Coleman Champion Farris

16 April 1912–25 February 1977 (Age 64)
Stone, Marion, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Coleman Champion

When Coleman Champion Farris was born on 16 April 1912, in Stone, Marion, Arkansas, United States, his father, William Champion "Willie" Farris Jr., was 41 and his mother, Zellie Octava Morrison, was 35. He married Dona Jane Moheke on 23 January 1931. He lived in Locust Grove Township, Stone, Arkansas, United States in 1920. He died on 25 February 1977, at the age of 64.

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Coleman Champion Farris
Dona Jane Moheke
Marriage: 23 January 1931

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1931
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
    1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting
    Age 10
    In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
    Age 19
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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 (1)

    • Coleman Farris in household of John L Treat, "United States Census, 1920"

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