Francis Farris

17 July 1888–6 October 1964 (Age 76)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Francis

When Francis Farris was born on 17 July 1888, in Illinois, United States, her father, Mathew Mack Farris, was 27 and her mother, Margaret Michels, was 23. She married Harry Henry Martin on 18 July 1906, in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1900 and East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 6 October 1964, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Henry Martin
Francis Farris
Marriage: 18 July 1906
Cecil V. Martin
Charles H. Martin
Joseph C Martin

Spouse and Children

18 July 1906
East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States


    Cecil V. Martin


    Charles H. Martin


    Joseph C Martin


Parents and Siblings

    Mathew Mack Farris


    Margaret Michels






    Earnest Cecil Farris


    Paul D Farris


    Beatrice Irene Farris


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Frances Martin in household of Harry Martin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frankie Martin in household of Harry Martin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Francis Martin in household of Harry Martin, "United States Census, 1940"

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