Delmah Farmer

19 December 1893–April 1975 (Age 81)
Antimony, Garfield, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Delmah

When Delmah Farmer was born on 19 December 1893, in Antimony, Garfield, Utah, United States, her father, James Broadbridge Farmer, was 36 and her mother, Evangeline Elizabeth Cracraft, was 19. She married Fred Jorgen Crowton on 15 November 1911, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died in April 1975, in Arizona, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Jorgen Crowton
1889–1975
Delmah Farmer
1893–1975
Marriage: 15 November 1911
Nola Ivie
1917–2010

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1911Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 3
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 23
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English fermo(u)r, fermer and Anglo-Norman French fermer (Old French fermier, medieval Latin firmarius). The term denoted in the first instance a tax farmer, one who undertook the collection of taxes, revenues, and imposts, paying a fixed (Latin firmus) sum for the proceeds, and only secondarily someone who rented land for the purpose of cultivation; it was not applied to an owner of cultivated land before the 17th century.Irish: Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Mac an Scolóige ‘son of the husbandman’, a rare surname of northern and western Ireland.Americanized form (translation into English) of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered form Therrien . Compare Pharmer .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Terrien
    Farm

    Sources (14)

    • Delmah Farmer in household of Seth Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Delmah Farmer, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
    • Delmah Crowton in household of Fred J Crowton, "United States Census, 1930"

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