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Francis Farish

Male 1859 - 1935  (76 years)


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  • Name Francis Farish  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 18 Jan 1859  Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • St Michaels Street
    Gender Male 
    Buried Mar 1935  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Elmwood Cemetary
    Died 17 Mar 1935  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I114  Our Family History
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

    Father Thomas Farish,   b. 1822, Kirkmahoe, Dumfries-shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1897, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Thorburn,   b. 1822, Twynhome, Borgue, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1891  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 25 Jun 1846  Kirkmahoe, Dumfries-shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Elizabeth Jolly,   b. 24 Jul 1857, Balmaghie, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1929, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 02 Apr 1886  Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Alexander Jolly Farish,   b. 13 Oct 1886, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1970, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Natural]
     2. Jane Jolly Farish,   b. 08 Apr 1888, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1910, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)  [Natural]
     3. Elizabeth Thorburn Farish,   b. Jul 1888, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1890, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)  [Natural]
     4. Elizabeth Dinwoodie Jolly Farish,   b. 25 Oct 1891, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1956, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [Natural]
     5. Samuel Walker Farish,   b. 16 Jan 1893, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1918, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)  [Natural]
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Raised in Dumfries.

      Worked as a carpenter/joiner.

      Always laughing and joking. Used to sing to his wife, and tease her loveingly. Smoked a pipe.

      Immigrated to Canada in 1911 aboard the Victorian.

      Alzhiemers set in around 1930. One Sunday night he wandered off and worried everyone while they looked for him. Accidentaly set the front curtains on fire.

      Had a hand crafted tool chest that was given to cousin Frank

      Helped build the Selkirk Assylum.

      Lived at Dumfries in 1861
      Lived at Lochmaben Rd, Dumfries in 1871
      Lived in 21 Howgate St, Dumfries in 1886
      Lived in 21 Howgate St, Dumfries in 1891
      Emigrated 1911 aboard the Victorian out of Liverpool
      Moved to Winnipeg 1911
      Lived at 514 Walker 1912-1930s
      Lived at 493 Walker 1922
      Lived at 495 Beresford 1932

      Death Cert # 1935,012174

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] 1871 Scotland Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;), Database online.
      Record for Francis Farish

    2. [S10] England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index: 1837-1983, FreeBMD, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online.
      Record for Francis Farish

    3. [S4] Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;), Database online.
      Record for Francis Farish

    4. [S9] 1891 Scotland Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;), Database online.
      Record for Francis Farish