Maximillian Farnell

1897–1917 (Age 20)
Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Maximillian

When Maximillian Farnell was born in 1897, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Bentley Farnell, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Thorp, was 32. He lived in Halifax St John the Baptist, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 23 April 1917, at the age of 20, and was buried in Saulty, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

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Family Time Line

Bentley Farnell
Hannah Thorp
Evelyn Farnell
Clement Farnell
Maximillian Farnell
John Walter Farnell
Clifford Farnell
William Henry Farnell
Sunley Farnell

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World Events (6)


Age 3

Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 7

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1905 · The Law Separates Church and State

Age 8

In December of 1905 a law was passed that separated church and state. It made it so that prayer could not be said before a parliamentary meeting or in schools. It also made it so that working on Sunday was legalized.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places, such as Farnell (Kent, Wiltshire), Farnhill (West Yorkshire), and Fernhill (Cheshire), named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + hyll ‘hill’. In a few cases it may also derive from Farnell in Angus, Scotland, although the surname is not now common in Scotland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Maximilian Farnell in household of Bentley Farnell, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Maximillian Farnell, "Find A Grave Index"

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