The FARMER family, from County Tipperary
including Patrick CASEY and Margaret FARMER
also William HEMPHILL and Thomas WALL
August 7, 2001
Hi,
Reading your input on Goulburn County, I'm having difficulty obtaining info on my 
Great Grandmother Margaret FARMER who came from County Tipperary in the 1840's , and 
would have settled in Goulburn Co. She was married in 1852 to Patrick Casey who is 
also from Ireland, County Roscommon. I see that you mention a John Neil and his wife. 
I'm sure that they were the witnesses at Patrick & Margaret's wedding. I was wondering 
if you ever came across those two names, in your research.
Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Phil   

August 10, 2001: Phil: Thanks for your e-mail I've come across your Patrick Casey a few times. This is one of the large Irish families in the Ottawa area for which there is (so far) not much information on my web site. In 1823, a Margaret Casey age 18, came to this area with the Peter Robinson settlers. Not long after, there appears a Casey family in the records of St. Michaels at Corkery. So Margaret may have been joined in Canada by relatives from Ireland. There are also Casey's in the records of St. Patrick's at Fallowfield (Nepean Township) and St. Phillips in Richmond (Goulbourn Township). As for Margaret FARMER - there was a pioneer family named FARMER just east of Ottawa, near Carlsbad Springs or Ramsayville. A Nancy Farmer married into the Gillissie family in Osgoode Township. The Gillissie family had three houses on their property in the 1860's. One of the houses was occupied by a family named Farmer. If you e-mail the Osgoode Township Historical Society they should be able to look up the names of family members in the 1861 census for you. On this web site, see the Gillissie Family. There may be some familiar names. Any contributions to this web site regarding the Casey or Farmer pioneer families are welcomed! ... Al
Hi Al Thanks for your reply. On Casey-McKenna road, I don't believe it's the same Casey's. The Margaret Farmer I'm Looking for, came from Tipperary in the 1840's ? and lived and worked in Goulburn Twp, as a Servant for a Family by the name of COX. (census ,reel # C-11716,p.5) As mentioned previously, she married Patrick in 1852 in Ottawa. They remained in Ontario until 1860, when they purchased a farm in Perkins Mills, Quebec. Further info; if any would be appreciated. Regards, Phil.
July 29, 2002: (Thanks to Bruce Mitchell for the following) Phil/Al, You may have found most of the information attached, but, attached is what I have found on the Ottawa area Farmer family, including Patrick and Margaret. I have no details on the Casey family itself, though another person in my family file -- Alice Hunton -- married a Robert Casey and lived in East Templeton, Quebec, where they are buried. Descendants of John Farmer Generation No. 1 1. John1 Farmer was born Abt. 1761 in Ireland, and died 1841 in Dunkerrin, Tipperary, Ireland. Children of John Farmer are: + 2 i. Susan2 Farmer, born Abt. 1794 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland; died February 1870 in Blackburn, Carleton, Ontario. + 3 ii. William Farmer Sr., born Abt. 1800 in Ireland; died Bef. 1854 in Ireland. + 4 iii. Samuel Farmer, born Abt. 1811 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland; died 4 November 1857 in Ottawa, Ontario. 5 iv. James Farmer, born Abt. 1816 in Ireland. + 6 v. Ellen Farmer, born Abt. 1818 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland; died Abt. 1876 in Huntley, Carleton, Ontario. Generation No. 2 2. Susan2 Farmer (John1) was born Abt. 1794 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland, and died February 1870 in Blackburn, Carleton, Ontario. She married Thomas Dagg, son of Richard Dagg and Esther. He was born 1793 in Borrisokane, Tipperary, Ireland, and died March 1848 in Huntley, Carleton, Ontario. Children of Susan Farmer and Thomas Dagg are: 7 i. Richard3 Dagg, born 29 May 1830 in Ireland; died 1918 in Gloucester, Carleton. He married Anna Bridget Spooner; born 25 March 1833 in Ireland; died 1912. 8 ii. Thomas Dagg, born 1 February 1834 in Tipperary, Ireland; died 23 April 1922. He married Alice Walsh 1859 in Osgoode, Cumberland, Carleton, Ontario; born 22 October 1840 in Ontario; died 27 December 1908 in Cumberland, Carleton, Ontario. 3. William2 Farmer Sr. (John1) was born Abt. 1800 in Ireland, and died Bef. 1854 in Ireland. He married Jane. She was born Abt. 1800 in Ireland, and died 1854 in Newtown, Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland. Children of William Farmer and Jane are: + 9 i. John3 Farmer, born 24 June 1828 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland; died 30 May 1907 in Gloucester Twp., Carleton Co., Ontario. + 10 ii. Robert Farmer, born 21 September 1832 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland. 11 iii. William Farmer Jr., born 1840 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland. 4. Samuel2 Farmer (John1) was born Abt. 1811 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland, and died 4 November 1857 in Ottawa, Ontario. He married Susan Dudley Abt. 1830 in Ireland. She was born Abt. 1812 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland, and died Bef. 1872 in Carleton Co., Ontario. Children of Samuel Farmer and Susan Dudley are: 12 i. Margaret3 Farmer, born 9 September 1831 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland. She married Patrick Casey. 13 ii. Frances Farmer, born 1 July 1833 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland. She married Samuel Fitzsimmons 27 June 1853 in Ontario; born Abt. 1833. + 14 iii. John Farmer, born 24 June 1835 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland; died 20 February 1907 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario. + 15 iv. Mary Ellen Farmer, born 13 June 1838 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland; died 24 February 1927. + 16 v. Robert Farmer, born 17 April 1844 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland; died 26 October 1918 in Village of Richmond, Carleton Co., Ontario. + 17 vi. William Farmer, born 4 November 1849 in Carleton Co., Ontario; died 22 September 1914. 6. Ellen2 Farmer (John1) was born Abt. 1818 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland, and died Abt. 1876 in Huntley, Carleton, Ontario. She married Thomas Wall in Ireland. He was born Abt. 1817 in Ireland, and died 23 August 1886 in Huntley, Carleton, Ontario. Descendants of Thomas Wall (Thanks to Robert Sample, September 22, 2004) 1 Thomas Wall b: Abt. 1817 in Ireland d: Aug 23, 1886 in Huntley Twp., Carleton Co. Ontario .. +Ellen Farmer b: Abt. 1818 in Modreen, Tipperary, Ire. d: Abt. 1876 in Huntley Twp, Carleton Co. Ont. Father: John Farmer Mother: Unknown Unknown m: Bef. 1834 in Ireland ....... 2 Susan Wall b: Abt. 1834 in Tipperary, Ireland ....... 2 Jeremiah Wall b: Abt. 1837 in Tipperary, Ireland ....... 2 Margaret Wall b: Abt. 1844 in Tipperary, Ireland ....... 2 Mary Wall b: Abt. 1847 in Tipperary, Ireland ....... 2 Thomas Wall b: Mar 14, 1848 in Tipperary, Ireland d: 1922 Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Kanata, Ontario (see also talbot.htm ) ........... +Frances Colbert b: 1856 d: 1928 Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Kanata, Ontario Father: Unknown Colbert Mother: Unknown Unknown ................. 3 Johnny Wall b: 1881 d: 1954 Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Kanata, Ontario ..................... +Sarah 'Sadie' Bradley b: Aug 05, 1894 d: 1993 Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery, Kanata, Ontario Father: James Bradley Mother: Mary Unknown ....... 2 John Wall b: Abt. 1850 in Tipperary, Ireland Generation No. 3 9. John3 Farmer (William2, John1) was born 24 June 1828 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland, and died 30 May 1907 in Gloucester Twp., Carleton Co., Ontario. He married Elizabeth Sparks. She was born 25 September 1838 in Carleton Co., Ontario. Children of John Farmer and Elizabeth Sparks are: 24 i. Robert William4 Farmer, born Abt. 1857 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario. 25 ii. Elizabeth Jane Farmer, born Abt. 1860 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario. 26 iii. George Farmer, born 28 March 1861 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario. 27 iv. Alice Farmer, born Abt. 1867 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario. 28 v. Letitia Farmer, born Abt. 1868 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario; died 2 September 1926. She married Fred William Bickerton; born 1867 in Navan, Ontario; died 1949 in Navan, Ontario. 29 vi. Emeline Farmer, born Abt. 1873 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario. 30 vii. Mary Farmer, born Abt. 1876 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario. 31 viii. Mariane Farmer, born 8 May 1876 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario. 32 ix. Caroline Farmer, born Abt. 1878 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario. 33 x. John Farmer, born Abt. 1880 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario. 34 xi. Frederick Farmer, born 16 September 1882 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario; died 20 January 1922. 10. Robert3 Farmer (William2, John1) was born 21 September 1832 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland. He married Catherine. She was born 20 December 1824 in Ireland. Children of Robert Farmer and Catherine are: 35 i. Robert4 Farmer, born Abt. 1859 in Carleton Co., Ontario. 36 ii. Mary A. Farmer, born Abt. 1860 in Carleton Co., Ontario. 37 iii. John Farmer, born Abt. 1863 in Carleton Co., Ontario. 38 iv. Emeline Farmer, born Abt. 1865 in Carleton Co., Ontario. 39 v. Wesley Farmer, born Abt. 1868 in Carleton Co., Ontario. 14. John3 Farmer (Samuel2, John1) was born 24 June 1835 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland, and died 20 February 1907 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario. He married Mary Ann Morrow 23 December 1859 in Christ Church Catherdral, Ottawa, Ontario, daughter of Thomas Morrow and Elizabeth. She was born 5 December 1828 in Gore, Chatham, Argenteuil, Quebec, and died 11 May 1920 in Ontario. Children of John Farmer and Mary Morrow are: 40 i. William John4 Farmer, born December 1860 in Gloucester, Carleton, Ontario; died 18 May 1938. He married Frances Agnes Hood; born 18 January 1864; died 28 February 1947. 41 ii. Thomas David Farmer, born 9 August 1863 in Carleton Co., Ontario; died 20 June 1937. He married Jane Bickerton; born 9 September 1865 in Navan, Ontario; died 1955 in Blackburn, Carleton, Ontario. 42 iii. Robert Wellington Farmer, born 12 January 1867 in Carleton Co., Ontario; died 3 September 1934 in Ontario. He married Mary Jane Hood; born 12 June 1866; died 22 December 1917. 43 iv. Elizabeth Jane Farmer, born 1869 in Ontario. + 44 v. Robena Farmer, born 30 April 1871 in Carleton Co., Ontario; died 4 January 1960 in Toronto. 15. Mary Ellen3 Farmer (Samuel2, John1) was born 13 June 1838 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland, and died 24 February 1927. She married William Hemphill in Ontario. He was born 1838 in Ontario. Note: See below, dated October 28, 2002, for 1881 Census info on this family Children of Mary Farmer and William Hemphill are: 45 i. Susan4 Hemphill, born 31 May 1866 in Ontario. 46 ii. William Hemphill, born 21 February 1869 in Ontario. 47 iii. Frederick A. Hemphill, born 16 July 1877 in Ontario. 16. Robert3 Farmer (Samuel2, John1) was born 17 April 1844 in Modreeny, Tipperary, Ireland, and died 26 October 1918 in Village of Richmond, Carleton Co., Ontario. He married (1) Mary Moore. She was born 1831 in Ontario, and died 1899. He married (2) Catherine Dawson. She was born 14 October 1859 in Ontario, and died 1917. Children of Robert Farmer and Mary Moore are: 48 i. Susan4 Farmer, born 3 July 1868; died 19 June 1905. She married George E. Green; born 26 April 1867; died 1904 in Carleton, Ontario. 49 ii. Fanny Farmer, born 1869. 50 iii. Rebecca Farmer, born Abt. 1871 in Richmond, Carleton Co., Ontario; died Bef. 1900. She married James L. Hunton 15 August 1894 in St. Mary's Church, Blackburn, Carleton, Ontario; born 4 November 1873 in East Templeton, Ottawa, Quebec. 51 iv. Wilfred Farmer, born 1880. 17. William3 Farmer (Samuel2, John1) was born 4 November 1849 in Carleton Co., Ontario, and died 22 September 1914. He married Annie Arkley. She was born Abt. 1849 in Ontario, and died 15 April 1903. Children of William Farmer and Annie Arkley are: 52 i. Susan4 Farmer, born Abt. 1873 in Ontario. 53 ii. Eva Farmer, born Abt. 1879 in Ontario. Generation No. 4 44. Robena4 Farmer (John3, Samuel2, John1) was born 30 April 1871 in Carleton Co., Ontario, and died 4 January 1960 in Toronto. She married John William Hunton in Ontario, son of William Hunton and Christina McLaren. He was born 27 July 1870 in East Templeton, Ottawa, Quebec, and died 22 June 1945 in Haileybury, Ontario. Children of Robena Farmer and John Hunton are: 54 i. Clarissa Pearl5 Hunton, born 10 January 1896 in Quebec; died 1970. She married Frederick Gladwell MacLeod; born 1877; died 1974. 55 ii. John Russell Hunton, born 1 November 1897 in Quebec. 56 iii. Annie M. Hunton, born 24 July 1900 in Ontario. 57 iv. Chester Hunton, born Abt. 1903 in Ontario. 58 v. Earl Hunton, born Abt. 1905 in Ontario. He married Josephine Barrow. 59 vi. Frieda Eunice Hunton, born 6 July 1907 in Haileybury, Ontario; died 1984 in Toronto. She married (1) Wilfred Atkins. She married (2) Cyril John Barrow 6 July 1925 in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Haileybury, Timiskaming, Ontario; born Abt. 1900 in London, England; died 15 November 1969 in Toronto.
October 28, 2002: 1881 Census for family of William Hemphill, Goulbourn Township: Census Place: Richmond, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Source: FHL Film 1375867 NAC C-13231 Dist 108 SubDist E Page 14 Family 62 Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace William HEMPHILL M M 43 Irish Ont Occ: Farmer Religion: Church of England Mary HEMPHILL F M 38 Irish Ireland Religion: Church of England Susan HEMPHILL F 16 Irish Ont Religion: Church of England Margaret HEMPHILL F 14 Irish Ont Religion: Church of England William HEMPHILL M 12 Irish Ont Religion: Church of England Mary HEMPHILL F 8 Irish Ont Religion: Church of England Frederick HEMPHILL M 2 Irish Ont Religion: Church of England
March 18, 2003: Hi Phil, Iím trying to find out where my gggrandfather Patrick Farmer is from in Ireland. He married Jean or Jane Orr who was from Renfrew Scotland 1897 and they had Hugh + Maria Fullum (my g grandfather) Margaret +William Moore Thomas + M Callighan (also sp. Callaghan) Henry farmer and Ann Jane Farmer. Patrick is shown on the 1881 census (chateuguay quebec area) as being 65 at that time which would put his birth date around 1816. Any thoughts? Janet Roy (Agombar)
September 22, 2004: Thanks to Robert Sample for the following: 1 William Hemphill b: 1839 d: Mar 14, 1907 Burial: St. John's Anglican, Richmond, Ontario .. +Mary Ellen Farmer b: Jun 13, 1838 in Modreeny, County Tipperary, Ireland Stone says 1837 d: Feb 24, 1927 Burial: St. John's Anglican, Richmond, Ontario Father: Samuel Farmer Mother: Susan Dudley ....... 2 William Hemphill b: Feb 21, 1869 in Ontario d: Nov 25, 1960 Burial: St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Richmond, ON ........... +Ann Elizabeth 'Lila' McCoy b: Jun 03, 1870 d: Jan 22, 1948 Burial: St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Richmond, ON Father: Robert McCoy Mother: Rachel Graham m: Jan 29, 1896 ................. 3 Mary(Infant) Elizabeth Hemphill b: 1884 d: 1884 ................. 3 Gladys(Infant) Eveline Hemphill b: 1890 d: 1890 ................. 3 Florence Marion Hemphill b: May 07, 1898 d: Jul 06, 1987 ..................... +Robert Delmer 'Bert' Hartin b: May 03, 1900 d: Mar 16, 1973 Father: David Hartin Mother: Mary MacDonald m: Sep 17, 1920 ................. 3 Helen Mary Hemphill b: Jul 24, 1900 d: Oct 22, 1974 Burial: St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Richmond, ON ................. 3 William Horace Hemphill b: Dec 29, 1903 d: Feb 05, 1972 Burial: St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Richmond, ON ..................... +Verna Lillian Duncan b: 1906 d: Sep 03, 1991 Burial: St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Richmond, ON ....... 2 Susan Hemphill b: May 31, 1866 in Ontario ....... 2 Frederick A. Hemphill b: Jul 16, 1877 in Ontario _____________________
Photo sent in by Robert Sample

April 2, 2007: Hi. I am a descendant of John Farmer and have traced the family back further if anyone is interested. ... George

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