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**William Farner

Male 1828 - Bef 1920  (91 years)


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  • Name **William Farner 
    Born 1828  Sylvania, Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1920  Sylvania, Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1920  Probably Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6607  My Genealogy

    Father Conrad (Coonrod Comrod) Farner,   b. 1793, Virginia Or Pennsylvania Per Multiple Census Records Of Children Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Sep 1870, Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mrs. Farner,   b. Abt 1793, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1837 and 1839, Possibly Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1820  Possibly Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Grace,   d. Abt 1870, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1863  1st Marriage; Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Isaac Farner,   b. 1864, Twin; Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [related]
     2. Sarah Farner,   b. 1864, Twin; Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [related]
     3. Hannah Farner,   b. 1868, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [related]
     4. William Farner, Jr.,   b. 10 Oct 1868, Parke, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1955, Parke, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [related]
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Davis,   b. 1840, Sylvania, Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1893, Nyseville, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married Abt 1870  Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William and Katherine may not have married until after William servedtime in the Civil War. This may be indicated by the dates when thechildren were born.
    Children 
     1. **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)
     2. James Farner,   b. 1873, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1ST GENERATION FROM:
      WILLIAM FARNER (B. 1830/32 in Kentucky) married Catherine Davis.Children listed living in household are: (According to Liberty Twp.Parke Co. census of 1870/80.) Isaac, Sarah, John, William, Hannah, andJames Farner.
      2ND GENERATION:
      JOHN FARNER (B. 1868 in Indiana, D. 11-21-1985 in Vermillion CountyHospital, Clinton, Indiana) 1st. married: Anna Z. Gillen Schular,7-14-1891. Dau. of William and Martha Drake Gillen. She had a sonWilliam Schular Farner. 2nd. marriage: 9-22-1899, Margaret AnnRector, (B. 2-8-1883 D. 2-26-1909 in Parke Co. Indiana) Dau. ofWilliam and Martha Jane Kiger Rector. Child: Gladys Helen/EllenFarner.
      3RD GENERATION:
      GLADYS FARNER (B. 9-11-1903 Cates, Indiana, D. 11-21-1985 inVermillion County Hospital, Clinton, Indiana) Married: 4-17-1920 inFountain County, Indiana to Samuel Clarence Elkins, (B. 8-21-1897 inJudson, Indiana; D. 5-21-1967 in Montezuma, Indiana) Son of FranklinAsbury and Clara Mae Tyler Elkins. Children: Dorothy Mae, Vera Ellen,Helen Louise, Clarence Richard, Evelyn Ruth, Nellie Alverta, JosephRay, Orville Lee, James Howard, Doris Marie, Paul Robert, Ronald S.,Donald C., and Kenneth Ray Elkins.
      4TH GENERATION:
      ALL OF SAMUEL CLARENCE AND GLADYS HELEN/ELLEN FARNER ELKINS CHILDREN.

      "WILLIAM FARNER AND KATHERINE DAVIS OF SYLVANIA, INDIANA
      William and Katherine (Catherine), were listed as parents on twomarriage applications in the court house in Fountain County,Covington, Indiana, by John Farner, father of Gladys Farner Elkins. Ibelieve William to be the son of Conrad Farner from Virginia, whosettled in Liberty Township, Parke County, Indiana. Only information(not proven though) is from 1850 Liberty Township, Parke County,Indiana census. William was either a son or a very near relative.William is also mentioned with wife Katherine and children in the 1870census. Only William and children listed in the 1880 census. Havenot been able to locate William and Katherine's other children, exceptpossibly William Farner of Montezuma, Parke County, Indiana, who wouldbe a son of William and a brother of John's. Gladys only remembershaving been told that William was a half brother to her father John." Which is important that it tells us William was married before hemarried Catherine probably (SLJuhl).
      "Only two relatives were ever known to Gladys Farner Elkins: WILLIAMFARNER of Montezuma, Parke County, Indiana and CLARENCE S. FARNER, whois suppose to be a cousin who was born in Tangier, Parke County,Indiana, Liberty Township, and who lived in Saint Bernice, VermillionCounty, Indiana." "I talked with him before he passed away and hesaid he never knew who his parents were. I have put their historiesin these pages as not proven, but maybe some day they will be."
      "This history will begin with the proven family of John H. Farner, sonof William and Katherine Davis Farner, and continue with what is knownof the Farner Families of Parke County in Liberty Township, and alldata that has been collected to the present time. (1992)" [Written byJoyce Lorraine Clore Elkins, 1992] [Transcribed by, SLJuhl, compiler,22 June 2005]
      NOTE: INDIANA MARRIAGE COLLECTION, 1800-1941 RECORD LISTS THIS:
      JOHN H. FARNER, 22 SEP 1899, MARRIAGE FOUNTAIN COUNTY, INDIANA; B.1872, AGE 27, MALE, FATHER: WM; MOTHER: CATHERINE DAVIS; SOURCE: INDEXTO SUPPLEMENTAL RECORD MARRIAGE TRANSCRIPT 1, W.P.A. ORIGINAL RECORDLOCATED COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE, FOUNTAIN COUNTY, INDIANA, BOOK 28, OSPAGE 1: This gives John H. Farner's father & mother's names and itconfirms that he is their son, and validates our John's relationshipto William Farner, son of Coonrad (Conrad) Farner since William islisted a child of Conrad Farner in the 1850 census records.

      NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
      CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS
      AND SAILORS SYSTEM
      <http//www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.htm>
      WILLIAM FARNER (First_Last) Regiment Name U.S. Army Side Union CompanySoldier's Rank_In Soldier's Rank_Out Alternate Name Notes Film NumberM233 roll 25
      UNION REGULAR ARMY

      US Army (Regular Army)
      "Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer containsno history for this unit.
      Nothing is known at the present time. He is the grandfather of GladysHelen/Ellen Farner Elkins.
      Compiled from the web page by, SLJuhl, 08 April 2005--Even though notmuch is known from this one source book and Internet site about theunit William was in, the information given will help to obtain theinformation on his war record from the National Archives in WashingtonD.C.

      Please note: I have endeavored to certainly include everythingpossible into the software genealogy program that I feasibly can onthis family. Since 1992 to 2006, there has been more information comeforth as well, and I have tried to include it also. If you need moreinformation or find errors, please contact the compiler. Thank you.SLJuhl, compiler.