John Henry Farmer
- Born: Abt 1838, Virginia
- Marriage: Perina Harriet Ferguson circa 1866 in Chesterfield Co. VA
- Died: Cir 1890, Chesterfield Co. VA about age 52
The 1850 Federal Census for the Lower District, Chesterfield Co., Virginia, page 117A records John T. Farmer (14 - VA) living with what appears to be his mother, Levinia Farmer (46 - VA).
The 1860 Federal Census for the Northen District, Chesterfield Co., Virginia, Manchester P. O., page 390 records John F. Farmer (22 - VA / Cooper) living with what appears to be his brother and his family: T. C. Farmer (32 - VA), M. T. Farmer (35), C. Farmer (10 - female), M. L. Farmer (8 - female), Maria (2 - female), and Lawson (3/12 - male).
The 1870 Federal Census, Virginia, Chesterfield Co., Manchester, page 323B/324A records John (40) and Harriet (25) Farmer (indexed as Fanner at ancestry.com) with children Joseph H. (3) and William H. (1). John is a Cooper.
The 1880 Federal Census, Virginia, Chesterfield Co., Dale, District 67, page 70B records John T. (42) and Harriet (38) Farmer with children J. T. (13), Wm H. (11), Robert Lee (8), A. A. (5), and Jas M. (1). John T. is a Cooper.
See general notes on his wife, Harriet, for 1900 census facts.
Fir reference: The 1870 and 1880 census records what appears to be the brother of John T. Farmer as:
1870 for Dale, Chesterfield Co., Virginia, Dale District, Machester P. O., page 233A records Gordon(?) C. Farmer (42) with his wife Martha Farmer (40) and their children Louisa M. (12), Lawson N. Farmer (9 - male), and Richard Farmer (10).
1880 for Dale, Chesterfield Co., Virginia, District 67, page 72B records T. C. Farmer (52) with his wife M. F. Farmer (56) and their son Lawson N. Farmer ().
John married Perina Harriet Ferguson circa 1866 in Chesterfield Co. VA. (Perina Harriet Ferguson was born in Nov 1842 in Virginia and died after 1900 in Chesterfield Co. VA.)