John Tilton Farris

Woodland Democrat, July 24, 1920, front page


The funeral of John T. Farris, who died late yesterday at his ranch home, northeast of Woodland, will take place tomorrow, Sunday morning, at 10 o'clock, from the funeral chapel of the Krellenberg company. The body will be shipped to Sacramento for cremation. The funeral will be private.

Mr. Farris was born in Indiana on March 2, 1844. He traveled across the plains to Oregon with his family in 1860. Two years later he moved to California. He lived in Yolo county for the last twenty years and fifteen years ago he settled on the ranch where he died.

He and his brother, James H. Farris, who survives him, had been partners in many enterprises since early manhood.