Roxanna Farrar


Brief Life History of Roxanna

Roxanna Farrar was born in 1812. She married Peabody TANNER on 16 December 1830, in Otsego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Evans, Erie, New York, United States for about 25 years.

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Family Time Line

Peabody TANNER
Roxanna Farrar
Marriage: 16 December 1830
Mary Ann Tanner
Hannah Tanner
Melissa Tanner
Alonzo H Tanner
Edgar P Tanner
Ella O Tanner

Sources (9)

  • Roxana Tanner in household of Peabody Tanner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Roxanne (Farrar) Tanner on WikiTree
  • Roxana Tanner in household of Peabody Tanner, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 December 1830Otsego, New York, United States
  • Children (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


    Age 9

    Established in 1821.


    Age 34

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): occupational name for a blacksmith or worker in iron. From Middle English fer(r)o(u)r, fer(r)er, fa(r)ro(u)r ‘ironworker, blacksmith’ (Old French ferreor, from medieval Latin ferrator, an agent derivative of ferrare ‘to shoe horses’, from ferrum ‘iron’, in medieval Latin ‘horseshoe’). Compare Ferrier and Farrow .

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

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