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Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.

 

Selected Families and Individuals

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Elijah Ward Farmer Jr

[HYPERLINK: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~okrick/p1.htm#i43 ] "His nickname was Lige. It is possible that Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. was in the Elijah Farmer household on the 1 June 1840 census at Roane Co., TN. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. and Joseph Beryl Farmer resided at Roane Co., TN, before 1846. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. and Sarah Jackson resided 3 mos. At Lamar County, Texas, say April 1846. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. and Joseph Beryl Farmer resided at Fannin County, Texas, say July 1846. Jane Preston and Joseph Beryl Farmer resided at Honey Grove PO, Fannin County, Texas, on 24 November 1847. Joseph Beryl Farmer and David Farmer resided 320 acres extending north to Knight's Lake and east to the West Fork, one mile north of Elijah's farm at Carswell AFB, Tarrant County, Texas, in 1849. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. resided the residence of the commanding general of Carswell AFB is on the former site of Elijah's home. At White Settlement Rd., Carswell AFB, Tarrant County, Texas, in 1849. He resided at Alta Mere (Hwy. 183), Westworth Village, Tarrant County, Texas, in 1849. He and Joseph Beryl Farmer resided at east Texas, Texas, in 1849. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. and Sarah Jackson resided at White Settlement, Tarrant County, say October 1850. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. and Joseph Beryl Farmer resided built the first log houses in this area at White Settlement, Tarrant County, circa 1851. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. attended the marriage ceremony of James August Ventioner Jr. and Mildred P. Farmer on 13 July 1851 at Elijah Farmer's home, White Settlement, Tarrant County, Texas. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. was a signed a contract with military to take all the company's baggage by ox-drawn cart from Fort Worth to its next post Fort Mason in October 1853 at Fort Worth, Texas. David Farmer resided 6 miles west of Fort Worth at Robertson Land District, Tarrant County, Texas, on 13 March 1854. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. and Joseph Beryl Farmer were chainmen for the survey of David Farmer on 13 March 1854 at Tarrant Co., TX; survey #2837. Joseph Beryl Farmer resided 6 miles west of Ft. Worth at Tarrant Co., TX, on 13 March 1854. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. and Lance Farmer were chainmen for the survey of Joseph Beryl Farmer on 13 March 1854 at Tarrant Co., TX; survey #2882. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. and Joseph Beryl Farmer appeared on the tax rolls in 1856 at Tarrant Co., TX. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. saw a bear in 1860 at Silver Creek, White Settlement, Tarrant County, Texas. He and George Preston Farmer [p38.htm] appeared on the tax rolls in 1860 at Tarrant Co., TX. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. and George Preston Farmer appeared on the tax rolls in 1864 at Tarrant Co., TX. At age 32, Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. began military service Pvt. Bastrop Calvary Co. 26th Brig. On 2 February 1864. He was a stockman before 1866 at Flag Springs, Young County, Texas. He voted in the election on 29 August 1867 at Justice Precinct 10, Tarrant County, Texas. He was a farmer on 1 June 1870.

Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. was listed as the head of household on the 1 June 1870 census at Justice Precinct 1, Fort Worth, Texas. Also living in the house was, James David Farmer, Joseph Preston Farmer, Eugene Ward Farmer, William Robert Farmer and Amanda Dean. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. was a Grand Juror serving in district Court on 1 March 1873 at Fort Worth. He and Joseph Beryl Farmer appeared on the tax rolls in 1875 at Tarrant Co., TX. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. received a grant of 279 acres of land from Joseph Beryl Farmer at E. A. Carroll and D. V. Farmer survey, Tarrant County, Texas, on 28 February 1878. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. received a grant of 35 acres of land from Joseph Beryl Farmer at J. B. Farmer survey, Tarrant County, Texas, on 11 March 1878. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. granted tracts of 48 acres and 420 acres of land to Joseph Beryl Farmer at D V Farmer et al survey, Tarrant County, Texas, on 11 March 1878. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. was listed as the head of household on the 1 June 1880 census at Justice Precinct 6, Tarrant County, Texas. Also living in the house was, James David Farmer, Joseph Preston Farmer, Eugene Ward Farmer, Martha Jane Farmer, Ada Myrtle Farmer, William Robert Farmer and Amanda Dean. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. was a secretary to Democratic Executive Committee on 19 July 1883 at Birdville, Tarrant County, Texas. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. granted plot of land to Mary Eddy at Smith W. Side addition, Tarrant County, Texas, on 27 December 1889. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. was listed as the head of household on the 1 June 1900 census at Justice Precinct 1, Tarrant County, Texas. Also living in the house was, Martha Jane Farmer and Mary Eddy. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr., Mary Eddy, and an unknown person were associated as niece. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. resided at sw cor 23d, Calhoun, North Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, in 1902. He witnessed the property transfer of James David Farmer to Joseph Preston Farmer on 23 May 1903 at C Connally J B Farmer et al survey, Tarrant County, Texas; 235 1/2 acres.46 Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. granted lots 4 to 6 block 173 of land to James David Farmer at M G Ellis Addition, Tarrant County, Texas, on 17 August 1903. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. resided at North Fort Worth, Tarrant County, from 1904 to 1907. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. granted 20 acres of land to Joseph Looney Farmer at Socora Farming Co, Tarrant County, Texas, on 20 January 1904. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. resided five miles north of Fort Worth on the West Fork of the Trinity at Tarrant Co., TX. He was living with Alva Amber Thompson on the 15 April 1910 Census at 2324 Lincoln Ave., North Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. was retired from farmer before 1915. He and Alva Amber Thompson were associated as father-in-law. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. first settler in White Settlement. The road leading to Carswell AFB is Farmer's Branch Road. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. granted lots 4 to 6 part 7-8 block 173 of land to William Robert Farmer at Tarrant Co., TX, on 2 June 1919. Elijah Ward Farmer Jr. was married two times. He was married two or four times.


Benjamin Cobb

CONFLICT-BIRTHPLACE: Possibly , Washington, Tennessee

Benjamin Cobb and two of his sons, William and Pharoah are said to have followed Henry Massengill to the Watauga Valley


Michael Henry Massengill

Cobb source lists death as 1853.