Looking for the identity of a John Furman who appears on the following records in Dutchess Co., NY.: 1.Was on an active acct. at Mabbett Store in 1770. "Settlers of the Beekman." Patent,Vol. 2 2.In 1775, signed the pledge in support of the Revolution. "Early History of Amenia." 3. Oct. 1799, witnessed a deed. "18th century Documents of the Nine Partners, Dutchess County, New York." 4. Appears on the Dutchess Co. Tax Lists for the period 1770-1778.