Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Morrill Newton FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 17 Jun 1885 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He was christened on 5 Nov 1885 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He died 4 on 24 Nov 1949 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He was buried in 1949 in Jackson, Oregon, United States. Morrill married 5 Jean SPENCER on 23 Jun 1909 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. The marriage ended in divorce.

Morrill was counted in a census 6 in 1900 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He was counted in a census 7 on 28 Apr 1910 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

M.N. Farr as he was known was very strong and enjoyed the out of doors, fishing and hunting. Once when car slid off of bridge he lifted it back up. He quit school about the 8th grade to work delivering ice as his family was not well off. He met Jean Farr at Jenny's near Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He courted her for five years before being married in Salt Lake temple in 1909. He owned a little electric shop until joining Howells Motor Company in 1921. He owned property up weber canyon out of Oakley in Holiday park and there had a cabin built in 1920. The snows of 1921 knocked it down and after urging by his family they rebuilt it in 1921.

The family came to Berkley, California for a couple of years. After moving back to Salt Lake they came to Los Angeles. After working for the Howell Motor Company here he started the Farr Company with his sons, Spencer and Richard in 1937. In the meantime he was divorced from his wife and remarried subsequently. The Farr company specialized in air coolers and filters for trains and planes. He died in 1949 at the age of 65 after suffering from heart problems.

CENSUS: Age 14 and listed as a grandson of Lorin Farr.

CENSUS: Age 24. Wife Jean.

Jean SPENCER was born on 16 Jun 1888 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died on 30 Apr 1975 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She was buried about 6 May 1975 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Jean married 1 Morrill Newton FARR on 23 Jun 1909 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. The marriage ended in divorce.

Jean was counted in a census 2 on 28 Apr 1910 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

CENSUS: Age 21.

They had the following children.

  M i Morrill Spencer FARR was born on 13 Mar 1910. He died on 26 Jan 1996.
  F ii Frances Jean FARR was born on 14 Jun 1913. She died on 31 Mar 1997.
  M iii Richard Spencer FARR was born on 21 May 1915. He died on 16 Aug 1988.

Alan Spencer FARR [Parents].

Other marriages:
COOPER, Jeanette

Carol Ann KANDT.


Alan Spencer FARR [Parents].

Other marriages:
KANDT, Carol Ann

Jeanette COOPER.


John Cushman FISTERE.

Teresa FARR [Parents].


Gerald Anthony FARR [Parents].

Jana Diane FACK.


Newton FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 31 May 1856 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He died 4 on 16 Jun 1921 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He was buried 5 on 18 Jun 1921 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Newton married 6 Martha DAVIS on 19 Oct 1882 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Newton was counted in a census 7 in 1900 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He was counted in a census 8 on 20 Apr 1910 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

This son of Lorin Farr and Nancy Bailey Chase was very strong physically and athletic. He once boxed as a last minute substitute in a professional fight in San Francisco and beat his opponent. Defended a German immigrant in Salt Lake once against whom three men were threatening. He liked fly fishing and may have worked as a deputy sheriff and in mining. Less active in the church which was his heritage not much to this date is known.

Family home salt lake city, Utah. Was a seventy in the LDS church; missionary to England 1880-82. Deputy sheriff of Weber county. Interested in and helped develop many mines.

CENSUS: Age 44 traveling salesman and listed as son of Lorin Farr.

CENSUS: Age 53. Wife Martha.

Martha DAVIS [scrapbook] was born 1 on 15 May 1863 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died 2 on 14 Dec 1929 in Battle Mountain, Lander, Nevada, United States. She was buried 3 on 18 Dec 1929 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Martha married 4 Newton FARR on 19 Oct 1882 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Martha was counted in a census 5 on 20 Apr 1910 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Martha was a very private person and stayed to the duties of her home being a very immaculate housekeeper.

CENSUS: Age 46.

They had the following children.

  F i Ethel Labelle FARR was born on 17 Sep 1883. She died on 6 Oct 1965.
  M ii Morrill Newton FARR was born on 17 Jun 1885. He died on 24 Nov 1949.
  F iii Leah FARR was born on 12 Oct 1887. She died in Jan 1979.
  F iv
Martha FARR [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 6 Mar 1891 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She died 4, 5, 6 on 5 Jan 1892 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States from of meningitis.

Valentine John BURKE was born 1 on 14 Feb 1909 in Russell Gulch, Gilpin, Colorado, United States. He died 2 on 16 Nov 1976 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. Valentine married 3 Frances Jean FARR on 30 Mar 1935 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Frances Jean FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 14 Jun 1913 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died 2 on 31 Mar 1997 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. Frances married 3 Valentine John BURKE on 30 Mar 1935 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.


Richard Spencer FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 21 May 1915 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died 2 on 16 Aug 1988 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He was buried on 28 Aug 1988 in Holiday Park, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Richard married 3 Marjorie ANDERSON on 6 Aug 1937 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Other marriages:
KALEN, Cecille Kathleen
MORGAN, Betty Lou

Richard Spencer Farr was a very successful engineer and inventor of Farr company products in the air filtration field. He was also a successful salesman of Farr products and helped the company reach prominence in its field. He had a very strong personality needing to dominate situations which caused some friction between his brother, Spence and himself in the business. He had a hard time letting go of the running of the business when it became necessary to turn it over to another chief executive, Allan Foy. Dad felt he held up the progress of the company for about 8 years. Despite this limitation he was a very entertaining personality always ready with a funny story or joke. He was married three times his first two wives dying. He had five children-Linda, Susan, Richard, Carol and Julie. Richard is the only one active in the business. Although a baptized Mormon he was not active. After a memorial service in Los Angeles, dad held one in Holiday Park on Sunday, August 28, 1988 and his ashes were scattered on the first crossing of the fish lake trail where it intersects with dry creek.

Marjorie ANDERSON was born on 12 Nov 1912. She died on 26 Jul 1961 in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States. Marjorie married 1 Richard Spencer FARR on 6 Aug 1937 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Linda FARR.
  F ii Susan FARR.
  M iii Richard Loren FARR.
  F iv Carol FARR.
  F v Julie FARR.

Richard Spencer FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 21 May 1915 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died 2 on 16 Aug 1988 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He was buried on 28 Aug 1988 in Holiday Park, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Richard married Cecille Kathleen KALEN on 24 Nov 1969 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

Other marriages:
ANDERSON, Marjorie
MORGAN, Betty Lou

Richard Spencer Farr was a very successful engineer and inventor of Farr company products in the air filtration field. He was also a successful salesman of Farr products and helped the company reach prominence in its field. He had a very strong personality needing to dominate situations which caused some friction between his brother, Spence and himself in the business. He had a hard time letting go of the running of the business when it became necessary to turn it over to another chief executive, Allan Foy. Dad felt he held up the progress of the company for about 8 years. Despite this limitation he was a very entertaining personality always ready with a funny story or joke. He was married three times his first two wives dying. He had five children-Linda, Susan, Richard, Carol and Julie. Richard is the only one active in the business. Although a baptized Mormon he was not active. After a memorial service in Los Angeles, dad held one in Holiday Park on Sunday, August 28, 1988 and his ashes were scattered on the first crossing of the fish lake trail where it intersects with dry creek.

Cecille Kathleen KALEN was born 1 on 21 Feb 1924 in California, United States. She died 2 on 31 Jul 1985 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She was buried on 3 Aug 1985 in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States. Cecille married Richard Spencer FARR on 24 Nov 1969 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Cynthia Marie FARR.

Richard Spencer FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 21 May 1915 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died 2 on 16 Aug 1988 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He was buried on 28 Aug 1988 in Holiday Park, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Richard married Betty Lou MORGAN.

Other marriages:
ANDERSON, Marjorie
KALEN, Cecille Kathleen

Richard Spencer Farr was a very successful engineer and inventor of Farr company products in the air filtration field. He was also a successful salesman of Farr products and helped the company reach prominence in its field. He had a very strong personality needing to dominate situations which caused some friction between his brother, Spence and himself in the business. He had a hard time letting go of the running of the business when it became necessary to turn it over to another chief executive, Allan Foy. Dad felt he held up the progress of the company for about 8 years. Despite this limitation he was a very entertaining personality always ready with a funny story or joke. He was married three times his first two wives dying. He had five children-Linda, Susan, Richard, Carol and Julie. Richard is the only one active in the business. Although a baptized Mormon he was not active. After a memorial service in Los Angeles, dad held one in Holiday Park on Sunday, August 28, 1988 and his ashes were scattered on the first crossing of the fish lake trail where it intersects with dry creek.

Betty Lou MORGAN.

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