Samuel S. Farris B Apr1849 IN (1) D 8Jan1925 (2) Happy Camp, Siskiyou county CA, buried Happy Camp Cemetery (7) Parents Young and Mary "Polly" Dunbar Farris (11) Chronology 1880 (3) 1886 CA Shasta county, Copper City …registered to vote(8) 1892 CA Shasta county…obtained a land patent(9) 1900 CA Siskiyou county, Happy Camp…single, working as a miner(4) 1910 CA Siskiyou county, Happy Camp…single(5) 1920 CA Siskiyou county, Happy Camp…lists occupation as ranger-store/farm, living on Happy Camp Mountain Rd(6) Obituary Yreka Journal, January 21, 1925 HAPPY CAMP Two deaths saddened our little village this week. Both victims were old residents of this section. Mrs. Colonel Brooks, an aged Indian, died Wednesday evening at her home at Ferry Point. Colonel Brooks, her husband, died about two months ago. Mrs. Brooks was buried at the family burying plot near Ferry Point. She was one of the oldest Indians in this community and could remember when the first white men came to this country. Samuel S. Ferris died on Thursday morning. He had been ill for over a week, the end not coming without considerable suffering. He was past 75 years of age at the time of his death. For the past five years he has operated a soft drink establishment in Happy Camp. He was buried Friday at 2 o'clock. No living relatives are known to survive him. (10) Notes: (1) 1900 CA census (2) CA death index #5310 Siskiyou county, LDS MF 1686045 (3) Not located. Not in the LDS 1880 U.S. Census and National Index CD (4) 1900 CA R113 Siskiyou county, Happy Camp ED127S1L54 Samuel S. Farris Apr1849 51y single IN KY IN miner (5) 1910 CA R108 Siskiyou county Happy Camp township Orleans Trail ED110 7A L9 Samuel S. Farris head 61 single IN KY IN miner placer Wilbur Martin partner 41 single OH IN NY miner placer (6) 1920 CA Siskiyou county, Happy Camp township Happy Camp Mountain RD ED125S2BL99 Samuel S. Farris head 70 single Ranger store/farm IN KY IN (7) metal tage on cemetery grave site "Saml Farris" (8) 1890 CA Voter Registration collected by the CA State Genealogical Alliance, published by Heritage Quest 2001 Copper City precinct, Shasta County, IN, 37, registered Sept1886 (9) BLM #CACAAA005705 (10)Yreka Journal, January 21, 1925 (this was a weekly, and had some short sections on other Siskiyou County locations) (11) Lake County CA Superior Court, #277 filed 25Feb1889, Probate for the estate of Young Farris – S. S. Farris, aged 39, residence unknown MISC Samuel appears to have been estranged from his family. In 1886 when the parent's probate was settled Samuel is listed as "residence unknown". His obituary in 1925 states "no living relatives are known to survive him". His grave has only a metal marker, "Saml Farris".