Patty Farnum

Brief Life History of Patty

When Patty Farnum was born on 10 May 1797, in Boscawen, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Stephen Farnum, was 25 and her mother, Susannah Jackman, was 22. She married Abiel Chandler Carter on 13 November 1819, in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 29 November 1855, in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Abiel Chandler Carter
1796–1856
Patty Farnum
1797–1855
Marriage: 13 November 1819
Timothy Carter
1820–1907
Elizabeth Carter
1822–
Franklin B Carter
1822–1897
Sarah P Carter
1827–1879
Peter G Carter
1830–
Augustine Clark Carter
1831–1906
Martha H Carter
1834–1881

Sources (11)

  • Pattey Carter in household of Abial C Carter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Patty Farnham, "New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"
  • Patty Farnum, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Farnham .

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

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