Henry C Farner

2 September 1829–18 September 1905 (Age 76)
Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Henry C

When Henry C Farner was born on 2 September 1829, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel Ferner, was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Ober, was 42. He had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Margaret Jane Diven. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Newton Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 18 September 1905, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Henry C Farner
1829–1905
Margaret Jane Diven
1835–1907
Martha Elizabeth Farner
1857–1923
Theodore Farner
1860–1927
Mary Catherine Farner
1862–1909
Susanna Farner
1865–1919
John B. Farner
1867–
Ella I. Farner
1867–1932
Bertha Farner
1870–
William Farner
1875–
Edward M. Farner
1876–1924

Spouse and Children

    Male1829–1905Male

    Margaret Jane Diven

    Female1835–1907Female

children

(9)

    Martha Elizabeth Farner

    Female1857–1923Female

    Theodore Farner

    Male1860–1927Male

    Mary Catherine Farner

    Female1862–1909Female

    Susanna Farner

    Female1865–1919Female

    John B. Farner

    Male1867–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Ferner

    Male1783–1833Male

    Elizabeth Ober

    Female1787–1862Female

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from a place called Farn near Oberkirch, or Fahrnau in Baden. Compare Fahrner .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Farner in household of Gabriel Farner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Farner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Farner, "United States Census, 1870"

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