Karl William Farnsworth

Male21 March 1886–7 September 1961

Brief Life History 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

Sources (17)

  • Carl Farnsworth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Karl William Farnsworth, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Karl W Farnsworth, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1911Monument, Grant, Oregon, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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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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