FARRIS Oscar

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  • Name FARRIS Oscar 
    Born 12 Sep 1869  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    CENSUS 28 Jun 1870  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Roll: M593_256; Page: 458B; Image: 246; Family History Library Film: 545755
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Roll: M593_256; Page: 458B; Image: 246; Family History Library Film: 545755
    CENSUS 02 Jun 1880  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Occupation: At school.
    Census: 1880 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, Roll: 227; Family History Film: 1254227; Page: 393C; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 0789
    Census: 1880 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, Roll: 227; Family History Film: 1254227; Page: 393C; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 0789
    Person ID I678  Main
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2010 

    Father FARRIS William J.,   b. 6 Oct 1839, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1897, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother FOSTER Leantha D.,   b. Oct 1844, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 20 Dec 1860  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Certificate No. 1518
    Notes 
    • William J. Farris made his egress into this world October 6, 1839, and is the oldest son of Nathan Farris, whose sketch appears elsewhere. Coming to McDonough county from Hancock, where he was born, he remained at home until his father's death. At this juncture the responsibility was thrown upon William, and he had the family to care for. Although young, he assumed these new duties with the seeming experience of older men, and conducted the financial matters well. Upon his marriage with Leantha D. Foster, December 20, 1860, he left the care of the family to others. She is a native of Michigan, and daughter of George Foster, a native of Virginia; he settled in Hire township, coming from Michigan here, and died at his home January 26, 1868, having lost his wife in 1855, and both lie in Good Hope cemetery. In 1862 Mr. Farris came to his present residence on section 3, owning a nice farm here, with good improvements, which he made by his own and wife's exertions. His home is about two miles east from Blandinsville, on the main road to Macomb, and is sheltered by fine timber. Five children have been born to them, three of whom are living--Walter J., born November 7, 1862; Oscar, born September 12, 1869, and Theodore, born December 31, 1875. Albert and Louie are deceased, the former born March 7, 1865, and died August 6, 1865, and the latter was born June 5, 1872, living only a short time. They are members of the Baptist church. Mr. Farris is engaged in farming, also in raising English draft horses, owning two fine brood mares, and also some half-blood Normans, which he sells for roadsters and farm use. [5]
    Family ID F95  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [s67] History of McDonough County, Illinois - 1885, ((Springfield, IL: Continental Historical Co., 1885)), 977.342 H2., 636 (Reliability: 2).
      ...Oscar, born September 12, 1869...

    2. [S84] Census: 1870 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, (Ancestry,com), Roll: M593_256; Page: 458B; Image: 246; Family History Library Film: 545755. (Reliability: 3), 28 Jun 1870.

    3. [S86] Census: 1880 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry.com), Roll: 227; Family History Film: 1254227; Page: 393C; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 0789 (Reliability: 3), 02 Jun 1880.

    4. [S67] History of McDonough County, Illinois - 1885, ((Springfield, IL: Continental Historical Co., 1885)), 977.342 H2., 636 (Reliability: 2), 1885.

    5. [s67] History of McDonough County, Illinois - 1885, ((Springfield, IL: Continental Historical Co., 1885)), 977.342 H2., 636 (Reliability: 2).