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


Franklin Thomas MCKEOWN 1-8391 was born 2 on 28 Mar 1892 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States. He died 3 on 11 Jun 1916 in Druid, Saskatchewan, Canada. Franklin married (MRIN:3691) Elizabeth Fern FARR-8378 about 1914 in Nebraska, United States.

Elizabeth Fern FARR [Parents]-8378 was born 1, 2 on 27 Jul 1893 in Rock, Nebraska, United States. She died 3 on 3 Sep 1981 in Nebraska, United States. Elizabeth married (MRIN:3691) Franklin Thomas MCKEOWN-8391 about 1914 in Nebraska, United States.

Elizabeth was counted in a census 4 in 1910 in Lay Township, Rock, Nebraska, United States.

Other marriages:
ALLEN, Frank Cephas


Frank Cephas ALLEN-8392 was born 1 on 10 Apr 1892 in Winfield, Cowley, Kansas, United States. He died in Feb 1976 in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States. Frank married (MRIN:3692) Elizabeth Fern FARR-8378 about 1925 in Nebraska, United States.

Frank was counted in a census 2 in 1900 in Richland Township, Cowley, Kansas, United States.

Elizabeth Fern FARR [Parents]-8378 was born 1, 2 on 27 Jul 1893 in Rock, Nebraska, United States. She died 3 on 3 Sep 1981 in Nebraska, United States. Elizabeth married (MRIN:3692) Frank Cephas ALLEN-8392 about 1925 in Nebraska, United States.

Elizabeth was counted in a census 4 in 1910 in Lay Township, Rock, Nebraska, United States.

Other marriages:
MCKEOWN, Franklin Thomas


Roy Malcolm FARR [Parents]-8379 was born 1, 2, 3, 4 on 3 Apr 1897 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States. He died 5, 6 on 25 Jun 1977 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States. Roy married (MRIN:3693) Wilma Catherine MILLER-8394 on 1 Jan 1927 in Springview, Keya Paha, Nebraska, United States.

Roy truly only had one child named Billy.  Billy was born of his first wife, Dorothy Karo.  When Roy married Wilma, she too had children from a previous relationship.  Their names were Virginia, James, and Jean Savage.

Atkinson Graphic July 14,1977
Funeral services were held June 28 for Roy M Farr, 80, retired Newport rancher who died June 25 in Atkinson, after having suffered a stroke. Burial was in Bassett Memorial Park Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Wilma, son Billy and wife Dorothy, their children, Mrs Janet Gildersleeve and Jack, all of Atkinson; three step children Virginia LeJenne of Titusville, Flo, her daughter Karen, Jim Savage of Omaha, and his son Mark Jean Savage and his daughter Stacy and wife Mary of New Orleans, La and a sister Fern Allen of Grand Island.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Gertrude Keller and two brothers Clifford and Eugene.

Mr Farr was the son of Willie and Addie Farr, born at Newport on April 4,1897. He grew up and received his education in Newport area.
On Jan 1,1927 he was united in marriage to Wilma K Savage at Springview and to this union one son Billy was born and with his wife's three young children by a previous marriage, Virginia, Jim and Jean, completed their family.

Mr Farr lived in and around the Newport community all of his life. He was engaged in the hay baling business. The family moved to a farm west of Newport where Spring Valley Park now stands. In 1940 they moved to a ranch southeast of Newport where they lived until last winter when the couple moved to Atkinson.

Wilma Catherine MILLER 1-8394 was born on 6 Oct 1901 in Hartington, Cedar, Nebraska, United States. She died on 24 Dec 1986 in Stuart, Holt, Nebraska, United States. Wilma married (MRIN:3693) Roy Malcolm FARR-8379 on 1 Jan 1927 in Springview, Keya Paha, Nebraska, United States.

Wilma was counted in a census 2 in 1920 in Hartington, Cedar, Nebraska, United States. She was counted in a census 3 in 1930 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States. She was counted in a census 4 in 1940 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States.

Other marriages:
SAVAGE, Thomas Joseph

They had the following children.

  M i Billy Leroy FARR-8393 was born on 9 Feb 1929. He died on 20 Oct 2007.

Raymond Oscar OLSON-8395 was born 1 on 7 Aug 1919 in Primrose, Boone, Nebraska, United States. He died 2 on 14 Apr 2004 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States. Raymond married 3 (MRIN:3694) Audrey Doreen FARR-8382 on 3 Jul 1943 in Stuart, Holt, Nebraska, United States.

Audrey Doreen FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-8382 was born 1 on 7 Mar 1921 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States. She died 2 on 16 Jan 2017 in Stuart, Holt, Nebraska, United States. Audrey married 3 (MRIN:3694) Raymond Oscar OLSON-8395 on 3 Jul 1943 in Stuart, Holt, Nebraska, United States.

Audrey was counted in a census 4 in 1930 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States.

Audrey D. Olson, age 95, of Stuart, nebraska, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 at Parkside Manor in Stuart, Nebraska. She was born on March 7, 1921.

Survivors include: children, Ronald Olson, Bonnie Kucera and husband Douglas, Norma Toler and husband Stephen, Russel Olson and wife Michelle, and Bernard Olson and wife Monica.

Funeral Service on Saturday January 21, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Bassett, Nebraska. Interment in the Newport City Cemetery in Newport, Nebraska.

Obituary information from Seger Funeral Home of Stuart, Nebraska.


Arnold J. MILEFCHIK 1-8396 was born 2 on 1 Oct 1923 in Pocahontas, Pocahontas, Iowa, United States. He died 3 on 14 Sep 2016 in Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, United States. Arnold married (MRIN:3695) Ardeth Arlene FARR-8384 on 19 Mar 1949 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

Arnold J. “Arnie” Milefchik, 92, of Port Clinton, OH, passed away, Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on October 1, 1923, in Pocahontas, IA, the son of Joseph and Mary (Thoma) Milefchik. On March 19, 1949, at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha, NE, he married Ardeth Farr, who survives.

Arnie was a WWII veteran of the U. S. Army, serving with the 805th Aviation Engineers in the South Pacific Theatre. He graduated from Iowa State with a degree in engineering. Arnie worked for GM / New Departure for 33 years in Kansas City and Sandusky, OH, retiring in 1983. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Port Clinton, OH. Arnie was a member of the PCYC, the CIC, Playmaker’s Civic Theatre (which was one of his passions), a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, on the Ottawa County Board of Health, instrumental in the developing of the Vineyard on Catawba, on the board of directors for BGSU Firelands, and a volunteer at H. B. Magruder Hospital for 20 years, and enjoyed playing golf. Arnie will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.

Those left to cherish his memory: Loving Wife of 67 years: Ardeth A. Milefchik; Sons: Christopher D. (Linda) Milefchik, David L. (Donnah) Milefchik, Eric N. (Ezzat) Milefchik, Daniel C. (Maria) Milefchik; Daughter: Amy B. (Tim) Goetz; Grandchildren: Brianne Mathews, Sean (Melissa) Cassidy, Michael Milefchik, Sarah (Trevor) Weatherwax, Ian (Melonie) Milefchik, Kristen Milefchik, Evan Milefchik, Zaid Milefchik, Isa Milefchik, Taylor Milefchik, Tabitha (Kristina) Goetz and Clifford Goetz; 10 Great-Grandchildren; Brothers: Dennis (Patricia) Milefchik and Donald (Mary) Milefchik. 

Arnie was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Debra Ann Mathews and foster daughter Barbara (Art) Jaggers.

Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM, Thursday, September 22, 2016, at the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory in Port Clinton, OH. A Memorial Mass will be conducted by Father John Missler at 11 AM, Friday, September 23, 2016, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Port Clinton, beginning with prayers offered at the funeral home at 10:30 AM. Interment will be in Catawba Island Cemetery, Port Clinton, OH.

Memorial donations may be given to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 414 Madison St., Port Clinton, OH 43452, Playmaker’s Civic Theatre, P.O. Box 149, Port Clinton, OH 43452 or the Lupus Foundation of America, 12930 Chippewa Road, Brecksville, OH 44141.

Living [Parents]-8384.


Merle C. HAMILTON-13858 was born 1, 2 on 21 Jun 1919 in Nebraska, United States. He died 3, 4 in Aug 1982 in Nebraska, United States. Merle married (MRIN:3696) Virginia Lou FARR-8386.

Virginia Lou FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-8386 was born 1, 2, 3 on 22 Sep 1919 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States. She died 4, 5 on 29 Apr 2012 in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States. Virginia married (MRIN:3696) Merle C. HAMILTON-13858.

Virginia was counted in a census 6 in 1940 in Lay Township, Rock, Nebraska, United States.

Hamilton, Virginia L.
Lincoln Journal Star: Web Edition Articles (NE) |  1 May 2012
Virginia L. Hamilton, age 92, of Lincoln, died on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at her home in Lincoln. She was born on September 22, 1919 in Newport to William Eugene and Vesta M. (Foxworthy) Farr.

Virginia is survived by a son, daughter, and granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Merle.

Virginia's wishes were to be cremated with no funeral service. Burial will be in the Orchard Cemetery. Wyuka Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences at www.wyuka.com

Copyright, 2012, Lincoln Journal Star


James Maxwell LEWELLEN-13859 was born 1, 2 on 3 Mar 1909 in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States. He died 3, 4 on 27 Oct 1976 in Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, United States. James married (MRIN:3697) Marjorie Ellen FARR-8387 on 15 Dec 1945 in Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, United States.

Marjorie Ellen FARR [Parents]-8387 was born 1, 2 on 11 Dec 1920 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. She died 3, 4 on 12 Jul 2009 in Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, United States. Marjorie married (MRIN:3697) James Maxwell LEWELLEN-13859 on 15 Dec 1945 in Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, United States.

Marjorie was counted in a census 5 in 1940 in Lay Township, Rock, Nebraska, United States.


Harold Orrie VANKIRK-13860 was born 1, 2 on 16 Mar 1921 in Tyndall, Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States. He died 3, 4 on 3 Jul 1992 in San Diego, California, United States. He was buried 5 on 8 Jul 1992 in Escondido, San Diego, California, United States. Harold married (MRIN:3698) Phyllis Loraine FARR-8388.

Phyllis Loraine FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-8388 was born on 24 Jul 1922 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States. She died on 10 May 2014 in California, United States. Phyllis married (MRIN:3698) Harold Orrie VANKIRK-13860.

Phyllis was counted in a census 2 in 1940 in Lay Township, Rock, Nebraska, United States.


Loren Samuel NEGLEY-8397 was born 1, 2, 3 on 12 Mar 1931 in East Chicago, Lake, Indiana, United States. He died 4, 5, 6 on 4 Jul 1980 in Santa Clara, California, United States. Loren married 7 (MRIN:3699) Lois Irene FARR-8389 on 19 Mar 1955 in San Diego, California, United States.

Lois Irene FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-8389 was born on 21 Mar 1927 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States. She died on 23 Oct 2012 in Seal Beach, Orange, California, United States. Lois married 1 (MRIN:3699) Loren Samuel NEGLEY-8397 on 19 Mar 1955 in San Diego, California, United States.

Lois was counted in a census 2 in 1940 in Lay Township, Rock, Nebraska, United States.

Other marriages:
Living


Living-8398.

Lois Irene FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-8389 was born on 21 Mar 1927 in Newport, Rock, Nebraska, United States. She died on 23 Oct 2012 in Seal Beach, Orange, California, United States. Lois married (MRIN:3700) Alfred L. FAY-8398 after Aug 1966.

Lois was counted in a census 1 in 1940 in Lay Township, Rock, Nebraska, United States.

Other marriages:
NEGLEY, Loren Samuel

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