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Robert Farish
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1865
Death: May 1, 1900

Robert Farish, his brother, Thomas Sr. and his nephew Thomas Jr. were killed in the explosion of Winter Quarter #4, a coal mine, at Scofield, Utah May 5,1900. This was a tragedy beyond comprehension on the frontier. There were no support services, no insurance, no government relief. Widows were left alone to raise large familys and some how fend for themselves. Each deceased miner received a new suit of clothes (if he was intact) and a coffin. Also he received a roughed out R I P style, wooden headstone with his name written in pencil! One source tells me over half the 200 names were misspelled. Each widow received $500.00 from the mine. It was a black day in Scofield. 4 weeks later the mine reopen with a fresh crew of miners.

(Conflict in DOB....Apr. 4, 1864). 
Family links: 
  Mary Evans Marshall (1872 - 1954)*
  Fannie Farish Baird (1890 - 1974)*
  Margaret Farish Christiansen (1896 - 1995)*
  Manilla Dewey Farish Burns (1898 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Scofield Cemetery
Carbon County
Utah, USA
Created by: billcarr
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 150743
Robert Farish
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Robert Farish
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Robert Farish
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- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: Oct. 11, 2013
My paternal great grandfather, Robert Farish, Jr., married to Mary Evans, and father to Robert, Fannie, Hazel, Margaret, Manilla (my grandmother), and William Farish.
- Gary J. Ungricht
 Added: Jun. 12, 2009
Never Forgotten
- Zzzoey
 Added: Jan. 30, 2007
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