Henry FARNHAM b.abt 1831 NY
d.1 May 1893 Deerfield, Livingston, MI
Laura Ann BATES (b.1837 NY d.1877 MI)
m.18 December 1859 Cohoctach, Livingston County, Michigan.
d/o Thomas J. Bates & Anna Preston
Roxina DAY
children: FARNHAM
  1. Sarah (b.Dec 1860)
  2. Elsie (b.1863, d.1866)
  3. Henry (b.Oct 1868)
siblings: FARNHAM
  1. Hiram (b.~1835 NY)
  2. John (b.~1837 NY)
  3. Marcellus (b.~1839 MI)
  4. Roberson (b.~1841 MI)
  5. Charles (b.~1843 MI)
fact sources and writings about this individual:

research of Kevin Everingham, 2010

1859 Marriage Record, Livingston County MI -- Henry Farnum 27, Lory Bates 23, married 18 Dec 1859 at Cohoctach, Livingston, Michigan.

1870 CENSUS Henry Farnham 39, b.NY,... Laura Farnham 32, b.NY,... Sarah Farnham 9, b.MI,... Henry Farnham 1, b.MI,... Dexter Farnham 63, b.NH.

1880 CENSUS, Victor Twp, Clinton County, MI; from Scott Ives, MN
Joseph Morgan, age 24, a farmer born in NY, Sarah Morgan was age 20, born in Michigan, Laura was age 1. Living close to them was John Morgan, age 65, and Amy Morgan age 50. (Joseph's parents?)

1880 CENSUS Deerfield, Livingston County, MI -- Henry Farnham b.1831, b.NY, widowed, farmer,... Henry Farnham 11, single, b.MI, son.

1930 Census Linden, Genesee Co., MI (Dist. 25-10, Sheet 3b)
Family #91 - Henry Farnham, 61, married at 27, born in MI, occ: Carpenter., Cora E. Farnham, wife, 58, married at 16, born in MI. - - this is Henry Jr. a family photo of him shows Henry and wife "Cora"... from this info you can estimate dates of birth as; Henry (b.~1869), Cora (b.~1872). This also matches family info estimating his DOB as 1869.

Bates info From (batestraits.com) Bates/Miles Family Histories... Laura Ann Bates, b.16 April 1837 Clarendon, Orleans, New York, died 31 October 1877 Olive Township, Clinton County, MI... father; Thomas J. Bates born abt. 1806 Bennington, Vermont, d.1890 Ingham county, MI., mother; Anna Preston, born about 1810, Clarendon, Orleans, NY, died abt 1851, Livingston, MI.... source cited on that web site is "Bates Descendants", page 3, by Janice Miller.

Livingston County Death Record B51860-6 ... Henry Farnham, d.1 May 1893, age 62, at Deerfield, Livingston, MI, farmer, b.NY, married.

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