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 Lucia Farwell

Lucia Farwell

Birth
Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 14 Mar 1912 (aged 81–82)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 5852661 · View Source
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Birthname
Lucia Day Cross

Married
Marcus A Farwell

I ran across these accounts upon reading some old diarys from the memoirs of Marcus A Farwell and a coach box that belonged to Lucia Farwell with her initials on it. Included were some obituary newspaper clippings with the following information.
Mrs Lucia Day Cross Farwell was the widow of Marcus A Farwell who founded the Firm Farwell & Miller a grocery store in Chicago Illinois, and was also the founder of Oakwoods Cemetary In Chicago in the late 1850's.
This cemetery is famous for the burial of many civil war soldiers.

Father
Luther Cross
Mother
Polly Day Cross

Brother Talon Cross
Brother Burnelle Cross

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
Child
unknown Birth

In Marcus diarys he records all of these above dates.
The following are some names of the above children
Son Roy Paul Farwell
Son Ralph S Farwell
Son Frederick M Farwell
Daughter Ernest or Ernestine Farwell Hicks
Daughter Helen Farwell
Daughter Mabel Farwell





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Char
  • Added: 17 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5852661
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lucia Farwell (1830–14 Mar 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5852661, ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) Unknown.