Filana Jane Hoskins

Female8 December 1822–2 March 1896

Brief Life History of Filana Jane

When Filana Jane Hoskins was born on 8 December 1822, in Oliver Springs, Anderson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Jesse Hoskins II, was 30 and her mother, Bethena Johnson, was 29. She married Nathan Anderson Farmer on 28 September 1843, in Dutch Valley, Anderson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Anderson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 2 March 1896, in Dutch Valley, Anderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Dutch Valley, Anderson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Anderson Farmer
Filana Jane Hoskins
Marriage: 28 September 1843
Henry Polk Farmer
Orlena Farmer
Mary Bethena Farmer
Jesse Hoskins Farmer
Orlena Jane Farmer
Martha Farmer

Sources (10)

  • Filena J Farmer in household of Nathan Farmer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Selma Jane Hoskins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Filana Jane Hoskins Farmer, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1843Dutch Valley, Anderson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 13

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.


    Age 24

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning


    variant of Hoskin with Middle English genitival -s (Western England) or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    variant of Askin .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    William Henry Farmer Will

    FARMER, Henry, last will & testament: Last will and testament of Henry Farmer of Anderson County and State of Tennessee. Being of sound mind and memory and considering the uncertainty of this frail …

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