Henry and Mary May Farmer

Henry Farmer, the oldest child of Christian and Elizabeth Farmer, was born on September 28, 1793 in North Carolina.  He married Mary May, born August 13, 1798 in North Carolina, in North Carolina.   

The couple had at least seven children:

Sarah Elizabeth, b. 1818

Peter, b. 1822

David, b. 1826

Jacob, b. 1828

Sophia, b. 1834

Mary A., b. 1835

Sylvina, b. 1838

Henry and Mary are found in the following federal census records:

1820 in Guilford County, North Carolina

1830 in Guilford County, North Carolina  (Henry, Mary, a boy born between 1815-1820, another boy born between 1820-1825, two boys and one girl born between 1825-1830)

1840 in Guilford County, North Carolina (Henry, Mary, two boys born between 1810-1820, two boys born between 1820-1825, one boy and two girls born between 1825-1830, one girl born between 1830-1835, and two girls born between 1835-1840)

1850 in Brown township, Morgan County, Indiana (Henry, Mary, Jacob, Sophia, Mary A. Sylvina)

1860 in Brown township, Morgan County, Indiana (Mary only, with daughter Mary, near homes of son Jacob, daughter Sylvina and brother-in-law Peter)

Henry and his family moved to Indiana in 1843.

Henry died on April 7, 1857, Morgan County, Indiana.  Mary died on July 16, 1866 in Morgan County, Indiana.  Both were buried at the Bethesda Cemetery, Morgan County, Indiana.

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