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
Elizabeth Morris
Christiana Farmer
Mary Ann Farmer
Eliza Farmer
James Morris Farmer
Emma Farmer
Ann Farmer
Richard Farmer
Edward John Farmer
Anna Farmer
Mary Ann Farmer
Mary Farmer

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World Events (2)


Age 3

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

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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