Hiram Eldon Farris

20 March 1897–25 January 1974 (Age 76)
Cincinnati, Appanoose, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Hiram Eldon

When Hiram Eldon Farris was born on 20 March 1897, in Cincinnati, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, his father, Martin Lafayette Farris, was 25 and his mother, Minnie May, was 20. He married Blanche Mae Ross on 20 January 1924. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wright Township, Wayne, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1925. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 25 January 1974, in Centerville, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cincinnati, Appanoose, Iowa, United States.

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Hiram Eldon Farris
Blanche Mae Ross
Marriage: 20 January 1924
Goldie Maxine Farris
Eldon Hiram Farris Sr.
Keith Franklin Farris
Neal R Farris
Ruby Geneva Farris
Jackie D Farris
Jerry Wayne Farris

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 7
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 21
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant of Fergus , in which the Gaelic gh sound has been dropped rather than being altered to g. Compare Farrish , Ferris .2 Probably also a variant of English Farrar ; the name is quite common in southeast England.

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

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Sources (20)

  • Hiram E Farris, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Harm Farris in household of Martin L Farris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • E Hiram Farris, "United States Census, 1930"

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