William Earl Farris

28 September 1899–October 1985 (Age 86)
Navarro, Texas, United States

The Life of William Earl

When William Earl Farris was born on 28 September 1899, in Navarro, Texas, United States, his father, John Franklin Farris, was 32 and his mother, Edna Pearl Jones, was 23. He married Ida C Crouch on 22 August 1926. He lived in Lynn, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 5, Lynn, Texas, United States in 1940. He died in October 1985, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hood River, Hood River, Oregon, United States.

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William Earl Farris
Ida C Crouch
Marriage: 22 August 1926

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22 August 1926

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful "oil boom".
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Willie E Farris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Earl Farris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willie E Feris in household of John F Feris, "United States Census, 1910"

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