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Furman Burial Ground, Gaines Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 2008
Photo by Joyce M. Tice 2008
Joyce's Search Tip - December 2007 -
Do You Know that you can search just the 600 pages of Tioga County Cemetery Records on the site by using the Cemeteries -Tioga button in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? If you use that partition follow these steps to search just one cemetery
1. Choose Cemeteries - Tioga. 
2. Enter part of the cemetery name [ie Newbury or Furman] AND a surname. 
3. Choose the Find ALL Words option. Then it will find just the pages with that surname in the one cemetery you indicated. 
Name of Cemetery: Furman Burial Ground
Deeded As  - not 
Read By: Linda C. Reese 
Date Read: .2008. 
Typed By: Pat Smith Raymond 
Formatted and Published by Joyce M. Tice 
Photos by Joyce M. Tice 
Location: Gaines Township, Tioga County, PA - 70 Yards North of SR 06 / On State Forest Land 
GPS Coordinates 41.75480 -77.52210 
Other Comments: On State Land, north side of Rte. 6. Probably the first cemetery of the Furmans before the one at Furmantown was made in about 1844.  All the graves we have located run in a line from Rte. 6 up the hill perpendicular to the road.  All are marked by Field Stones.  Only 2 markers have yielded information so far
Last Name First Name Date of Birth Date of Death Age Inscription/Relationship/Comments
Furman         Barely readable
Furman Josiah       Believed to be his grave
J. F.     July 15.1824 AE 51  
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Published on Tri-Counties  12 NOV 2008
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