John W. Farris

March 1850–
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of John W.

When John W. Farris was born in March 1850, in Ohio, United States, his father, John Farris, was 40 and his mother, Mary Law, was 31. He lived in Sharon Township, Noble, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Bristol, Morgan, Ohio, United States for about 10 years.

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John Farris
Mary Law
David Beatty Farus
Mary Jane Sarah Farris
Mary E. Farris
Phebe Ann Farris
William Alfred Farris
John W. Farris
Martin L Farus
Angeline Farris

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Sharon Township was erected on 1 May 1851. [from territory previously in Morgan County].
Age 13
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 31
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Fergus , in which the Gaelic gh sound has been dropped rather than being altered to g. Compare Farrish , Ferris .Probably also English: variant of Farrar . The name is quite common in southeastern England.

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

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Sources (5)

  • John Farris in household of John Farris, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John H Farris in household of John Farris, "United States Census, 1850"

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