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Farnham, Thomas Jeffersonlocked

(1804–13 September 1848)
  • Karen N. Schramm

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Farnham, Thomas Jefferson (1804–13 September 1848), lawyer and author, was born apparently in Maine, though some sources list Vermont as his birthplace. The names and occupations of his parents are unknown. Farnham’s early years remain a mystery, but for some time prior to 1839 he was a lawyer in Peoria, Illinois. In 1836 Farnham married Eliza Wood Burhans ( ...

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