Upshur Furr

Male 1808 - 1858  (50 years)


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  • Name Upshur Furr 
    Born 1808 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1858  [1
    Notes 
    • 1827, Aug 27 -- 1823-1831 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 181
      Ordered that Robert Milton be appointed overseer in place of John Cagle of the road from Kennedy's Mill to the old road at Solomon Brewers and have the following hands to work: John Cagle, Wm. Dunn, John Stuts, John Stuts (son of H), Robert Milton, James Milton, Ansel Milton, Nathan Wallis, Matthew Williams, Henry Williams, David Lankford, George Davis, Jethrew Denson, Wm. Wood, John Williams, Daniel McNeill, Wm. Williams, Thomas Williams, Joseph Williams, Josiah Williams, Upshur Furr, Jason Sowell, Hiram Melton, Joseph Wallis and Aaron Kennedy.

      1828, Aug 19 -- 1823-1831 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 226
      Ordered that Anderson B. Smith be appointed overseer in place of Robert Milton of the road from Kennedy's Mill to the old road at Solomon Brewers and have the following hands to work: John Cagle, Wm. Dunn, John Stuts, John Stuts (son of H), Robert Milton, James Milton, Ansel Milton, Nathan Wallis, Matthew Williams, Henry Williams, David Lankford, George Davis, Jethrew Denson, Wm. Wood, John Williams, Daniel McNeill, Wm. Williams, Thomas Williams, Joseph Williams, Josiah Williams, Upshur Furr, Isom Sowell, Hiram Melton, Joseph Wallis, Aaron Kennedy, Lewis Garner and Stephen Maness.

      1838, Jul 27 -- Deed Book 42 Page 591, Moore County, NC
      Duncan M. Kennedy deeded Upshur Furr 13 acres located on Horse Creek adjoining John McLeach and Upshur Furr.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 135
      Upshur Furr
      (20-30) 1M 1F
      (0-5) 1F

      1844 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District 6
      Upshur Furr listed 1 white poll, 2 black polls and 650 acres located on Flag Creek valued at $744

      1844, Apr 10 -- Land Grant #3233, Moore County, NC
      Leonard Furr received a 30 acre land grant located on Cabin Creek. Upshur Furr is listed as a chain carrier

      1845, Jul 10 -- Record of Estates Book E, Page 85-88, 110, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Leonard Furr, decd., L. W. Lawhon, administrator.
      Upshur Furr and Nancy Furr purchased several items

      1846, Jan 31 -- Deed Book 95 Page 21, Moore County, NC
      Upshur Furr deeded George Davis 59 acres located on Flag Creek adjoining Jacob Furr and Graham. A. McKinnon and James Davis were witnesses.

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 232
      Upshur Furr 42 M, Farmer, $600 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Rebecca Furr 33 F, Born in NC
      Lundy J. Furr 11 F, Born in NC
      Emily A. Furr 9 F, Born in NC
      Sarah M. Furr 6 F, Born in NC
      John R. Furr 4 M, Born in NC
      William B. Furr 3 M, Born in NC
      Mary E. Furr 1 F, Born in NC

      1852 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District 6
      Upshur Furr listed 1 white poll, 5 black polls and 777 acres located on Flag Creek valued at $856
      Upshur Furr listed 21 acres on Flag Creek valued at $60

      1853 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District 6
      Upshur Furr listed 1 white poll, 4 black polls and 818 acres located on Flag Creek valued at $881

      1853, Jan 28 -- Deed Book 5 Page 139, Moore County, NC
      Levi Deaton deeded Upshur Furr 100 acres located on Flag Creek adjoining Upshur Furr and Graham. John C. Stutts was a witness.

      1854 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District 6
      Upshur Furr listed 1 white poll, 4 black polls and 818 acres valued at $881

      1855 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District 6
      Upshur Furr listed 4 black polls and 812 acres located on Flag Creek valued at $1000

      1856 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District 6
      Upshur Furr listed 812 acres located on Flag Creek valued at $100

      1857 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District 6
      Upshur Furr listed 3 black polls and 812 acres located on Flag Creek valued at $1000

      1857, Dec 27 -- Land Grant #4320, Moore County, NC
      Upshur Furr is listed as a neighbor on Duncan M. Kennedy's 13 acre land grant located East of Horse Creek
    Person ID I04469  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2014 

    DNA Tests  Y-DNA-316536 William Upshur Furr

    Father Leonard Furr, Jr.,   b. 7 Oct 1777,   d. 29 Mar 1845  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Nancy,   b. 1785 
    Histories
    Furr Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Furr Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Furr references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Family ID F1522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Deaton,   b. 1819 
    Children 
    +1. Not Sure Which Furr
     2. Landy Jane Furr,   b. 1839,   d. Between 1856 and 1860  (Age 17 years)
    +3. Emily A. Furr,   b. 3 Mar 1841, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1912, Asheboro, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +4. Sarah Amanda "Mandy" Furr,   b. 1844
     5. John R. Furr,   b. 1846
    +6. William Betheur Furr,   b. 9 Apr 1847,   d. 5 Mar 1930  (Age 82 years)
    +7. Mary Elizabeth Furr,   b. 7 Nov 1849,   d. 2 Oct 1922  (Age 72 years)
    +8. James T. "Dock" Furr,   b. 1851,   d. 23 Oct 1923, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +9. Lauchlin Spinks Furr,   b. 30 Jan 1855,   d. 17 Nov 1945  (Age 90 years)
    +10. Martha M. Furr,   b. 24 Jul 1857,   d. 24 Jul 1910  (Age 53 years)
    Family ID F1523  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1844 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3231 - Thomas Brown
    1844 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3231 - Thomas Brown
    1846 Deed Book 95 Page 21, Moore County, NC - Upshur Furr to George Davis
    1846 Deed Book 95 Page 21, Moore County, NC - Upshur Furr to George Davis

    Histories
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Caddell, Cagle, Cockman, Cole, Davis, Deaton, Furr, Garner, Horner, Hunsucker, Jackson, Key, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Nall, Richardson, Ritter, Sanders, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Williams and Williamson.
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Courtesy of the NC Archives.

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Cassandra Dunn Kendall [cdk72@earthlink.net].