Roberts-Furman (260 descendants of Sarah Strickland Roberts Furman) A Virtual Cemetery created by: Joseph R. Klett
Description: This virtual cemetery includes memorials (as have been identified) for the 5 children, 61 grandchildren, 182 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren of my ancestor Sarah (Strickland) Roberts Furman who were living at the time of her death in 1742, according to her obituary. Sarah died aged about 97 years, have outlived a number of other descendants (not included here). She was the daughter of Edmund and Hannah Strickland of Fairfield, Connecticut, and Newtown, Queens Co., Long Island, New York. She married first to Thomas Roberts, who died in 1679. She married second to Josias Furman Jr. Sarah is one of the great matriarchs of the Long Island migration of families to the Hopewell-Trenton area of old Hunterdon (now Mercer) Co., NJ. Her memorial is also included here.