Texas Family Group Sheet for the James Nelson FARRIS Family


Husband: James Nelson FARRIS
Birthdate: Dec 1, 1827
Birthplace: Franklin Co. TN
Death date: 5 June 1864
Place of death: Barry Co. MO
Burial: unknown
Father: James FARRIS
Mother: Elizabeth unknown

Marriage date: 17 12 1849
Marriage place: Coffee Co. TN

Wife: Arvezenia Ardella ANDERSON
Birthdate: 12 9 1827
Birthplace: Franklin Co. TN
Death date: 22-6-1915
Place of death: Corsicana, Navarro Co. TX
Burial: Petty's Chapel, Corsicana
Father: William ANDERSON
Mother: unknown

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: FARRIS, Mary Jane
Sex: F
Birthdate: 17-6-1850
Birthplace: Coffee Co. TN
Death date: 2-8-1852
Place of death: Coffee Co. TN
Burial: unknown
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 2: FARRIS, Mirifield Scott
Sex: M
Birthdate: 25-7-1852
Birthplace: Coffee Co. TN
Death date: unknown
Place of death:
Burial:
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: EVANS, Maranda M.

Child No. 3: FARRIS, James Elmore
Sex: M
Birthdate: 17-6-1854
Birthplace: Barry Co. MO
Death date: 21-2-1935
Place of death: Joplin, MO
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: 1st 30-8-1878
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: 1.Nancy MANNING;2.Mary KERNON

Child No. 4: FARRIS, Thomas Logan
Sex: M
Birthdate: 9-3-1856
Birthplace: Barry Co. MO
Death date: 7-2-1936
Place of death: Coryell County, TX
Burial: Restland Cemetery, Gatesville
Marriage date: 26-10-1883
Marriage place: Coryell Co. TX
Spouse's name: ALTUM, Obedience

Child No. 5: FARRIS, Frances Elizabeth
Sex: F
Birthdate: 6-12-1858
Birthplace: Barry Co. MO
Death date: 15-1-1937
Place of death: Coryell Co. TX
Marriage date: 14-9-1877
Burial: Restland Cemetery, Gatesville
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: NEILON, C. S.

Child No. 6: FARRIS, Virginia bell
Sex: F
Birthdate: 5-3-1861
Birthplace: Barry Co. MO
Death date: 10-5-1943
Place of death: Corsicana, Navarro Co. TX
Burial: Petty's Chapel, Corsicana
Marriage date: 7-9-1880
Marriage place: Waco, McLennan Co. TX
Spouse's name: McBROOM, A.J.

Child No. 7: FARRIS, William Nelson
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1-8-1864
Birthplace: Barry Co. MO
Death date: 23-4-1932
Place of death: Flat, Coryell Co TX
Burial: Flint Creek Cemetery, Coryell Co.TX
Marriage date: 25-6-1891
Marriage place: Bell County, TX
Spouse's name: ALTUM, Mary Jane
 
 
Documentation:
a. Family oral history and Bible Records.
b. 1830 Franklin Co. TN page 66.
c. 1840 Census Coffee Co. TN page 183 1850 Coffee Co. TN census page 73 #1030.
d. 1860 census Barry Co. MO page 860, 861 Sugar Creek Township, Cassville P.O.
e. 1870 census Barry Co. MO. page 762#220.
f. 1880 census McLennan Co. TX.
g. 1900 census Van Zandt Co. TX.
h. Tombstone, Petty's Chapel Corsicana, Navarro Co. TX.

Notes:
* The years that the Farris family spent in Barry Co. MO were recorded as a Pharis family, even in marriage records. Only on the census were they listed as Farris and even then were not indexed.
* James N. Farris was killed by bushwhackers on his way to the mill as is reported in Goodspeed's "History of Barry Co." along with 33 others of that area at that time.
 

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