Ephraim Johnson Fargason

14 June 1854–11 April 1926 (Age 71)
Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Ephraim Johnson

When Ephraim Johnson Fargason was born on 14 June 1854, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States, his father, Francis Marion Fargason, was 21 and his mother, Sarah A Brewer, was 23. He married Sarah Ann Worthy about 1875, in Clay, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 11 Almond, Clay, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 4 Wesobulga, Clay, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 April 1926, in Clay, Alabama, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in County Line Baptist Church Cemetery, Sylacauga, Talladega, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Johnson Fargason
1854–1926
Sarah Ann Worthy
1847–1900
Marriage: about 1875
Olivia W Fargason
1876–1930
Octavia V. Fargason
1878–1918
James Lee Fargason
1881–1949
John Edward Fargason
1883–1956
Noah Dennis Fargason
1885–1962
Earnest Jefferson Fargason
1885–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1875
Clay, Alabama, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Marion Fargason

    Male1833–1862Male

    Sarah A Brewer

    Female1830–1925Female

siblings

(6)

    William Harrison Fargason

    Male1852–1926Male

    Male1853–Male

    Male1854–1926Male

    Alexander Haram Fargason

    Male1856–1938Male

    John Edmond Fargason

    Male1858–1942Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 7

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Ferguson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ephraim Fargerson in household of Frances M Fargerson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John E Fargason, "United States Census, 1910"
  • E J Fargason, "United States Census, 1920"

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