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Joseph B. Farmer + Lucinda Page                              William Brown  +   Sarah Miles
         |                                                                     |
Zebulon Vance Farmer      +            Anna  Laura "Arry"/"Ora" Brown
1865         -       aft 1930       1884                    1868 - 1906
Bunc Co NC                 TN?                                                    Bunc Co NC
                                            |
           Joseph Abner Farmer (Mattie Letterman), 1885 - after 1930
           
Eliza Myrtle Farmer (James Burdette Elkins), 1894 - 1992

Notes: In 1900, the household headed by Sarah Miles Brown, 57, at French Broad, Buncombe County, NC, included
(along with unmarried son James and unmarried daughter Eliza), daughter Ora Brown Farmer, 32, and her two
children, Joseph Farmer, 14, and "Mertle" Farmer, 6; and grandson Fredie Embler, 3.

In 1910, Myrtle Farmer resided with her Aunt
Elizabeth Brown Foister and Uncle Zeb Foister.

          
                                                      
William Sharp + Julia Smith
                                                                                                      |
Zebulon Vance Farmer      +             Molley Sharp
1865     -    aft 1930         by 1895?*            1875  -    1930
                                                               
   NC  
                                            |
             Lillie Farmer (Frank Godsey), 1896 - 1985
             Agnes Pearl Farmer (Amos Letterman), 1903 - 1964
            Taft Farmer (Mary Nelle Boring?), 1909 - 1978
            
Viola Farmer (Steve Brooks?), 1913 - ?
            Carl Farmer, 1916 - ?



*Note: The 1900 Census for Harriman, Roane County, TN, listed number of years married as 12. If
this item is correct, then they were married about 1888. His occupation is listed as "night watchman".

Sources: US Census 1900, 1910, Harriman TN; US Census 1930, Loudon TN;
US Census, Bunc Co NC, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910;
Tennessee Marriage Bonds, Roane County, 1915, Frank Godsey, 21, and Lillie Farmer, 18;
NC Death Certificate, Elizabeth Elliot Foister, 1963;
Social Security Death Index, Lillie Godsey, Butts Co GA, 1985
Ancestry.com's OneWorldTree; Bostron family tree; Reece family tree; Sharp family tree;
*Frances Ruth Elkins Owenby.                   
[Daughter, possibly living                     ]
[Son, possibly living                              ]