William was born bewteen 1828 and 1836.He Died between 1900 and 1908 in Phenix City, Alabama.His father was William McFarlin, born 1767 in NC. The Father died Upson Co., GA 1852.The Mother's name was Lavinia Wagner McFarlin born 1778 in GA.
Siblings: Thomas Jefferson McFarlin, Jane L. McFarlin, Martha A. McFarlin, Washington L. McFarlin, and Ethel Harriett McFarlin.
Married: Emily shepherd, Jan. 1873. (probably as second marriage)
Children: Neel F. McFarlin, William Lewis McFarlin (My Grandfather), Marcus N. McFarlin, George J. McFarlin, P.J. McFarlin, Hardy C. McFarlin, Minnie Lee McFarlin.
William passed away at the age of 72 in Phenix City, Alabama. His Remains were taken to Thomaston, GA for burial. Besides the children named, William was survived by his wife, one brother and one sister.
William's Obituary states he was "a Confederate veteran, being a member of the Thirty Second Georgia Regiment during the Civil War.He participated in many engagements but fortunately received a wound."
I really would like to obtain a photograph of William. If anyone has a photo of him, please let me know.Thank you very much.