The children of Charles Furrow and Ann Morris of Canterbury, New Brunswick, Canada:
1. Silas Furrow: b. 1839 in N.B., Canada. He was a farmer in Lincoln, ME. His wife is unknown. He had 3 sons: Frank owned hotels out of state. Andrew m. Lena and had 2 sons. John was b. Sept. 24, 1870; m. May B. Warren in 1892; they had 8 children and John worked in the "roundhouse" in Bangor, ME. May B. Warren was b. June 8, 1874, the d/o Osman Warren and Jane Chadbourne. John and May's children were: Alfa ( b. 1893 and d. 1907 ), Erma ( b. 1896 and m. 1920 to Berg Burrill ), Irvin ( b. 1903 and m. 1923 to Alice Rooney ), O. Lorenzo ( b. 1905 ), Donald ( b. 1906 ), Vaughn ( b. 1909 ), Laurence ( b. 1911 ), and Norman ( b. 1917 ). Silas Furrow had a farm near Ballard Hill in Lincoln, ME.
2. Isabell Furrow: b. 1841 in N.B., Canada; m. Mr. Nicholson; had 2 children: Richard m. Huldah Wright and had children, Earl and Pearl. Annie m. Henry Martin and had children, Beatrice, Ruby, Myrtle, Robert, and William.
3. John Furrow: b. 1843 in N.B., Canada; wife unknown; lived in Canterbury, N.B., Canada; had a daughter named Fannie who m. Andrew McPherson and had children, Fred and Cora.
4. Hugh Furrow: b. Jan. 22, 1843 in N.B., Canada. He lived in Forest City, N.B., Canada and Mattawamkeag, ME. He was a day laborer. He m. Annie Brown McKenney, d/o George Washington McKenney and Pauline Getchel. She was b. Dec. 5, 1862 and she d. Mar. 3, 1936 in Mattawamkeag, ME. Their children were:
a. Odber: b. Sept. 17, 1882; m. Frances Maloky; d. Apr. 16, 1944; buried Danforth, ME.
b. Ella: b. Feb. 26, 1884; m.1st Judson Cramp; m.2nd Ed Baily; m.3rd Tom Percy; d. July 5, 1954 in Mattawamkeag, ME.
c. Pauline: b. Nov. 29, 1886 and d. 1888 of whooping cough.
d. Mable: b. June 19, 1889; m. Coburn Butts.
e. Guy: b. July 4, 1892; m. Hazel Delano; buried in Lincoln, ME.
f. William Herbert: b. Apr. 14, 1895; m. Cora Warren Sept. 1, 1915; d. Aug. 6, 1979 in Lincoln, ME. He was an electrician in a mill. His faith was Congregational. His wife was a teacher and the d/o Irving Warren and Elizabeth Wilson. Child of William Herbert and Cora Warren was Ruth ( Warren ) Bennett Willet.
Hugh Furrow was a day laborer and cut cord wood for $1.50 a day. He worked as a flagman on the Canadian Pacific crossing in Mattawamkeag, ME. The family moved there in 1900. Hugh died of a heart attack while in the barn doing chores. Hugh changed his name to Furrough. Hugh's sister, Ann, came to live with them during her final illness. She had cancer and died in 1898. His father, Charles Furrow, lived with him after his mother died.
5. Charles Furrow, Jr.: b. 1846 in N.B., Canada; was a laborer; and he owned a farm in Benton, N.B., Canada. His religion was Church of England. He m. Katherine ( maiden name unknown ) and had children: Alice ( b. 1869 ), Jane ( b. 1872 ), Hugh ( b. 1874 ), Thomas ( b. 1877 ), Charles ( b. 1880 ), John, and Bert ( m. Ella and had 13 children ).
6. Jane Furrow: b. 1849 in N.B., Canada. She lived in Canterbury, N.B., and is buried there. She d. 1927 and belonged to the Church of England. She m. Hugh Anderson ( 1839-1923 ). Their children, all buried in Canterbury, were:
a. Annie: b.c.1870; m. George Dow.
b. Hugh: b.c.1874; never married; d. 1949.
c. Addington: m. Della Page ( 1879-1937 ).
d. Ida: ( 1872-1939); m. E. Clowes ( 1874-1958 ); their children were: Miles ( m. Thelma Price ), George ( 1907-1974; m. Florence Graham ), and Violet ( m. John Flemming ).
e. Carrie: m. H. McLaughlin and had son, William.
f. Andrew: b.c.1879; m. Edna McMullin;their children
were Jessie and Ethel.
g. Arthur: m. Eva Miller; had child, Wilbur.
h. Marguerite: ( Maggie ); b. 1870; never married; d. 1949.
i. Walter: never married; ( 1890-1972 ).
j. Agnes: buried in Houlton, ME.; m. Frank Stover; their children were: Clifford ( living in Houlton in 1979 ), Gordon ( living in Houlton in 1979 ), Waneta ( m. Don Dow; buried in Augusta, ME. ), and Mabel ( b. 1918; d. 1984; m. Mr. McNally and lived in Canterbury in 1979. ).
7. Mary Furrow: b. 1852 in N.B., Canada; d. 1910 and is buried in Mattawamkeag, ME. She m. Daniel Shay, Sr., who is buried there also. Their son, Danny J. Shay,who was b. 1895, died in Nantes, France in 1919 during the first World War. He is buried in Mattawamkeag, ME.
8. Ann Furrow: b. 1854 in Canterbury, N.B., Canada; d. 1898 of cancer; buried in Mattawamkeag, ME.; and worked for McGregor's in South Linciln, ME. Lived with her brother, Hugh, during her final illness.
9. Jane Furrow: lived in Canterbury, N.B., Canada, and displayed 2 flags in her home for Canada and America, because her father, Charles Furrow, had been born in America...family tradition says he was born in a town outside of Hartford, CT. Charles Furrow spent many nights there in Hartford, in the woods behind his home, hunting and trapping. Bill Bennet, the grandson of William Herbert Furrow3 ( Hugh2, Charles1 ), has a gun that belonged to Charles Furrow, Sr. Has additional information in item #6 above.
10. William Furrow: ( my ancestor );was b. Mar. 29, 1849 and he d. 1924. He m. Mary Jane Wright, d/o George Wright and Elizabeth ( maiden name unknown ),on July 26, 1886, and she was b. June 7, 1859 and d. 1929. Both lived in Canterbury, N.B., Canada and are buried in a cemetery there in the center of town. Their children were:
a. Effie: b. Apr. 3, 1881.
b. Eddie Bernard: b. Feb. 24, 1888.
c. George Elwood: b. July 24, 1889 and d. 1966 and m. Ardis A. Mutch.
d. William Arthur Coburn Furrow: b. Feb. 24, 1898;and d. 1957 when killed in a logging mill. He m. Dorothy M. ( maiden name unknown )( 1894-1976 ), and they had son, Gerald Furrow ( b. 1924 and d.1944 in the second World War ).
e. Gertrude Edna: ( my ancestor );and was b. in Hartin Settlement in Canterbury, N.B., Canada on May 3, 1892. She d. of congestive heart failure in Houlton, ME. on May 9, 1971 at age 79. She m.1st Stewart Dow, s/o Ambrose Dow and Sarah Marston of Scott Siding, N.B., Canada, on June 22, 1910 in Woodstock, N.B., Canada. ( He is my ancestor ). She m.2nd Arthur Wellington Boyd, of Benton, N.B., Canada, on June 8, 1922 in Houlton, ME. She m.3rd Perley Dow, brother of her first husband, Stewart Dow, on Oct. 29, 1932. Gertrude lived in Littleton, ME. but later moved to Houlton, ME., where she died.
Gertrude Edna Furrow and Stewart Dow had my grandmother, Florence Dow. Florence Dow married Philip Mayo and had my father, James Mayo. James Mayo married Noreen Kirlin and had me, Jean Mayo-Lakatos. My parents moved from Houlton, ME. to Waterbury, CT.
Sources: Laurie L. Bennett of Kittery. ME,; Canterbury, N.B., Canada grave stone records; and my own personal research.