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Jane Furman (1694 - 1773)

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Jane Furman
Born in Long Island City, Queens County, New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Somerset, New Jerseymap
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Jane Furman was born in 1694 in Long Island City, Queens County, New York, USA as the first child of John Furman and Margaret Lynch. She had four siblings, namely: Nowel, John, Gabriel, and Nathan.. She died in 1773 in , Somerset, New Jersey, USA.

Jane Furman's will was proved Western Precinct, Somerset, New Jersey, United States on 12 Dec 1770.[1]

Will Abstract

"1770, Dec. 12. Furman, Jane, of Western Piecinct, Somerset Co., spinster; will of.

Son, Zedekiah Pettit, £1. Grandson, Benjamin Pettit, the son of my son, Zedekiah, £1. House and lot where I live to be sold, and the money to be "given to my son, Obadiah Pettit, who is to have one part, and another part to be given to my grandchildren, Sarah Pettit, Jesse Pettit, Isaac Pettit and Jane Pettit, who are the children of my son Zedekiah, and the other part to my brother, Nowell Furman and his sons, Isaac and Nowell. Granddaughter, Jane Pettit, daughter of my son, Zedekiah, the rest of my goods."[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011..

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