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William Wallace FARIS b. Aug 25, 1843, Barlow OH m. Isabella Hardie THOMSON b. May 22, 1843, Linglithgow, SCT. THey lived in IL>MO>IL, finaly settling in Anna, Union Co., IL. AileenUnderwood *
Ruth FARRIS b 1795-1800, VA or TN d ca 1837 m ca 1820 to Edward RAGSDALE b ca 1795 VA. AJD@aol.com
Susannah FARIS b 1806 Ohio Co. VA (now WV) d 1859 Delaware Co., OH m George ATKINSON. Also Susannah's brother James FARIS d 1876 OH m Eleanor Atkinson (brother of George) d 1886 NE. ChersFmly@aol.com
George FEARIS b. 1769, probably in Ireland; m. 3 June 1792, Alleghany Co., PA to Mary TAYLOR; d. 13 June 1849, Mason Co., KY. Was an early magistrate and sheriff of Lewis Co., KY. Dot Hay, 150 Glenwood Road, Toccoa, GA 30577-1632 dhay@toccoafalls.edu
John FARRIS was born in Jun 1836 in KY/IL. He m. Mary Ann Autrey 25 Sep 1859 in DeKalb, MO. John's parents were Charles FARRIS, b. 8 Nov 1800 in Mercer Co., KY and Melinda MORGAN. Charles was the son of Major Washing FARRIS, b. abt 1767 and Nancy HUNGATE. Pat King
Samuel PHARIS, b. 1750 VA, moved to Jefferson then Bullitt Co KY, had children James b. 1773, John b. 1775, Jenney b. 1782, Polly b. 1785. QLBE64A@prodigy.com
Marion Matthew FARRIS born Sept 17, 1872 in Iowa, child of a Farris and Workman (marriage? unknown). Information leads me to believe the Farris was the female and the Workman was the male. Marion Matthew chose his mother's maiden name (?) as his surname. His children did not know that until now! If anyone finds such a couple in their research, please contact me. marilyn johnson
Lucy FERRIS, born 12/26/1760 in Columbia County, New York Harald S. Gibson
Joseph FARRIS b KY married Catheryn HOPKINS (b 1824 S. border of KY) May 17, 1842 in Claiborne Co, TN Child: Franklin Pierce FARRIS b March 16, 1852 in Whitly Co, KY m Martha Jane McNEESE (b. July 28, 1863 Gentry Co, MO Dec 3, 1882 janeva@juno.com
William FARIS b 1734 Ireland d Aug 1 1818 Elm Grove, OH m 1758 Ireland to Dorratha JOHNSON b 1735 Ireland d Jan 3 1804 Elm Grove, OH. Jeanne Lee Cunningham
Robert Lee FARRIS b ca 1860 VA (parents John and Clementine FARRIS) m Mary Francis (Fannie) GLOVER, August 23, 1891, in Jefferson County, AL. Robert died March 28, 1919, Fannie died May 28, 1946. Jerry C. Farris
George Hammond FARRIS b ca 1840's first married Alice (Unknown last name), they divorced and he married M.L. BROOKS in TN. Children: Mary Francis aka Molly Frank and Belle. Molly married Adolphus CUNNINGHAM in 1884. They lived in Obion County, TN. Kathy Burton-Milam
Looking for any information on the Isaac FERRIS who is listed on the 1830 census of Jefferson Co., Indiana. He was also on the 1810 tax list of Russell Co., Va. Can anyone connect to this Ferris? Ken Thompson
Nellie FERRIS b 1880 m Fred LaVOY ca 1900. Death unknown. Also a Ezra FERRIS b ca 1850s m Ellen RICHARDSON. SkyBirdy@aol.com
Gideon Farris, b. abt 1748 VA? d. abt 1818 m. Sarah McSPADDEN. Seeking Gideon's father - possibly William? FARRIS. Sharon Day
William ? Thomas FARRIS b ca 1815 SC m Elizabeth MORRIS b ca 1815 SC. They lived in York Co., SC. Children were: Sarah Cynthia, Rebecca Solena, Lucinda, Dorcas Ann, and Robert. If anyone has information on this family, please contact me. Wanda Rabb
James Franklin FARRIS b 2-9-1840 Barbourville KY m Sallie M COOPER b 9-10-1845 New Maysville IN. They lived in Wellington KS, Jefferson OK and St Cloud FL. ELVIN_FARRIS@compuserve.com
William R. FARRIS, Jr. b New Kent ca 1790 d ca 1835 in Manchester township, Chesterfield county m Susan McMULLEN and Elizabeth HIGGINS. Children: Lafayette C., Curtis, Seaton, and Marie Lousia Farris. Fred M. Fariss
Sarah FARRIS d 1807 in Goochland Co., VA. m John GILLIAM, probably in Prince Edward Co., VA. d 15 Sept. 1794 Goochland Co., VA. I descend from their son, James GILLIAM, b. ca. 1750 Prince Edward Co., VA, d. 15 June 1821 Sumner Co., TN. m 16 Dec. 1772 Goochland Co., VA to Frances HOPKINS b. ca. 1750 Goochland Co., VA, d. 19 July 1823 Sumner Co., TN. ggohr01@mail.orion.org
Joseph FARIS who was a Constable in Frederick Co., MD in 1749, d abt 1771, prob. Frederick Co., MD. Wife was Isabella; ch were Agnes, Jane, Thomas, John, Margaret, and Isabella. This Joseph was possibly the Joseph whose dau Margaret was Bapt. in the 1st Pres. Church in Philadelphia in 1733. MarleneDiGi@prodigy.net
Seeking the parents/siblings of Samuel PHARISS b. Feb. 3,1741/42 in NC, SC or VA m. Elizabeth __?__ b. January 17, 1741/42 d.September 12, 1829. MCKINM01@IMS.IMSINT.COM
William FERRIS b ca 1730 Henrico Co. VA d Mar 1799 Henrico Co. VA m Judith b ca 1730. Children: Callom, Bowler, Jacob, William, Orania, Joel, Rebecca, Sarah, Prudence, Susanna, and Judith. Archie Ammons
Mary Frances FARRIS b. 21 April 1842 in TN, m. John Henry NORWOOD 5 Jan 1859 in Titus County, TX. She died 21 Nov 1926 in or around Hughes Springs, Cass County, TX. DLantis@aol.com
Sarah FARRIS b c1730, VA; d bef 7 Jan 1807, Goochland Co., VA m. John GILLIAM through their son James GILLIAM m. Frances HOPKINS. Sarah's father MAY be a John FARRIS. mnms1@airmail.net
I would like any information on the descendants of Joseph FARIS who m. Sarah DELASHMET some time around 1800, probably in CHESTER or FAIRFIELD CO, SC. They moved to GIBSON CO, TN in about 1830. TrowMcn@aol.com
1860 St.Francois Co., IL census shows: John J. FARRIS age.24 (merchant) b. IL Martha FARRIS age 21 b. Ireland. Who was he? He was next door to my ancestor, Laura Farris TALBOTT(b.1818 IL). Laura has previously lived Washington Co., MO. RubyM@localaccess.com
Would like to know what, if any, connection Laura FARRIS(b. 1818 IL; m. 1832 to Benjamin TALBOTT - res. Washington Co., MO) may have had to the Franklin Co., IL Farris family. Was Lucian N. FARRIS her brother? RubyM@localaccess.com
Anderson J. FARIS d Aug 11, 1869 Buried in Springfield, Missouri Civil War Cemetery m to Joanna THARP Aug 31,1837 in Hawkins Co., TN. Children: Lewis or Louis, Laura Moore, Robert Jackson, Andrew, Rufus Henry. Hope Farris
WANTED: Parents/siblings of JAMES FARIS b. abt 1823/6 either MD or DE, d.1886 Phila, PA - Married 1) Jane KANE (d.1860) children: George Kane Faris, Henry, Walter, Lillian, Adelaide, Kate. Family remained in Philadelphia, PA - except Family tradition is that Henry or Walter (or both) went west for gold. Faris_L@rocketmail.com
William D. FARRIS was on the 1850 census of DeSoto County, MS boarding with Adrian Strickland and family. William was born in TN ca 1825. Who were his parents? Francis M. Farris, also in DeSoto Co., may have been his brother. William m Caroline Strickland in 1850, then married Jarina STRICKLAND in 1854. Both marriages were in DeSoto Co., where he lived until his death in the 1880s. RFARRIS@mapcoinc.com
Parents (Father: William ??) of George Washington FARRIS b. 16 Aug 1860 TN, m. (1) Martha Ann EMERY b. Feb 1866 IL and (2) Mary Jane OZEE b. Oct 1867 IL. George lived in Gallatin Co, IL from abt 1870 until abt 1900. He then moved to Scott/New Madrid Counties in MO. Sol Garrett
John PHARES b.1680 in Ireland d.1736 in Manfield Burlington NJ m Mary LAWRIE Son, John PHARES II b.1710 d 1787 Augusta VA m Agnes Margaret JOHNSON. Daughter of John II Margaret PHARES b 1736 in Pa. Kenneth Pfrenger
Seeking information on Anderson or Thompson Farris? Poss. locations VA-TN-KY-IL-MO. Ruby Simonson McNeill
Hugh Logan Wilson FAIRES b 7 Feb 1827 d 7 Feb 1898, son of William Henry FAIRES b 5 Aug 1789 & Elizabeth ORR b 17 Jan 1791 ?NC. Hugh L. W. FAIRES m 5 Oct 1854 Nancy Hayes b 5 Aug 1837 dau of John HAYES & Elizabeth SPILLER. Mary Guyant 8422 Kankakee Ct Indianapolis, IN 46217-5014
John FARRIS m. Lucy Ann BREEDING (sorry no dates.) lived in Adair Co., KY. Their son Robert Lawson FARRIS b 1886 d 15 Mar 1970 m Verner BURTON b 1889 d 5 Feb 1952. Their children: Everett, Angie Lettie, Coy, Willie, and Mary Lucy. Loghorn@aol.com
Maj. Wilson D FARRIS b 1839, Smyth Co.,VA m.Mary Jane DURMAN. I have his father as Thomas FARRIS, but nothing else. Have lots of info on the descendants on Maj. Wilson D. He was married at least 3 times, plus supposedly had several children from liaisons with other women. George Durman
Seeking information on the family of George Washington Gales FERRIS, inventor of the Ferris Wheel. His daughter, Mary Jane FERRIS, m in 1898 August Daniel ANDERSON in MN. Judy
Henry FARRIS b abt 1662 if he is the oldest child of Ian Espon and Emily Jane Cameron. Have names of his children and abt dates of birth. Name of wife unkown Any information at all about Henry's family would be greatly appreciated. jody@kernvalley.com
Charles FARRIS b abt 1729 Pittsylvania Co. VA. m Nancy Etta/Edy abt 1758. Charles died after 1820. Only two known sons, Charles Jr. and Archibald. Nothing known of his wife Nancy. jody@kernvalley.com
Nancy FARRIS, b c 1800 m Frederick H. POLLARD Sr. 9 Jan 1819 in Liberty, Amite Co., MS. Died after 1824. They had 5 children: Julia, John D., Frederick H., Matilda, and Sylvester POLLARD. Stephen Waters
Margaret FARRIS, b.c 1834, LA. m Frederick H. POLLARD Jr. c 1855. They had one son, Lewellen (or Louis Allen) POLLARD. She appears on the 1860 Calcasieu Parish, LA census as Mrs. Fredrick POLLARD, Head of Household. She Died between 1860 and 1870. Lewellen was orphaned and may have been raised by a nearby FARRIS or PHARES relative. Stephen Waters
Seeking information on the descendants of William PHARES. William arrived Natchez district circa 1800. His descendants can be found throughout the region. Information on any of his descendents would be very appreciated. Jim W. Phares
Seeking information on John FARIS (Ferris, etc.) from VA m May LAW or LOW in Guernsey County, OH Sep 3, 1835. Their dau Sarah Jane m Uriah WILSON in Athens County, OH Feb 4, 1858. SOSTenor@aol.com
Searching for the parents of W. T. FARRIS b 1865 IN, son of a father b KY and a mother b IN. This info comes from the 1910 census of Stephens Co., OK. W. T. is the gt, gt grandfather of my son-in-law James Scott Farris Jr. Chester R. Johnson P.O. Box 582, Hurst, TX 76053
Need information on Catherine Bell FARRIS m David SHELBY, possibly in PA, bef 1787. David SHELBY moved west through OH to New Madrid Co., MO where he died Jan 1799. Michael Chapman
Looking for the parents and place of birth of Elizabeth FARIS b 1 Nov 1822; d 28 Jun 1870. She m. Richard Peter HOCKADAY in Madison County, KY on 6 Sep 1839. Children: Amanda Jane, James Addision, George Christi, Lucy Ann, Richard Peter, Elizabeth Mary, William Michael, & Gabriella. Don Hockaday
Looking for the parents of Jane Carter FERRIS (or Virginia Jane Carter FERRIS). She m John Smith (b 16 Jul 1776 in Goochland Co.VA) 12 Aug 1797 probably in the Goochland/Henrico VA area.Robert Battle
Looking for ancestors or descendants of Ollie FARRIS BOOTHE (1887-1957) of Washington Co., VA. She m Edward J. BOOTHE (1886-1932). Eddie G. Booth
Looking for ancestors of Archibald FARRIS (ca 1765 Henry Co VA- Dec 1837 Henry Co). He m1st to Frances HIX in 1788 and 2nd Anna LEAKE in 1807. I descend through his son Coleman FARRIS b 1794 Henry Co. VA d 1860/70? who m Elizabeth WEST in Henry Co. VA. Barbara
Alice FERRIS 1827-1889 born Co. Kildare Ireland. Married Bartholomew SWIFT. Political writer; died of TB in England where she was imprisoned. She had 13 sons. Buried somewhere in England. HedyLamarr@aol.com


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