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  1. Wealthy Farnum: Birth: 1802 in Vermont. Death: 11 MAR 1882 in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois

  2. Maria Farnum: Birth: 1805 in Vermont. Death: AFT 1886

  3. Fordeas Farnum: Birth: 1810 in Vermont. Death: 19 DEC 1815 in Leicester, Addison, Vermont

  4. Harriet Louisa Farnum: Birth: 1818 in Auburn, Cayuga, New York. Death: 21 JAN 1878 in Probably Polk Co, Iowa

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a. Note:   ALTERNATE SPELLING: Fordeas - Fordeus - Fordes - Fordias NAME: Father of Harriet - given by Linda Besendorfer as related in letters her family has saved - dating back to 1907. NAME:BIRTH:PLACE: Corbin Collection: Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts - Fordeus son of Josiah & Elenor Farnum b. 17 Feb 1775 . BIRTH: Full date is given in 1928 DAR file of Veda Farnham Orvis #244729 - Fordeas is listed in this DAR file as a child of Josiah Farnum (Rev War) . MARR: Westminster, Windham, Vermont Town Records: Book H, page 319 - Groom Card: Fordes Farnum, res: Northampton, Mass married Eunice Jenison on 6 Sept 1801 in Westminster by Eli...k..n Spooner, JP. (last name could be Jensson, Jeneson, Jenison) Bride Card: Eunice Jeneson/Jenison, res: Worcester, Mass - married Fords Farnum Sept 6, 1801 in Westminster, Vermont by Eliakim Spooner, JP . 1810 Census: Did not find family 1820 Census: Lewiston, Niagra, New York (Fordeas Farnam) 1m:45> - this census does not show any family with him 1820 Census: Leicester Twp, Genessee Co, New York (Fordias Farnam) family of 6, 1m:10-16, 1m:16-26, 1m:45> 1f:<10, 1f:10-16, 1f:26-45 (now Livingston County) 1830 Census: Not listed with Eunice and children - did not find Fordeas .. INFORMATION: From a partial letter written by an unknown person about 1900. Copy provided by Linda [Cleaver] Besendorfer. "My grandfather was named Fordeas Farnum, or so he persisted in spelling it. He was a plasterer by trade and a hard working man, much respected though poor. He came to Rochester, NY and died there when in his 60th year. His wife was a MacDonald and their children that I know of, were Bela, Thomas, Wealthy, Maria, Ann and Harriet. The latter, I visited at Rising Sun, Iowa in 1866. She had 3 children with her then grown." (Who wrote this letter?) . VERMONT-Warnings Out vol.1:Northern Vermont by Alden M. Rollins - (if father's family was from here why was Fordeas told to leave?) Salisbury, Addison, Vermont - pg.71 7 May 1810 - Fordius Farnam Leicester, Addison, Vermont - pg. 138 15 Apr 1815 - Fordica Farnum and family Salisbury, Addison, Vermont - pg. 192 14 Jan 1817 - Fordyer Farnam This is a book of extractions - do the original records have more information? - check...
  Check this book - "Farnham/Farnum Families in America Vo. 1 - Antoinette Stepanek, Heritage books FHL 929.273 F234s . Leicester is now in Livingston County. is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.