This page is dedicated to the memory of ancestors whom we have pictures of...
For more information about the individuals, visit the Family Journal.
See a map of Southern Maryland marked with the locations of family origins.
Read about the history of Bushwood, St. Mary's County.

This is Mary Russell Farrell, mother of Robert Plowden Farrell (father of James Robert Farrell, Sr.)
Mary was born in Milestown, MD, in April, 1861.
Her mother died in childbirth and her father fought in the Civil War.
She was raised by relatives and married George Farrell at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on December 6, 1880.
This picture was taken a couple years before Mary died in 1949.
She is buried in Fort Lincoln Cemetary, Colmer Manor, MD.
(picture courtesy of John Gary Lewis)

George Farrell and sons (including cousin Dave)
Robert Plowden, Walter Lee, George, Joseph Haverland
Dave (cousin), Aubrey James, James Lenzie, George Lancaster
George was born in Bushwood, MD in 1848.
He died in 1934 at the age of 86 in Texas, MD (Baltimore County).
His sons retrieved his body and buried him without a tombstone at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bushwood, MD.
(picture courtesy of John Gary Lewis - the only known picture of George)

This is Mary Russell Farrell around 1920 with granddaughter Margaret Jackson.
Margaret is the mother of John Gary Lewis.
(picture courtesy of John Gary Lewis)

This phot was taken around 1930.
Standing: (l-r) Joseph Jackson, Walter Farrell, Grace Farrell, Hazel Farrell, Lawrence Farrell, Louise McKenzie, Mary Russell Farrell.
Middle standing (l-r) Carroll Jackson, unknown girl, Alfred Jackson.
Bottom row (l-r) Margaret Jackson, Johnnie Metz, Gertrude Farrell.
(picture courtesy of John Gary Lewis)

Aunt Blanche with husband Ed Pickerall.
Aunt Blanche was a sister of Robert Plowden Farrell.
(picture courtesy of John Gary Lewis)

This is Aunt Cassie (Katherine May Farrell)
with her son, Somerset Roby.
Aunt Cassie was also a sister of Robert Plowden Farrell.
(picture courtesy of John Gary Lewis)

This is Aunt Marie (Madeline Vergie Farrell).
Another sister of Robert Plowden Farrell.
(picture courtesy of John Gary Lewis)


Blackistone Manor
Read about the history of Bushwood to understand this area.
(picture courtesy of John Gary Lewis)