James Dod Furnish

1820–18 September 1898 (Age 78)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Dod

When James Dod Furnish was born in 1820, in Kentucky, United States, his father, James Furnish, was 57 and his mother, Nancy Goins, was 20. He married Mary Williams on 21 September 1869, in Owen, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 18 September 1898, in Gratz, Owen, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

James Dod Furnish
Mary Williams
Marriage: 21 September 1869
Weldon Furnish
Asher Furnish

Spouse and Children


    Mary Williams


21 September 1869
Owen, Kentucky, United States


    Weldon Furnish


    Asher Furnish


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 10

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1844 · ""

Age 24

Historical Boundaries - 1844: Owen, Kentucky, United States

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Furness .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Furnish in household of James Furnish, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James D Furnish, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Furnish, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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