Mary Clark Farnham

2 June 1872–9 January 1951 (Age 78)
Cornish, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Mary Clark

When Mary Clark Farnham was born on 2 June 1872, in Cornish, York, Maine, United States, her father, William Kimball Farnham, was 36 and her mother, Annie Libby Otis, was 27. She died on 9 January 1951, in Cornish, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Cornish, York, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Kimball Farnham
Annie Libby Otis
Eva Otis Farnham
Mary Clark Farnham
Harriet Kimball Farnham

Parents and Siblings

    William Kimball Farnham


    Annie Libby Otis




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most, including those in Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Essex, Suffolk, Surrey, and West Yorkshire, are named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • May C Farnham in household of Annie L Farnham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary C Farnham in household of Aurea Farnham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary C Farnham, "United States Census, 1930"

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