Oscar Franklin Farris

Male8 October 1901–31 October 1984

Brief Life History of Oscar Franklin

When Oscar Franklin Farris was born on 8 October 1901, in Texas, United States, his father, Littleton Fredrich Farris, was 38 and his mother, Rebecca C Roberson, was 34. He married Evelyn Cave on 16 December 1933, in Jim Wells, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Nueces, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 October 1984, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States.

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Oscar Franklin Farris
Evelyn Cave
Marriage: 16 December 1933

Sources (6)

  • Oscar Farris in household of Littleton F Farris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • O F Farris, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Oscar Franklin Farris, "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 December 1933Jim Wells, Texas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 1

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

    Age 4

    Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 22

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    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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