Alice Romaine “Rome” <I>Ripley</I> Furney

Alice Romaine “Rome” Ripley Furney

Birth
Rush, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA
Death 9 Mar 1960 (aged 95)
Uhrichsville, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA
Burial Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 63551826 · View Source
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Rome was a daughter of Henry R. Ripley and Lydia Bargar. She was engaged to Edward V. Sproul (#102878164) of Stillwater who died after breaking his collar bone in an accident. She married in 1897 to Ephraim Johnson Furney as his second wife, and they had no children. They lived in a house next to the general store at Stillwater their entire lives. As a widow, Rome moved to Uhrichsville to live with her sister, Ivah and after Ivah's death she moved in with her niece, Helen Perkins. Rome is buried next to her father and mother. E.J. is buried next to his first wife and infant son at Lima. She was the keeper of the family history and a truly gentle soul.


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  • Created by: David
  • Added: 31 Dec 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 63551826
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alice Romaine “Rome” Ripley Furney (9 Sep 1864–9 Mar 1960), Find a Grave Memorial no. 63551826, citing Rush Community Cemetery, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by David (contributor 47093886) .