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McFarland/McFarlin, N.C.,Ky., Okla., Texas

McFarland/McFarlin, N.C.,Ky., Okla., Texas

Shannon McFarlin (View posts)
Posted: 10 Jan 2003 12:34AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McFarland/McFarlin/Dick
Looking for others researching McFarlane clan that settled in Simpson Co., Ky., 1830s. Our name started out as McFarland and changed to McFarlin. Family patriarch was Matthew McFarland, born 1803 in N.C. married Mary "Martha" Dick (she was born 1807 in N.C.). They had 13 children: Mathew, Martha, James, William G., Amos, Luke, Elizabeth, Charlotte, Nelson, Henry, Mary F., Peter and Frances. Amos was my great-great-great-grandfather--he gave birth to Marion Oliver McFarlin and he gave birth to Marion Amos McFarlin, Sr., who gave birth to Marion Amos McFarlin, Jr., (my father). The family stayed in Simpson Co. for many years (Matthew and Mary are buried there) and gradually moved westward, finally settling around Waco, Texas, where many live now.
I want to find out where in Scotland Matthew came from--I have hit a roadblock on that.

Re: McFarland/McFarlin, N.C.,Ky., Okla., Texas

Posted: 23 Apr 2003 9:43PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Mcfarlin, Swim, Miles, Shorey
Hi,

I am interested in Nelson Mcfarlin/Mcfarland. Did he marry several times? Ended up marrying Abigal Swim and had seven or so children in Cherokee Co., KS? Died in 1914 in Vinita, Craig Co., OK?

Love to hear from you if this is your family. I have been looking for years for Conrad Nelson Mcfarlin/Mcfarland.

Please email if you are.

Re: McFarland/McFarlin, N.C.,Ky., Okla., Texas

Posted: 12 Apr 2005 11:49AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McFarlin, Gattis, Evans
Was your Henry Mcfarlin my great-great grandfather who was a medical doctor during the Civil War? He had a child named Mattie Hattie who married Frank Gattis. Their daughter was named Mattie Gattis and was my paternal grandmother but we lost track of her. Any info? I will be forever grateful! reply to profeileen@yahoo.com

Re: McFarland/McFarlin, N.C.,Ky., Okla., Texas

shannon mcfarlin (View posts)
Posted: 12 Apr 2005 2:37PM GMT
Classification: Query
No, I don't have a Henry McFarlin in my lines.
Shannon

Re: McFarland/McFarlin, N.C.,Ky., Okla., Texas

Eileen (View posts)
Posted: 24 Jul 2005 9:03AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McFarlin
Thanks, Shannon, for the reply. I have only found one reference in history books of my Dr. Henry R. McFarlin, Confederate Civil War surgeon in New Orleans. I know he existed and the names of his descendants, but can't find any of the living who have info. Good luck on your search.

Re: McFarland/McFarlin, N.C.,Ky., Okla., Texas

Posted: 22 Mar 2009 9:21PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am interested in your Henry R. McFarlin, doctor during the Civil War. You state you have his descendants names. Will you please provide them.

My son-in-law is a descendant of a man who fits this description.

Theda in Oklahoma

Re: McFarland/McFarlin, N.C.,Ky., Okla., Texas

Posted: 25 Mar 2009 1:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McFarlin, Gattis
I am interested in your McFarlin history. I believe Henry is Dr. Henry R. McFarlin, Confederate surgeon in Civil War and my great-great grandfather. I'd like to share information with you. My info is scarce. But a cousin has more. Could you please send your email address? Thank you, Eileen Herrera

Re: McFarland/McFarlin, N.C.,Ky., Okla., Texas

Posted: 28 Mar 2009 5:22PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McFarlin/McFarland Dick, Sommerlatte and much more
Conrad Nelson McFarlin/McFarland, was the son of Mathew M. McFarland and Mary Dick McFarland, he was born 11 Oct. 1844 in Simpson County, Kentucky, and he did marry Abigail Swim

Re: McFarland/McFarlin, N.C.,Ky., Okla., Texas

Posted: 28 Mar 2009 5:31PM GMT
Classification: Query
There is a Henry C. McFarland/McFarlin which was the son of Mathew M. McFarlin/McFarland, but he was not a Dr. in the Civil War, Henry C. "Buck" McFarland was a farmer he died 27 Dec. 1894 and is buried in the Maloney Cemetery in Ellis County, Texas. He married Josephine Francis Newmann on Jan. 2, 1879 in Ellis County, Texas. The couple had two children.

Re: McFarland/McFarlin, N.C.,Ky., Okla., Texas

Posted: 13 May 2009 4:02AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi - I am a relative of the McFarlin family. My great-great grandfather was Marion T. McFarlin. I don't have the information you need. But,I know there is a book about the family you are researching in the Arlington Public Library in Texas. Its called "Genealogy of the McFarland Family" by Mary E Lawes. I am hoping to get a copy of the book myself - its about 51 pages. If I get it and find out where in Scottland the McFarlins are from, I'll let you know.
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