Joseph Anderson Faris
(1833 - 1909)
Joseph Anderson Faris was active/lived in Ohio, West Virginia. Joseph Faris is known for naive portrait, animal, landscape.
Biography Joseph Anderson Faris
The following information was submitted on December of 2006 by Ken Ramage:
Joseph Anderson Faris was born Mar. 18, 1833, in St. Clairsville, OH. His father, William, was born in Baltimore, MD, a son of William and Ann Biddle Faris, both of that city. In 1813 his father married Nancy Fisher, who was born near Taylorstown, Washington Co., PA. She was the daughter of Irish immigrants James and Mary Fisher.
After their marriage, William and Nancy Faris settled in St. Clairsville and were among early pioneers of that section of Belmont County. William established himself in the cabinetmaking trade, and it was here that his children were raised and educated.
Joseph spent the early years of his life at
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