John Farmer

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Born in Henrico Virginia on 1684 to Henry Farmer and Hester Bass. John married Susannah and had 13 children. He passed away on 1720 in Virginia, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Farmer"

English: occupational name from Middle English, Old French ferm(i)er (Late Latin firmarius). The term denoted in the first instance a tax farmer, one who undertook the collection of taxes, revenues, and imposts, paying a fixed (Latin firmus) sum for the proceeds, and only secondarily someone who rented land for the purpose of cultivation; it was not applied to an owner of cultivated land before the 17th century.

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