Ancestors of Tim Farr and Descendants of Stephen Farr Sr. of Concord, Massachusetts and Lidlington, Bedfordshire, England


Myron R. FARR [Parents]-6724 was born in 1823 in Pennsylvania, United States. He died in 1892. Myron married (MRIN:2971) Esther ROBINSON-6730 about 1849 in of, , , Pennsylvania.

Esther ROBINSON-6730. Esther married (MRIN:2971) Myron R. FARR-6724 about 1849 in of, , , Pennsylvania.


George ROBINSON-6731. George married (MRIN:2972) Sarah Jane FARR-6727 in 1862 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

Sarah Jane FARR [Parents]-6727 was born 1 on 23 Oct 1834 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. She died 2 on 1 Dec 1908 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. Sarah married (MRIN:2972) George ROBINSON-6731 in 1862 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

Sarah was counted in a census 3 in 1850 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

BIRTH: Age 15 in the 1850 census.


William MOSS-6743 died in 1631 in Fordham, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. He was buried in 1631 in Fordham Road Cemetery, Soham, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. William married (MRIN:2973) Ellen FOAKES-6744 in 1603.

Ellen FOAKES-6744. Ellen married (MRIN:2973) William MOSS-6743 in 1603.

They had the following children.

  M i William MOSS-6737 was christened in 1603. He died in 1667.

Gilman FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6746 was born 1, 2, 3 on 8 Jan 1808 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5 on 25 Dec 1869 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Gilman married 6, 7, 8 (MRIN:2974) Philena ALLEN-7647 on 6 Apr 1831 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Philena ALLEN [scrapbook]-7647 was born 1, 2 on 16 Nov 1809 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3, 4 on 28 Jun 1878 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Philena married 5, 6, 7 (MRIN:2974) Gilman FARR-6746 on 6 Apr 1831 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Lydia Cobleigh FARR-7648 was born on 21 Feb 1833. She died on 4 Feb 1899.
  M ii Noah FARR-7649 was born on 10 Dec 1837. He died in 1909.
  F iii Julia Ann FARR-7650 was born on 28 Apr 1838. She died on 4 Jan 1915.
  M iv Capt. Theron Allen FARR-7651 was born on 28 Dec 1839. He died on 10 Apr 1906.
  F v Almira Allen "Myra" FARR-7652 was born on 31 Jul 1842. She died on 22 Mar 1901.
  F vi Philena Allen "Lena" FARR-7653 was born on 8 Jan 1849. She died on 30 Jan 1901.

Major John FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6747 was born 1, 2, 3 on 22 May 1810 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5 on 12 Oct 1892 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. John married 6, 7 (MRIN:2975) Tryphena MORSE-6753 on 5 Mar 1833 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
MORRILL, Elizabeth
HALL, Emma Mary

In 1835 John was one off the three founders of the scythe factory. In the spring of 1871 John Farr was elected president of the National Bank and he served in that position until 1888. Mr. Farr was by nature a cautious man, who counted the cost and hazard as well as the profits of every venture, and this conservative tendency had been increased in the school of experience. Yet, as he was a wise man of affairs, he seldom applied the brake to the wheels of progress, and in so far as his influence guided the affairs of these intitutions their course weas in the direction of a sound and healthy system that inured alike to their financial properity and to the benefit of the commercial interests of the community.


The following is from "History of Littleton, New Hampshire" by By James Robert Jackson, George Clarence Furber

He res. in L. all his life, except 1847 and 8, when he was in Glover, Vt. He was educated in the district schools, commenced the study of law with William J. Bellows and C. W. Hand, in 1852, and  was admitted to the Bar in Haverhill, Sept. 1854. He practised law in  Littleton for thirtv years. Among his printed articles are a report of the  Commission to consider matters relating to the Winnepesaukee Lake Cotton and Woollen Manufacturing Company, 1879, and historical  articles in the Littleton " Argus." The law firms he was connected with were: Rand & Farr, 1853 to 4: Hollows & Farr. 1854 to 9; John Farr & Son, 1867 to 73. Cong. Deacon. Democrat, Whig, and Republican. Selectman, 1840 and 1853. Deputy sheriff, 1840 to 1846 inc. Co. Commissioner, 1862-68. Member Bonrd of Education, Union District, and Treasurer, 1875 to 9 inc. Lake Commissioner, 1879. Member of Constitutional Convention, 1876. State Delegate to Loyalist  National Convention, Phila., 1866. Town Treasurer, 1854. Prest. L. National Bank 1871 to 88, and Director to 1891. Prest. Littleton Savings  Bank, 1871 to 80, and Director to 1892. Police Justice, Feb. 24, 1877, to April 9,1880. J. P. d. in Littleton Oct. 12, 1892. (Biog. G. and C. Bar  Assn., Vol. 2. p. 549.)

Tryphena MORSE [scrapbook]-6753 was born 1, 2 on 27 Oct 1809 in Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3, 4 on 27 Apr 1851 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Tryphena married 5, 6 (MRIN:2975) Major John FARR-6747 on 5 Mar 1833 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Caroline Ely FARR-6754 was born 1, 2 on 22 Dec 1833 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3, 4 on 16 Dec 1836 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

  M ii Capt. George FARR-6755 was born on 12 Feb 1836. He died on 19 Mar 1895.
  F iii Ellen Mary FARR-6757 was born on 21 Apr 1837. She died on 18 Aug 1909.
  M iv
John FARR Jr. [scrapbook]-6756 was born 1, 2 on 7 Dec 1838 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 21 Nov 1902 in New Hampshire, United States.
  M v Major Evarts Worcester FARR-6758 was born on 10 Oct 1840. He died on 30 Nov 1880.
  F vi Caroline FARR-6759 was born on 19 Mar 1843. She died on 8 Feb 1929.
  M vii Charles Albert FARR-6761 was born on 5 Feb 1848. He died on 25 Jun 1914.

Major John FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6747 was born 1, 2, 3 on 22 May 1810 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5 on 12 Oct 1892 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. John married 6, 7 (MRIN:2976) Elizabeth MORRILL-6766 on 28 May 1852 in Littleton, Coos, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
MORSE, Tryphena
HALL, Emma Mary

In 1835 John was one off the three founders of the scythe factory. In the spring of 1871 John Farr was elected president of the National Bank and he served in that position until 1888. Mr. Farr was by nature a cautious man, who counted the cost and hazard as well as the profits of every venture, and this conservative tendency had been increased in the school of experience. Yet, as he was a wise man of affairs, he seldom applied the brake to the wheels of progress, and in so far as his influence guided the affairs of these intitutions their course weas in the direction of a sound and healthy system that inured alike to their financial properity and to the benefit of the commercial interests of the community.


The following is from "History of Littleton, New Hampshire" by By James Robert Jackson, George Clarence Furber

He res. in L. all his life, except 1847 and 8, when he was in Glover, Vt. He was educated in the district schools, commenced the study of law with William J. Bellows and C. W. Hand, in 1852, and  was admitted to the Bar in Haverhill, Sept. 1854. He practised law in  Littleton for thirtv years. Among his printed articles are a report of the  Commission to consider matters relating to the Winnepesaukee Lake Cotton and Woollen Manufacturing Company, 1879, and historical  articles in the Littleton " Argus." The law firms he was connected with were: Rand & Farr, 1853 to 4: Hollows & Farr. 1854 to 9; John Farr & Son, 1867 to 73. Cong. Deacon. Democrat, Whig, and Republican. Selectman, 1840 and 1853. Deputy sheriff, 1840 to 1846 inc. Co. Commissioner, 1862-68. Member Bonrd of Education, Union District, and Treasurer, 1875 to 9 inc. Lake Commissioner, 1879. Member of Constitutional Convention, 1876. State Delegate to Loyalist  National Convention, Phila., 1866. Town Treasurer, 1854. Prest. L. National Bank 1871 to 88, and Director to 1891. Prest. Littleton Savings  Bank, 1871 to 80, and Director to 1892. Police Justice, Feb. 24, 1877, to April 9,1880. J. P. d. in Littleton Oct. 12, 1892. (Biog. G. and C. Bar  Assn., Vol. 2. p. 549.)

Elizabeth MORRILL 1-6766 was born 2 on 14 Sep 1810 in Whitefield, Coos, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3 on 3 Aug 1861 in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. Elizabeth married 4, 5 (MRIN:2976) Major John FARR-6747 on 28 May 1852 in Littleton, Coos, New Hampshire, United States.

Elizabeth was counted in a census in 1850 in Lancaster, Coos, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Stella B. FARR-6760 was born on 12 Feb 1855 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Major John FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6747 was born 1, 2, 3 on 22 May 1810 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5 on 12 Oct 1892 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. John married 6, 7, 8 (MRIN:2977) Emma Mary HALL-6765 on 8 Oct 1862 in Chelsea, Orange, Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
MORSE, Tryphena
MORRILL, Elizabeth

In 1835 John was one off the three founders of the scythe factory. In the spring of 1871 John Farr was elected president of the National Bank and he served in that position until 1888. Mr. Farr was by nature a cautious man, who counted the cost and hazard as well as the profits of every venture, and this conservative tendency had been increased in the school of experience. Yet, as he was a wise man of affairs, he seldom applied the brake to the wheels of progress, and in so far as his influence guided the affairs of these intitutions their course weas in the direction of a sound and healthy system that inured alike to their financial properity and to the benefit of the commercial interests of the community.


The following is from "History of Littleton, New Hampshire" by By James Robert Jackson, George Clarence Furber

He res. in L. all his life, except 1847 and 8, when he was in Glover, Vt. He was educated in the district schools, commenced the study of law with William J. Bellows and C. W. Hand, in 1852, and  was admitted to the Bar in Haverhill, Sept. 1854. He practised law in  Littleton for thirtv years. Among his printed articles are a report of the  Commission to consider matters relating to the Winnepesaukee Lake Cotton and Woollen Manufacturing Company, 1879, and historical  articles in the Littleton " Argus." The law firms he was connected with were: Rand & Farr, 1853 to 4: Hollows & Farr. 1854 to 9; John Farr & Son, 1867 to 73. Cong. Deacon. Democrat, Whig, and Republican. Selectman, 1840 and 1853. Deputy sheriff, 1840 to 1846 inc. Co. Commissioner, 1862-68. Member Bonrd of Education, Union District, and Treasurer, 1875 to 9 inc. Lake Commissioner, 1879. Member of Constitutional Convention, 1876. State Delegate to Loyalist  National Convention, Phila., 1866. Town Treasurer, 1854. Prest. L. National Bank 1871 to 88, and Director to 1891. Prest. Littleton Savings  Bank, 1871 to 80, and Director to 1892. Police Justice, Feb. 24, 1877, to April 9,1880. J. P. d. in Littleton Oct. 12, 1892. (Biog. G. and C. Bar  Assn., Vol. 2. p. 549.)

Emma Mary HALL 1-6765 was born on 24 Mar 1833 in Guildhall, Essex, Vermont, United States. She died on 18 Oct 1926. Emma married 2, 3, 4 (MRIN:2977) Major John FARR-6747 on 8 Oct 1862 in Chelsea, Orange, Vermont, United States.

Was married to a Woolson before she married John Farr.

Marriage Notes:

MARRIAGE: Mrs. Emma M. Woolson.


Philander B. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6748 was born 1, 2, 3, 4 on 21 Feb 1812 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 5, 6, 7 on 11 Jun 1874 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Philander married 8, 9, 10 (MRIN:2978) Amanda DAY-7659 on 20 Jul 1837 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
MORSE, Susan Fisher

Amanda DAY-7659 was born 1, 2 in 1815 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3, 4 on 20 Apr 1869 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Amanda married 5, 6, 7 (MRIN:2978) Philander B. FARR-6748 on 20 Jul 1837 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Persis FARR-7661 was born on 17 Feb 1840.
  M ii Comfort Day FARR-7662 was born on 23 Jun 1846.

Philander B. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6748 was born 1, 2, 3, 4 on 21 Feb 1812 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 5, 6, 7 on 11 Jun 1874 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Philander married 8, 9, 10 (MRIN:2979) Susan Fisher MORSE-7660 on 29 Mar 1871 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
DAY, Amanda

Susan Fisher MORSE-7660 was born 1, 2 on 2 Jan 1819 in Concord, Essex, Vermont, United States. She died 3 on 24 Sep 1901 in Southborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Susan married 4, 5, 6 (MRIN:2979) Philander B. FARR-6748 on 29 Mar 1871 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.


Noah GILE-6767 was born 1 on 26 Apr 1810 in Bethlehem, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 27 Sep 1852 in Newark, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. Noah married 3, 4, 5 (MRIN:2980) Elizabeth FARR-6750 on 30 Mar 1836 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Elizabeth FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6750 was born 1, 2, 3 on 19 Sep 1816 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 4, 5 on 3 Jan 1847 in Burke, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. Elizabeth married 6, 7, 8 (MRIN:2980) Noah GILE-6767 on 30 Mar 1836 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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