Oscar Lee Farmer when a young man. Oscar was born 23 Nov 1872. He looks to have been about 20 years old when this picture was taken. That would make this about 1892.
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Oscar Lee and Beula Maggie Farmer family in about 1918. From left to right Basil Lee, Oscar Lee, William Alton, Beulah Maggie.
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Oscar Farmer petitioned the Weakley County, Tennessee court on 30 Jul 1920 to provide $1300 bond to continue guardianship for his niece, Mavis McClain.
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Oscar Lee Farmer WWI Registration Card, 12 Sep 1918
Farmer, Oscar L death cert
Weakley County, Tennessee death certificate cause of death was Intussusception.
The Mayo Clinic website provides this definition. Intussusception (in-tuh-suh-SEP-shun) is a serious disorder in which part of the intestine — either the small intestine or colon — slides into another part of the intestine. This "telescoping" often blocks the intestine, preventing food or fluid from passing through. Intussusception also cuts off the blood supply to the part of the intestine that's affected.
Intussusception is the most common cause of intestinal obstruction in children. Intussusception is rare in adults. Most cases of adult intussusception are the result of an underlying medical condition. In contrast, most cases of intussusception in children have no demonstrable cause.
Farmer, Oscar farm loc
The Farmer family farm was located East of Martin, Tennessee. Take highway 22 east about 3 1/2 miles to the first crossroad. There should be church signs on both sides of the highway. On the North side will be an "Adams Chapel Baptist Church" sign, on the South side will be a "Bible Union Church" sign. Turn North and go about 1/2 mile and turn right. This should be McClain Chapel Road. McClain Chapel should be about 3 miles. The Martin Family Cemetery is accross the road. The Farmer family farm is down the road. A lake is on one side of the road. The lake is on John Farmer's Oscar's nephew) place. The old Oscar Farmer family farm is on the opposite side of the road. I visited the farm during the summer of 1996 and found that the old house was torn down and replaced by a new house.
Notice that the Martin Family Cemetery is behind the McClain's Chapel Cemetery. If you are trying to find the cemetery, you will see McClain's first. If you drive around the bend in Bible Union Road, you will find a gravel/dirt driveway entrance to the Martin Family Cemetery.
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1880 Census, Tennessee, Weakley County, Civil District 7, page 25, Household 144
Note: This presentation was modified to decrease the size of the image.
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1900 Census, Tennessee, Weakley County, Civil District 7, Sheet 3, Dwelling Number 40
Farmer, Oscar 1910 Census
1910 Census, Tennessee, Weakley County, Civil District 7, Enumeration District 142, Sheet 4B, Household 68
Farmer, Oscar 1920 Census
1920 Census, Tennessee, Weakley County, 7th Civil District, Enumeration District 139, Page 20A, Household 442
Weakley DB 39 pg 56
Weakley County, Tennessee DB 39 Page 56. Mary E. Highfill/Farmer divided her property among her children. 11 Jan 1911
Weakley DB 39 pg 57
Weakley County, Tennessee DB 39 Page 57. Mary E. Highfill/Farmer divided her property among her children. 11 Jan 1911
Weakley DB 39 pg 58
Weakley County, Tennessee DB 39 Page 58. Mary E. Highfill/Farmer divided her property among her children. 11 Jan 1911