Person:James Farmer (54)

Watchers
m. 1858
  1. James David Farmer1858 - 1942
  2. Joseph Preston Farmer1860 - 1935
  3. William Robert Farmer1862 - 1934
m. 19 APR 1883
  1. Fred Thompson Farmer1884 - 1951
  2. Minnie Campbell Farmer1886 - 1969
  3. Alvy Ward Farmer1887 - 1931
  4. Jeannette Farmer1890 - 1982
  5. James David Farmer, Jr1892 - 1969
  6. Martha Cherokee Farmer1894 - 1967
  7. Henry Jack Farmer1897 - 1957
  8. Jolly S Farmer1899 - 1949
  9. Robert Harris Farmer1902 - 1902
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] James David Farmer
Alt Name[4] J D Farmer
Alt Name[5] Jim Farmer
Gender Male
Birth[6][7][8][1][9] 25 JUN 1858 White Settlement, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Marriage 19 APR 1883 Tarrant County, TX, USAto Martha Cherokee Thompson
Occupation[17] 1888 Tarrant County, TX, USAa losing candidate for County Clerk
Property[52] 18 APR 1888 W. H. Carroll survey, , Tarrant County, TX, USA83 2/10 acres
Property[53] 22 DEC 1888 J M Schreeves et al survey, , Tarrant County, TX, USA
Occupation[18] BET 1890 AND 1891 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAa farmer with 1017 acres
Property[54] 21 JAN 1891 Tarrant County, TX, USA27 acres
Property[55] 28 FEB 1891 Shelby County Sch. Lnd., , Tarrant County, TX, USA240 acres
Property[56] 08 JUL 1891 Tarrant County, TX, USA82.50 acres
Property[57] 13 AUG 1891 Tarrant County, TX, USA
Property[58] 13 AUG 1891 Tarrant County, TX, USA27 acres
Residence[1][19] 1891 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Other[20][80] 25 JAN 1894 White Settlement, Tarrant County, TX, USAMisc
Property[59] 15 JAN 1895 B B B-C RR Co et al, , , Tarrant County, TX, USA1168 acres
Occupation[21][22] FROM 1895 TO 1896 Fort Worth Livestock Commission Company, , Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAa coowner and Vice-President
Other[23][82] 1896 Misc
Residence[24][25][26] FROM 1898 TO 1942 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Census[27] 01 JUN 1900 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Occupation[8] 1900 a cattleman
Occupation[9] BEF 1902 Parker County, TX, USAa ranch owner for ten years
Occupation[28][29][9] BET NOV 1902 AND APR 1904 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAa mayor
Occupation[31][30] FROM 1902 TO 1907 National Livestock Commission Company, 23-24 Stock Yards Exchange Building, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAthe 2d Vice-President
Occupation[33][34] 1903 Fort Worth Livestock Commission Company, , Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Property[60] 24 FEB 1903 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAlot 24 block 8 and lots 1 to 3 block 6
Property[61] 23 MAY 1903 C Connally J B Farmer et al survey, , Tarrant County, TX, USA235 1/2 acres
Property[62] 17 AUG 1903 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USALots 11-12 block 8
Property[63] 17 AUG 1903 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAlots 4 to 6 block 173
Residence[30][31][32] FROM 1902 TO 1907 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Other[35][84] 24 NOV 1903 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAMisc
Occupation[9][13] BET APR 1904 AND APR 1905 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAa reelected mayor
Property[64] 10 DEC 1904 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAlots 2-23 block 8
Property[65] 21 AUG 1905 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAlots 2-23 block 8
Occupation[36][37] FROM 1905 TO 1909 a notary public
Occupation[30][37][36] FROM 1905 TO 1909 North Forth Worth Building and Loan Association, , Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAa president and vice-president
Property[66] 09 FEB 1907 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAlot 24 block 8
Property[67] 21 NOV 1908 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAblock 13
Occupation[36] 1909 National Livestock Commission Company, 23-24 Stock Yards Exchange Building, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAa salesman
Occupation[36] 1909 North Forth Worth Industrial Association, , Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAa Vice-President
Residence[36] 1909 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Property[68] 02 FEB 1910 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAblock 13
Property[69] 10 FEB 1910 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAlot 1 block 8
Census[38] 15 APR 1910 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Property[70] 03 MAY 1910 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAlot 25 exchange S/D blocks 18-19
Occupation[39] 1911 Evans Snider Buell Co., , Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAa salesman
Probate[41][88] 12 JUN 1911 Rosen Heights, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Property[71] 24 JUN 1911 2nd fil, Rosen Heights, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAlots 1 to 24 block 105
Property[72] 17 JUL 1912 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAlots 20 and 22 block 8
Property[73] 17 JUL 1912 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAlots 9-10 and 21 block 8
Residence[40][39] FROM 1911 TO 1912 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Occupation[40][42] BET 1912 AND 1922 Rhome-Farmer Livestock Commission Company, , Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAa vice-president and salesman
Probate[43] 06 FEB 1913 Tarrant County, TX, USA
Residence[44] 1914 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Residence[45] 1916 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Residence[46] 1918 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Property[47] 17 JUN 1919 Fairmount National Historic District, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USApt 20 to 23 block 6
Probate[47][90] 17 JUN 1919 Fairmount, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Census[48] 01 JAN 1920 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Occupation[1][48] 1920 a livestock commission dealer
Property[75] 27 JAN 1922 M G Ellis Addition, , Tarrant County, TX, USAlots 1 to 4 block 14 to Rhome Farmer Commission Co.
Other 27 JAN 1922 Tarrant County, TX, USAProperty
with Martha Cherokee Thompson
Property[74] BET 22 JUN 1922 AND 14 JUN 1928 Belmont Terrace, , Tarrant County, TX, USAlot 20 block 89
Occupation[49] 1923 Evans Snider Buell Co., , Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAa cattle salesman
Census[50][76] 01 APR 1930 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Other[51][92] 21 AUG 1931 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAMisc
Residence[1] 1942 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Education[13][14][15] Mansfield, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Occupation? Farmer Livestock Commission Co., , Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USAthe founder
Residence[16] White Settlement, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Death[6][1][10][77] 24 JAN 1942 Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
Burial[1][10][11][78] 26 JAN 1942 Oakwood Cemetery, 701 Grand Ave, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX, USA
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 James David Farmer Jr. James D. Farmer, death certificate 4798 (13 February 1942), Texas Department of Health--Bureau of Vital Statis. (13 February 1942).
  2. Marriage License and Return for Jas. D. Farmer and M. C. Thompson, 9 May 1883, vol. 3 p. 77, Tarrant County Cl. (9 May 1883).
  3. Abstract of Title to Lot No. Four in Block No. One Oakleaf Addition, to the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County
    8.
  4. Pate, J'Nell L. Livestock Legacy. (Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas, 1988)
    30, 34, 54, 92, 107, & 268.
  5. Williams, Mack. In Old Fort Worth. (The News-Tribune, Fort Worth, Texas, 1986)
    97.
  6. 6.0 6.1 James David Farmer. The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the Original Tongues and with the Form. (National Publishing Co, Philadelphia, 1882, Second Date, 1996).
  7. United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Tarrant County, Texas, National Archives and Records Admi. (1880)
    ED 97 p. 21.
  8. 8.0 8.1 United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Tarrant County, Texas, National Archives and Records Admi. (1900)
    ED82, p. 25A.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas. (The Lewis Publishing Co, Chicago and New York, 1906)
    215-216.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Oakwood Cemetery (700 Grand Ave., Fort Worth, Texas); Richard Tonsing, 1996, Record Type: Tombstone, Reader: R. (1996)
    headstone of James D. Farmer.
  11. Markgraf, Helen McKelvy. Historic Oakwood Cemetery with Calvary Cemetery and Old Trinity Cemetery of Fort Worth, Texas. (Fort Worth Genealogical Society, Fort Worth, Texas, 1994)
    225.
  12.   Parker County Historical Commission Committee. History of Parker County. (Taylor Publishing Co, Dallas, 1980)
    by Jane Pittenger Pickard pp. 496-497.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Hunter, J. Marvin. The Trail Drivers of Texas Interesting Sketches of Early Cowboys and Their Experiences on the Range and on the. (University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, 1996, Second Date, 1924)
    813-814.
  14. Murray, Cherry Elizabeth Pickard. "Cherry Elizabeth Pickard Murray (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) to Richard Tonsing". Held by Richard Tonsing (4742
    The Cattleman March 1937, 98-8, "Jim Farmer an Institution in the Livestock Life of Fort Worth".
  15. Star-Telegram, Location: Fort Worth, Texas
    "James D. Farmer, Pioneer Livestock Commission Man, Dies at 83 After Stroke", 28 June 1942.
  16. Star-Telegram, Location: Fort Worth, Texas
    31 March 1967.
  17. Texas Writers Project. Federal Writers Project Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Texas Research Data, Record Type: microfiche, Location:. (1941)
    15567 from Fort Worth Daily Gazette.
  18. Footprints 1957-1997 with Surname Topical Index. (September, 1998)
    unknown author, "Planters and Farmers in Directory of Texas, 1890-1891," vol. 25, p. 97 (1982).
  19. History of Texas Together with a Biographical History of Tarrant and Parker Counties: Containing a Concise His. (The Lewis Publishing Co, Fort Worth, Texas, 1895)
    284.
  20. Footprints 1957-1997 with Surname Topical Index. (September, 1998)
    unknown author, "G. L. Gause Funeral Home Records," vol. 25, p. 133 (1982).
  21. Pate, J'Nell L. Livestock Legacy. (Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas, 1988)
    30.
  22. United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    Segment III Reel 2 1896/97.
  23. Pate, J'Nell L. Livestock Legacy. (Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas, 1988)
    34.
  24. James David Farmer. Martha Cherokee Farmer, death certificate 25536 (11 June 1940), Texas Department of Health--Bureau of Vital St. (11 June 1940).
  25. United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-).
  26. Historic Preservation Council for Tarrant County, Texas. Tarrant County Historic Resources Survey, Fort Worth, Near North Side, West Side, Westover Hills. (privately printed, Fort Worth, Texas, 1988)
    31.
  27. United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Tarrant County, Texas, National Archives and Records Admi. (1900)
    ED 82, p. 25A.
  28. To James D. Farmer First Mayor of North Ft. Worth from R. F. Milam County Judge, Record Type: gavel, Subject:. (11 Feb 1903).
  29. Pate, J'Nell L. Livestock Legacy. (Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas, 1988)
    54 & 107.
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    Segment IV Reel 2 1907/08.
  31. 31.0 31.1 United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    Segment IV Reel 2 1902/03.
  32. United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    Segment IV Reel 2 1904/05.
  33. Pate, J'Nell L. Livestock Legacy. (Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas, 1988)
    photo on p. 92.
  34. Pate, J'Nell L. North of the River. (Texas Christian University Press, Fort Worth, Texas, 1994)
    photo on p. 37.
  35. Texas Writers Project. Federal Writers Project Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Texas Research Data, Record Type: microfiche, Location:. (1941)
    11732-3 from Fort Worth Record.
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 36.3 36.4 United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    Segment IV Reel 2 1909/10.
  37. 37.0 37.1 United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    Segment IV Reel 2 1905/06.
  38. United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Tarrant County, Texas, National Archives and Records Admi. (1910)
    ED 149, p. 11.
  39. 39.0 39.1 United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    1911 p. 204.
  40. 40.0 40.1 United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    1912-1913 p. 205.
  41. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 368 p. 233 warrant deed.
  42. United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    1922 p. 633.
  43. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 371 p. 403 P of H.
  44. United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    1914 p. 202.
  45. United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    1916 p. 340.
  46. United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    1918 p. 374.
  47. 47.0 47.1 Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 603 p. 37 Rel V L.
  48. 48.0 48.1 United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Tarrant County, Texas, National Archives and Records Admi. (1920)
    ED 151, p. 1B.
  49. United States City Directories. (Research Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 198-)
    1923 p. 619.
  50. United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Tarrant County, Texas, National Archives and Records Admi (2). (1930)
    James D. Farmer household, ED 53, p. 22A, dwelling 273, household 299.
  51. Texas Writers Project. Federal Writers Project Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Texas Research Data, Record Type: microfiche, Location:. (1941)
    9295 from Fort Worth Star Telegram.
  52. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 52 p. 161 warrant deed.
  53. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 55 p. 53 warrant deed.
  54. Texas General Land Office. Land Grant Search, Record Type: database online, Location: Austin, Texas, Url: wwwdb.glo.state.tx.us/central/L
    ounty: Tarrant; Abstract Number: 1975 ; District/Class: Robertson Scrip; File Number: 002505; Original Grantee: Farmer, James D; Patentee: Farmer, James D; Patent Date: 21 Jan 1891; Patent No: 495; Patent Vol: 11; Acres: 27.
  55. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 79 p. 155 warrant deed.
  56. Texas General Land Office. Land Grant Search, Record Type: database online, Location: Austin, Texas, Url: wwwdb.glo.state.tx.us/central/L
    County: Tarrant; Abstract Number: 1970 ; District/Class: Robertson Scrip; File Number: 002452; Original Grantee: Farmer, J D; Patentee: Farmer, James D; Patent Date: 08 Jul 1891; Patent No: 549; Patent Vol: 11; Acres: 82.50.
  57. Abstract of Title to 24-1/10 acres of land being all of the J. D. Farmer Survey, Abstract No. 1978 in Tarrant
    3.
  58. Texas General Land Office. Land Grant Search, Record Type: database online, Location: Austin, Texas, Url: wwwdb.glo.state.tx.us/central/L
    County: Tarrant; Abstract Number: 1978 ; District/Class: Robertson Scrip; File Number: 002512; Original Grantee: Farmer, James D; Patentee: Farmer, James D; Patent Date: 13 Aug 1891; Patent No: 557; Patent Vol: 11; Acres: 24.10.
  59. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 107 p. 478 warrant deed.
  60. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 176 p. 398 warrant deed.
  61. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 180 p. 365 warrant deed.
  62. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 183 pp. 200-201 warrant deeds.
  63. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 103 pp. 585-586 warrant deed.
  64. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 208 p. 25 warrant deed.
  65. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 207 p. 584 Rel V L.
  66. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 236 p. 572 warrant deed.
  67. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 235 p. 376 warrant deed.
  68. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 336 p. 58 warrant deed.
  69. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 322 p. 442 Rel V L.
  70. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 340 p. 341 warrant deed.
  71. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 352 p. 417 Rel V L.
  72. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 386 pp. 100-111 warrant deed.
  73. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 357 pp. 505-506 warrant deed.
  74. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 687 p. 341 warrant deed and 969 p. 557 quit claim deed.
  75. Index to Deeds--Tarrant County, Texas, Volume: Grantor, Record Info: Tarrant County Texas Recorder
    Deed Book 726 p. 336 and 339 warrant deed.
  76. United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Tarrant County, Texas, National Archives and Records Admi. (1930)
    James D. Farmer household, ED 53, p. 22A, dwelling 273, household 299.
  77. cerebral thrombosis (paralysis of left side)
  78. block 41, lot 38, space 6
  79.   the founder
  80. ordered funeral arrangements for Col. Virgil Buckner
  81.   a coowner and Vice-President
  82. on the executive committee of the National Livestock Exchange
  83.   the 2d Vice-President
  84. attended the North Fort Worth city council meeting
  85.   a president and vice-president
  86.   a Vice-President
  87.   a salesman
  88. lots 1 to 24 block 105
  89.   a vice-president and salesman
  90. pt lots 20 to 23 block 6
  91.   a cattle salesman
  92. filed a notice of contest of the July 21 gas amendment election