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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 married Elizabeth Parman on August 16, 1848 in Green Co., Tennessee.

He served during the Civil War for the Confederate States of America as a Private in the 64th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company I. He was captured at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee by Union forces on September 9, 1863.

Most of the 64th Regiment was captured by Union forces at Cumberland Gap in September of 1863, and 288 men of the 64th Regiment were prisoners at Camp Douglas.

John W. Farnsworth died at Camp Douglas on November 29, 1864.
 
 
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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)*
  Samuel Allen 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
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John W. Farnsworth
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John W. Farnsworth
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A Civil War soldier
- Gay Hobt Morton
 Added: Nov. 27, 2016

- 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
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