Christiana Farmer

25 December 1812–18 March 1829 (Age 16)
Ledbury, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Christiana

When Christiana Farmer was born on 25 December 1812, in Ledbury, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Farmer, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Morris, was 24. She died on 18 March 1829, in Marden, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 16.

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Family Time Line

Richard Farmer
1786–1836
Elizabeth Morris
1788–1856
Christiana Farmer
1812–1829
Mary Ann Farmer
1813–1829
Eliza Farmer
1814–1829
James Morris Farmer
1816–1895
Emma Farmer
1818–1891
Ann Farmer
1820–
Richard Farmer
1823–1907
Edward John Farmer
1825–1915
Anna Farmer
1827–1904
Mary Ann Farmer
1827–1829
Mary Farmer
1829–1890

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World Events (2)

1815

Age 3

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 11

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name from Middle English, Old French ferm(i)er (Late 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.2 Irish: Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Mac an Scolóige ‘son of the husbandman’, a rare surname of northern and western Ireland.

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

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Story Highlight

Annotated Bibliography: Richard Farmer and Elizabeth Morris Family Stories

This research grew out of a project on my line. I realized there were many connections between my family in Herriman (Crane's) and the Farmer/Trussler family. I made this document to help me understan …

Sources (3)

  • Christiana Farmer, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Christiana Farmer, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Christiana Farmer, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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