Thomas John Farrer

3 October 1859–31 December 1942 (Age 83)
Provo, Utah, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Thomas John

When Thomas John Farrer was born on 3 October 1859, in Provo, Utah, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Thomas Farrer, was 30 and his mother, Emma Mary Strong, was 24. He married Annie Sarah Ekins on 12 January 1882, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1935. He died on 31 December 1942, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas John Farrer
1859–1942
Annie Sarah Ekins
1861–1939
Marriage: 12 January 1882
John Ernest Farrer
1883–1959
George Merton Farrer
1885–1970
Dean Ekins Farrer
1888–1966
Mary Ellen Farrer
1891–1958
Agnes Julia Farrer
1893–1978
Morris Sykes Farrer
1894–1907
Emmet James Farrer
1897–1986
Willis Farrer
1899–1908
Edith Farrer
1901–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 January 1882
Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Farrar .2 German: variant of Forer or Fahrer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thos J Forer in household of Royer Forer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas John Farrer, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • T J Farrer in household of Thomas Farrer, "United States Census, 1880"

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