Furton, William Family Papers

Title: Furton, William Family Papers

Reference Code: Mss-0396

Inclusive Dates:  1846 – 1863

Quantity: 000.03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm Mss

Abstract: William Furton was born in England in 1796 and emigrated to the U.S. in 1832.  He was living in Milwaukee by 1846.

Scope and Content: The collection consists of various receipts (one from Byron Kilbourn), a Declaration of Intent for naturalization, and several letters to Elizabeth Furton from John Ward and Thomas Tinker, who served in Tennessee and Mississippi respectively during the Civil War.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English