John Henry Faragher

Male29 June 1865–8 June 1943

Brief Life History of John Henry

When John Henry Faragher was born on 29 June 1865, in Derrimut, Victoria, Australia, his father, Robert Henry Faragher, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Cannell, was 37. He married Elizabeth Margaret Craig on 3 August 1892, in Kingston, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 8 June 1943, in Victoria, Australia, at the age of 77, and was buried in Koroit, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Faragher
Elizabeth Margaret Craig
Marriage: 3 August 1892
Robert Reginald Faragher
Dulcie Mona Faragher
Thomas Craig Faragher
Stanley Gordon Faragher
Lilly Muriel Faragher

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  • Robert Faragher, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 August 1892Kingston, Victoria, Australia
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    End of transportation to Western Australia.


    Age 5

    British troops withdraw from Australia.


    Age 27

    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Fearchair ‘descendant of Fearchar’, a Gaelic personal name meaning ‘dear man, beloved’, or ‘loving’, or of the personal name itself. Compare Fraher and Scottish Farquhar .

    Manx: from the Gaelic personal name Fearchar. Compare Scottish Farquhar .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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