Jane Farmer

5 October 1906–27 December 1995 (Age 89)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Farmer was born on 5 October 1906, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, James Farmer, was 27 and her mother, Melvina Deseret Andrus, was 30. She married Joseph F. Cartwright on 15 August 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 36 years. She died on 27 December 1995, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Draper City Cemetery, Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph F. Cartwright
Jane Farmer
Marriage: 15 August 1928
Joseph F Cartwright Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1928Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 1
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
    1907 · The Burro Mine
    Age 1
    The Burro Mine was a large mining area that produced gold, silver, copper, and other valuable metals. The mine was dissolved involuntarily on November 9, 1974.
    Age 25
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English fermo(u)r, fermer and Anglo-Norman French fermer (Old French fermier, medieval 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.Irish: Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Mac an Scolóige ‘son of the husbandman’, a rare surname of northern and western Ireland.Americanized form (translation into English) of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered form Therrien . Compare Pharmer .

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

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    Recollections of Jane Cartwright

    Note: On March 18, 1983, my mother, Bertha Minerva (“Erva”) Andrus (Smith), interviewed her cousin, Jane Farmer (Cartwright), with regard to Jane’s early recollections of Erva’s parents, Millard Burg …

    Sources (28)

    • Jane Farmer, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Jane Farmer Cartwright in household of Joseph F Cartwright, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Jane Farmer, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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