Richard James Farmar

Male, (1861 - 1898)
FatherRichard Broadley Farmar (1822 - 1888)
MotherMary Ann Mitchell (1833 - 1909)
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthRichard James Farmar was born 17 July 1861 in San Francisco, California. 
INFO FAMILY BIBLE RECORD. Births. "Richard James Farmar Born July 17th 1861 at 3 O Clock A.M. Wednesday San Francisco Cal." (FarMitBible Records, p.4.) 
INFO SAN FRANCISCO CITY DIRECTORIES. Only 8 entries in the period from 1878 to 1898. 1878 Farmar, Richard J brassfinisher William T. Garratt. 1879 mail clerk with Morning Call. 1882 expressman George H. Tay & Co. 1883 Clerk 1889 porter, 1890 [no occupation]. Address for these listings: 1713 Stockton. 1891 and 1893 a teamster residing at New Western Hotel and then at 1505 Larkin. In 1899, his widow resides at 702 O'Farrell. (SFCityDirect.) 
INFO GREAT REGISTER listings [voter rolls] for California. Partial transcription on Richard James Farmar addresses in San Francisco: 1882- 1713 Stockton St; 1890- same; 1892- 1505 Larkin; 1896- 437 O'Farrell; 1898- 702 O'Farrell. (CAGreatRegFS.) 
INFO VOTER REGISTER 1888. 33 Assemb Dist, Pre 4. Farmar, Richard James, age 27, born California, occup: horsetrainer. Residence 1713 Stockton. Date 19 Sep 1888. (SFVoterCard.) 
INFO VOTER REGISTER 1890. Farmer [sic], Richard Jas, 29, b. Calif. occup teamster, 1713 Stockton, RegDate 19 Aug 1890, DistPct: D33/P5 (SFGtReg1890.) 
INFO DRIVER FOR POLICE. Newspaper report of SF Board of Supervisors' meeting announcement: "Richard J. Farmar and Hazen Cheney were appointed drivers of Police Patrol wagon 1, at salaries of $90 per month." (NewsBank.) 
MarriageHe married Miriam Magdalen O'Sullivan, daughter of Michael James O'Sullivan and Maria O'Neill, 11 October 1891 in San Francisco, California. 
INFO FAMILY BIBLE RECORD. Marriages. "Rich. Jas. Farmar and Miriam Sullivan in St. Joseph's Church. S.F. Oct. 12th 1891." (FarMitBible Records, p.2.) 
INFO MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENT in newspaper. San Francisco Chronicle, 25 Oct 1891. MARRIAGES. FARMAR - O'SULLIVAN -- In this city, October 11, by Rev. Father Dillon, R.J. Farmar to Miriam M. O'Sullivan. (SFChronicle 25Oct1891.) 
INFO MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENT in newspaper. The Examiner, San Francisco. 25 Oct 1891. MARRIED. FARMAR-O'SULLIVAN -- In this city, October 11, at St. Joseph's Church, by the Rev. Father Dillon. R. J. Farmar and Miriam M. O'Sullivan. (SFExaminer 25Oct1891, p.7.) 
INFO VOTER REGISTER 1892 41st Assemb Dist 6th Precinct. Farmar, Richard James, age 31, born California, occup: teamster. Residence 1505 Larkin. Date 11 Aug 1892. (SFVoterCard.) 
INFO PHOTO of Richard James Farmar. Young man in coat and hat. Date probably in mid 1890s. (SFFarmarColl.)
INFO PROPERTY SALE. San Francisco Call, 30 May 1896. REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS. Two transactions: Frederick C., Richard J. and George B. Farmar to Mary E. and Ada M. Farmar, lot on W line of Stockton street, 69:8 S of Greenwich, S 22 by W 70; $1 and Mary E. and Ada M. Farmar to Rosina Lometti, same; $10. (SFCallCDN.) 
INFO VOTER REGISTER 1898 39 Assembly Dist 12th Precinct. Farmar, Richard James, age 37, born California, occup: teamster. Residence 702 O'Farrell. Date 21 July 1898. (SFVoterCard.) 
DeathRichard James Farmar died 10 December 1898 in San Francisco, California, at age 37. 
INFO FAMILY BIBLE RECORD. Deaths. "Richard James Farmar Died Dec.10th 1898 (Saturday) at 9.40 A.M. Aged 37 yrs. 4 mos. 23 das." (FarMitBible Records, p.7.) 
INFO DEATH NOTICE. San Francisco Chronicle 11 Dec 1898. FARMAR -- In this city, December 10, Richard J., beloved husband of Miriam Farmar, and son of Mary A. and the late Richard B. Farmar, a native of San Francisco, aged 37 years, 4 months and 23 days. The funeral will take place to-morrow (Monday) at 2 o'clock from the Church of the Advent, Eleventh street, near Market. Interment private. Remains at the parlors of Halsted & Co., 946 Mission street. (SFChronicle 11 Dec 1898, page 30). Also SF Call,11 Dec 1898, p.13 and 12 Dec 1898, p.9. 
INFO FUNERAL HOME REGISTER. Halsted & Co. Undertakers, San Franicisco, vol.2. #5023 Farmer, Richard J., age 37-4-23, b. California, death 10 Dec 1898, Interred: Masonic, Plot: S; cause of death: Pul Hemorrhage, Dr. Mervey; d. at 602 O'Farrell. (SFFunerRecFS.) 
INFO CEMETERY INFO from Cypress Lawn Cemetery, Colma, California, plot 331D, owner: Mrs. Eliza White. Burial #5. Richard J. Farmar, died at age 37-4-23, b. England [sic], d.10 Dec 1898 married, male, Cypress Lawn burial 1 June 1909. [with father Richard Farmar] "in 6 ft. box" Interment #13580, Book 2. (CypLawn331D 13Oct1975 info.) 


Miriam Magdalen O'Sullivan (1865 - 1947)