Betsey Farmer

25 October 1792–21 August 1872 (Age 79)
Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Betsey

When Betsey Farmer was born on 25 October 1792, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, Benjamin Farmer, was 46 and her mother, Bathsheba Haskins, was 39. She married Amasa Greeno in 1814. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Rutland, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1850. She died on 21 August 1872, in Vermont, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Amasa Greeno
Betsey Farmer
Marriage: 1814
Amasa Austin Greeno
Benjamin Rice Greeno
Betsey Loraine Greeno
Medora Van Horn Greeno

Spouse and Children



    Amasa Austin Greeno



    Betsey Loraine Greeno


    Medora Van Horn Greeno


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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 27

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Betsy Greeno in household of Amasa Greeno, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Betsey Farmer in entry for Medora V. H. G. Pond, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Betsey Farmer Greeno, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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