Daniel B. Farnsworth, b. ca. 1843/4 at Walker, Wood Co., WV

Father: 87. John Farnsworth (2), b. ca. 1800 at Staten Island, NY
Mother: Prudence Mount
At an early age, Daniel became interested in the oil fields, a rapidly growing industry in WV at the time. He served in the Civil War, enlisting in the WV Cavalry, serving until the close of the war.

DANIEL B. FARNSWORTH and his wife, Sarah Cochran, had issue: 7th Gen.
1. Mary L. Farnsworth, b. 29 Sep 1867; m. David Derr of Eaton Springs, WV.
2. Martha J. Farnsworth, b. 30 Aug 1868; m. Mark Collins at Claysville, WV.
3. Edward C. Farnsworth, b. 25 Mar 1871 prob. d. young.
4. Alfred Alonzo Farnsworth, b. 13 Mar 1872; lived in Clarksburg, WV.
5. Prudence Emma Farnsworth, b. 7 Feb 1874; m. Moody Parish, lived in Buckhannon, WV.
6. John Monroe Farnsworth, b. 4 Jan 1876 at Walker, WV; m. 1898 at Hammondsburg, OH Elma Jimison, dau. Joshua and Nora (Beaty) Jimison of North Baltimore, OH. At the age of 19, John went to Wood Co., OH to work in the oil fields and in 1902 moved to KS where he became a major driller and producer in the Cherryvale and Humboldt oil fields.
8th Gen. 1. Cleo Farnsworth, b. 1 Jun 1899.
2. Harley Farnsworth; d. ae. 5 yrs.
3. Mearl Farnsworth, b. 3 Feb 1905.

7. Daniel N. Farnsworth, b. 28 Nov 1877; unm. in 1918.
8. Didama Farnsworth, b. 7 Mar 1880; m. Rev. Fred Slaughter of Parkersburg, WV.
9. William M. Farnsworth, b. 12 Mar 1882; was serving with the U.S. Navy in 1918.
10. Sarah E. Farnsworth, b. 8 Jul 1884; prob. d. young.
11. Melissa V. Farnsworth, b. 6 July 1887 m. Mr. Hocker of Mannington, WV

Spouse: Sarah Cochran, b. 1849 at Mannington, VA, d. 1896 at Eaton Springs, WV.


Descendant families report created by Gene 4.2, Mon, Jun 30, 1997

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