Benjamin Howard Farrow

Male24 May 1839–18 April 1916

Brief Life History of Benjamin Howard

When Benjamin Howard Farrow was born on 24 May 1839, in Flemingsburg, Fleming, Kentucky, United States, his father, Col. William Farrow, was 68 and his mother, Mary Nancy Davis, was 42. He married Mary Saletha Bramel on 29 September 1859. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Orangeburg, Mason, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 8, Mason, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 18 April 1916, in Mason, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, United States.

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Benjamin Howard Farrow
Anne Eliza Wallingford
Marriage: 4 April 1899
James Trueman True Berry

Sources (8)

  • Howard Farrow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • B H Farrow, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Benjamin Howard Farrow, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1899Mason, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

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


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mason, Kentucky, United States


    Age 22

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): hypercorrected form of Farrar , an occupational name for a smith or worker in iron. The original -ar or -er ending of this name came to be regarded as an error, and was changed to -ow.

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

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