David Farmer was the father of Elihu Farmer, both served with the 32nd Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia Company I, Enrolled July 1862 at Ironton MO.
Elihu also served with 80th Reg't EMM rasied in Desoto MO in 1864.
Regiment was also known as the 32nd Regiment Washington County volunteers.
Cards for both are on file at SOS office:
1860 Census find both in Iron Twshp Iron County, with approrpiate ages. David with daughter Phoebe, and Elihu with wife Margaret Ann
1870 finds Elihu and Maragaret in Jefferson County MO
1880 to 1910 has Elihu with Margaret in Douglas County.
1870, 1880 has David in Washington County with second wife Dorcas.
Name: David M. FARMER
Birth: 9 MAY 1801 in Hawkins County, Tennessee
Death: 18 MAY 1889 in Douglas County, Missouri
Buried: Denlow Cemetery, Douglas County, Missouri
David M. Farmer moved from Harlan County, Kentucky to Washington County, Missouri, about 1856 to the headwaters of Big River, which later became Iron County. The 1860 census shows David in Iron County with his daughter Phoebe.
David M. Farmer Married Rebecca HOWARD b: 22 SEP 1805 in Virginia on 30 NOV 1820 in Harlan County, Kentucky
John H. FARMER b: 6 OCT 1821 in Harlan County, Kentucky
Stephen FARMER b: 14 APR 1823 in Harlan County, Kentucky
Susanna FARMER b: 29 MAR 1825 in Harlan County, Kentucky
Hiram David FARMER b: 12 APR 1827 in Harlan County, Kentucky
Nancy FARMER b: 21 JAN 1829 in Harlan County, Kentucky
Mary FARMER b: 6 JUL 1831 in Harlan County, Kentucky or Lee County, Virginia
Jefferson Craig FARMER b: 26 OCT 1833 in Harlan County, Kentucky
Isaac Verton FARMER b: 17 JUN 1836 in Harlan County, Kentucky
Elihu FARMER b: 17 JUN 1838 in Harlan County, Kentucky
Elizabeth FARMER b: 12 APR 1840 in Laurel County, Kentucky
Phoebe FARMER b: 14 SEP 1842 in Laurel County, Kentucky
Daniel FARMER b: 23 JUL 1845 in Laurel County, Kentucky
Martha FARMER b: 28 AUG 1847 in Laurel County, Kentucky
David M. Farmer married Dorcas Ann Eaton (Horton) September 28, 1862. It is said they had one child who died in infancy.
I'm working on the others....