Fargher, Joseph (b abt1824)


Although the 1851 census indicates that Joseph was born in Scotland, it is more likely that he was born in the Isle of Man.

A Joseph farther was baptised on 2 March 1824 at St Matheus, Braddan, Isle of Man. His parents were Charles Fargher a shoe maker, and Esther Quiggan.

He married Margaret Quine (abt1827-1909) in the summer of 1852 at Liverpool, Lancashire. Census returns identify one child.

  • Thomas Charles (1853-1921) – a tobacconist dealer (1911)

The family arrived in New York on 19 May 1854 where he was a minister in the New York Methodist East Conference.

Joseph died on 1 June 1857 in New York, USA.


  • 1849 New Mills
  • 1850 Warrington
  • 1851 Preston Brook
  • 1852 Bradwell
  • 1853 disappears


W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

The United Methodist Church – General Commission on Archives and History

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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