Miriam Pearl Farmer

17 April 1871–31 October 1942 (Age 71)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Miriam Pearl

When Miriam Pearl Farmer was born on 17 April 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas Barnfield Farmer, was 23 and her mother, Harriet Matilda Patten, was 23. She married Andrew Jacobsen on 23 March 1892, in Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Carlin, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years. She died on 31 October 1942, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jacobsen
Miriam Pearl Farmer
Marriage: 23 March 1892
Harriet Phyllis Jacobsen
Miriam Blanche Jacobsen
Andrew Thomas Jacobsen
Alexander Clifton Jacobsen
Samuel Clark Jacobsen

Spouse and Children

23 March 1892
Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name from Middle English, Old French ferm(i)er (Late Latin firmarius). The term denoted in the first instance a tax farmer, one who undertook the collection of taxes, revenues, and imposts, paying a fixed (Latin firmus) sum for the proceeds, and only secondarily someone who rented land for the purpose of cultivation; it was not applied to an owner of cultivated land before the 17th century.2 Irish: Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Mac an Scolóige ‘son of the husbandman’, a rare surname of northern and western Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Miriam Farmer Jacobsen in household of Andrew Jacobsen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mamie Farmer in household of Thomas Farmer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Miriam F Jacobsen in household of Andrew J Jacobsen, "United States Census, 1920"

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