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John W. Farnsworth
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1825
Greeneville
Greene County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1864
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

John W. Farnsworth was a Confederate soldier that died at Camp Douglas Union prison camp during the Civil War. Son of Thomas M. Farnsworth (1797-1858) and Rebecca [Lotspeich] Farnsworth (1797-1870). Husband of Elizabeth [Parman] Farnsworth (1830-1913). Father of Leora Josephine [Farnsworth] [Fowler] Poarch (1849-1932), James Hatcher Farnsworth (1851-1852), Thomas Jefferson Farnsworth (1852-1917), Benjamin Jamison Farnsworth (1855-1925) and Samuel Allen Farnsworth (1859-1926). 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Farnsworth (1797 - 1858)
  Rebecca Lotspeich Farnsworth (1797 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Parman Farnsworth (1830 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Leora Josephine Farnsworth Poarch (1849 - 1932)*
  Thomas J. Farnsworth (1852 - 1917)*
  Benjamin Jamison Farnsworth (1855 - 1925)*
  S. A. Farnsworth (1859 - 1926)*
  William Yancey Farnsworth (1862 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  John W. Farnsworth (1825 - 1864)
  Benjamin Jamison Farnsworth (1829 - 1890)*
  Christopher Lotspeich Farnsworth (1829 - 1909)*
  Thomas M. Farnsworth (1832 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Woods Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Dave Davidson
Record added: Apr 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35813262
John W. Farnsworth
Added by: Dave Davidson
 
John W. Farnsworth
Added by: Dave Davidson
 
John W. Farnsworth
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- Janis Soulis
 Added: Apr. 2, 2013
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Brave Confederate Soldier who Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Aug. 12, 2011

- Rita
 Added: Sep. 30, 2009
 
 
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