Ella Farrin

Brief Life History of Ella

When Ella Farrin was born on 19 April 1877, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Mathew Brown Farrin, was 25 and her mother, Medora Louise Lockman, was 21. She married Henry Jacob Pfiester on 21 October 1902, in Wyoming, Hamilton, Ohio, United States. She immigrated to San Francisco, California, United States in 1955 and lived in Wyoming, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Springfield Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 31 October 1966, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Henry Jacob Pfiester
1872–1961
Ella Farrin
1877–1966
Marriage: 21 October 1902

Sources (13)

  • Ella F Pfiester in household of Dora L Farrin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ella Farrin, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Ella Pfiester, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Farren .

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

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