Mary Furr

18 March 1825–15 June 1898 (Age 73)
Fountain, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Furr was born on 18 March 1825, in Fountain, Indiana, United States, her father, Jacob Furr, was 29 and her mother, Mary Goslin, was 28. She married John Abolt on 11 October 1847, in Fountain, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Richland Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 15 June 1898, at the age of 73, and was buried in Newtown, Richland Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Abolt
Mary Furr
Marriage: 11 October 1847
Samuel K Abolt
America Alice Abolt
Marion Abolt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1847Fountain, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1826: Fountain, Indiana, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Sources (8)

    • May Abott in household of John Abott, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Furr, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Mary Ebolt in household of John Ebolt, "United States Census, 1870"

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