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Richard Farmer, Jr.

Male 1823 - 1907  (83 years)


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  • Name Richard Farmer  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 27 Jun 1823  Broadmeadow, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 14 Jul 1823  Clifford, , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 2446-JB 
    Occupation May 1856  Liverpool, Lancashire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Laborer 
    Emigration 25 May 1856  Liverpool, Lancashire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    96th Company of Elder Edward Martin on the Horizon 
    Immigration 30 Jun 1856  Constitution Wharf, Boston, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    96th Company of Elder Edward Martin on the Horizon 
    Died 11 Jan 1907  Dunlop, Harrison, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1166  default
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2006 

    Father Richard Farmer,   b. Aug 1786, Preston Wynne, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1830, Preston Wynne, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Morris,   c. 13 Jul 1788, Holme Lacy, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1856, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1811  The Holy Undivided Trinity Church, Preston Wynne, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriet Polly,   b. Abt 1817, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1848  Broadmeadow, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Anna Maria Farmer,   b. Abt 1846, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1910  (Age ~ 64 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Horizon Passenger List [25 May - 30 Jun 1856]
    Horizon Passenger List [25 May - 30 Jun 1856]
    Horizon Passenger List from the Mormon Immigration Index. List contains names of the Farmer family: Agnes Ann, Ann M., Elizabeth, Elizabeth F., Emma Jane, Harriet, James, Mary, Mary Ann, Richard, and Willard

    Histories
    Horizon Voyage Report [25 May - 30 Jun 1856]
    Horizon Voyage Report [25 May - 30 Jun 1856]
    Ship Voyage of the Horizon. This ship's voyage held many LDS passengers bound for "Zion," including several members of the Farmer family. This report is a small collection compiled from the Mormon Immigration Index and was transcribed by Chad G. Nichols
    Fellow Horizon Passenger Diary
    Fellow Horizon Passenger Diary
    Diary of Samuel Openshaw. The diary of a fellow voyager on the Horizon, during the Farmer Family's journey to "Zion."

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      Horizon History - 000150; Samuel Openshaw Diary - 000151; Horizon Passenger List, 000152

    2. [S738] Emigrating Journals of The Willie and Martin Handcart Companies and The Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Trains, Turner, Lynne Slater, (Taylorsville, Utah : Aug 1996, 254p (incl index)), P 147 (Reliability: 3).
      FARMER, Richard 33 (could have been on wagon train)
      Harriet 39 wife
      Elizabeth 67 (d. 6 July 1856, in Chicago - Andrew Jensen)
      (other Farmer's went with Hunt Wagon Train)

    3. [S283] Mormon Immigration Index , The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department., (Salt Lake City : Genealogical Society of Utah, 2000 [CD-ROM]) (Reliability: 3).
      96th Company of Elder Edward Martin on the Horizon departed Liverpool, England 25 May 1856, arrived Boston, Massachusetts 30 Jun 1856, departed Boston 2 Jul 1856 by Rail, arrived Iowa City 8 Jul 1856; Lists Elizabeth Farmer (age 67), James Morris Farmer (age 39), Harriet Polly Farmer (age 39), Richard Farmer (age 33), Mary Jane Farmer (age 26), Mary Ann Biddles Farmer (age 26), Emma Jane Farmer (age 12), Agnes Ann Farmer (age 11), Ann M. Farmer (age 11), Elizabeth Ann Farmer (age 7), & Willard Farmer (infant)

    4. [S385] Emigration Records, European Mission; 1849-1885, 1899-1923, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, European Mission, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1951), FHL 025691, P.170 (Reliability: 3).