Roy Joseph Furness

19 October 1910–13 July 1999 (Age 88)
Verona Township, Huron, Michigan, United States

The Life of Roy Joseph

When Roy Joseph Furness was born on 19 October 1910, in Verona Township, Huron, Michigan, United States, his father, Edward A. Furness, was 27 and his mother, Léa Mousseau, was 32. He married Bessie Merle Farver on 7 February 1942, in Elkton, Huron, Michigan, United States. He lived in Harbor Beach, Huron, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Meade Township, Huron, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 13 July 1999, in Elkton, Huron, Michigan, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Elkton, Huron, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Joseph Furness
1910–1999
Bessie Merle Farver
1909–2000
Marriage: 7 February 1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 February 1942
Elkton, Huron, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1883–1971Male

    Léa Mousseau

    Female1878–1942Female

siblings

(7)

    Clifford Lee Furness

    Male1908–1996Male

    Male1910–1999Male

    Female1913–2002Female

    Stanford Furness

    Male1915–2002Male

    Mildred J. Furness

    Female1917–1917Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: regional name from the district on the south coast of Cumbria (formerly in Lancashire), earlier Fuðarnes, so named from the genitive case (Fuðar) of Old Norse Fuð, meaning ‘rump’, the name of the peninsula, formerly of an island opposite the southern part of this district + Old Norse nes ‘headland’, ‘nose’.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms, particularly in Møre og Romsdal, named Furnes, from Old Norse fura ‘pine’ + nes ‘headland’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy J Furness in household of Edward Furness, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy J Furness in household of Edward Furness, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy J Furness in household of Edward Furness, "United States Census, 1930"

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