Furches Family

Furches Family

One of the sources for information about the FURCHES family is The Furches Folks, by John F. Furches, Fall 1971, Clemmons, NC.

There is an outstanding website about the Huguenots, The Olive Tree Genealogy, operated by Lorine McGinnis Schulze.

The first Furches whose name we know is John Foucher. A Huguenot, he landed at James River, VA, in 1700 aboard the Peter and Anthony from London. The line of direct descendants from him to Lou is:

  1. John FOUCHER, b France, d abt 1749, MD

  2. Tobias FURCHES I, b abt 1705, d 1748, Kent Co, MD
    +Mary WILLIAMS, m between 1727 and 1732

  3. John FURCHES, b abt 1730, d 1783
    +? PETERKIN

  4. Tobias FURCHES II, b abt 1761, d 1824
    +Susannah HORN

    1. David Moffat FURCHES, b Jun 22, 1807
    2. Sarah FURCHES
    3. John FURCHES
    4. Thomas FURCHES, b Apr 22, 1798
    5. Mary FURCHES
    6. Elizabeth FURCHES
    7. Jane FURCHES
    8. Stephen Lewis FURCHES, b Nov 12, 1804
  5. David Moffat FURCHES, b Jun 22, 1807, d Nov 11, 1897, Calloway Co, KY
    +Sarah STEELMAN, b aft 1807, m abt 1832, d bef Mar 1840, Calloway Co, KY

    1. Nancy M. FURCHES, b Sep 1, 1833
    2. Tobias FURCHES III, b Nov 10, 1834

  6. Tobias FURCHES III, b Nov 10, 1834, Calloway Co, KY, d Feb 5, 1921, Calloway Co, KY Photograph
    +Isabelle JONES, b Calloway Co, KY, d Feb 11, 1881, Calloway Co, KY

    1. Ernest FURCHES, b Sep 6, 1861
    2. Sarah Ann FURCHES, b Jun 3, 1862
    3. Oscar FURCHES, b Apr 24, 1863
    4. Lillie FURCHES, b Dec 21, 1865
    5. Louella FURCHES, b Sep 12, 1869 Photograph Photograph
    6. Curtis FURCHES, b Mar 7, 1872
    7. Nancy Miranda FURCHES, b Oct 13, 1877
    8. Mary Elizabeth FURCHES, b Nov 6, 1878

  7. Mary Elizabeth FURCHES, b Nov 6, 1878, Calloway Co, KY, d Dec 24, 1899, Murray, KY, bur Sinking Springs Cem, Calloway Co, KY
    +Henry Bascom HUFFINES, b abt 1875, Madison Co, KY, d abt 1941, Paducah, KY

  8. Mary Gladys HUFFINES, b Nov 8, 1899, Calloway Co, KY, d Nov 18, 1992, Killeen, TX, bur Benton, KY Photograph
    +Tullus Amos CHAMBERS, b Aug 21, 1897 Calloway Co, KY, d Nov 20, 1952 Benton, KY, m Jul 1, 1920, Calloway Co, KY, bur Benton, KY Photograph

  9. Martha Lou CHAMBERS
    +James Kendall JAMES

We have started using a new E-mail address.
E-mail us at jimndlou@swbell.net.

Revised 14 Jan 2001