Kemp Bayliss Furr Sr.

2 July 1825–11 September 1912 (Age 87)
Loudoun, Virginia, United States

The Life of Kemp Bayliss

When Kemp Bayliss Furr Sr. was born on 2 July 1825, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States, his father, Moses Furr, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Tracey Furr, was 32. He married Mary Ann Chapell Furr on 27 March 1849, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Mercer District, Loudoun, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 September 1912, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Sharon Cemetery, Middleburg, Loudoun, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kemp Bayliss Furr Sr.
1825–1912
Margaret Marie Maggie Miley
1861–1949
Marriage: 31 July 1879
Henry Clayton Furr
1880–1966
Warren Johnson Furr
1881–1949
Moses B Furr
1882–1960
Etta May Furr
1884–
Walter Lee Furr
1886–1973
Carl Haines Furr
1888–1981
Edith Lillian Furr
1890–1983
Annie Lynn Furr
1891–1977
Lottie A. Furr
1893–1970
Eva V Furr
1895–1976
Kemp Baylis Furr Jr
1899–1951
Margerete M Furr
1903–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 July 1879
Loudoun, Virginia, United States
children

(12)

    Henry Clayton Furr

    Male1880–1966Male

    Male1881–1949Male

    Moses B Furr

    Male1882–1960Male

    Etta May Furr

    Female1884–Female

    Male1886–1973Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Moses Furr

    Male1796–1867Male

    Margaret Tracey Furr

    Female1793–1881Female

siblings

(4)

    Nancy Furr

    Female1821–1886Female

    Male1825–1912Male

    Moses Buckner Furr

    Male1829–1896Male

    Frances W. Furr

    Female1833–1855Female

World Events (8)

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.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 19

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 36

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English furre ‘coat or garment 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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kemp Furr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Kemp B Furr, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Kemp B Furr, "United States Census, 1860"

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