively, a variant of Furneaux (see Furnace 2).

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

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