Karl William Farnsworth

21 March 1886–7 September 1961 (Age 75)
Heppner, Morrow, Oregon, United States

The Life Summary of Karl William

When Karl William Farnsworth was born on 21 March 1886, in Heppner, Morrow, Oregon, United States, his father, Orrin Edward Farnsworth Jr, was 39 and his mother, Catherine Margaret Pray, was 36. He married Charlotte Cora Wilson on 10 September 1911, in Monument, Grant, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Gilliam, Oregon, United States in 1920 and Enterprise, Wallowa, Oregon, United States in 1930. He died on 7 September 1961, in The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Park Lawn Cemetery, The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon, United States.

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Karl William Farnsworth
Charlotte Cora Wilson
Marriage: 10 September 1911
Katherine Sarah Farnsworth
Willis Karl Farnsworth
Helen Charlotte Farnsworth

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 4
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society
Age 12
The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 20
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Farnworth .

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

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Sources (15)

  • Carl Farnsworth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carl Farnsworth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Karl W Farnsworth, "United States Census, 1920"

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