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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Augustus Alwin Farnham
Mary Jane Pottle
Alwin Augustus Farnham
Ann Augusta Farnham
Sarah Mariah Farnham
Mary Jane Farnham
Ruth Farnham
Emma Cogswell Farnham
Fenton Augustus Farnham

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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.

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  • 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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