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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Robert LAYTON (son of Russell Willis LAYTON and Mary Elizabeth WHITE).

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Russell Willis LAYTON

    Russell married Mary Elizabeth WHITE [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mary Elizabeth WHITE
    Children:
    1. Katharine LAYTON
    2. Willis James LAYTON, II
    3. Hugh Warfield LAYTON was born on 6 Jun 1953 in Alabama, USA; died on 20 Aug 2009 in De Leon Springs, Volusia, Florida, USA.
    4. Phillip Bryant LAYTON
    5. Edith LAYTON
    6. Elaine LAYTON
    7. 1. Robert LAYTON


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Reverend Urban Henry LAYTON was born on 29 Apr 1881 in Nova Scotia, Canada; died in Jun 1961 in Pinellas Co., Florida, USA; was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, USA.

    Notes:

    World War 1 Draft Registration Card:
    Urban Henry Layton
    Age: 37
    Date of Birth: 19 Apr 1881
    Occupation: Clergyman
    Place of Employment: Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Nearest Relative: Ruth Marjorie Layton (spouse)
    Sept. 12, 1918

    1920 Census: MA: Hampden: Chester: ED#6:
    Layton, Urban, head, 38, born in Nova Scotia, father and mother born in Nova Scotia, clergyman, church;
    Ruth M., wife, 26, born in MA, father born in ME, mother born in MA;
    Justin, son, 3 3/12 (?), born in ME, father born in NS, mother born in MA.

    Worcester, MA City Directory, 1922:
    1048 Irene St.: Layton, Urban H. Rev.

    1930 Census: NY: Bronx: Dist. 495, p. 47 of 75:
    Layton, Urban H., head, rents, $85, 49, first married at age 42, born in Nova Scotia, father born in England, mother born in Germany, clergyman, church;
    Helen G., wife, 36, first married at age 29, born in MA, father and mother born in Scotland;
    Justin W., son, 13, single, born in ME, father born in NS, mother born in MA;
    Urban H., Jr., son, 4 6/12, single, born in VT, father born in NS, mother born in MA.

    1940 U.S. Federal Census: Connecticut, Fairfield, Bridgeport
    Layton, Urban H., head, 59, married, born in Nova Scotia, lived in same house 5 yrs. earlier, minister, church
    Helen G., wife, 46, married, born in Massachusetts, lived in same house 5 yrs. earlier, lodging, housekeeper
    Justin W., son, 23, single, born in Maine, lived in same house 5 yrs. earlier, attendant gas station;
    Urban H. Jr., son, 14, single, born in Vermont, lived in same house 5 yrs. earlier.

    Urban married Ruth Marjorie FURBUSH on 9 Jun 1914 in Graniteville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. Ruth (daughter of Frank Lowell FURBUSH and Margaret C. “Maggie” MURPHY) was born on 19 Jul 1893 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; died in 1922 in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA; was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Ruth Marjorie FURBUSH was born on 19 Jul 1893 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA (daughter of Frank Lowell FURBUSH and Margaret C. “Maggie” MURPHY); died in 1922 in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA; was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.

    Notes:

    Headstone reads: 1894-1922

    Children:
    1. Justin Wendell LAYTON was born on 16 Oct 1916 in Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, USA; died on 13 Oct 1997 in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, USA.
    2. 2. Russell Willis LAYTON


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Frank Lowell FURBUSH was born on 1 Apr 1861 in Freeman, Franklin, Maine, USA (son of Abram FURBUSH and Nancy PETERSON); died on 21 Apr 1940 in Graniteville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.

    Notes:

    1900 Census: MA: Middlesex: Westford:
    Furbush (appears to read Torbush), Frank, head, born May 1861, 39, married for 15 years, born in Maine, father and mother born in Maine, carpenter;
    Margaret, wife, born Apr 1865, 35, married for 15 years, has had 4 children, all living, born in Massachusetts, father and mother born in Ireland;
    Russell, son, born May 1886, 14, born in Massachusetts, father born in Maine, mother born in Massachusetts, at school;
    Carl, son, born Sep 1887, 12, born in Massachusetts, father born in Maine, mother born in Massachusetts, at school;
    Ruth M., daughter, born in Jul 1893, age 6, born in Massachusetts, father born in Maine, mother born in Massachusetts, at school;
    Helen, daughter, born Aug 1896, 3, born in Massachusetts, father born in Maine, mother born in Massachusetts;
    Murphy, Mary, mother-in-law, born July 1823, 76, widowed, has had 10 children, four still living, born in Ireland, father and mother born in Ireland.

    1910 Census: MA: Middlesex: Westford, p. 177b:
    Furbush, Frank L., head, 49, first marriage, married for 25 years, born in ME, father and mother born in ME, overseer, machine shop;
    Margaret C., wife, 45, first marriage, married for 25 years, has had 4 children, all living, born in MA, father and mother born in Ireland;
    Russell F., son, 24, single, born in MA, father born in ME, mother born in MA, chauffeur, private family;
    Ruth M., daughter, 16, single, born in MA, father born in ME, mother born in MA;
    Helen M., daughter, 12, single, born in MA, father born in ME, mother born in MA.

    1930 Census: MA: Middlesex: Westford, Dist. 530:
    Furbush, Frank L., head, owns, $6000, 69, first married at age 24, born in ME, father and mother born in ME, asst. mgr, textile machinery;
    Margaret, wife, 64, first married at age 19, born in MA, father and mother born in Ireland.

    From The Lowell Sun; April 24, 1940
    Funerals
    "Frank L. Furbush
    The funeral of Frank L. Furbush, an executive of the C. G. Sargent Sons Corp., of Graniteville, with whom he had been associated for 57 years, took place from his home in Broadway street, Graniteville at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The C. G. Sargent Sons Corp. was represented by Allen C. Sargent, president, and Mrs. Henry Hildreth, treasurer; the Abbot Worsted Co., by Edward M. Abbot, president; the H. E. Fletcher Granite Co., by Arthur Mallean; the L. P. Palmer Co., by Mark A. Palmer; the E. Frank Lewis Co., of Lawrence by Mr. Lewis; the Hudson Worsted Co., by Mr. Dyson; the Gilet Carbonizing Co. of Lowell, by Mr. Gilet.
    The town of Westford where Mr. Furbush had held public office for many years was represented by the following: Selectman Arthur L. Healy, Tax Collector Edward F. Harrington, Auditor Harold W. Hildreth, Moderator Roger H. Hildreth, Fire Engineer Richard Hall; school board, Edward. C. Buckingham; finance committee, William E. Wright; board of health, Curt H. Hanson, The Fleet Reserve association, branch 65, of Lowell, was represented by Frank Moran and Harry Faronback. Many out of town relatives and friends were present. The services at the home were conducted by Rev. William F. Preston, pastor of the Graniteville Methodist Church. The plant of the C. G. Sargent Sons Corp was closed all of yesteray afternoon as a mark of respect for Mr. Furbush and to enable all of the employees to attend the services. The American flag was flown at half staff from the liberty pole at Westford common yesterday in honor of Mr. Furbush, a past officer of the town.
    There was a large display of flowers. The honorary bearers were William R. Taylor, Oscar R. Spalding, Arthur Nystrom, and Frank Haley. The active bearers were P. Henry Harrington, Elmar N. Christenson, Albert G. Forly, Isane L. Hall, Stanley Smith and Ferdinand J. LeDuc. Burial took place in the family lot in Fairiew cemetery in Westford, where the committal prayers were offered by Rev. Mr. Preston and Rev. U. H. Layton. Traffic at the home and cemetery was directed by Chief John F. Sullivan of the Westford police department. Arrangements were in the charge of Funeral Directors David L. Greig & Son."

    Obituary contained on FindAGrave site:
    “FRANK L. FURBUSH
    Frank L. Furbush, a widely known resident of Graniteville, died at his home in Broadway street, Graniteville, Sunday after a brief illness. He had been a resident of Graniteville for more than 60 years and was born in Freeman, Me., April 3, 1861. A few years after taking up his residence in Graniteville, he became associated with C. G. Sargent Sons Corp., and rose rapidly with this firm, where he had been employed for 57 years, holding the positions of consulting engineer at the time of his death. Mr. Furbush and Miss Margaret C. Murphy were united in marriage on Jan. 15, 1885, and celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary by a family gathering on last January. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Margaret C. Furbush; a daughter, Mrs. Owen A. McNiff of Hadley; two sons, F. Russell Furbush and William Carroll Furbush, both of Graniteville, and six grandchildren. He had served as selectman for 12 years, on board of health for eight years, the school board for 12 years, and was a member of the Westford finance board for several years having resigned from that board more than a year ago.”


    From the Westford Historical Society & Museum July 2020 Museum Musings, July 15, 2020: Notable of the Month: Meet Frank L. Furbush, Just one of the Graniteville Notables you’ll hear about in our upcoming Walking Tour of the heart of Graniteville. WESTFORD, March 8, 1938 (Lowell Sun)-Citizens of Westford will regret to learn that Frank L. Furbush, who has served in several important elective offices for many years, declined reappointment to the finance board at the expiration of his term on March 1 of this year because of his health. Mr Furbush was born in Freeman Maine on April 1, 1861. He received his education in the school of that town and in 1883 came to Graniteville where he entered the employ of the C.G.Sargent Corp., for whom he has worked for 55 years and at the present time is their chief engineer.
    Mr. Furbush was a member of the board of selectmen for 12 years and chairman for six year. He served 12 years also on the school committee, was a fire engineer for six years and chairman of the board of health during the period he was selectman. For the past 10 years he has been a wise valued member of the finance board. Mr. Furbursh has been a wised and trustworthy executive whose objectives has always been in the best interest of Westford
    Mr Hildreth has sent the following letter to Mr. Furbush:
    My Dear Mr. Furbush;
    It was with regret that I learned that you felt unable to continue your duties on the finance board. Your presence on the school committee, board of health and board of selectmen over a long period contributed in a large measure to a wise and economical administration of town affairs. In acknowledgement of your experience and good judgement you were appointed in 1928 to the finance board on which you served faithfully and gave willingly of your time during the past ten years.
    On behalf of the people of Westford, I wish to express their sincere appreciation of your unselfish service.
    Sincerely,
    ROGER H. HILDRETH
    Town Moderator

    Frank married Margaret C. “Maggie” MURPHY on 15 Jan 1885 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. Margaret was born on 27 Mar 1865 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; died on 13 Aug 1946 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA; was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 11.  Margaret C. “Maggie” MURPHY was born on 27 Mar 1865 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; died on 13 Aug 1946 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA; was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.
    Children:
    1. Frank Russell FURBUSH was born on 9 May 1886 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; died on 29 Nov 1943 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.
    2. William Carroll FURBUSH was born on 28 Oct 1887 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; died on 21 Feb 1972 in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.
    3. 5. Ruth Marjorie FURBUSH was born on 19 Jul 1893 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; died in 1922 in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA; was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.
    4. Helen Marie FURBUSH was born on 26 Aug 1897 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA; died on 29 Jul 1970 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA; was buried in Saint Catherine Cemetery, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.