Martin Farr

20 November 1846–9 September 1896 (Age 49)
Chatham Township, Medina, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Martin

When Martin Farr was born on 20 November 1846, in Chatham Township, Medina, Ohio, United States, his father, Elbridge Farr, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Russ, was 40. He married Ruth F Raymond about 1870, in Utah, United States. He died on 9 September 1896, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Farr
Ruth F Raymond
Marriage: about 1870

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1870Utah, United States
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    World Events (6)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 14
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 29
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English fear(r), farre (Old English fearr) ‘steer, ox’, applied as a nickname for a fierce man or a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept a bull.German: nickname from Middle High German varne, var, with the same meaning as 1 above.

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

    Sources (11)

    • Martin Farr in household of Sarah Farr, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Martin Fair in entry for Nettie May Bartholomew, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
    • Martin Farr in household of Sarah Farr, "United States Census, 1850"

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