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MacFarlane Heritage Trail: James Madison McFarland 1867-1943

MacFarlane Heritage Trail --Ancestor Information Form

MACFARLANE HERITAGE TRAIL PROJECT

                              

ANCESTOR: James Madison McFarland 

 

                                                       (tintype at age 16)           

DATE OF BIRTH: 29 December 1867 PLACE:  Long Bottom, Russell County, Ky.

EMIGRATION (1st known ancestor): Robert McFarland 1680-1750

PARENTS’ NAMES: Benjamin McFarland (1833-1904) born and died in Rowena, Russell County, Ky., and Jane Vaughan (his first cousin) 1836-1914 died in Russell County, Ky. Both are grandchildren of Benjamin McFarland b. 1767.

 CHILDREN’S NAMES:

Benjamin Everett McFarland b. 3 June 1898 Rowena, Russell, Ky., d.  3 July 1974 Columbia, Adair, Ky.

John Herbert McFarland b. 11 September 1899 Rowena, Russell, Ky., d. 2 December 1956 Russell County, Ky.

Jennie Pearl McFarland (Miller) b. 14 February 1902 Russell County, Ky., d. 15 December 1946 Barren County, Ky.

Lora Velma McFarland (Holt) b 20 November 1907 Russell County, Ky., d. 7 December 1997 Jamestown, Russell County, Ky.

Margie Murray McFarland (Coe) b. 21 December 1913 Jamestown, Russell County, Ky., d. 1 February 1991

Mary Ellen McFarland (Polston) b. 19 August 1921 Rowena, Russell County, Ky., d. 3 August 2012 Jamestown, Russell County, Ky.

MARRIAGE: Burcha Murray 24 July 1897 no record available. Date was told to us by Burcha Jane, his wife.

 DATE OF DEATH:  5 July 1943, at his home near Jamestown, Russell, Ky. At 4:00 a.m. of a  heart ailment.

 BURIAL: 6 July 1943 services at H.E. Pruitt Funeral Home, Jamestown, Russell, Ky., with burial in Jamestown Cemetery.

 RESIDENCES: 1870 lived in Precinct 2, Russell County, KY.

                              1880 lived in Rowena, Russell County, KY.

                              1900 lived in Rowena, Russell County, KY.

                              1910 lived in Rowena, Russell County, KY.

                              1920 lived in North Jamestown, Russell County, KY.

                              1930 no census can be found, but lived in North Jamestown, Russell County, KY.

                              1940 lived on New Lily Creek Road, Jamestown, Russell County, KY.    

 OTHER LIFE EVENTS:

                CHURCHES ATTENDED: was a member of and attended Jamestown Christian Church, Jamestown, Russell County, KY.

                MILITARY SERVICE: None  

                OCCUPATION: Farmer

               SCHOOL(S) ATTENDED: schooled to 4th grade in Rowena, Russell, Ky.

              Submitted By:    Rosemary McFarland                               Date: 9 May 2014

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James Madison McFarland photo taken c. 1933 at McFarland home, Rowena, Russell, Ky.

MacFarlane Heritage Trail: Benjamin McFarland 1883-1904

MacFarlane Heritage Trail --Ancestor Information Form

MACFARLANE HERITAGE TRAIL PROJECT

ANCESTOR:  Benjamin McFarland          

 DATE OF BIRTH: 21 January 1833 Rowena, Russell, Ky.

EMIGRATION (1st known ancestor): Robert McFarland 1680-1750

 PARENTS’ NAMES: James Madison McFarland (1808-1887) and Minerva Long (1811-1872)

SPOUSE: Jane Vaughan (or Vaughn) daughter of John and Elizabeth McFarland Vaughan. Benjamin’s father, James Madison McFarland, and Jane’s mother, Elizabeth McFarland Vaughan, were brother and sister.

 CHILDREN’S NAMES:

William Travis McFarland b. 22 November 1855 d. 12 March 1945

John Samuel McFarland b. 13 January 1859 d. 8 May 1952

Temperance McFarland b. 23 June 1861 d. 22 October 1862

Solomon McFarland 23 September 1863 d. 6 November 1957

Wiley McFarland 9 April 1865 d. 2 December 1888

James Madison McFarland 29 December 1867 d. 5 July 1943

Minerva Elizabeth McFarland b. 20 September 1871 d. 3 October 1872

Attis McFarland b. 10 March 1873 d. 12 January 1950

Benjamin Dudley McFarland b. 1 January 1876 d. 19 January 1950

Joseph Rutherford McFarland b. 11 April 1879 d. 24 May 1955

                  5 sons of Benjamin and Jane: from left: John Samuel, James Madison, Attis, Benjamin Dudley, Joseph Rutherford

MARRIAGE: 2 September 1853, Russell County, Ky.

DATE OF DEATH: 20 November 1904 Rowena, Ky.

BURIAL: 21 November 1904, in Rowena, KY (McFarland graveyard) reinterred at Jamestown Cemetery, Jamestown, Ky. plot 68/85 when the town of Rowena was flooded to build Wolf Creek Dam.

RESIDENCES: 1850 lived in District 2, Russell County, Ky.

                             1860 lived in District of Russell, Russell County, Ky.

                            1870 lived in Precinct 2, Russell County, Ky.

                            1880 lived in Rowena, Russell County, Ky.

                            1900 lived in Rowena, Russell County, Ky.

 OTHER LIFE EVENTS:

 CHURCH ATTENDED:  Methodist in Rowena, Russell County, KY

 MILITARY SERVICE: None found

 SCHOOL(S) ATTENDED: None found

  ADULT ACTIVITIES: Occupation: Farmer

 Submitted By: Rosemary McFarland                      Date: 10 May 2014

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MacFarlane Heritage Trail: James Madison McFarland 1808-1887

MacFarlane Heritage Trail --Ancestor Information Form

MACFARLANE HERITAGE TRAIL PROJECT

ANCESTOR INFORMATION FORM  

                                                        

ANCESTOR: James Madison McFarland.

DATE OF BIRTH:  11 November 1808 Adair County, KY. (This area became Russell County when the county was formed in 1825)

 EMIGRATION (1st known ancestor): Robert McFarland 1680-1750

PARENTS’ NAMES: Benjamin McFarland (1767) and Ruth Buchannan Jack

CHILDREN’S NAMES: Nancy McFarland (McClure) 29 August 1829-28 August 1904

Samuel McFarland 28 June 1831-7 February 1892

Benjamin McFarland 21 January 1833-20 November 1904

Edward McFarland 27 February 1835-18 September 1836

Mary McFarland Baugh b. 18 August 1838- 4 February 1921

Solomon McFarland b. 21 August 1841-d. 20 August 1862

Infant Son McFarland b. and d. 1842

John McFarland b. 4 April 1844- d. 22 December 1917

Infant Daughter McFarland b. and d. 21 August 1846

Ruth Ann McFarland (Wooldridge) b. 15 November 1850-18 November 1936

Minerva Elizabeth McFarland (Guthrie) b. 27 December 1853- d. 27 July 1936

Bettie McFarland b. 1855- she either married, or died before the 1900 census. No listing of her living near family in Rowena.

MARRIAGE: 20 November 1828 Russell County, Ky.( Have record)           

DATE OF DEATH:  14 March 1887 in Rowena, Russell County, KY

BURIAL: originally interred Rowena Cemetery, Rowena, Russell County, Ky., with the construction of Wolf Creek Dam, was disinterred and reinterred Jamestown Cemetery, Jamestown, Russell, Ky. Plot 68/68

RESIDENCES:1810-1850 2nd District, Russell County, Ky.

                           1860-District of Russell, Russell County, Ky., post office Rowena

                           1870- Precinct 2, Russell County, Ky., post office Creelsboro

                           1880-1887: Rowena, Russell, Ky.

OTHER LIFE EVENTS;

                CHURCHES ATTENDED:  was a Methodist

                ADULT ACTIVITIES: Occupation: Farmer

                                                         Club: Mason   

Submitted By:   Rosemary McFarland                     Date: 11 May 2014

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