When Margaret Malinda Farris was born on 12 July 1838, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Farris, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Skipper, was 31. She married William McBurton Scott on 28 February 1856, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Civil District 2, Grundy, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 1, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1910. She died on 13 September 1921, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Maury, Tennessee, United States.
Scottish and Irish: variant of Fergus , in which the Gaelic gh sound has been dropped rather than being altered to g. Compare Farrish , Ferris .
Probably also English: variant of Farrar . The name is quite common in southeastern England.
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