1.8.5 Harvey Farnsworth


Harvey Rice Farnsworth


June 3, 1893 in Cleveland, Ohio


Charles E. Farnsworth and Bertha P. Hunt


·         Gladys E. m: John B. Hower

·         Charles Dudley


·         Married to Coletta Walsh July 24, 1920


·         Charles E. b: ~ 1922

·         Robert H. b: ~ 1925


·         July 17, 1971 in Ft. Meyers, Florida

Birth and Baptism


Census Records

·         In the 1930 census at 1524 Taylor Road in Cleveland Heights, Harvey is living with his wife Coletta and their two children.  Harvey is 37 years old, was 27 when he married, was born in Ohio along with his parents, and works as a production manager in an electric company.  Harvey is a veteran and fought in WWI.  Coletta is 29 years old, was married when she was 19, and was born in Ohio.  Charles is 8 years old, was born in Ohio, and attends school.  Robert is 5 years old.

·         1920 not found

·         1910 not found

·         1900 not found

Marriage Records

·         Marriage application # 149463 Cuyahoga County, issues July 24th, 1920.  Married by Rev. W. A. Nash, East Cleveland (St. Philomena’s). 

Church Records


Military Records

Server in WWI

·         Name:    Harvey R. Farnsworth
Serial Number:    431609
Race:    W
Residence:    1913 E. 82nd St., Cleveland, O. 
Enlistment Division:    National Army
Enlistment Location:    Alliance, O. 
Enlistment Date:    07 Feb 1918
Birth Place:    Cleveland, O. 
Birth Date / Age:    24 8/12 Years
Assigns Comment:    Co A 37 Engineers to Discharge Wagoner 1 Dec 1918
. Aisne-Marne; St Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. American Expeditionary Forces 8 May 1918 to 20 March 1919. Honorable discharge 2 Apr 1919. 

Death Records

Florida Death Index

·         Name:    Harvey Rice Farnsworth
Place:    Lee 
Race:    W 
Birth Date:    03 Jun 1893 
Death Date:    17 Jul 1971 
Certificate:    43954 


Cleveland Plain Dealer July 25, 1971

·         Farnsworth. Harvey R. Farnsworth, husband of Coletta W. (nee Walsh), father of Charles E. of Franklin Lakes, N.J. and Robert H. of Pittsburgh, Pa., grandfather of six, brother of Gladys F. Ginther (Mrs. Nelson D.), formerly of Cleveland, Twin Lakes and Ft. Myers, Fla. Please omit flowers, those who wish may send contributions in his name to a favorite charity. Services will be held Tuesday, 2 p.m. at Wade Chapel of Lake View Cemetery. Brown-Forward service.





·         1524 Taylor Road in Cleveland Heights (1930)

·         Fort Meyers, Florida



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