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Furr Family Genealogy Report

This report traces the Furr family from the Furrer family in Switzerland (1697) to Lundy (Furr) Crowell(1854-1931). Lundy Furr married Harris Crowell and lived in Carrabus, NC. They were the parents of our grandmother Annie (Crowell) Sanders. See Sanders and Crowell family history pages.

Generation No. 1

1.  LEONHARD2 FURRER  (FURRER1) was born September 19, 1697 in Zell Parish, Lucerne Canton, Switzerland.  He married BABELJI ZUPPINGER.  She was born August 08, 1697 in Switzerland.

Children of LEONHARD FURRER and BABELJI ZUPPINGER are:

2.               i.    HEINRICH3 FURRER, b. July 06, 1727, Zell Parish, Lucerne Canton, Switzerland; d. September 27, 1769, Mecklenburg County, NC.

                 ii.    HANS KONRAD FURRER, b. December 26, 1728, Switzerland; d. March 19, 1728/29, Switzerland.

                iii.    ANNA FURRER, b. March 14, 1729/30, Switzerland; d. November 21, 1734, Switzerland.

                iv.    HANS RUDOLF FURRER, b. January 27, 1736/37, Zell Parish, Lucerne Canton, Switzerland.

Generation No. 2

2.  HEINRICH3 FURRER (LEONHARD2, FURRER1) was born July 06, 1727 in Zell Parish, Lucerne Canton, Switzerland, and died September 27, 1769 in Mecklenburg County, NC.  He married RUSSENA ROSSER Abt. 1751.  She died in Mecklenburg County, NC.

More About HEINRICH FURRER:

Burial: Furr Family Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, NC

More About RUSSENA ROSSER:

Burial: Furr Family Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, NC

Children of HEINRICH FURRER and RUSSENA ROSSER are:

3.               i.    JOHN4 FURR, b. March 1751/52; d. December 15, 1827, Cabarrus County, NC.

                 ii.    PAUL FURR, b. 1754; d. December 04, 1837, Cabarrus County, NC.

More About PAUL FURR:

Burial: Albert Widenhouse Farm, near Georgeville, NC

                iii.    LEONARD FURR, b. Abt. 1758, Cold Water Creek, Anson Province, NC; d. 1835, Copiah County, near Allen, MS.

                iv.    HENRY FURR, b. April 06, 1762, Mecklenburg County, NC; d. December 24, 1851, Cabarrus County, NC.

More About HENRY FURR:

Burial: Phanuals Baptist Church Cemetery, Rowan County, NC

                 v.    JACOB FURR, b. 1763, Mecklenburg County, NC; d. Abt. 1785.

                vi.    MARY MAGDALENA FURR, b. 1764, Mecklenburg County, NC; d. 1837, Washington County, AR.

               vii.    CATHERINE FURR, b. 1765, Mecklenburg County, NC; d. January 09, 1798, Cabarrus County, NC.

               viii.    ADAM FURR, b. 1767, Mecklenburg County, NC; d. Aft. 1798.

                ix.    TOBIAS FURR, b. August 12, 1770, Rowan County, NC; d. December 1797, Salisbury, Rowan County, NC.

More About TOBIAS FURR: Burial: St. John's Cemetery, Salisbury, NC

Generation No. 3

3.  JOHN4 FURR(HEINRICH3 FURRER, LEONHARD2, FURRER1) was born March 1751/52, and died December 15, 1827 in Cabarrus County, NC.  He married ELIZABETH WOODSIDE January 14, 1773.  She was born Bef. 1755, and died Bef. 1785.

More About JOHN FURR:

Burial: Furr Family Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, NC

     

Children of JOHN FURR and ELIZABETH WOODSIDE are:

4.               i.    HENRY5 FURR, b. May 11, 1777, Cabarrus County, NC; d. December 20, 1846, Stanly County, NC.

                 ii.    JOHN DOLAN FURR, b. March 12, 1779, Cabarrus County, NC; d. September 27, 1847, Stanly County, NC; m. ABIGAIL STALLINGS, February 25, 1800, Cabarrus County, NC; b. October 01, 1780; d. August 27, 1857, Stanly County, NC.

More About JOHN DOLAN FURR:

Burial: Old Furr cemetery near Bear Creek Baptist Church

More About ABIGAIL STALLINGS:

Burial: Old Furr cemetery near Bear Creek Baptist Church

                iii.    GEORGE FURR, b. Bef. 1790.

                iv.    SALLY FURR, b. Bef. 1790.

                 v.    JACOB C. FURR, b. Bef. 1790.

Generation No. 4

4.  HENRY5 FURR(JOHN4, HEINRICH3 FURRER, LEONHARD2, FURRER1) was born May 11, 1777 in Cabarrus County, NC, and died December 20, 1846 in Stanly County, NC.  He married RHODA STALLINGS November 12, 1802 in Cabarrus County, NC, daughter of JOHN STALLINGS and MARTHA ANDERSON.  She was born 1783 in Edgecombe County, NC, and died December 11, 1858 in Cabarrus County, NC.

More About HENRY FURR:

Burial: Furr Family Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, NC

More About RHODA STALLINGS:

Burial: Furr Family Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, NC

Children of HENRY FURR and RHODA STALLINGS are:

i.    RACHEL6 FURR, b. 1806.

ii.    JOHN F. FURR, b. 1807, Cabarrus County, NC

 iii.    PAUL S. FURR, b. September 07, 1809, Cabarrus County, NC; d. July 12, 1864, Stanly County, NC.

More About PAUL S. FURR:

Burial: Bear Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Stanly County, NC

Occupation: 1850, Stanly County, NC; Occupation: Farmer

                iv.    HENRY NELSON FURR, b. November 27, 1810, Cabarrus County, NC; d. Aft. 1880, White River, AR.

More About HENRY NELSON FURR:

Occupation: Bet. 1850 - 1860, Ouachita County, AR; Occupation: Farmer

                 v.    MARY ANN FURR, b. 1812.

                vi.    TOBIAS FURR, b. 1819, Cabarrus County, NC.

               vii.    SOLOMON FURR, b. May 29, 1822, Cabarrus County, NC; d. August 27, 1895, Cabarrus County, NC.

More About SOLOMON FURR:

Burial: Furr Family Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, NC

Generation No. 5

5.  JOHN F.6 FURR (HENRY5, JOHN4, HEINRICH3 FURRER, LEONHARD2, FURRER1) was born 1807 in Cabarrus County, NC.  He married LEAH LINKER December 30, 1829 in Cabarrus County, NC.  She was born July 13, 1809 in Cabarrus County, NC, and died November 09, 1850.

More About JOHN F. FURR:

Burial: Sam Furr Graveyard about 1 mile from other Furr Graveyard

Occupation: Bet. 1850 - 1860, Cabarrus County, NC; Occupation: Farmer

More About LEAH LINKER:

Burial: Furr Family Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, NC

Children of JOHN FURR and LEAH LINKER are:

                  i.    LOUISA7 FURR, b. 1830.

6.              ii.    MATHIAS WILSON FURR, b. March 24, 1832, Cabarrus County, NC; d. May 18, 1893.

                iii.    CYRUS J. FURR, b. 1834, Cabarrus County, NC.

                iv.    SERENA LORENA FURR, b. 1836, Cabarrus County, NC.

                 v.    SARAH A. C. FURR, b. 1838, Cabarrus County, NC.

                vi.    LYDIA ANN FURR, b. 1840, Cabarrus County, NC.

               vii.    MARY E. FURR, b. 1841, Cabarrus County, NC.

               viii.    CALEB F. FURR, b. 1843, Cabarrus County, NC.

                ix.    LEAH L. FURR, b. 1847.

Generation No. 6

6.  MATHIAS WILSON7 FURR (JOHN F.6, HENRY5, JOHN4, HEINRICH3 FURRER, LEONHARD2, FURRER1) was born March 24, 1832 in Cabarrus County, NC, and died May 18, 1893.  He married LOVINA SMITH November 18, 1852 in Cabarrus County, NC.  She was born November 11, 1832, and died June 09, 1855.

More About MATHIAS WILSON FURR:

Burial: Furr Family Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, NC

Occupation: 1860, Cabarrus County, NC; Occupation: Farmer

More About LOVINA SMITH:

Burial: Henkelite graveyard near Mt. Pleasant, NC     

Children of MATHIAS FURR and LOVINA SMITH are:

                  i.    JAMES E.8 FURR.

                 ii.    JOHN FURR.

                iii.    LUNDY CORINE FURR, b. January 23, 1854, Cabarrus County, NC; d. August 14, 1931, North Carolina; m. HARRIS C. CROWELL, April 07, 1876, Cabarrus County, NC; b. July 09, 1849, Cabarrus County, NC; d. November 10, 1919, Cabarrus County, NC.

LUNDY CORINE FURR and HARRIS C. CROWELL: both buried at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Concord, Cabarrus County, NC

Generation No. 7

Children of Lundy Corine Furr and Harris C. Crowell :

i. Madie Corinnia Crowell was born August 3, 1876 in Cabarrus County, NC and died December 15, 1962. 

ii. James Albert Crowell was born March 18, 1878 in Cabarrus County, NC and died November 14, 1879 in Cabarrus County, NC. 

iii. John Ivey Crowell was born November 27, 1881 in Cabarrus County, NC. 

iv. Giles Edward Crowell was born April 14, 1884 in Cabarrus County, NC and died April 16, 1973. 

v. Annie Margaret Crowell was born December 31, 1885 in Cabarrus County, NC and died July 20, 1958. [Photo]

vi. Charles Madison Crowell was born May 7, 1887 in Cabarrus County, NC and died April 18, 1961. 

vii. Mary Sovina Crowell was born March 14, 1889 in Cabarrus County, NC and died November 15, 1973. 

viii. Leah Gertrude Crowell was born April 2, 1891 in Cabarrus County, NC and died November 13, 1973. 

ix. Sidney Harris Crowell was born January 22, 1893 in Cabarrus County, NC and died October 15, 1972. 



Note: Much of the above information derived from the research of Bill Furr and used his kind permission.
See his Furr Family website at: Furr Surname Resource Center