Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Josiah WHITNEY was born on 12 Oct 1731 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 4 Jan 1806 in Ashburnham, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Josiah married 1 Sarah FARR on 9 Sep 1751 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
DWELLY, Sarah

Sarah FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 19 Jan 1735 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 21 Apr 1773 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Sarah married 3 Josiah WHITNEY on 9 Sep 1751 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Marriage Notes:

MARRIAGE: License.


Elias FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 23 Aug 1749 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 on 27 Jul 1807 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. Elias married 4, 5 Mary DAVIDSON on 15 Dec 1769 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Elias was counted in a census 6 in 1790 in Tinmouth, Rutland, Vermont, United States. He was a member 7 of a Baptist on 18 Aug 1790 in Tinmouth, Rutland, Vermont, United States. He was counted in a census 9 in 1800 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. He had a will 10 on 26 Jul 1807 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. His will was probated 11 on 15 Oct 1807 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

Moved to Chittenden County in 1794. Built the first frame house in Huntington,VT.

Probate of Elias Farr
Williston, Chittenden, Vermont
Oct. 15, 1807
FHL US/CAN Film # 0028032
Be it remembered that at a probate court holden at Williston on the 15th day of October agreeably to adjornment the following instrument was presented before the Judge and proved, and approved and allowed by sd judgeto be the last will and testament of Elias Farr late of Huntingtonin the District deceased. viz.
"In the name of God Amen, I Elias Farr of the town of Huntington in the County of Chittenden and State of Vermont being of sound mind and memory, blessed be God for I do declare this my last will and testament in the manner and form following: First I commit my soul into the hand of Almighty God, and my body to be decently interred in the earth and after all my just debts and funeral expenses are paid then I give and bequeath unto my dear wife and children hereafter named my real and personal estate in the following order, that is. To Mary Farr my beloved wife I give her all my household furniture except a good bed, with one cow and of the stock, one third of the home farm so long as she remains my widow, and also I give unto my dear daughter Linda Farr one cow out of my stock & six sheep exclusive of her legacy with one good bed out of my household furniture, and it is my will further by this my last will and testament I do ordain constitute and appoint my two beloved sons Abel Farr and Artemus Farr my excutors to execute my said will in the above & proceeding order; first I give unto them Abel and Artemus Farr all my real and personal estate that I am possessed of paying after my decease to the certain ______ prefixed to these names. To Nathan Farr the sum of one hundred dollars in stock; and also to Elias Farr jun two hundred dollars in stock and unto Eunice Cooper the wife of Amos B. Cooper one hundred dollars in stock & unto Mary Sherman the wife of Jacob Sherman fifty dollars in stock and unto Hanah Farr the sum of fifty dollars in stock, and unto Asa Farr the sum of thirty three dollars and one third of a ______ stock and also to Mary Hart the daughter of Isaac & Lucy Hart fifteen dollars in a good cow; the which legacy shall be paid at or within the space of twelve calender months  after my decease to such as be of age and to those who are minors when they shall arrive at age or marriage, by my excutors to this my last will and testament; the which I do hereby ratify, confirm and declare is my determination for which purpose I have set my hand and affix my seal this 26th day of July A.D. 1807.
Signed sealed in the Presence
William Hill
David Caswill
Charles Teffts
Recorded Oct 15, 1807

CENSUS: Two males 16 & over. Seven males 0-15, and five females.

Mary DAVIDSON [Parents] was born 1 in PROB 19 MAR 1749 in Tewksbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Mary married 2, 3 Elias FARR on 15 Dec 1769 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Mary was counted in a census 4 in 1810 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

Marriage Notes:

MARRIAGE: Intention.

They had the following children.

  M i
Asa FARR.
  F ii
Hannah FARR.
  F iii
Eunice FARR 1.
  M iv Abel FARR was born in 1775. He died in 1861.
  M v
Joel FARR was born 1 on 3 Dec 1773 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States.

Joel was counted in a census 2 in 1800 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States.
  M vi Artemus FARR was born on 25 Apr 1776. He died on 18 Oct 1844.
  F vii Lucinda FARR was born on 22 Dec 1776.
  M viii
Nathan FARR 1, 2 was born in 1781 in New Hampshire, United States. He died in 1851 in Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States.

Soldier of the 1812 War under his brother, Captain Artemus Farr. While in the war he visited his uncle Stephen Farr at Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Became a lawyer in Cincinatti, Ohio.
  F ix
Betsy FARR was born 1 on 18 Jun 1786 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States.
  F x Hannah FARR was born about 1791.
  M xi Elias FARR Jr was born about 1800.
  F xii Polly FARR was born about 1805. She died about 1874.

Rueben FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2, 3 on 12 Oct 1766 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States. He died 4 on 16 Mar 1854 in Ft. Ann, Washington, New York, United States. Rueben married 5 Lucy CARRUTH on 6 Nov 1788 in Phillipston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

Rueben was counted in a census 6 in 1825 in Washington, New York, United States. He was counted in a census in 1840 in Ft. Ann, Washington, New York, United States.


Justice of the Peace in 1813, Washington County, NY and in the 1850 Census he was in the household of his son William at Fort Ann, New York..

CENSUS: 5 males (2 qualified to vote in state and countyelections), 3 females (1 unmarried under 16 and 1 unmarried 16-45)

DEATH: Buried in Haskins Cemetery.

Lucy CARRUTH [scrapbook] was born 1 on 5 Apr 1771 in Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She died 2 on 14 Oct 1863 in Fort Ann, Washington, New York, United States. Lucy married 3 Rueben FARR 4 on 6 Nov 1788 in Phillipston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

In the household of her son William in the 1850 Census of Fort Ann, New York.

They had the following children.

  M i
Reuben FARR was born on 14 Aug 1792 in Fort Ann, Washington, New York, United States. He died in 1793.
  M ii Col. James FARR was born on 17 Jun 1794. He died on 2 Jun 1870.
  F iii Lois FARR was born on 15 Mar 1796. She died on 10 Oct 1871.
  F iv Lydia FARR was born on 7 Jun 1798. She died on 27 Mar 1888.
  F v
Hortensia FARR was born on 16 Jul 1800 in Fort Ann, Washington, New York, United States. She died about 1802 in Fort Ann, Washington, New York, United States.
  M vi Leonard FARR was born on 6 Nov 1802. He died on 7 Jun 1882.
  M vii Truman E. FARR was born on 29 Oct 1805. He died on 24 Mar 1888.
  M viii William FARR was born on 25 Jun 1808.
  M ix Stephen FARR was born on 9 Jun 1811. He died on 24 Feb 1904.
  F x
Betsey FARR was born on 17 Jul 1814 in Fort Ann, Washington, New York, United States.
  M xi
Horace FARR was born on 25 Feb 1817 in Fort Ann, Washington, New York, United States. He died on 17 Apr 1897 in Bristol, Addison, Vermont, United States.

Stephen FARR Jr. [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 14 Aug 1781 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States. He died 3 on 8 May 1872 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States. Stephen married Heiress TOWNE about 1824 in Jefferson, New York, United States.

Stephen had a will 4 on 14 Apr 1872 in Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States.

Other marriages:
RUSSELL, Hannah

Born 14 Aug 1781 in Bolton, Worcester Co., Mass. Married 1) 18 Feb 1806 in Wendell, Hampshire Co., Mass. to Hannah Russell (Born 3 Jan 1782 in Wendell, Hampshire Co., Mass. Died about 1825.). Married 2) name unknown. Married 3) about 1825 to Heiress Towne (Born 21 Dec 1805. Died 14 Feb 1866 in Clayton, Jefferson Co., N.Y.). Stephen may have gone to Wendell, Mass. to marry on recommendation of Phebe Russell Lock, Hannah's sister, who a year before married Reuben Lock, also of Brownville, N.Y. and probably an acquaintance of Stephen Farr. He had a total of 21 children, nineteen of whose names are known from his will and from the censuses. He also had a sister, Jemima Farr Lowell, who was living in Brownville, N.Y. in 1804. This may have had something to do with his settling there.

From 6 Mar. 1813 to 22 Mar. 1813 - private in Capt. Thomas Goodrich's Co. of Detached Regt. (108th Brittian) New York Militia;
10 Oct. 1814 to 9 Nov. 1814 - private in Capt. Thomas Loomis' co. 2nd Squadron, 6th Regt., Mounted Dragoons, N.Y. Militia. ARCH: Get 1812 Pension record. Died 8 Mar 1872 in Clayton, Jefferson Co., N.Y. Buried in Brownville, Jefferson Co., N.Y.

Heiress TOWNE was born on 21 Dec 1805 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States. She died on 14 Feb 1866 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States. Heiress married Stephen FARR Jr. about 1824 in Jefferson, New York, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Clarissa FARR was born in 1827. She died on 19 Feb 1904.
  M ii Stephen FARR was born on 15 Feb 1828. He died on 6 Jun 1892.
  M iii Elias FARR was born on 5 Oct 1829. He died on 11 Nov 1902.
  M iv
Foster FARR was born in 1831 in New York, United States. He died on 6 Jan 1891 in New Hampton, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States. He was buried in New Hampton, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States.

Listed in the probate of his father.
  M v Ephriam FARR was born on 24 Jul 1832. He died on 17 Jul 1874.
  F vi Anna A. FARR was born in 1835. She died on 10 Jun 1891.
  M vii John Dempster FARR was born on 30 Apr 1837. He died on 19 Oct 1864.
  M viii Lafayette FARR was born on 20 Jun 1839. He died on 29 Sep 1909.
  M ix
Spencer FARR was born in 1844 in New York, United States.

Spencer was counted in a census 1 in 1855 in Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States.
  M x Francis Marion FARR was born on 29 Sep 1846. He died on 10 Jan 1929.
  F xi
Heirop FARR 1 was born in 1849 in of Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States. She died before 1855 in Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States.

Heirop was counted in a census 2 in 1850 in Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States.
  F xii Alma Eleanor FARR was born in Dec 1850. She died on 26 Nov 1918.

Stephen FARR Jr. [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 14 Aug 1781 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States. He died 3 on 8 May 1872 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, United States. Stephen married 4 Hannah RUSSELL on 18 Feb 1806 in Wendell, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

Stephen had a will 5 on 14 Apr 1872 in Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States.

Other marriages:
TOWNE, Heiress

Born 14 Aug 1781 in Bolton, Worcester Co., Mass. Married 1) 18 Feb 1806 in Wendell, Hampshire Co., Mass. to Hannah Russell (Born 3 Jan 1782 in Wendell, Hampshire Co., Mass. Died about 1825.). Married 2) name unknown. Married 3) about 1825 to Heiress Towne (Born 21 Dec 1805. Died 14 Feb 1866 in Clayton, Jefferson Co., N.Y.). Stephen may have gone to Wendell, Mass. to marry on recommendation of Phebe Russell Lock, Hannah's sister, who a year before married Reuben Lock, also of Brownville, N.Y. and probably an acquaintance of Stephen Farr. He had a total of 21 children, nineteen of whose names are known from his will and from the censuses. He also had a sister, Jemima Farr Lowell, who was living in Brownville, N.Y. in 1804. This may have had something to do with his settling there.

From 6 Mar. 1813 to 22 Mar. 1813 - private in Capt. Thomas Goodrich's Co. of Detached Regt. (108th Brittian) New York Militia;
10 Oct. 1814 to 9 Nov. 1814 - private in Capt. Thomas Loomis' co. 2nd Squadron, 6th Regt., Mounted Dragoons, N.Y. Militia. ARCH: Get 1812 Pension record. Died 8 Mar 1872 in Clayton, Jefferson Co., N.Y. Buried in Brownville, Jefferson Co., N.Y.

Hannah RUSSELL was born 1 on 3 Jan 1780 in Wendell, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. She died about 1824 in New York, United States. Hannah married 2 Stephen FARR Jr. on 18 Feb 1806 in Wendell, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Sally FARR was born about 1810. She died on 3 Dec 1889.
  M ii Freeman FARR was born on 4 Jun 1810. He died on 13 Feb 1891.
  F iii Lucinda FARR was born on 15 Apr 1818. She died on 24 Apr 1848.
  M iv James FARR was born about 1820. He died before 1874.
  M v Joel FARR was born about 1822.
  F vi Nancy FARR was born about 1822. She died before 1910.
  M vii Dexter FARR was born in 1824. He died in 1903.

Joel FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 3 Dec 1773 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States. Joel married 3 Sally or Sarah SPAULDING on 5 May 1796 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
GRANDEY, Polly

Sally or Sarah SPAULDING died 1 on 21 Jun 1797 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States. Sally married 2 Joel FARR on 5 May 1796 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Uranah FARR was born 1 on 8 Jun 1797 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States. She died 2 on 18 Jun 1797 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States.

Joel FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 3 Dec 1773 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States. Joel married 3 Polly GRANDEY on 25 Apr 1798 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
SPAULDING, Sally or Sarah

Polly GRANDEY was born about 1775 in of Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States. Polly married 1 Joel FARR on 25 Apr 1798 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States.


Levi FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 25 Nov 1768 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States. He died on 1 Mar 1857 in Genoa, DeKalb, Illinois, United States. Levi married GOULD on 21 Apr 1791 in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

GOULD was born about 1770 in New York, United States. GOULD married Levi FARR on 21 Apr 1791 in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Name may be Polly.

They had the following children.

  M i
William FARR was born about 1792 in New York, United States.



Farmer. Politics: Whig, then Republican.
  F ii
Nancy FARR was born in 1795 in New York, United States.

  M iii James FARR was born on 16 Aug 1798. He died on 18 Apr 1873.
  F iv Pearl FARR was born in Jun 1800. She died on 1 Feb 1837.
  M v
Jefferson Gould FARR was born in 1808 in New York, United States. He died on 16 Jan 1889.

He worked as shoemaker in 1850 in Genoa, DeKalb, Illinois, United States.
  F vi Melissa Ann FARR was born on 24 Nov 1816. She died on 19 Jul 1892.

Daniel or David LOWELL. Daniel married 1 Jemima FARR on 14 Aug 1799 in New York, United States.

Jemima FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 14 Aug 1779 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States. She died 3 on 8 Aug 1846 in Harrison, Winnebago, Illinois, United States. Jemima married 4 Daniel or David LOWELL on 14 Aug 1799 in New York, United States.


Daniel CORNWELL [scrapbook] was born 1 on 10 Jul 1781 in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. He died 2 on 12 Apr 1853 in New York, United States. Daniel married Elizabeth FARR "Betsy".

Elizabeth "Betsy" FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 18 Jun 1786 in Panton, Addison, Vermont, United States. She died 3 on 30 Sep 1859 in Cape Vincent, Jefferson, New York, United States. Betsy married Daniel CORNWELL.

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