Carl Wise Farrar

Male2 January 1894–10 February 1944

Brief Life History of Carl Wise

When Carl Wise Farrar was born on 2 January 1894, in Leon, Butler, Kansas, United States, his father, Horatio Russ Farrar, was 43 and his mother, Mabel Matilda Christina Martinson, was 35. He married Marie McCool on 24 January 1915. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Riverside Township, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 10 February 1944, in Larned, Pawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Leon Cemetery, Leon, Butler, Kansas, United States.

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Carl Wise Farrar
Marie McCool
Marriage: 24 January 1915
Carl Wayne Farrar-Potter
Rose Mary Farrar

Sources (7)

  • Carl W Farrar in household of H R Farrar, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Carl Wise Farrar, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Carl Farrar in entry for Virginia Ferris, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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  • Marriage
    24 January 1915
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 4

    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.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 14

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): occupational name for a blacksmith or worker in iron. From Middle English fer(r)o(u)r, fer(r)er, fa(r)ro(u)r ‘ironworker, blacksmith’ (Old French ferreor, from medieval Latin ferrator, an agent derivative of ferrare ‘to shoe horses’, from ferrum ‘iron’, in medieval Latin ‘horseshoe’). Compare Ferrier and Farrow .

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

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