Isabelle Virginia Key

Brief Life History of Isabelle Virginia

When Isabelle Virginia Key was born on 23 March 1863, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, John Key, was 41 and her mother, Frances Croft, was 28. She married Abraham Lincoln Furr on 19 July 1883, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and South River District, Augusta, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 August 1926, in Nelson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Pleasant View Lutheran Church Cemetery, Verona, Augusta, Virginia, United States.

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Abraham Lincoln Furr
Isabelle Virginia Key
Marriage: 19 July 1883
Frances "Fanny" Bell Furr
Bertie Catherine Furr
Emma Estelline Furr
Bessie Alma Furr
May L Furr
William Edward Furr
Boyd Angus Furr

Sources (19)

  • Isabella Key in household of John Key, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Bell Virginia Furr, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"
  • Belle Key, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

World Events (8)

1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English, Irish, and German: variant of Kay .

Dutch: variant, archaic or Americanized, of Keij, from the personal name Kei(je), possibly a vernacular form of Cornelius , Nicolas or Gerrit (see Gerrits ). Compare De Kay .

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 祁, see Qi 2.

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

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