Ruth Farnham

15 May 1849–1 September 1849
Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Ruth

When Ruth Farnham was born on 15 May 1849, in Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States, her father, Augustus Alwin Farnham, was 43 and her mother, Mary Jane Pottle, was 32. She died on 1 September 1849, in Fort Laramie, Goshen, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 0, and was buried in Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Augustus Alwin Farnham
1805–1865
Mary Jane Pottle
1817–1898
Alwin Augustus Farnham
1841–1846
Ann Augusta Farnham
1842–1846
Sarah Mariah Farnham
1845–1940
Mary Jane Farnham
1847–1920
Ruth Farnham
1849–1849
Emma Cogswell Farnham
1850–1938
Fenton Augustus Farnham
1852–1942

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Farnham in Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Essex, Suffolk, Surrey, and Yorkshire, all named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + either hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water, a water-meadow’.

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

Possible Related Names

Farnum
Farnam

Sources (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Ruth Farnham - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: death:
  • Ruth Farnham, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ruth Farnham, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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