Filana Jane Hoskins

8 December 1822–2 March 1896 (Age 73)
Oliver Springs, Anderson, Tennessee, United States

The Life 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, Beththena 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 3 sons and 3 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
1803–1879
Filana Jane Hoskins
1822–1896
Marriage: 28 September 1843
Henry Polk Farmer
1844–1929
Orlena Farmer
1846–
Mary Bethena Farmer
1846–1873
Jesse Hoskins Farmer
1848–1918
Orlena J Farmer
1854–1944
Martha Farmer
1858–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 September 1843
Dutch Valley, Anderson, Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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.
1846

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hoskin .2 Variant of Dutch Hosekin, a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of hose (garments for the legs), from Middle Low German hose ‘hose’.

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

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Henry P. Farmer Life Sketch

FARMER, Henry P., was born in Anderson County, Tenn., July 20, 1844, son of Nathan A. and Filena J. (Hoskins) Farmer. The father was born in Anderson County, in Dutch Valley, April 11, 1803, and he w …

Sources (3)

  • Filena J Farmer in household of Nathan Farmer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • F J Farmer in household of Nathan A Farmer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Farmer in household of Nathan A Farmer, "United States Census, 1850"

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