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Marcus A Farwell
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1827, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1894
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA

I came across this brief account while reading the memoirs or private diarys of Marcus A Farwell. He was the founder of Oakwoods Cemetery purchased sometime in the latter 1850's and also a pioneer of Marcus & Farwell Grocery


Father
Zophar Farwell
Mother
Betsy Knight Farwell
Sister
Eveline Rebecca Farwell
Sister
Julia A Farwell Augusta

Married Lucia Day Cross Farwell February 1st 1860
Lucia's birthplace, Montepelier VT.

Children
Son Roy Paul Farwell B May 19 1861 D May 4 1863}
Son unknown Birth June 19 1861
Daughter unknown Birth June 28th 1863
Son unknown Birth August 18 1871
Son unknown Birth March 3 1876
2 unknown Birth

Names of children
Roy Paul Farwell
RS Farwell
Frederick Farwell
Ernest or Ernistine Farwell Hicks
Mabel Farwell
Helen Farwell

The order of births is unknown.

From his diary at the age of 50 he writes that he fathered 6 children with wife Lucia { 2 of which were deceased at that time}

He also speaks about his friend Paul Cornell a lawyer who was responsible for the Hyde Park and the Hotel throughout his penned accounts.


 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lucia D. Farwell (1835 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Woods Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Char
Record added: Oct 17, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5852676
Marcus A Farwell
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- Dan Murray
 Added: Apr. 9, 2013
I have just transcribed a letter his brother Lalon Zophar Farwell wrote during the Battle of Vicksburg, which will appear in a few days on http://www.genealogytrails.com/ill/stephenson. His parents and many siblings are buried in Oakland Cemetery, Freepo...(Read more)
- Alice Horner
 Added: Nov. 18, 2010

- Char
 Added: Dec. 26, 2006
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