Eddie Thomas Farmer

Male9 June 1895–25 September 1956

Brief Life History of Eddie Thomas

When Eddie Thomas Farmer was born on 9 June 1895, in Clinton, Kentucky, United States, his father, John S. Farmer, was 38 and his mother, Charlotte Guffey, was 35. He married Lenora Belle Mickler on 25 February 1943, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. He lived in Harrison Township, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 25 September 1956, at the age of 61, and was buried in Mooreland Cemetery, Mooreland, Blue River Township, Henry, Indiana, United States.

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Eddie Thomas Farmer
Lenora Belle Mickler
Marriage: 25 February 1943

Sources (8)

  • Eddie Farmer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eddey T Farmer, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Eddy J Farmer in household of John S Farmer, "United States Census, 1910"

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  • Marriage
    25 February 1943Wayne, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 1

    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.

    1900 · Governor Shot

    Age 5

    On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 17

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    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.

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