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
Nannie Bourland Baldwin
Vera Idella Farris
Bert Richard Farris
William Carl Farris
Zoria Lena Farris
Mattie Irene Farris
Josie May Farris
Alfred Ray Farris
Nannie Farris

Parents and Siblings

    William Floyd Farris


    Nannie Bourland Baldwin




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World Events (8)


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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