Sams R. Farmer

September 1888–25 December 1963 (Age 75)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sams R.

When Sams R. Farmer was born in September 1888, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Jesse Hoskins Farmer, was 40 and his mother, Sara Jane Shinliver, was 40. He lived in Civil District 12, Anderson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 December 1963, in Oak Ridge, Anderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Jacksboro City Cemetery, Jacksboro, Campbell, Tennessee, United States.

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Jesse Hoskins Farmer
Sara Jane Shinliver
Luke Farmer
William A Farmer
Joseph H. Farmer
Cora Farmer
Charles Edward Farmer
Laura Almedia Farmer
Barbra Catherine Farmer
Miller M. Farmer
Sams R. Farmer

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Sams R Farmer in household of Unknown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert S Farmer in household of Jessie H Farmer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sam Farmer, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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