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Lawrence Furry from Pennsylvania to Ontario

Updated April 11, 2010

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I was inspired to delve into my past by the discovery of a head stone in shallow water near the the mouth of the Grand River,the inscription read; JESSE C FURRY, APRIL 4, 1884, AGE 1 DAY. I started out searching for my own family name. I have since gone on to looking for my Grandparents roots. Primary family names I am searching, include Furry, King, Whitwell and Ptolemy.

 
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Family Photos
  • Jesse Emery & his father William Emery Furry (43 KB)
    This is Jesse Emery & his father William Emery. The photo was taken in front of the family home in Lowbanks, Ontario. Lawrence Furry built this house in 1821. As of 2003 it is still in use as a home and the Lowbanks Post Office.
  • Furry Tavern (28 KB)
    Lawrence Furry built this house in 1821. It served as a family home and a tavern. Today the annex at the rear and the front porch are gone. The people in the photo are Jesse Furry to far right and his children Adrian, Clara, Orville, Charles and Estella .
  • Plaque (63 KB)
    This plaque was dedicated in 2004.
  • A winter scene at Lowbanks (227 KB)
    This photo was taken sometime shortly after 1900. The house, built by Lawrence Furry in 1821, still stands however all the barns are long gone.
 
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