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
Sarah Ann Worthy
Marriage: about 1875
Olivia W Fargason
Octavia V. Fargason
James Lee Fargason
John Edward Fargason
Noah Dennis Fargason
Earnest Jefferson Fargason

Spouse and Children

about 1875
Clay, Alabama, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Marion Fargason


    Sarah A Brewer




    William Harrison Fargason




    Alexander Haram Fargason


    John Edmond Fargason


+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.

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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