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Clarence S. Farner

Male 1896 - 1985  (88 years)


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  • Name Clarence S. Farner 
    Born 31 Oct 1896  Tangier, Parke, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Apr 1985  Reserve, Parke, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Apr 1985  Clinton, Vermillion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I159572  My Genealogy

    Father **John H. Farner,   b. 1872, Sylvania, Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1908, Parke County, Indiana From A Rock Quarry Mine Explosion On Hiram Allen Farm. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother **Margaret Ann Rector,   b. 8 Feb 1883, Parke County, Near Harveysburg, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1909, Grange Corner, Parke County, Indiana; Widowed Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1899  Kingman, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Clerk's Office, Mariann Martin Clerk of the Fountain Circuit Court,Fountain County, P.O. Box 183, Covington, Indiana 47932. Marriageapplication information:
      GROOM: John H. Farner; place of residence is Kingman, Indiana; agenext birthday is 27 years; occupation is coal mining; place of birthis Sylvania, IN.; father's name William Farner; mother's maiden nameis Catherine Davis; Number of marriages is 2.
      BRIDE: Margarett Ann Rector; place of residence is Kingman, Indiana;age next birthday is 18 years; place of birth is near Harveysburg,Indiana; father's name is William Rector; mother's name is MarthaKiger, number of marriages is 1. Place of marriage at William Rectorsperformed by John Guillium Justice of Peace; date of marriage isSeptember 22, 1899; Marriage record H-28, 1899-1903, 1-4 [sljuhl, 07Jan 2005]. Copy of marriage record, pg. 110, Book 12 available in theRector Family Volume and in the Farner volumes. Plus, a hand writteninformation page by compiler of the actual marriage applicationsljuhl, and another hand written original by Vera Paddock in theFarner Volume. [sljuhl, 07 Jan 2005].
    Family ID F4117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Celia Alice Graham,   b. 21 Feb 1898, Parke, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1980, Clinton, Vermillion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Children 
     1. Charles Smith,   b. Step-Son Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Manly Smith,   b. Step-Son Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Chester Farner,   b. Vermillion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Note: Gladys Farner Elkins always thought that this Clarence Farnerwas her cousin. I took her to see him once, but he could not rememberwho his father was." [Joyce L. Clore Elkins]

      OBITUARY: CLINTONIAN NEWSPAPER, Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana;probably 05 April 1985
      "CLARENCE S. FARNER, 88, st. Bernice, died at 8:34 p.m. on April 04,1985. In Clinton Nursing Home. He was born October 31, 1896, inTangier. Farner was a retired coal miner and was also retired fromthe Milwaukee Railroad. Survivors include two sons, Chester ofUniversal and Bill of St. Bernice; Three daughters: Ruth Amburghey,Abilene, Kansas; Betty Blair, Covington, In.,; and Shirley Burke ofClinton, IN.; 20 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; Twostep-sons, Manley Smith of Mecca and Charles Smith of Melbourne,Florida. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Frist FuneralHome. Burial will be in West Union Cemetery. Friends may call from 4to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home". [Transcribed by, sljuhl, 11July 2005]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3002] Obituary for Clarence S. Farner, April 04, 1985 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S103] Marriage Application Information For John H. Farner and Margarett AnnRector, Marriage Record H-28; 1899-1903; 1-4 (Reliability: 3).