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 Marcus A Farwell

Marcus A Farwell

Death 12 Jun 1894 (aged 66)
Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 5852676 · View Source
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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

Zophar Farwell
Betsy Knight Farwell
Eveline Rebecca Farwell
Julia A Farwell Augusta

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

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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Char
  • Added: 17 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5852676
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marcus A Farwell (8 Jul 1827–12 Jun 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5852676, citing Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .