Robert Lee Farmer
- Born: 31 Jan 1872, Chesterfield Co., VA.
- Marriage: Lida Octavia Doughtie on 11 Feb 1909
- Died: 17 Nov 1950, Richmond , Va. at age 78
- Buried: 19 Nov 1950, Maury Cemetery, Richmond, VA
Cause of his death was Acute Pulmonary Edema / Hypertension.
See general notes on his mother for 1900 census facts.
The Robert L. Farmer family is living in Chesterfield Co., Va. in the 1910 Federal Census for Dale, Chesterfield Co., Virginia, District 4, page 59A, dated April 29, 1910 records Robert L. Farmer (38 - VA/VA/VA) and his wife Lida O. Farmer (23 - VA/NC/VA) and daughter Beulah L. Farmer (7/12 - VA). Robert is employed as a Rural Mail Carrier and has been married to Lida for 1 year. They have had 1 child.
In the 1920 Federal Census taken January 16, 1920 for Richmond, VA, Madison Ward, District 158, the County of Henrico, the family is living at 1319 Hull Street in Richmond, Va.: Robert L. (47 - VA/VA/VA) and Lida O. (33 - VA/VA/VA) Farmer with children Beulah L. (10), Mary G. (7), Harriet (4 4/12), and Robert L. (9/12). Robert is a Salesman for a Grocery Store.
In the 1930 Federal Census for Richmond, VA, District 4, the County of Chesterfield, the family is living at 1319 Hull Street in Richmond, Va.: Robert L. (56) and Lida O. (44) Farmer with children Beulah (20 - Dental Asst.), Gertrude (17), Harriet (14), Robert Luther (11), and Francis (5).
Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: Robert Lee Farmer
Residence: 3401 Lawson Street, Richmond, VA
Occupation: Retired Grocer
Age at Death: 78
Birth Date: 31 Jan 1872
Death Date: 17 Nov 1950
Death Place: Richmond, Virginia
Burial: Nov 19, 1950 at Maury Cemetery
Registration Date: 18 Nov 1950
Father: John Henry Farmer
Mother: Harriet Ferguson Farmer
Spouse: Lida Doughtis Farmer
Certificate Number: 1950024909
Informant: Lida D. Farmer of 3401 Lawson Street, Richmond, VA
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Rural Mail Carrier (1910) / Salesman, Grocery Store (1920, 1930).
Robert married Lida Octavia Doughtie, daughter of Bolden Riddick Doughtie and Cornelia Octavia Skinner Wiggins, on 11 Feb 1909. (Lida Octavia Doughtie was born on 25 Mar 1884 in Nansemond Co, VA, died on 23 May 1958 in Richmond , Va. and was buried on 26 May 1958 in Maury Cemetery, Richmond, VA.) The cause of her death was Myocardial Infarction / Heart Disease / Bronchial Asthma, Pneumonia.