Gazlay Family History
 

FamilyPhillip Heartt Furman

Parents

FatherSamuel Furman (2 March 1753 - 26 August 1830)
MotherElizabeth Gazlay (9 February 1763 - 1 June 1847)

Personal Information

Record Created: 26 November 2010; Last Edited: 2 July 2013 
NamePhillip Heartt Furman
GenderMale
Born 13 February 1799 in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York1, 2, 3, 4
Married 20 February 1823 in Ballston, Saratoga County, New York to Mary ‘Polly’ Cogswell3, 4, 5
Died 3 September 1871 in Maspeth, Long Island, New York3, 4

Biography

Phillip was engaged in commercial pursuits and was active in the abolition movement.4

Family

Spouse 1FamilyMary ‘Polly’ Cogswell
Born 1798 in Massachusetts
Married 20 February 1823 in Ballston, Saratoga County, New York to Phillip Heartt Furman
Died 20 May 1878
  
Children of Phillip Heartt Furman and Mary ‘Polly’ Cogswell:
  
+1.FamilySamuel H. Furman
Born September 1824 in New York
Married 11 May 1853 to Elizabeth Antionette Hebbard
  
+2.FamilyBenjamin Mather Furman
Born 31 October 1827 in Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York
Married ca. 1853 to Hetty Morrell Smith
Died 6 January 1918 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York
  
3.FamilyCharles E. Furman
Born 22 January 1832 in Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York
Died 28 May 1879 in Manhattan, New York City, New York
  
4.FamilyRobert C. Furman
Born May 1839 in New York
Married 31 January 1883 in Manhattan, New York City, New York to Mary J. ‘Agnes’ Rowan
Died 8 December 1919 in Manhattan, New York City, New York
  
5.FamilyHoward Cogswell Furman
Born ca. 1842 in New York
Married ca. 1884 to Catherine Ella Remington
Married 1 June 1915 in Boston, Massachusetts to Eleanor Van Allen
Died 7 June 1926 in New York, New York
  

Sources

  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1850, New York, New York County, New York, Third Ward, Page 8; family of Philip H. Furman (49, New York, merchant); Mary Furman (48, Massachusetts); Samuel H. Furman (25, New York, merchant); Charles E. Furman (18, New York, merchant); Howard C. Furman (8, New York); Johannah Donnavan (20, Ireland); Mary E. Nichols (21, Massachusetts); Elizabeth Cogswell (75, Massachusetts).
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1860, New York, New York County, New York City, 5th Ward, Page 183, family of Philip Furman (60, N York, manfr shirts); Mary Furman (60, N York); S. H. Furman [first initial uncertain] (33, N York); H. M. Norris [last name uncertain] (32, N York, clerk); C. E. Furman (27, N York); R. C. Furman (21, N York); H. C. Furman (19, N York); M. E. Nichols (25, Mass.); E. A. Furman (25, N York); E. A. Furman (5, N York); M. J. Furman (3, N York); Jacob Manus (35, N Jersey, clerk).
  3. Baker Family History and Genealogy; The Descendants of Josias Furman, Generations 4, 5, and 6. Website.
  4. American Ancestry, Volume VII, ALbany, N.Y.: Jole Munsell’s Sons, Publishers, 1892. Available at Google Books. Page 184, Furman, Charles Edwin. The entry provides details of his ancestors and some of their spouses for several generations back to the 1600s. Some dates and places vary in this source from other sources.
  5. New York Marriages 1686-1980, available at familysearch.org. Philip Furman and Polly Cogswell, married on 20 February 1823 in First Presbyterian Church at Ballston, Ballston Center, Saratoga [County], New York.