Farmer Family Research
WORK IN PROGRESS: SOME CONNECTIONS HAVE NOT BEEN VERIFIED. MISPELLS ARE ON PURPOSE TO MATCH RECORDS FOUND.
John Farmer was born in South Carolina. He married Mary Pierce. John was a Private for Captain William Patrick’s Co GA militia in the War of 1812. Joseph N. Farmer was one of their children. He died on 12/21/1864 in Clayton County, Georgia.
Joseph N Farmer 1834 - 1862
Joseph N Farmer married Margaret Frances Griffin. Joseph was a Private CO F 9 Texas CAV For the Confederate States Army. Joseph Newton Farmer was one of their children.
Joseph Newton Farmer 1862 - 1915
Joseph Newton Farmer married Sarah E. William Nelson Farmer was one of their children.
William Nelson Farmer 1885 - 1945
William Farmer was born on 3/9/1885 in New Mexico. He married Ada Ann Cathey in Stephenville, Erath, Texas on 8/16/1908. On 9/12/1918, he submitted his World War I draft card in Oklahoma. He was described at native born, white, medium height, medium build, with brown eyes and red hair. He died on 7/27/1945 in Sherman, Texas. He was a laundry operator. They had 4 children:
Pat (b1915), Nobey May, Elgin (died at a young age), Katie Louise
Katie Louise Farmer 1922 - 1994
Katie Louise Farmer married Kenneth Rowdy Roy Powelson. They had 3 children:
Robert "Bobby" Roy, William "Billy" Ernest, Marilyn Leanne
Marilyn Leanne Farmer
Marilyn Farmer married Howell Dayne Johnston in Groves, Texas. They moved to Houston for 5 years, then to Lufkin for 6 years, and finally to Port Arthur, Texas until retirement. In 2009, Dayne retired from Fina Oil Company as #1 operator unloading sulfuric acid rail cars. Dayne and Marilyn sold their home in Port Arthur and now live in Jasper, Texas, on the San Angelina River. They had 2 children:
Joel Dayne and Eric Wayne