Re: Joseph Furin 1883-1932
my family came to usa in 1990 from gomel,belarus.my grandpa (died in 1982)told me about 8 furin brothers,who lived in belarus and ukraine.they had bisiness-transportation goods on horsecarriges.fura-old slavic word for cargo horsecarrige.furin-belongs to carrige.
in the beginning of the xx centure 2 brothers went to america
one to usa,grandpa didn't know about him anymore.
second brother went to canada,had big family there.grandpa had a lot letters and pictures from his children after 1957.i did see some of this letters.return address was winnipeg,canada.
all correspondence was destroyed in late 70s,becaise of fair of kgb.that's all i know about furin genealogy.
p.s. sorry for my broken english