Family: FARRIS Nathan Ward / HUNGATE Elizabeth (F28)



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  • Father | Male
    FARRIS Nathan Ward

    Born  1 Apr 1818  Washington Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Jul 1855   
    Buried    Good Hope Cemetery, Good Hope, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married     
    Father  FARRIS, Major Washington | F490 Group Sheet 
    Mother  GRAHAM, Sarah Elizabeth | F490 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    HUNGATE Elizabeth

    Born  Abt 1827  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Jun 1873  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Child 1 | Male
    + FARRIS William J.

    Born  6 Oct 1839  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Feb 1897  Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  FOSTER Leantha D. | F95 
    Married  20 Dec 1860  [1]  McDonough Co., IL  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    + FARRIS, Martha J.

    Born  Abt 1842  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Aft 1928   
    Buried     
    Spouse  BOND, Richard M. | F98 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Male
    + FARRIS Milton R.

    Born  28 Nov 1844  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1920   
    Buried  1920  Linhart Chapel Cemetery, Linn, Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  HOLT Susan Parlee | F96 
    Married  5 Mar 1864  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    FARRIS John

    Born  4 Mar 1847  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Bef 1885   
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Female
    + FARRIS Mary Ann

    Born  9 Mar 1850  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Oct 1928  Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  6 Oct 1928  Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  FISHER Thomas H. | F42 
    Married  21 Jan 1869  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    FARRIS, George T.

    Born  Abt 1852  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 7 | Female
    + FARRIS Nancy E.

    Born  Abt 1854  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Aug 1878  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  FISHER Josiah | F337 
    Married  15 Oct 1871  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    + FARRIS Nathan Ward

    Born  25 Aug 1855  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Nov 1923   
    Buried     
    Spouse  HAINLINE, Flora Belle | F430 
    Married  22 Sep 1878  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  WOODSIDE, Emma Jane | F431 
    Married  15 Oct 1885  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • Nathan W. Farris settled on section 16, Hire township, where he owned 40 acres of land. He made his settlement in the year 1844. His native home was in Washington county, Kentucky, and the date of his birth was April 1, 1818. His people were also from the same county. Elizabeth Hungate was his wife and her uncle, Harry Hungate came with Mr. Graham to the county and now lives in Blandinsville. While on a trip to the river Mr. Farris was thrown from his wagon and killed July 7, 1855. His remains were interred in the cemetery at Good Hope, leaving his wife and family to mourn the great loss so suddenly thrust upon them. The widow lived on the farm until her death which occurred June 27, 1873. Eight children blessed this union--William J., Martha J., wife of Richard Bond, living in Hire; Milton R., in Knox county, Missouri, Mary A., wife of Thomas Fisher; John, deceased; Nancy E., deceased, who was the wife of Josiah Fasher; and Nathan, now living in Hire township [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [s67] History of McDonough County, Illinois - 1885, ((Springfield, IL: Continental Historical Co., 1885)), 977.342 H2., 632 (Reliability: 2).