Vera Idella Farris

26 September 1883–12 July 1954 (Age 70)
Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of Vera Idella

When Vera Idella Farris was born on 26 September 1883, in Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States, her father, William Floyd Farris, was 23 and her mother, Nannie Bourland Baldwin, was 22. She lived in Wray Township, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Goldsby, McClain, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 12 July 1954, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Sunny Lane Cemetery, Del City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Floyd Farris
1860–1938
Nannie Bourland Baldwin
1860–1894
Vera Idella Farris
1883–1954
Bert Richard Farris
1885–1950
William Carl Farris
1886–1939
Zoria Lena Farris
1887–1962
Mattie Irene Farris
1889–1960
Josie May Farris
1890–1974
Alfred Ray Farris
1892–1915
Nannie Farris
1894–1935

Parents and Siblings

    William Floyd Farris

    Male1860–1938Male

    Nannie Bourland Baldwin

    Female1860–1894Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 11

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

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

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 (3)

  • Verie I D Farris in household of William F Farris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Veria Ferris in household of William Ferris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Vera I Farris in household of William B Farris, "United States Census, 1920"

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