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 John Becraft McFarlan

John Becraft McFarlan

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 15 Aug 1909 (aged 86)
Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, USA
Burial Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 32100536 · View Source
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Important Connersville industrialist. Founder of the McFarlan Carriage Company in 1857. He was noted for developing one of the first industrial parks in America when he set aside a portion of his family farm to attract manufacturers of components for his carriage business to Connersville. In so doing, McFarlan laid the groundwork for the automobile industry which flourished in the Connersville prior to the Great Depression.


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  • Created by: CharlieBall
  • Added: 10 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32100536
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Becraft McFarlan (7 Nov 1822–15 Aug 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32100536, citing Dale Cemetery, Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by CharlieBall (contributor 46996409) .