Person:John Farmer (11)

John Farmer
d.23 Sep 1727 Leicestershire
  1. John Farmer1663 - 1727
  1. Richard Farmer1688 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] John Farmer
Gender Male
Christening[3] 15 Oct 1663 Chilvers-Coton, Warwickshire
Marriage to Sarah Daws
Residence[2][3] Lived in Nuneaton
Death[3] 23 Sep 1727 Leicestershire
Burial[3] St. Mary's, Leicestershire

In 1706 Thomas Browne wrote to Edward Farmer that "your cosen John Farmer that lives at Nuneaton, ... is a very ritch man and drives a great trade of maulting trade, besides his proper trade of fellmonger." His estate was valued at over 1000 pounds. He calls himself a "merchant trader" in his will but his tomb says, "John Farmer, of Nuneaton, gent." (Taylor)

  1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1847 Vol. 1
    p. 26.
  2. 2.0 2.1 John Farmer. Genealogical Memoir of the Family by the Name of Farmer who Settled at Billerica, Mass.. (Published 1828 by Hingham, Farmer and Brown......Printers)
    p. 6.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Taylor, Nathaniel Lane. Genealogist John Farmer Discovers His Ancestry. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (2007)
    161:239, July 2007.