When George Valentine Farnham was born on 23 February 1826, in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Capt John Farnham, was 36 and his mother, Ann March, was 24. He married Lucy Jane Duran about 1853. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Maine, United States in 1826. He died on 18 November 1863, in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Eastern Cemetery, Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States.
English: habitational name from Farnham in Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Essex, Suffolk, Surrey, and Yorkshire, all named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + either hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water, a water-meadow’.