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Charles Augustus Farnum

Charles Augustus Farnum

Male 1825 - 1910  (85 years)

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  • Name Charles Augustus Farnum 
    Born 19 Jan 1825  , , Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jul 1910  Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26983  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Peter Farnum, Jr.,   b. 21 May 1798, Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 13 Jun 1870 and 5 Jun 1880, prob, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Louisa Nichols,   b. Abt 1810, , , Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 14 Aug 1850, of, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1820  Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Elizabeth Whipple,   b. 2 Aug 1843, Adams, Jefferson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 19 Apr 1910, of, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years) 
    Married 19 May 1864 
    Children 
    +1. Cornelia Whipple "Nellie" Farnum,   b. 22 Apr 1865, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1949, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +2. Henry Whipple Farnum,   b. 29 Sep 1868, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 7 Jul 1932, of, Bryn Mawr, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 63 years)
    +3. Arthur Wadsworth Farnum, Reverend,   b. 16 Mar 1879, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1956, Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F10782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julia E. Spalding,   b. Abt 1833, , , Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1880, of, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 5 Oct 1854 
    Children 
     1. John Farnum,   b. Abt 1856, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1880, of, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
     2. Charles Spalding Farnum,   b. 1 Sep 1858, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 15 Jan 1920 and 19 Jan 1923  (Age 61 years)
     3. Julia Louise Farnum,   b. Abt Dec 1859, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1880, of, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F13562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1825 - , , Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jul 1910 - Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Charles H. Whipple, Genealogy of the Whipple-Wright Wager Ward-Pell McLean-Burnet Families (1917), p. 21.

      !SOURCE: Sherman Leland, The Leland Magazine or a Genealogical Record of Henry Leland and His Descendants (Boston: Wier & White, 1850), p. 54.

      !RESIDENCES: Of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 29 Jun 2009. "Charles S. Farnum {26988} applied for a U. S. Passport on Jan. 15, 1920. He would be accompanied by his wife Ethel (Post) Farnum b. Aug. 3, 1878 in New York City, NY. Charles states that he was b. 1 Sep 1858 in Philadelphia, PA, and that his deceased father {26983} was born in MA. (src: U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925)"

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 29 Jun 2009. Cites the following:
      • Aug. 14, 1850 Census Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA p.41
        • Farnum, Peter {26984} 52, merchant b. MA
        • Farnum, Louisa {26985} 40 b. MA {abt 1810}
        • Farnum, Charles {26983} 25 b. Philadelphia, PA
        • Farnum, Francis {36085} 7 b. PA
      • June 28, 1860 Census 23-wd Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA p.965
        • Farnum, Peter 62 {26984} comm. merchant, b. MA
        • Farnum, Caroline S. 49 b. CT {abt 1811; 2nd wife of Peter}
        • Farnum, Charles A. {26983}35 comm. merchant, b. MA
        • Farnum, Francis D. {36085} 17 clerk b. MA
        • Farnum, Julia E. {29686} 27 b. CT {abt 1833}
        • Farnum, Caroline S. 7 b. PA {abt 1853; dau. of Peter & Caroline}
        • Farnum, John {26987} 4 b. PA {abt 1856}
        • Farnum, Julia L. {26989} 6/12 b. PA {abt 12/1859}
        • Farnum, Charles {{26988} 2 b. PA {abt 1858}
      • July 25, 1870 Census 7-wd Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,
        • Farnum, Charles {26983} 44 b. MA
        • Farnum, Lizzie {20900} 27 b. NY
        • Farnum, John {26987} 14 b. PA {abt 1855-1856}
        • Farnum, Charles S. {26988} 12 b. PA {abt 1857-1858}
        • Farnum, Julia M. {26989} 10 b. PA
        • Farnum, Nellie {27005} b. PA
        • Farnum, Harry (sic) {27011} b. PA
      • June 1, 1880 Census Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA p.144
        • Farnum, Charles A. {26983} 55 manufacturer b. MA parents b. MA
        • Farnum, L. W. {20900} 37 b. NY
        • Farnum, John {26987} 24 clerk
        • Farnum, C. S. {26988} 22 clerk
        • Farnum, J. S. {26989} 20
        • Farnum, N. W. {27005} 15
        • Farnum, H. W. {27011} 11
        • Farnum A. W. {27018} 1
      • June 18, 1900 Census 8-wd Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA p.143
        • Farnum, Charles {26983} 74 no occup. b. MA June 1825 parents b. MA
        • Farnum, Elizabeth {20900} 55 b. NY Aug. 1844 mar. 36 yrs. 3/3 children
        • Farnum, Henry {27011} 30 insurance b. PA Sept. 1869
        • Farnum, Arthur {27018} 21 clerk b. PA March 1879
      • April 19, 1910 Census 8-wd Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA p.143
        • Farnum, Charles A. 85 {26983} b. MA mar. 2nd 45 yrs.
        • Farnum, Elizabeth W. {20900} 65 b. NY mar. 1st 45 yrs., 3/3 children


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