Bernard Harrison Farmer

26 April 1921–22 April 1996 (Age 75)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Bernard Harrison

When Bernard Harrison Farmer was born on 26 April 1921, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, his father, William Bernard Farmer, was 30 and his mother, Rosalie Marie Humphries, was 32. He lived in Fort Chiswell, Wythe, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Fort Chiswell Magisterial District, Wythe, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 22 April 1996, at the age of 74, and was buried in New London, New London Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Bernard Farmer
Rosalie Marie Humphries
William Woodrow Farmer
Mary Imogene Farmer
Nina Ruth Farmer
Bernard Harrison Farmer
Lloyd Earl Farmer
Dorothy Louise Farmer
Edna Cathaleen Farmer
Horace Gilmer Farmer

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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  • Bernard Farmer Jr. in household of William B Farmer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernard Farmer in household of Bernard Farmer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bernard Harrison Farmer, "Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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