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David Farmer
Posted by: Steven Reynolds (ID *****2571) Date: September 02, 2006 at 15:13:00
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I recently obtained the Indian Wars Pension Application file for David G. Farmer, born in GA, died in FL. Transcription follows. Looking for family info - parents, siblings, etc...
-David G. Farmer
-Born in GA
-Indian Wars widow’s pension claim number 3415 dated 21Jan1893
-Pvt. Calhoun’s Co. Ga. Vols. (Florida War)
-Wife/Widow: Evaline/ Eveline Farmer (listed as 77 years old on app dated 03 Jan 1893)
-P.O. Address: DeFuniak Springs, Walton County, Florida
-David G. Farmer was discharged on the Flint River in 1836
-Eveline Farmer’s name was Eveline Gary before marriage to David G. Farmer. She was previously married to ? Gary in Virginia
-David and Eveline were married near Quincy in Gadsden County, FL on or about 1 November 1846 at the house of Mary R Cain by a Rev. Arnow
-David died at Alaqua, Walton County, Florida in Feb.1869
-Affidavit states David drew land warrant for his Indian Wars service in Gadsden County, Florida
-David G Farmer enrolled in service 9 June 1836 at Columbus, GA and was discharged 2 Sep 1836 at Columbus, GA
-Evaline’s first husband ? Gary died in VA in 1842
-According to the 1860 Walton County census David was 44 years old, making his birth year 1816.

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