Isaac Furniss

6 March 1820–19 April 1896 (Age 76)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Furniss was born on 6 March 1820, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Furniss, was 48 and his mother, Mary Gregory, was 42. He married Anna Elizabeth Hurt on 11 April 1841, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. In 1849, at the age of 29, his occupation is listed as cutler in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 19 April 1896, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Isaac Furniss
Anna Elizabeth Hurt
Marriage: 11 April 1841
Thomas Augustus Furniss Sr.
Mary Elizabeth Furniss
Ann Elizabeth Furniss
Joseph Hyrum Furniss
Nephi Furniss
Israel Dunn Furniss
Isaac James Furniss
Mary A. Furniss
Sarah Hannah Furniss

Spouse and Children

11 April 1841
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 1

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Furness .

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

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Story Highlight

Auguste Kirsch

Auguste Kirsch Autobiography as told by her Augusta Kirsch Furniss, the daughter of Gottlieb Kirsch and Elizabeth Schirrmacher, was born April 22, 1857 in Bischofstein, East Prussia, Germany. Her …

Sources (3)

  • Isaac Furness, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Iaac Furniss, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac Furnace in household of Ann E Furnace, "United States Census, 1870"

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