Ada H. Farrow

1870–1964 (Age 94)
Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ada H.

When Ada H. Farrow was born in 1870, in Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Farrow, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Wray Burton, was 35. She married Thomas Russell Homan on 30 June 1897. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She lived in Ordsall, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1964, in Oaklyn, Camden, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Russell Homan
1871–1941
Ada H. Farrow
1870–1964
Marriage: 30 June 1897
Lester Homan
1900–
Tom Homan
1900–
Harry Homan
1910–1910
George Homan
1903–
Russell Thomas Homan Sr
1905–1998
Bill Homan
1909–1940

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Russell Homan

    Male1871–1941Male

    Female1870–1964Female

MARRIAGE
30 June 1897
children

(6)

    Lester Homan

    Male1900–Male

    Tom Homan

    Male1900–Male

    George Homan

    Male1903–Male

    Male1905–1998Male

    Bill Homan

    Male1909–1940Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    George Farrow

    Male1831–1910Male

    Sarah Wray Burton

    Female1835–1908Female

siblings

(9)

    William Farrow

    Male1856–Male

    Emily Farrow

    Female1858–Female

    William Farrow

    Male1863–Male

    Walter Farrow

    Male1864–Male

    Emily Farrow

    Female1866–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879

Age 9

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Northern English: hypercorrected form of Farrar , occupational name for a smith or worker in iron. The original -ar or -er ending of this name came to be regarded as an error, and was changed to -ow.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ada Farron in household of George Farron, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Ada H Homan in household of Thomas Homan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ada Farrow, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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