Daniel Farris

29 June 1885–27 February 1971 (Age 85)
Clay, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Farris was born on 29 June 1885, in Clay, Kentucky, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Farris, was 41 and his mother, Mary Root, was 39. He lived in Magisterial District 3 Pond Creek, Jackson, Kentucky, United States for about 40 years. He registered for military service in 1915. He died on 27 February 1971, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Farris Cemetery, Jackson, Kentucky, United States.

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Daniel Farris
Sallie Belle Black

Spouse and Children


    Sallie Belle Black


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Farris


    Mary Root




    George Farris



    James Farris


    John Farris


    John Farris


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 7

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

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)

  • Dan Farris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dan Farris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Daniel Farris, "United States Census, 1920"

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