Thomas Bramley Farr

Male14 April 1877–29 November 1953

Brief Life History of Thomas Bramley

When Thomas Bramley Farr was born on 14 April 1877, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Enoch Farr, was 31 and his mother, Esther Myers, was 23. He married Ann Powell McKay on 19 September 1905, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 29 November 1953, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Bramley Farr
1877–1953
Ann Powell McKay
1881–1967
Marriage: 19 September 1905
Bramley McKay Farr
1914–1962
Genevieve Farr
1920–2003

Sources (30)

  • Thomas Bramley Farr, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Thomas B Farr, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
  • Thomas Bramley Farr, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1905Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    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.

    1896 · Utah becomes a state

    Age 19

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 21

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English fear(r), farre (Old English fearr) ‘steer, ox’, applied as a nickname for a fierce man or a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept a bull.

    German: nickname from Middle High German varne, var, with the same meaning as 1 above.

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

    Story Highlight

    Missionaries Arriving See Honolulu Harbor on 19 June 1912, photo and description by Morley Jones

    This picture was taken by Morley Jones as he arrived in the Honolulu Harbor on Wednesday, June 19 (1912). The other missionaries accompanying him are given in the mission history: Elder Bryan H. Stri …

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