Person:Charles Furnas (1)

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Charles William Furnas
b.20 Dec 1880
  1. Charles William Furnas1880 - 1941
  2. Harry Furnas
  3. Aubrey Furnas
  • HCharles William Furnas1880 - 1941
  • WLettie - 1931
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Name Charles William Furnas
Gender Male
Birth? 20 Dec 1880
Military[1] 15 Nov 1902-14 Nov 1906 New York City, New York, United StatesU S Navy, machinist's mate
Occupation[1][2] 14 May 1908 first passenger in a Wright Brothers' plane
Occupation? mechanic
Occupation[7] garageman
Residence? West Milton, Miami, Ohio, United States
Death[1] 15 Oct 1941 Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United Statesage 61, tuberculosis
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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Journal Herald (Dayton, Ohio) 16 Oct 1941, Thu Page 10.
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    Charles Furnas
    Dayton Daily News
    October 16, 1941
    pg. Sec 1, p20, col. 2
    Died October 14, age 61 of Dayton, Military Home, Death Notice

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    https://www.loc.gov/collections/wilbur-and-orville-wright-papers/articles-and-essays/the-wilbur-and-orville-wright-timeline-1846-to-1948/1901-to-1910 /

    May 14, 1908
    Wrights carry a passenger on a flight for the first time: Charles W. Furnas flies with Wilbur.

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    Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, Maryland)22 Aug 1908, SatPage 5

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    Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, Maryland)21 Aug 1908, FriPage 3

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    Dayton Herald (Dayton, Ohio)15 Oct 1941, WedPage 2

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    U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
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    Name: Charles William Furnas
    Race: White
    Birth Date: 20 Dec 1880
    Residence Place: Miami, Ohio, USA
    Relative: Lettie Martha Furnas
    Relative's Relationship: Wife
    Source Citation
    Registration State: Ohio; Registration County: Miami; Roll: 1832619

    tall, medium build, gray eyes, brown hair

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    Ohio, Soldier Grave Registrations, 1804-1958
    Name: Charles W. Furnas
    Birth Date: 20 Dec 1880
    Death Date: abt 1941
    Burial Date: 17 Oct 1941
    Burial Place: Dayton, Ohio, USA
    Cemetery: Woodland
    Branch of Service: Navy
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. Ohio, Soldier Grave Registrations, 1804-1958 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.

    Original data: Graves Registration Cards Collection, Ohio History Connection, Columbus, Ohio.

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    Charles William Furnas
    Birth: 20 Dec 1880 Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
    Death: 15 Oct 1941 (aged 60) Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
    Burial: Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
    Plot: Sec 82 Lot 111
    Memorial #: 38918621
    Family Members
    Parents
    Tanzy Reeder Furnas 1853-1923
    Elizabeth J Rutledge Furnas 1853-1926
    Spouse
    Lettie Martha Washington Furnas 1872-1931
    Siblings
    Harry Clay Furnas 1877-1944
    Created by: Ronipony (47012530)
    Added: 30 Jun 2009
    URL: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38918621
    Citation: Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 23 December 2019), memorial page for Charles William Furnas (20 Dec 1880–15 Oct 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38918621, citing Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Ronipony (contributor 47012530) .

    See site for images

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    1900 United States Federal Census

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    Name: Charles W Fenmas
    [Charles W Furnas ]
    Age: 19
    Birth Date: Dec 1880
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1900: Mad River, Montgomery, Ohio
    House Number: 22
    Sheet Number: 11
    Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 214
    Family Number: 217
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Marital status: Single
    Father's name: L R Truman
    Father's Birthplace: Ohio
    Mother's name: Elizabeth J Fenmas
    Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
    Occupation: Day Laborer
    Attended School: 0
    Can Read: Yes
    Can Write: Yes
    Can Speak English: Yes
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    L R Truman 46
    Elizabeth J Fenmas 46
    Hary C Fenmas 23
    Charles W Fenmas 19
    Aubrey R Fenmas 7
    Mar Jane Moler 72

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    1910 United States Federal Census
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    Name: Charles W Furnas
    Age in 1910: 29
    Birth Year: abt 1881
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1910: Union, Miami, Ohio
    Street: Miami St
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Marital status: Single
    Father's name: Tansy R Furnas
    Father's Birthplace: Ohio
    Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
    Native Tongue: English
    Occupation: Machinist
    Industry: Genl Repair
    Employer, Employee or Other: Own Account
    Able to Read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Tansy R Furnas 56
    Charles W Furnas 29
    Aubrey R Furnas 17

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    1920 United States Federal Census
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    Name: Chas Edgar Furnas
    Age: 40
    Birth Year: abt 1880
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1920: Newton, Miami, Ohio
    House Number: Farm
    Residence Date: 1920
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Marital status: Married
    Spouse's name: Nettie Furnas
    Father's Birthplace: Ohio
    Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
    Able to Speak English: Yes
    Occupation: Farmer
    Industry: General Farm
    Employment Field: Employer
    Home Owned or Rented: Rented
    Able to Read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Chas Edgar Furnas 40
    Nettie Furnas 45

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    1930 United States Federal Census
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    Name: Charles W Furnace
    Birth Year: abt 1881
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Marital status: Married
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Home in 1930: West Milton, Miami, Ohio , USA
    Map of Home: View Map
    Street address: North Miami Street.
    House Number: 223
    Dwelling Number: 130
    Family Number: 137
    Home Owned or Rented: Rented
    Home Value: 16
    Radio Set: Yes
    Lives on Farm: No
    Age at first Marriage: 33
    Attended School: No
    Able to Read and Write: Yes
    Father's Birthplace: Ohio
    Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
    Able to Speak English: Yes
    Occupation: Manager
    Industry: Motion Picture
    Class of Worker: Working on own account
    Employment: Yes
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Charles W Furnace 49
    Lettie Furnace 50

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    1940 United States Federal Census
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    Name: Charles W Furnace
    Age: 59
    Estimated birth year: abt 1881
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Marital status: Widowed
    Relation to Head of House: Patient
    Home in 1940: Jefferson, Montgomery, Ohio
    Map of Home in 1940: View Map
    Inferred Residence in 1935: Jefferson, Montgomery, Ohio
    Residence in 1935: Same Place
    Sheet Number: 38B
    Institution: Veterans Administration Facility
    Attended School or College: No
    Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
    Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 04
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Charles W Furnace 59

  15.   Http://www.woodlandcemetery.org/.

    Int. # Name Birth Date Death Date Sec. Lot Tier Grave Burial Age Birth Place Undertaker
    55484 Furnas, Charles W 15 Oct 1941 82 111 17 Oct 1941 60 Butler Twp. M. Alspach
    92361 Furnas, Evelyn L 5 Jun 1912 22 Apr 1994 201 114 2 23 Apr 1994 81 OH Tobias
    48818 Furnas, Lettie 1 Jan 1931 82 111 3 Jan 1931 52 Dayton, OH E.P. Miller, West Milton, OH
    55382 Furnas, Randall E 7 Aug 1941 126 238 9 Aug 1941 20 West Milton, OH G. Riesinger
    21874 Furnas, Robert M 27 Feb 1909 10 Sep 1963 201 114 13 Sep 1963 54 Dayton, OH Whitmer Bros.
    81056 Furnas, Ruth Everett 18 Nov 1892 10 Dec 1976 126 238 S. East sp. 13 Dec 1976 84 West Milton, OH Carrigan
    62179 Furnas, William G 18 Apr 1950 126 238 21 Apr 1950 61 Pleasant Hill, OH R. Hale

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    U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938
    Name: Charles W Furnas
    Birth Year: abt 1881
    Keyed Birth Location: Ohio
    Birth State: Ohio
    Admitted Year: 1931
    Age at Admission: 50
    State: Ohio
    County: Montgomery
    [Greene]
    City: Dayton
    Branch: Central Branch