Martha FUNNELL1

(1770 - )
Father*Richard FUNNELL1 b. 1726, d. 1813
Mother*Martha BECK1
She was baptised in Hunworth, Norfolk, on 24 June 1770.1 She was buried on 30 March 1853 in Hunworth.1

Citations

  1. [S345] Email - A Cox, email to D Ferguson, 30 Apr 2003.

Mary FUNNELL1

(c 1774 - )
Father*Richard FUNNELL2 b. 1726, d. 1813
Mother*Martha BECK
Mary FUNNELL was born in Hunworth, Norfolk, circa 1774.2 and was baptised on 3 July 1774 in Hunworth.2

She married Ezekiel BLOMFIELD, son of Stephen BLOMFIELD and Elizabeth LUISS, in England on 20 October 1800.3

She was widowed on the death of her husband Ezekiel on 14 July 1818.4

Family

Ezekiel BLOMFIELD (1778 - 1818)
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S4] Book - Rev. K. D. Reynolds A. B. Grosart, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, This entry lists her surname as FURSNELL, but all other evidence suggests FUNNELL or variations such as FENNELL, FUNNEL.
  2. [S345] Email - A Cox, email to D Ferguson, 30 Apr 2003.
  3. [S4] Book - Rev. K. D. Reynolds A. B. Grosart, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Although this reference lists her name as FURSNELL, all other evidence suggests FUNNEL(L) or FENNEL.
  4. [S4] Book - Rev. K. D. Reynolds A. B. Grosart, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Richard FUNNELL

(1767 - 1845)
Father*Richard FUNNELL1 b. 1726, d. 1813
Mother*Martha BECK
He was baptised in Hunworth, Norfolk, on 12 April 1767.1

He married Ann WEEDS.2

He signed a will dated 1 July 1834 in Stody, Norfolk, in which he desribed himself as a 'land surveyor', with his wife and son as executors and beneficiaries.3

Richard's death was registered between January 1845 and March 1845 in Erpingham, Norfolk.2,4

His will was probated in London, Middlesex, on 19 May 1845 with Ann WEEDS and Richard Weeds FUNNELL appointed executors.2

Family

Ann WEEDS ( - 1862)
Child

Citations

  1. [S345] Email - A Cox, email to D Ferguson, 30 Apr 2003.
  2. [S346] Will - Richard Funnell, UK PRO ref prob11/2017, image 233.
  3. [S346] Will - Richard Funnell, UK PRO ref prob11/2017, image 233, PROB 11/2017/273.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Erpingham, Vol 13, p82, 1Q1845.

Richard FUNNELL

(1726 - 1813)
Father*Edward FUNNEL1
Mother*Ann BELL1
Richard FUNNELL
(c1728-1813)
He was baptised in Stody, Norfolk, on 12 March 1726.1

It seems that his occupation was a cordwainer, as from at least 1755 he was taking on apprentices in this role (a cordwainer being a shoemaker, not to be confused with a cobbler, who only repaired shoes).2

He married Martha BECK in Hunworth, Norfolk, on 26 December 1766.3

Richard died in July 1813 in Norfolk at age 87. He was buried on 30 July 1813 in Hunworth.4

Family

Martha BECK
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree

Citations

  1. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, FHL film 1657227, batch 107523-1, item 1, p23; parents E FUNNELL and Ann.
  2. [S530] Find My Past website, at https://www.findmypast.com, Country Apprentices 1710-1808, National Archives IR 1 series, 52f 142.
  3. [S530] Find My Past website, at https://www.findmypast.com, Norfolk Record Office, Ref. PD 505/4, p2 (Banns on 7 Dec) and p4 (Marriage).
  4. [S345] Email - A Cox, email to D Ferguson, 30 Apr 2003.

Richard FUNNELL1

(1841 - )
Father*Richard Weeds FUNNELL1 b. 1813, d. 1847
Mother*Sarah WADE1
He was baptised in Stody, Norfolk, on 20 December 1841.1

Citations

  1. [S345] Email - A Cox, email to D Ferguson, 30 Apr 2003.

Richard Weeds FUNNELL1

(1813 - 1847)
Father*Richard FUNNELL1 b. 1767, d. 1845
Mother*Ann WEEDS1 d. 1862
Richard Weeds FUNNELL was born on 2 June 1813 in Briston, Norfolk,2,3 and was baptised on 13 June 1813 in Briston.3

He was named executor and beneficiary in the will of Richard FUNNELL, his father, dated 1 July 1834 in Stody, Norfolk; he was to receive all the lands and testaments (other than those granted to his mother) and all the household furniture plate linen and china other than those granted to his mother, and was to further receive the lands and cottages his mother had inherited, on her death.4

He was a shopkeeper in 1839 in Stody, Norfolk.5

He married Sarah WADE in Stody, Norfolk, on 29 October 1839.5

Ann WEEDS and Richard Weeds FUNNELL were appointed executors of Richard FUNNELL's estate in London, Middlesex, on 19 May 1845.1

Richard's death was registered in January 1847 in Erpingham, Norfolk, at age 33.6 He was buried on 28 January 1847 in Hunworth.5

Family

Sarah WADE
Children

Citations

  1. [S346] Will - Richard Funnell, UK PRO ref prob11/2017, image 233.
  2. [S345] Email - A Cox, email to D Ferguson, 30 Apr 2003, birth date implied from his death date of 1847.
  3. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Class RG4, Piece 1344: Briston & Guestwick (Independent), 1786-1840. Note this gives mother's name as Alice.
  4. [S346] Will - Richard Funnell, UK PRO ref prob11/2017, image 233, PROB 11/2017/273.
  5. [S345] Email - A Cox, email to D Ferguson, 30 Apr 2003.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Erpingham, Vol 13, p81.

William FUNNELL1

(1780 - )
Father*Richard FUNNELL1 b. 1726, d. 1813
Mother*Martha BECK1
He was baptised in Hunworth, Norfolk, on 19 January 1780.1 He was buried on 17 April 1780 in Hunworth.1

Citations

  1. [S345] Email - A Cox, email to D Ferguson, 30 Apr 2003.

James Ferguson FURRIE

(1912 - 1973)
Father*Thomas FURRIE b. c 1881, d. 1943
Mother*Jane Mason Adam FERGUSON b. 1884, d. 1984
James Ferguson FURRIE was born at 21 Vancortland Park Ave in Westchester, Westchester Co., New York, on 22 June 1912.1
The siblings Mary, Thomas and James were listed in the 1920 US census at 630 Valley Ave in Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York, in the household of their parents, Thomas FURRIE and Jane Mason Adam FERGUSON.2
The siblings Mary, Thomas and James were listed in the 1930 US census at 630 Valley Ave in Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York, in the household of their parents, Thomas FURRIE and Jane Mason Adam FERGUSON.3

He married Ruth MIDGLEY at the bride's residence, 11 Saratoga Ave in Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York, on 29 April 1939.4

He was listed in the 1940 US census as Head of Household at 159 Saratoga Ave in Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York, with his wife Ruth; he was a special agent for an insurance company, earning $1100/yr and they were paying $37/mth for their shared accommodation.5

James died in August 1973 in Bronxville, Westchester Co., New York, at age 61.6

Family

Ruth MIDGLEY (1915 - 1978)
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 113-09-1103 issued New York. In his application (SS-5 form) he incorrectly states his mother's middle name as 'Mason', rather than the actual 'Adam' (both being family surnames on her side).
  2. [S245] Census - 1 Jan 1920, US Census, Yonkers Ward 6, Westchester, New York, Roll T625-1280, Page 16A, ED 248, image 591.
  3. [S251] Census - 1 Apr 1930, US Census, Yonkers, Westchester, New York, Roll T626-1667, Page 7A, ED 39, image 679.0.
  4. [S845] Newspaper - The Herald Statesman, issue of 14 April 1939, 'In the news today' column and 1 May 1939, weddings.
  5. [S844] Census - 1 Apr 1940, US Census, Yonkers, Westchester, New York, Roll T627-2865, Page 10A, ED 68-69.
  6. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 113-09-1103.

Mary Adam Ferguson (Maisie) FURRIE1

(1907 - 1959)
Father*Thomas FURRIE1 b. c 1881, d. 1943
Mother*Jane Mason Adam FERGUSON1 b. 1884, d. 1984
Mary Adam Ferguson (Maisie) FURRIE was born at 56 Edminton St in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 4 January 1907.1

Mary Adam Ferguson (Maisie) FURRIE and Thomas FURRIE left Glasgow on 17 June 1910 on board the 'Caledonia', for New York in the company of their mother Jane Mason Adam FERGUSON.2,3,4 She petitioned the court to become a citizen at New York in 1917.5
The siblings Mary, Thomas and James were listed in the 1920 US census at 630 Valley Ave in Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York, in the household of their parents, Thomas FURRIE and Jane Mason Adam FERGUSON.5
The siblings Mary, Thomas and James were listed in the 1930 US census at 630 Valley Ave in Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York, in the household of their parents, Thomas FURRIE and Jane Mason Adam FERGUSON.6
The siblings Thomas and Mary were listed in the 1940 US census at 630 Valley Ave in Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York, in the household of their parents, Thomas FURRIE and Jane Mason Adam FERGUSON. She was an interior decorator for a lampshade company with an income of only $400, having worked for only 12 weeks in 1940. The census also mis-recorded her age as 23 (not 33).7 She was buried in 1959 at the Mt Hope Cemetery in Hastings-on-Hudson.8
FURRIE family grave, Mt Hope Cemetery, NY
Grave - Thomas FURRIE (1881-1943), Jean (nee FERGUSON)(1884-1984), Mary (1907-1959), Thomas Jnr (1910-1969), Mt Hope Cemetery, NY


Mary died in 1959 in New York.9
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Camlachie, Statutory Births, GRO 644/02 0110.
  2. [S122] Passenger List - Jean M. A. Ferguson, ship Caledonia, 26 June 1910, Ship Caledonia.
  3. [S180] US Immigation Records, Ellis Island, at http://www.ellisislandrecords.org
  4. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at http://www.findmypast.co.uk
  5. [S245] Census - 1 Jan 1920, US Census, Yonkers Ward 6, Westchester, New York, Roll T625-1280, Page 16A, ED 248, image 591.
  6. [S251] Census - 1 Apr 1930, US Census, Yonkers, Westchester, New York, Roll T626-1667, Page 7A, ED 39, image 679.0.
  7. [S844] Census - 1 Apr 1940, US Census, Yonkers, Westchester, New York, Roll T627-2865, Page 8B, ED 68-56.
  8. [S1153] Cemetery Marker - , Mt Hope Cemetery, Westchester, NY, Furrie family plot.
  9. [S1153] Cemetery Marker - , Mt Hope Cemetery, Westchester, NY.

Thomas FURRIE

(c 1881 - 1943)
Thomas FURRIE was born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, circa 1881.1

He married Jane Mason Adam FERGUSON, daughter of James (Jimmie) FERGUSON and Mary Duncan ADAM, at 15 Belgrove St in Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 2 June 1905.2,3

Thomas left Glasgow on 27 November 1909, on board the 'Caledonia' for New York. He passed through Ellis Island on 6 Dec, giving his occupation as carpenter.1,4,5 He petitioned the court to become a citizen at White Plains, Westchester Co., New York, on 4 May 1917.1,4

He was listed in the 1920 US census as head of the family at 630 Valley Ave in Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York, with his wife Jane; he was a carpenter (for wages). Their children Mary, Thomas and James were listed as living with them.1

He was listed in the 1930 US census as head of the family at 630 Valley Ave in Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York, with his wife Jane; he was a carpenter (of small houses) living in a house they owned, of $6000 value. Their children Mary, Thomas and James were listed as living with them.2

He was listed in the 1940 US census as Head of Household at 630 Valley Ave in Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York, with his wife Jane; he was still a carpenter. The house was now valued at $7400, but he had a declared income of only $600 for 12 weeks work in 1940. Their children Thomas and Mary were listed as living with them.6 He was buried in 1943 at the Mt Hope Cemetery in Hastings-on-Hudson.7
FURRIE family grave, Mt Hope Cemetery, NY
Grave - Thomas FURRIE (1881-1943), Jean (nee FERGUSON)(1884-1984), Mary (1907-1959), Thomas Jnr (1910-1969), Mt Hope Cemetery, NY


Thomas died in 1943 in New York.8

Family

Jane Mason Adam FERGUSON (1884 - 1984)
Children
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S245] Census - 1 Jan 1920, US Census, Yonkers Ward 6, Westchester, New York, Roll T625-1280, Page 16A, ED 248, image 591.
  2. [S251] Census - 1 Apr 1930, US Census, Yonkers, Westchester, New York, Roll T626-1667, Page 7A, ED 39, image 679.0.
  3. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Dennistoun, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/03 0257.
  4. [S180] US Immigation Records, Ellis Island, at http://www.ellisislandrecords.org
  5. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at http://www.findmypast.co.uk
  6. [S844] Census - 1 Apr 1940, US Census, Yonkers, Westchester, New York, Roll T627-2865, Page 8B, ED 68-56.
  7. [S1153] Cemetery Marker - , Mt Hope Cemetery, Westchester, NY, Furrie family plot.
  8. [S1153] Cemetery Marker - , Mt Hope Cemetery, Westchester, NY.
  9. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Camlachie, Statutory Births, GRO 644/02 0110.
  10. [S545] GRO Scotland, sighted record.