Fisher Family Genealogy

FARRIS Nathan Ward

Male 1855 - 1923  (68 years)


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  • Name FARRIS Nathan Ward  [1
    Born 25 Aug 1855  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    CENSUS 27 Jun 1870  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Occupation: Farmer, laborer.
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Series: Roll  M593_256; Page: 456A; Image: 241; Family History Library Film: 545755
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Series: Roll M593_256; Page: 456A; Image: 241; Family History Library Film: 545755
    CENSUS 15 Jun 1880  Bee Ridge Township, Knox Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Occupation: Farmer.
    Census: 1880 U.S. - Bee Ridge Township, Knox Co., MO Family History Film: 1254697; Page: 567D; Enumeration District: 74; Image: 0097
    Census: 1880 U.S. - Bee Ridge Township, Knox Co., MO Family History Film: 1254697; Page: 567D; Enumeration District: 74; Image: 0097
    CENSUS 11 Jun 1900  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Married for 15 years.
      Occupation: Teamster.
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Roll  T623_320; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 57
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Roll T623_320; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 57
    CENSUS 16 Apr 1910  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Notes married for 24 years.
      Occupation listed as none.
    Census: 1910 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: T624_305; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0050; ; FHL microfilm: 1374318
    Census: 1910 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: T624_305; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0050; ; FHL microfilm: 1374318
    CENSUS 02 Jan 1920  Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Census-taker spelled surname incorrectly. Should read Farris.
      Occupation: None.
    Census: 1920 U.S. - Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Roll  T625_385; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 52; Image: 795
    Census: 1920 U.S. - Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Roll T625_385; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 52; Image: 795
    Died 27 Nov 1923 
    Buried South Cemetery, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone: Nathan Ward Farris (1855-1923)
    Headstone: Nathan Ward Farris (1855-1923)
    Person ID I234  Main
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2020 

    Father FARRIS Nathan Ward,   b. 1 Apr 1818, Washington Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1855  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother HUNGATE Elizabeth,   b. 31 Aug 1820, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1873, Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Y  [8
    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 [8]
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 HAINLINE, Flora Belle,   b. 1858,   d. 1878  (Age 20 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1878  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2010 
    Family ID F430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 WOODSIDE, Emma Jane,   b. Jan 1862, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1933  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1885  McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. FARRIS Erma Isabel,   b. 4 Aug 1886, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1966  (Age 79 years)  [Birth]
     2. FARRIS, Orie May,   b. 9 Jan 1889, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. FARRIS, William Nathan,   b. 24 Apr 1894, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1963, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2010 
    Family ID F431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Aug 1855 - McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 27 Jun 1870 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Sep 1878 - McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 15 Jun 1880 - Bee Ridge Township, Knox Co., MO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Oct 1885 - McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 11 Jun 1900 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 16 Apr 1910 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 02 Jan 1920 - Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - South Cemetery, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [SR36] Obituary: Fisher, Mary A., (Blandinsville Star-Gazette, Blandinsville, IL, 11 Oct 1928), 11 Oct 1928.
      "She was one of a family of seven children, but leaves only one sister living, Martha J. Bond, and the following brothers and sisters deceased; William, Milton, John, and Nathan Farris and Nancy Fisher."

    2. [S88] Census: 1900 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Series: T623 Roll: 320 Page: 130 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jun 1900.

    3. [S84] Census: 1870 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, (Ancestry,com), Roll M593_256; Page: 456A; Image: 241; Family History Library Film: 545755 (Reliability: 3), 27 Jun 1870.

    4. [S235] Census: 1880 U.S. - Bear Creek Township, Hancock Co., IL, (Ancestry,com), Family History Film: 1254697; Page: 567D; Enumeration District: 74; Image: 0097 (Reliability: 3), 15 Jun 1880.

    5. [S88] Census: 1900 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Roll: T623_320; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 57. (Reliability: 3), 11 Jun 1900.

    6. [S91] Census: 1910 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Roll: T624_305; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 50; Image: 247 (Reliability: 3), 16 Apr 1910.

    7. [S98] Census: 1920 U.S. - Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Roll: T625_385; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 52; Image: 795 (Reliability: 2), 02 Jan 1920.

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