Robert Farnham 2nd

1538–1580 (Age 42)
Quorn, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Farnham 2nd was born in 1538, in Quorn, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Farnham, was 64 and his mother, Dorothy Neville, was 55. He married Maria Laughton in 1569, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1580, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 42, and was buried in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Robert Farnham 2nd
1538–1580
Maria Laughton
1541–1616
Marriage: 1569
Francis Farnham
1559–
Thomas Varnum
1561–1638
Joanna Farnham
1561–
Elizabeth Farnham
1579–
Abigail Farnham
1573–1642
Thomas Farnham
1575–1587
Henry Farnum
1575–
Robert Farnham
1577–1657
Ralph Jr Farnham
1577–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1569
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Francis Farnham

    Male1559–Male

    Male1561–1638Male

    Joanna Farnham

    Female1561–Female

    Abigail Farnham

    Female1573–1642Female

    Thomas Farnham

    Male1575–1587Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most, including those in Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Essex, Suffolk, Surrey, and West Yorkshire, are named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Simond in entry for Robert Varnam, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Families of NW Pennsylvania
  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Farnham Jr. -

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