Oakley J Farmer

3 November 1883–11 November 1940 (Age 57)
Flushing, Flushing Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States

The Life of Oakley J

When Oakley J Farmer was born on 3 November 1883, in Flushing, Flushing Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas C Farmer, was 34 and his mother, Sarah P Chandler, was 33. He married Ethel May Usher on 16 June 1909, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Gary, Lake, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Dormont, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 11 November 1940, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 57.

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Oakley J Farmer
Ethel May Usher
Marriage: 16 June 1909
Esther Belle Farmer

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    Ethel May Usher


16 June 1909
Belmont, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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Sources (3)

  • Oakley Farmer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oakley J Farmer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oakley J Farmer in household of Thomas C Farmer, "United States Census, 1900"

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