Western Pennsylvania Genealogy
Compiled by Douglas H. Lusher


Family Group Record



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Francis Furlong and Margaret Cathcart




Husband Francis Furlong 1

           Born: 22 May 1845 - Red Bank Twp, Armstrong Co, PA 2
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         Father: John Furlong (Abt 1797-1871) 2
         Mother: Susanna Abel (      -      ) 2


       Marriage: 18 Mar 1869 2



Wife Margaret Cathcart 1

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           Died: Bef 1914
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         Father: Samuel Cathcart (1805-1892) 3
         Mother: Anna Reed (      -      ) 3




Children
1 M Ross Furlong 2

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         Spouse: Clara Pence (      -      ) 2


2 M Charlie E. Furlong 2

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         Spouse: Onie Willison (      -      ) 2


3 F Elsie Furlong 2

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         Spouse: Clarence Shumaker (      -      ) 2


4 M Boyd Furlong 2

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         Spouse: Sadie Sharrar (      -      ) 2


5 F Gertrude Furlong 2

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         Spouse: C. F. Willison (      -      ) 2



General Notes: Husband - Francis Furlong


He was reared on the paternal farm in Red Bank township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, where he lived until 1872. He had the common school advantages afforded in the neighborhood, and was trained to farm work from boyhood, also following teaming. In 1872 he came to Mahoning township, where in 1890 he purchased and moved to his own place, a tract of 129 acres. He was called upon to fill various local offices, serving several terms as school director and done his duty in other positions of trust in the township. He was a Democrat in politics, was a member of the Patrons of Husbandry in Madison township, and was a member of the Baptist Church at Oakland, which he served as trustee for several years.

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Sources


1 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People Past and Present (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1914), Pg 707, 736.

2 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People Past and Present (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1914), Pg 736.

3 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People Past and Present (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1914), Pg 706, 736.


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