Joseph Jackson Faires

Male13 October 1823–19 October 1902

Brief Life History of Joseph Jackson

When Joseph Jackson Faires was born on 13 October 1823, in North Carolina, United States, his father, John Faires, was 21 and his mother, Flough, was 21. He married Lavenia Lumira Pullen on 5 January 1847, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Collin, Texas, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 1, Collin, Texas, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1863. He died on 19 October 1902, in McKinney, Collin, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Joseph Jackson Faires
Lavenia Lumira Pullen
Marriage: 5 January 1847
James Lee Faires
Elisha John Faires
Mary Tennessee 'Lou' Faires

Sources (18)

  • Jackson Faiser, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Jackson Faires - Cemetery record or headstone: birth: 13 October 1823; North Carolina, United States
  • Jackson J Faires, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1847Maury, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 2

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · Trail of Tears

    Age 7

    In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.


    Age 23

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fair .

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

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