Robert Sanders Farrar

about 1810–before 1850 (Age 40)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Robert Sanders

When Robert Sanders Farrar was born about 1810, in Missouri, United States, his father, Leonard Renard Farrar, was 46 and his mother, Margaret Hamilton, was 39. He married Martha Mahala about 1832, in Franklin, Missouri, United States. He died before 1850, in his hometown, at the age of 39.

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Robert Sanders Farrar
1810–1850
Martha Mahala
1812–
Marriage: about 1832

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1832
Franklin, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Leonard Renard Farrar

    Male1764–1836Male

    Female1771–1843Female

siblings

(9)

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World Events (7)

1812

Age 2

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

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1821

Age 11

Missouri is the 24th state

Name Meaning

Northern English: occupational name for a smith or worker in iron, from Middle English and Old French farrour, ferour, 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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