Charles Howard Furtney

Male 1885 - 1977


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  • Born  10 Jun 1885  Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  14 Aug 1977  Oakland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I6549  Virts
    Last Modified  6 Aug 2015 

    Father  James Benton Furtney,   b. 8 Jan 1858, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1937, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susan Alverda Virts,   b. 4 Aug 1861, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1930, Martinsburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Jun 1881  At the River Mills, near Knoxville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F104  Group Sheet

    Family  Esther M. Shirley,   b. 1886, Burkittsville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1965, Oakland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Aug 1910 
    Children 
     1. Charles Shirley Furtney,   b. 7 Apr 1915, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 2001, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F8490  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Cumberland News, August 15, 1977

      Charles H. Furtney, 92, formerly of 212 Saratoga Street, died yesterday at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland. He had been a patient at the Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home, Oakland.

      Born at Harpers Ferry, W. Va., Mr. Furtney was a son of the late James B. and Susan (Virts) Furtney. His wife, Esther M. (Shirley) Furtney, preceded him in death.

      Mr. Furtney retired in 1955 as a telegrapher for the B and O Railroad with 53 years of service. He was a life member of Centre Street United Methodist Church where he served as superintendent of the Sunday school for 15 years.

      Surviving are a son, Charles S. Furtney, Pittsburgh; two sisters, Mrs. Naomi Whittington, Shenandoah Junction, W. Va., and Mrs. Mary Darr, Charles Town, W. Va., and two grandsons.

      The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.