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William Farnam
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Birth: 1804
Sunderland
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1869
Buckland
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA

son of Heman Farnam and
Mary (Field) Farnam

m. 1) Orpha Hartwell Dec. 3, 1829
at Halifax, Vt.

m. 2) Julia A Chapman June 22, 1837
at Deerfield, Mass.

FARNUM, William, s. of Heman (1761-1847) and Mary Field (1764-1846); b. 1804, at Sunderland; admitted to the second Baptist church in Buck. in 1828; d. July 7, 1869. He m. in Halifax, Vt., Dec. 3, 1829, Orpha Hartwell of Charlemont; she d. Apr. 17, 1835, ae. 29 yrs. He m. (2) in Deerfield, June 22, 1837, Julia A., dau. of Samuel and Nancy Chapin, who d. Oct. 17, 1887, ae. 72. He d. July 7, 1868 or 69.

Three children listed as born in Buckland:
i. Lyman W., sett. in Ill.
ii. Mary Ella, twin b. Jan. 8, 1852; m. Oct. 5, 1871, William C McKnight of Buck.
iii. Julia E., twin b. Jan 8, 1852; d. Oct 22, 1898 unm.
probable children:
Lyman d. Feb 5, 1832, ae. 1 year
William Z., d. Apr. 21, 1847, ae. 9 years
Julia A., b. Mar. 1, 1848; d. Oct. 4, 1849
[Wm Z and Julia A confirmed via their death record. ALSO, George C who died at Baton Rouge Mar 7, 1863 on the same gravestone as Wm Z and Julia A]

History of Buckland by Kendrick w/genealogies by Kellogg pg 457

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Heman Farnam (1761 - 1847)
  Mary Field Farnam (1764 - 1846)
 
 Spouse:
  Julia A Chapman Farnam (1815 - 1887)
 
 Children:
  William Z Farnam (1838 - 1847)*
  George C Farnam (1840 - 1863)*
  Julia A Farnam (1848 - 1849)*
  Mary Ella Farnam McKnight (1852 - 1885)*
  Julia E Farnam (1852 - 1898)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Farnam (1804 - 1869)
  Almira Farnam Daniels (1809 - 1833)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wm Farnum
died
July 7 1869
AE 65
 
Note: stone is broken on the ground
 
Burial:
Old Cemetery #01
Buckland
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: row 13north stone 2
 
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Nov 10, 2010
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