Charles E Farris

16 February 1879–4 November 1949 (Age 70)
Tennessee, USA

The Life of Charles E

When Charles E Farris was born on 16 February 1879, his father, Samuel E Farris, was 30 and his mother, Nancy E Robinson, was 33. He had at least 2 sons with Callie M Bragg. He lived in District 6, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died on 4 November 1949, at the age of 70, and was buried in Danner, Fannin, Texas, United States.

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Charles E Farris
Callie M Bragg
Harvie Estel Fairris
Tyson Farris

Spouse and Children


    Callie M Bragg




Parents and Siblings

    Samuel E Farris


    Nancy E Robinson




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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Charles E Farris, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Charles E. Farris, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"
  • Charlie E. Farris, "Find A Grave Index"

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