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PENSION FILE

Family Group Sheet for William Farris

HUSBAND William FARRIS106,107
  Birth

20 Dec 1754

Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA106
Marriage

5 Oct 1775

Elizabeth BURGESS daughter of Benjamin & Rebecca (Parker) Burgess; Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA182 **SEE CHILDREN BELOW** Note: Her slate headstone was listed in 1957-58 and was in good condition in 1992. In 1995 the headstone was found to be broken with only the lower part remaining. (Vassalboro Cemetery Inscriptions); She is buried in Crowell Hill Road Cemetery, Vassalboro, Kennebec, Maine;
Military

1 Nov 1775

Revolutionary War Enlistment; Cambridge,Massachusetts; Colonel Putnam's regiment in the company of Captain George Lewis for 2 months building breastworks & fortifications. Length of term 2 months service;
Military

Feb 1776

Revolutionary War Enlistment; Enlisted again for 2 months as a Private in company commanded by Capt. Joshua Gray in the regiment commanded by Colonel Carey. He helped in building fortifications at Dorchester, MA and marched to Roxbury on alarm; Length of term 2 months service;
Military

May 1776

Revolutionary War Enlistment; Martha's Vineyard, MA; Enlisted again for a period of 4 months as a private in the company commanded by Capt. John Russell in the regiment commanded by Berckiah Bassett. In October-November he was at Martha's Vineyard guarding the shores. Received final discharge there.
Residence

1776

Falmouth, Barnstable, MA lived here during Rev. War
Residence
1796
Moved family after death of 1st wife Elizabeth, from Falmouth, Barnstable, MA to Vassalboro, Maine
Residence

1800

1800 US Census; Vassalboro, ME
Intent

12 Mar 1806

Vassalboro, ME
Marriage

18 Mar 1806

Martha LONG; Vassalboro, ME; Married by Elder Jesse Martin; Source: Page 24 of Pension File;
Residence

1810

1810 US CENSUS; Vassalboro, China, ME179
Property

1816

1/4 of Lot 15; Vassalboro, ME
Residence

1820

1820 US CENSUS; China, Kennebec, Maine, USA180
Residence

1830

1830 US CENSUS; China, Kennebec, Maine, USA181
Pension Record

13 Jul 1832

Pension Record - China, Kennebec, Maine; Private in the Massachusetts Continental Army. Pension allowance of $33.33 annually; Commencement of Pension took place on 28 Apr 1833 and he was placed on the Pension roll as of 4 Mar 1831;
Residence

1 Jun 1840, pg2

1840 US CENSUS; China, Kennebec, Maine, USA106
Pens

1840

Pension Reference - China, Kennebec, Maine, USA
Death

19 Oct 1841

China, Kennebec, Maine; Source: Date of Death listed on Pension Application file, pg 23 & pg 5;
Father William FARRIS
Mother Abigail RUSSELL
WIFE Martha LONG108
  Birth

abt 1784

Vassalboro, ME108
Residence

19 Aug 1850

1850 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
Pens

5 Oct 1855

Veteran's Pension - China, Kennebec, ME
Residence

1860

1860 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine; Lives with daughter Tamson (Farris) Snell
Pens

1862

China, Kennebec, Maine, USA183
CHILDREN

M

Samuel FARRIS
  Birth
abt 1811
Vassalboro, Kennebec, Maine
  Marriage
3 Apr 1839
Sybil W. HANSON; Vassalboro, Kennebec, Maine; Sybil Hanson died 19 Nov 1895 in China, Maine;
  Residence 1840 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Residence

1850 US Census; Albion, Kennebec, Maine

  Residence 1860 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Residence 1870 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Residence 1880 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Other Wife of Samuel, Sybil Farris receives pension for her son's service and death in Civil War; Taken from the Bangor Daily Whig and Courier on Sept. 2, 1887.
  Death China, Kennebec, Maine;
M
Henry FARRIS
  Birth

1812

Vassalboro, Kennebec, Maine
  Marriage Freelove W. BALCOM (1822-1898); China, Kennebec, Maine;
  Residence
1850 pg1, pg2
1850 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Residence 1860 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Residence 1870 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Residence 1880 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Residence 1900 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine; Lives with son Reuel Farris & Family;
  Death

26 Dec 1902

China, Kennebec, Maine;
  Burial

1902

China Village Cemetery, China, Kennebec, Maine;
F
Tamson FARRIS
  Birth

abt 1816

Vassalboro, Kennebec, Maine
  Marriage Zachariah SNELL; China, Kennebec, Maine;
  Residence 1850 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Residence 1860 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Residence 1870 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Residence 1880 US Census; China, Kennebec, Maine
  Death Albion, Kennebec, Maine; Buried in Abbott Cemetery, Albion, Maine;

M

Daniel Parker FARRIS29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36
  Birth

27 Aug 1817

China, ME29,30,31,34,35
Residence

1 Jun 1840

Hope, Waldo, Maine, USA33
Marriage

15 Oct 1848

Rockport, Maine
Residence

1850

1850 US CENSUS; Hope, Waldo, Maine30
Court

Mar 1854

Kennebec, China, ME; Loc 138-11, # 16-123-11860. Also listed in the York Cnty Cork of Common Pleas 1839-1856; Suit to collect a DEBT.
Residence

Aug 1855

Franklin, Norfolk, MA; Son William Henry Farris born here;
Residence

1860

1860 US CENSUS; Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts34
Military

2 Dec 1861

Mustered in to service with 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry at 44 years old; Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts;
Military

16 Mar 1862

Ended Service with 15th Massachustts Infantry due to Disability
Military Consolidated Draft List of Volunteers from Uxbridge, MA Line 12; Worcester & Norfolk Counties, Samuel Stone Provost Marshal;
Military

8 Feb 1864

Also served with 57th Mass. Infantry Reg, Companies K and H as a Private.; Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Military

15 Aug 1865

Ended Service with 57th Infantry due to a disability.; Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Residence

1870

1870 US CENSUS; Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts31
Residence

1880

1880 US CENSUS; Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States29
Pens

2 Jan 1887

57th Infantry; Invalid Application # 229268, Certificate # 170161; Widow Application # 574620, Certificate # 397827 Uxbridge, Worcester, MA; Companies C 57th and H 15th Vol.
Pens

2 Jan 1887

15th Infantry; Invalid Application # 229268, Certificate # 170161; Widow Application # 574620, Certificate # 397827 Uxbridge, Worcester, MA; Companies C 57th and H 15th Vol.
Residence

Jun 1890

1890 VETERAN'S SCHEDULE; Uxbridge, Worcester, MA32
Death

7 Mar 1893

Died from Hyperthropy of Heart; Uxbridge, Worcester, MA; Closeup 1 & 2
  Probate Rec
1893
Uxbridge, MA; Record in Worcester County Probate Court, case # 14954 nature of which was listed as 'ADMINISTRATION'
  Gravestone

Pic1, Pic2

Prospect Hill Cemetery, Uxbridge, MA;
  Children with 1st Wife Elizabeth BURGESS
M

Meltiah FARRIS b 1778 in Yarmouth, MA; Married (1) Polly Sands 14 Nov 1799 in Vassalboro, Maine; Married (2) Anna Washburn Chandler 10 Oct 1828 in Sebic, Maine; d 22 Apr 1874 in Sebec, Maine;

F Thankful FARRIS b 1779 in Yarmouth, MA; m Richard Burgess d 17 Apr 1846; Picture of Gravestone at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
China, Kennebec County, Maine
F Rebecca FARRIS b 9 Jan 1783 in Yarmouth, MA; *Twin* m Amos Stillson
F Elizabeth FARRIS b 9 Jan 1783 in Yarmouth, MA; *Twin* m Sargent Pullen
F Deidamia FARRIS b 1785 in Yarmouth, MA; died young
M Benjamin FARRIS b 15 Aug 1789 in Yarmouth, MA; No further information found;
F Orange FARRIS b 1786 in Yarmouth, MA; m Thomas R. Kaherl 17 Sep 1819 in China, Maine; d 21 Dec 1846 in Belgrade, Maine; Picture of Gravestone at Woodside Cemetery, Belgrade , Kennebec County, Maine;
F Tamsin FARRIS b 1793 in Yarmouth, MA; died young