Individual Record 17

Name}   McFarren, William Henry (Will) Family History} Hancock              
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Exa 28 Dec 1876 Place} Neosho, Newton, Missouri
Marr.: Date} Exa 21 Mar 1897 Place} , Carroll, Arkansas     (Link)
Marr.: Date} Aft                1910 Place}       (Link)
Marr.: Date} Cir                1950 Place} Stockton, San Joaquin, California     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa   5 Jul   1959 Place} Stanislaus County Hospital, Modesto, Stanislaus, California
Burial: Date} Exa   7 Jul   1959 Place} Woodcolony Cemetery, Salida, Stanislaus, California
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1}   57 = 1880 USA cen
Source 2}   96 = 1910 USA cen
Source 3}   72 = Birth record
Source 4} 155 = Town directy
Source 5} 844 = Draft registr
Source 6}   61 = Death certif
Source 7}   74 = Cemetery
Source 8}   55 = Obituary
Source 9} 713 = Death certif
Source 10}571 = Obituary
Source 11}665 = Letter
Source 12}714 = Photograph
Source 13}675 = Photograph
Parents: } John McFarren (#3) & Mary Ann Jackson
   Relationship No.} 24
1st Household No.} 87 = Big Spring, Benton Co., Arkansas
      Occupation 1} Fruit worker
       Occupation 2} Gardener/groundskeeper
  Religion/Church}  
Spouses:    First} Ellison, Rebecca Jane (Becky or Anna)
              Second} ?, Josephine
                 Third} ?, Josephine
 Total Number of} 3
Notes:  When Will and his wife Rebecca split up, he left her in Oklahoma and came out to the Imperial Valley (Brawley) with his children.  This was prior to July 1914.

Will was in Holtville in December 1917 when his mother died, and in 1918 when the Holtville City Directory was compiled.  He was of medium height and medium build.  He had brown eyes and dark hair.  Will was very fast at working through an orchard per Charles T. McFarren.

He married Josephine and she divorced him and then they remarried years later in Stockton (San Joaquin County) per Source 61.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death} 6:10 A.M. Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Click to enlarge Click to enlarge
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Will circa 1908 and
             Will in 1922 or 1923
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                     for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
Cause of Death} Upper intestinal blockage
Last Updated
by} Dan Hancock
Date Updated} 17 Mar 2014
Date Created}  21 Jun  1994
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