Franklin Farr

18 Oct 1837 - 24 Apr 1901

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Franklin Farr

18 Oct 1837 - 24 Apr 1901
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I am Max Lavell Bramall, in 1962 I was voted Family Representative for the Franklin Raymond Farr Family Organization. As of today 29 December 2016, I am still the Family Representative. We have not had family reunions for several years as the family has spread across the US and we were not able to c

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Franklin Farr


Spanish Fork City Cemetery

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Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah
United States


November 26, 2011


November 26, 2011

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Contributor: finnsh Created: 3 years ago Updated: 3 years ago

I am Max Lavell Bramall, in 1962 I was voted Family Representative for the Franklin Raymond Farr Family Organization. As of today 29 December 2016, I am still the Family Representative. We have not had family reunions for several years as the family has spread across the US and we were not able to continue the annual reunions due to low interest and attendance. I am writing this to tell anyone who might have interest in the personal history of Franklin Raymond Farr written in his own handwriting. I have held the original book for many years. Therefore, for fear of it being lost or damaged; my wife and I contributed the book to the Harold B. Lee Library at BYU in Provo. In years past we have copied and distributed at the family reunions. However, there may be those who would like a copy that did not know of the book. The journal is in a book that is about fourteen inches long and eight inches wide and about one inch thick containing ninety some pages in his own hand writting. A photo copy is in the Spanish Fork Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum. The museum is located at 400 North Main In Spanish Fork.

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Franklin Farr was born on 18 Oct 1837
Franklin Farr was 3 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
Franklin Farr was 22 years old when Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well. Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface. It is commonly refined into various types of fuels. Components of petroleum are separated using a technique called fractional distillation, i.e. separation of a liquid mixture into fractions differing in boiling point by means of distillation, typically using a fractionating column.
Franklin Farr was 24 years old when American Civil War: Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederate forces. The American Civil War was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865. As a result of the long-standing controversy over slavery, war broke out in April 1861, when Confederate forces attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina, shortly after U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated. The nationalists of the Union proclaimed loyalty to the U.S. Constitution. They faced secessionists of the Confederate States, who advocated for states' rights to expand slavery.
Franklin Farr was 37 years old when Winston Churchill, English colonel, journalist, and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965) Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as Member of Parliament (MP). Ideologically an economic liberal and British imperialist, he began and ended his parliamentary career as a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955, but for twenty years from 1904 he was a prominent member of the Liberal Party.
Franklin Farr was 50 years old when Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show opens in London. William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody was an American scout, bison hunter, and showman. He was born in Le Claire, Iowa Territory, but he lived for several years in his father's hometown in Toronto Township, Ontario, Canada, before the family returned to the Midwest and settled in the Kansas Territory.
Franklin Farr was 57 years old when Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā – applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa – is now used worldwide. In India, he is also called Bapu and Gandhi ji, and known as the Father of the Nation.
Franklin Farr died on 24 Apr 1901 at the age of 63
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