Johnson Faris

Maleabout 1805–before 1850

Brief Life History of Johnson

When Johnson Faris was born about 1805, in Knox, Kentucky, United States, his father, Paul Farris, was 22 and his mother, Patsy Howard, was 17. He married Margaret Watson on 11 November 1821, in Martin, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died before 1850, in Marrs Township, Posey, Indiana, United States.

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Johnson Faris
Margaret Watson
Marriage: 11 November 1821
John Johnson Farris
Adaline Farris
Margaret Jane Farris
Bedford L Farris
Jeremiah V. Farris

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 November 1821Martin, Indiana, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

    Age 7

    During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries 1817: Posey, Indiana, United States

    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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