Dr. Bernard G. Farrar

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Bernard Gaines Farrar

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Goochland County, Virginia, United States
Death: July 1, 1849 (64)
St. Louis, St. Loouis, Missouri, United States
Place of Burial: St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Royall Farrar, Jr. and Martha Farrar
Husband of Ann Clark Farrar
Father of Louis William Farrar; Martha Jane Farrar; Dr. John O. Farrar; Benjamin O'Fallon Farrar; Brevet Brig. General Bernard G. Farrar, Jr. (USA) and 2 others
Half brother of Sarah Farrar; Mary Farrar; Lucy Farrar and Judith Flournoy

Occupation: Surgeon, Soldier and member of the first Missouri territorial legislature.
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About Dr. Bernard G. Farrar

Farrar was a member of the first Missouri territorial legislature, was active in civic affairs, and served in the Missouri militia as a surgeon and soldier during the War of 1812. He married Sarah "Sallie" Stubbs Christy in 1793, the daughter of William Christy. He married second Ann Clark Thruston, daughter of Clark's sister Fanny, in Louisville in February 1820. These notes from the book "Dear Brother, Letter of William Clark to Jonathan Clark byJames J. Holmberg. Page 162.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20571

Medical Pioneer. Dr. Farrar was the first American physician to practice west of the Mississippi. He served as the surgeon for Thomas Hart Benton in his duel against Charles Lucas on Bloody Island near St. Louis, Missouri. (bio by: Connie Nisinger)

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Dr. Bernard G. Farrar's Timeline

1784
July 4, 1784
Goochland County, Virginia, United States
1810
1810
Age 25
1814
1814
Age 29
1822
June 2, 1822
Age 37
1825
1825
Age 40
1831
1831
Age 46
1836
April 22, 1836
Age 51
Murphreesboro, Tennessee, United States
1841
1841
Age 56
1849
July 1, 1849
Age 64
St. Louis, St. Loouis, Missouri, United States
July 1849
Age 64
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States