Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


John W. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3 on 28 May 1872 in Morgan, Indiana, United States. He died 4, 5 on 12 Mar 1948 in Morgan, Indiana, United States. He was buried 6 in Paragon, Morgan, Indiana, United States. John married 7 Mrs. Maude E FARR about 1930 in Indiana, United States.

Other marriages:
GOSS, Sarah Jane
THOMAS, Cynthia A

Mrs. Maude E FARR was born about 1880 in Indiana, United States. She died after 12 Mar 1948 in Indiana, United States. Maude married 1 John W. FARR 2, 3 about 1930 in Indiana, United States.


Marion S HOLLER was born in Mar 1865 in Baker Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States. Marion married 1, 2 Lillian FARR 3 on 7 Feb 1892 in Morgan, Indiana, United States.

Marion was counted in a census 4 in 1900 in Baker Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

CENSUS: Living with his father Emanuel and his son Clifford.

Lillian FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2 in 1874 in Morgan, Indiana, United States. She died in 1893 in Elnora, Daviess, Indiana, United States. Lillian married 3, 4 Marion S HOLLER on 7 Feb 1892 in Morgan, Indiana, United States.


Andrew Jack COLLIER was born 1, 2 on 11 Jan 1877 in Paragon, Morgan, Indiana, United States. He died 3 on 28 Feb 1977 in Largo, Pinellas, Florida, United States. Andrew married 4, 5 Mary J. FARR 6 on 20 Aug 1901 in Morgan, Indiana, United States.

Mary J. FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2 in 1881 in Indiana, United States. She died 3 in 1918 in Indiana, United States. Mary married 4, 5 Andrew Jack COLLIER on 20 Aug 1901 in Morgan, Indiana, United States.

Mary was also known as Mary Farr.


William Isaac "Willie" FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3, 4 on 8 Feb 1877 in Paragon, Morgan, Indiana, United States. He died in Aug 1953. He was buried 5 in Aug 1953 in Chambersville, Owen, Indiana, United States. Willie married 6 Endamila CHAMBERS on 29 Sep 1901 in Owen, Indiana, United States.

Willie was counted in a census 7 in 1930 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

CENSUS: In the household of his brother John.

Endamila CHAMBERS [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 31 Mar 1877 in Indiana, United States. She died 3 on 22 Feb 1926 in Indiana, United States. Endamila married 4 William Isaac FARR "Willie" 5, 6 on 29 Sep 1901 in Owen, Indiana, United States.

Endamila was counted in a census 7 in 1900 in Washington Township, Owen, Indiana, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Gilberta L. FARR was born on 12 Jul 1903. She died on 21 Apr 1981 from of sepsis.

Jefferson FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3 on 25 Dec 1882 in Paragon, Morgan, Indiana, United States. He died 4, 5 on 28 Jul 1970 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States. He was buried in 1970 in Greenlawn Cem, Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States. Jefferson married 6, 7 Flossie Mae MCDOWELL 8 on 14 Oct 1906 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

BIRTH: Possibly Martinsville.

Flossie Mae MCDOWELL 1 was born 2, 3 on 28 Aug 1889 in Indiana, United States. She died 4, 5 on 15 Jan 1978 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States. Flossie married 6, 7 Jefferson FARR 8, 9 on 14 Oct 1906 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i Melvin Eugene FARR was born on 12 Mar 1918. He died on 30 Apr 1984.

Charles Thomas GASKINS was born 1, 2 on 6 Mar 1882 in Monroe, Indiana, United States. He died 3 in Jun 1967 in Indiana, United States. Charles married 4 Orpha A. FARR "Orphie" 5 on 22 Feb 1905 in Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Orpha A. "Orphie" FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 11 Nov 1885 in Morgan, Indiana, United States. She died 4 on 29 Jul 1969 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. Orphie married 5 Charles Thomas GASKINS on 22 Feb 1905 in Monroe, Indiana, United States.


John Newton FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3, 4 on 12 Mar 1891 in Morgan, Indiana, United States. He died 5, 6 on 18 Oct 1980 in Brownsburg, Hendricks, Indiana, United States from of renal failure. John married 7 Grace Murl GIFFORD on 10 Mar 1912 in Morgan, Indiana, United States.

Grace Murl GIFFORD was born 1 on 12 Aug 1894 in Tipton, Tipton, Indiana, United States. She died 2 on 31 Aug 1962 in Brownsburg, Hendricks, Indiana, United States. Grace married 3 John Newton FARR 4, 5 on 10 Mar 1912 in Morgan, Indiana, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i Benjamin Joseph FARR was born on 5 Jan 1913. He died on 24 Feb 1974.
  F ii Iona Pauline FARR was born on 13 Apr 1927. She died on 22 Sep 1986.
  M iii
Robert Wayne FARR was born 1 on 30 Aug 1923 in Indiana, United States. He died 2 on 13 Oct 1926 in Indiana, United States.

Cecil Cherry WRIGHT was born 1 on 27 Nov 1903 in Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States. Cecil married 2 Cecil Wanda FARR 3, 4 on 24 Aug 1929 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Cecil Wanda FARR [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 on 17 Sep 1899 in Monroe, Indiana, United States. She died 4, 5 on 25 Dec 1988 in Brevard, Florida, United States. She was buried 6 in Cedar Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States. Cecil married 7 Cecil Cherry WRIGHT on 24 Aug 1929 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Cecil was counted in a census 8 in 1910 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States. She was counted in a census 9 in 1920 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Cecil is listed as a son of Willard and Maggie in the 1900 Census and as a daughter in the 1910 and 1920 Census'.

CENSUS: Transcribed incorrectly as E? W Farr. The original shows a capital C over a small c.


Robert R. DILLMAN was born 1, 2 on 16 Feb 1907 in Monroe, Indiana, United States. He died 3 on 28 Dec 1962 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States from of a cerebral vascular accident. Robert married 4 Gay Annetta FARR 5 on 11 Aug 1929 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Gay Annetta FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 25 Apr 1903 in Monroe, Indiana, United States. She died 3 on 22 Mar 1991 in Indiana, United States. Gay married 4 Robert R. DILLMAN on 11 Aug 1929 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.


Charles G. POOLITSAN was born 1, 2 on 4 Jul 1906 in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States. He died 3, 4 on 17 Mar 1981 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States. Charles married 5 Ruby P. FARR 6 on 2 Jul 1932 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Greek Orthodox services for Charles G. Poolitsan, 74, of 403 N. Walnut St., who died Tuesday at Bloomington Hospital will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Allen Funeral Home. Father James Bousakis will officiate. Burial will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens. Born July 4, 1906, in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of George C, and Angelika (Zaharako) Poolitsan. His parents had come to America in the 1890s from Sparta, Greece, and settled in Bloomington in 1906, opening the Candy Kitchen on the square in that year. After the candy shop closed in 1926, the four boys decided to open a restaurant near the comer of Fifth and Indiana, the former site of the Book Nook Restaurant. Specializing in Greek food, The Gables was owned and operated by the Poolitsan brothers from 1932 until 1968. The family owned the building during the time in which Hoagy Carmichael wrote "Stardust' at the Book Nook. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Indianapolis and the Elks Club, of which he was past exalted ruler. Survivors include his wife, Ruby P. (Farr); two daughters, Barbara S. Adams of White Pines, Tenn., and Angelika Halstead of Plainfield; two brothers, Peter C. of Bloomington and Nick G. of Pompano Beach, Fla.; one sister, Catherine Topolgus of Bloomington; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Chris. Friends may call at the funeral home 2-9 today. An Elks memorial service will be held 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. BLOOMINGTON (Ind.) HERALD-TELEPHONE, 18 March 1981.

Ruby P. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2, 3, 4 on 5 Jan 1905 in Monroe, Indiana, United States. She died 5, 6 on 18 Apr 1993 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. Ruby married 7 Charles G. POOLITSAN on 2 Jul 1932 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Indianapolis - Ruby Poolitsan, 88, of Indianapolis, formerly of Bloomington, died Sunday at Lakeview Manor Nursing Center. Born Jan. 5, 1905, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Willard and Maggie (Whisenand) Farr. She was a retired medical assistant and x-ray technician with Dr. James N. Topolgus. Survivors include two daughters, Ann Halstead of Speedway and Barbara Adams of Marietta, Ga.; two brothers, Wallace Farr of Texas and Earl Farr of Illinois; one sister, Oneta Smith of Nashville; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles G. Poolitsan, in 1981; and two sisters, Cecil Wright and Gay Griffin. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington with the Rev. Terry Allshouse officiating. Burial will be at Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. BLOOMINGTON HERALDTIMES, 20 April 1993, p. A2.

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