Maxwell Farmer

2 March 1920–13 December 2007 (Age 87)
New London, Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life of Maxwell

When Maxwell Farmer was born on 2 March 1920, in New London, Huron, Ohio, United States, his father, Lewis McKinley Farmer, was 28 and his mother, Ethel Almina Murr, was 21. He lived in New London, New London Township, Huron, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Ohio, United States in 2007. He died on 13 December 2007, in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States.

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Lewis McKinley Farmer
Ethel Almina Murr
Maxine Farmer
Maurice Farmer
Maxwell Farmer
Robert Farmer
Lewis Farmer

Parents and Siblings



    Maxine Farmer


    Maurice Farmer



    Robert Farmer


    Lewis Farmer


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Maxwell Farmer in household of Orpha Murr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maxwell Farmer in household of Lewis Farmer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Max Farmer, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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