Benjamin Furman

Male Between 1726 and 1730 - Abt 1812


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  • Name  Benjamin Furman 
    Born  Between 1726 and 1730  Newtown, Queens County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Abt 1812  Haverstraw, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I783  Main
    Last Modified  18 Sep 2004 

    Father  Gabriel Furman,   b. Abt 1690, Newtown, Queens County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1768, Newtown, Queens County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Abigail Howard,   b. Abt 1692, New Lots, Kings County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768 
    Married  19 Aug 1713  Presbyterian Church, Newtown, Queens County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F375  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Remsen,   b. 4 May 1732, Newtown, Queens County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1811 
    Married  12 Dec 1755  Presbyterian Church, Newtown, Queens County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Abigail Furman,   b. Between 1756 and 1780,   d. Aft Jun 1811
     2. Howard Furman,   b. Between 1756 and 1780,   d. Between 1811 and 1827
     3. Mary Furman,   b. Between 1756 and 1780,   d. Aft Jun 1811
    >4. Isaac Furman,   b. Between 1756 and 1765,   d. Between 1811 and 1827
    >5. Elizabeth Furman,   b. Between 1756 and 1774,   d. Bef Jun 1811
    >6. William Furman,   b. 21 Feb 1771, Kakiat, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1824, Ramapo, Rockland County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  18 Sep 2004 
    Family ID  F358  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between 1726 and 1730 - Newtown, Queens County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Dec 1755 - Presbyterian Church, Newtown, Queens County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1812 - Haverstraw, Rockland County, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents

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    1800 Census in Haverstraw NY
    1800 Census in Haverstraw NY
    Benjamin Furman - line 6
    1 male 16-26 [1774-1784 - Howard??]
    1 male 45+ [bef 1755 - Benjamin]
    1 female 45+ [bef 1755 - Mary]
    1810 Census in Haverstraw
    1810 Census in Haverstraw
    Benjamin Furman - line 9
    1 male 26-45 [b. 1765-1784]
    1 male 45+ [b. bef 1765 - Benjamin]
    1 female 45+ [b. bef 1765]
    NOTE: Isaac Furman is on line 10
    1811 Benjamin Furman will
    1811 Benjamin Furman will
    In the name of God, Amen, I, Benjamin Furman
    of Haverstraw in the County of Rockland and State of New
    York, being weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory
    do make this my last will and testament in manner and form[?]
    following. That is to say I will that all my just debts and funeral
    charges be paid by my Executors hereafter named out of my personal estate.
    First, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Mary all my property
    both Real and personal to her use as long as she shall remain my widow
    And at her decease I will and order that all my Real estate be
    equally divided among my three sons Isaac Furman, William Furman
    and Howard Furman. As to my personal estate it is my will and I do hereby
    order that it be equally divided among my five children Isaac Furman,
    William Furman, Howard Furman, Abigail the wife of Isaac Parker and
    Mary the wife of Robert Persell. And also unto Jacob Waldron and Elizabeth
    the wife of Elbert Gurnee, Children of my daughter Elizabeth late the
    wife of Cornelius Wadron I give and bequeath one equal sixth part of
    all my personal estate to be equally divided between them. I also give
    and bequeath unto my aforesaid Daughters Abigail Parker and Mary Persell
    and my two aforesaid Grand Children Jacob Waldron and Elizabeth Gurnee
    each the sum of fifty dollars to be paid to them by my three sons
    Isaac, William and Howard aforementioned. And I the said Benjamin
    Furman
    to hereby constitute and appoint my two sons Isaac Furman
    and William Furman Executors of this my last will and Testament
    In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this fifth day
    of June One thousand eight hundred and eleven.
    the word (estate) between 10th & 11th lines first interlined and word (my) in 12th
    line written on erasure

    Sealed and delivered
    in presence of

    William Conklin       Benjamin
    Henry Knapp                  Furman
    Halsted Coe
    Source: Benjamin Furman of Haverstraw NY will dated 5 Jun 1811. Transcribed 6 Jul 2007 by Brian Stanton
    1827 Deed in Rockland County NY (page 1 of 2)
    1827 Deed in Rockland County NY (page 1 of 2)
    8 Oct 1827
    Grantor: Rhodes & Sarah Furman
    Grantee: John J Linkletter
    $400 for all lands of grandfather Benjamin Furman dec'd, uncle Howard Furman dec'd and father Isaac Furman dec'd
    Witnessed by Daniel B Secor and Isaac Furman
    Source: Rockland County Clerk, Liber of Deeds, Book F, Page 176-7, Recorded 16 Jan 1828
    1827 Deed in Rockland County NY (page 2 of 2)
    1827 Deed in Rockland County NY (page 2 of 2)
    8 Oct 1827
    Grantor: Rhodes & Sarah Furman
    Grantee: John J Linkletter
    $400 for all lands of grandfather Benjamin Furman dec'd, uncle Howard Furman dec'd and father Isaac Furman dec'd
    Witnessed by Daniel B Secor and Isaac Furman
    Source: Rockland County Clerk, Liber of Deeds, Book F, Page 176-7, Recorded 16 Jan 1828

  • Notes 
    • youngest son of Gabriel & Abigail Furman
      [source: NY Families]

      Benjamin FURMAN Sex: M

      Marriage(s):
      Spouse: Mary REMSEN
      Marriage: 12 Dec 1755
      Presbyterian Church, Newtown, Queens, New York

      Batch number: Dates Source Call No. Type Printout Call No. Type
      M506971 1709-1881 974.7B4 NE V. 8 Book 1002620 Film
      Sheet:


      ID: I0730
      Name: Benjamin Furman
      Sex: M
      Birth: ABT. 1728 in Prob. Newtown, L.I., NY 1
      Death: UNKNOWN
      Event: parentage ref. FG87
      Fact 3: Lived in Newtown, NY 2
      Fact 4: Lived in Ramapo & Haverstraw,Orange Co.NY 2
      Reference Number: RIN727

      Father: Gabriel Furman b: 1690 in Newtown, Long Island, NY
      Mother: Abigail Howard b: ABT. 1690 in Prob. Newtown, Long Island, NY

      Marriage 1 Mary Remsen b: 4 MAY 1732
      Married: 12 DEC 1755 in Presbyterian Church, Newtown, Long Island, NY 3
      Children
      Isaac Furman b: ABT. 1755
      William Furman b: 21 FEB 1771 in Ramapo, Orange Co. (now Rockland Co.), NY
      Abigail Furman b: UNKNOWN
      Elizabeth Furman b: UNKNOWN
      Howard Furman b: UNKNOWN
      Mary Furman b: UNKNOWN

      Sources:
      FG87
      FG86
      FG87, VC19
      http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=rich1&id=I0730

      1790
      Benjamin Firman in Haverstraw
      3 males >= 16 (before 1775) probably Benjamin, William & Isaac
      1 males < 16 (1775-1790) possibly Howard?
      1 female (before 1790) probably Mary

      1800
      Benj Furman in Haverstraw - Wm Furman and Isaac Furman are nearby
      1 male 16-25 (1775-1784) Howard?
      1 male 45+ (before 1755) Benjamin
      1 female 45+ (before 1755) Mary

      1810

      possible land records in Rockland County
      16 Jan 1828
      Grantors Benjamin dec'd, Isaac dec'd & Howard dec'd
      Book F Page 176

      5 Jun 1811
      Rockland County Wills
      Benjamin Furman, Haverstraw
      proved 18 Apr 1812
      Book A Page 330


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