Thomas Bramley Farr

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, Mary Elizabeth Eggleston, was 27. 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 and Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 29 November 1953, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Bramley Farr
Ann Powell McKay
Marriage: 19 September 1905
Bramley McKay Farr
Genevieve Farr

Sources (34)

  • Thomas B 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"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.


Weber comes from John Henry Weber, an early fur trader. The university opened for students on January 7, 1889. By the late 1920's, the college was in financial difficulty and the Utah Legislature passed a law allowing the purchase of both Weber College and Snow College from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1954 the college moved from downtown Ogden the southeast bench area of the city where it resides currently.

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

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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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