Arlena Isabell Faris

Female6 December 1864–17 November 1941

Brief Life History of Arlena Isabell

When Arlena Isabell Faris was born on 6 December 1864, in Jay, Indiana, United States, her father, Robert John Farris, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Zerbe, was 33. She married Maximilian Marion Terrell on 11 October 1885, in Monroe, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Knox Township, Jay, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. She died on 17 November 1941, in Salt Creek Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Knight Ridge, Salt Creek Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Maximilian Marion Terrell
Arlena Isabell Faris
Marriage: 11 October 1885
John Taylor Terrell
Clearance Terrell
Roy Lee Terrell

Sources (10)

  • Isabelle Faris in household of Robert Faris, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Isabelle Faris - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Isabelle Farris
  • Isabel Faris in entry for Maxmeium Terrell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1885Monroe, Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 1

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."


    Age 22

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and Scottish: variant of Ferris .

    English: variant of Faires .

    Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic fāris ‘horseman, knight’. Compare Fares .

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

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