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


Lt. Francis FARR Esq. [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 9 Jul 1753 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2, 3 on 16 Sep 1819 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Francis married 4 Sarah LAUGHTON on 24 Jan 1783 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
HASKELL, Abigail

Lt. Francis was a Revolutionary soldier (see National Archives, Pension # W14712).  He was also Town Clerk of Harvard, Mass., from 1787-1819. He served as Town Treasurer from 1803-4.

Sarah applied for a pension on his service at Harvard, Mass., 13 April, 1839, when she was 81 years old.

DEATH: Event Type:Death; Town of Record: Harvard; County of Record: Worcester; Comment: A. 66 Y. /N (A. 66 Y. 2 M. 9 D. DUP.). /N "HE HAD SERVED TOWN CLERK THIRTY YEARS, AND AN ASSESSOR TWENTY YEARS, SELECTMAN SEVEN YEARS."

Sarah LAUGHTON was born 1 on 8 May 1758 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She died 2 on 3 Jun 1830 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Sarah married 3 Lt. Francis FARR Esq. on 24 Jan 1783 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i Asa FARR was born on 12 Dec 1783. He died on 5 Jun 1854.
  M ii
Thomas FARR was born 1, 2 on 8 Jan 1786 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.



He was living in Harvard, Mass. in 1839, as he signed an affidavit stating that his mother had made her home with him after Francis' death.
  M iii Levi FARR was born on 15 Mar 1788. He died on 19 Jan 1821.
  M iv Rev. Jonathan FARR was born on 20 Sep 1790. He died on 15 Jun 1845 from of consumption.
  F v
Sarah FARR was born 1, 2 on 10 Oct 1792 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.



She was still alive in April, 1839, when she signed an affidavit in support of her mother's Revolutionary War widow's pension. She was living in Harvard and stated that she had lived with her mother most of the time since her father's death, and knew that her mother had remained a widow.
  F vi
Lydia FARR (twin) was born 1, 2 on 27 Mar 1796 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
  F vii
Hannah FARR (twin) was born 1, 2 on 27 Mar 1796 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
  M viii
William FARR was born on 29 Mar 1798.

William FARR Jr. [Parents] was born 1 on 21 Jun 1755 in Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 3 Feb 1834 in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. William married 2 Lucy HADLEY on 15 Feb 1780 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

From the research of Linda Farr Welch:

William Farr and Levi Farr married sisters, the Hadley girls of Westford. These two families were very close throughout their lives together. William, along with brothers, Levi and Nathaniel, were among the first grantees of the town of "Neshobe" (Brandon, Vt.), granted by Governor Wentworth on 3 Nov., 1761.  They never took up their claims in Brandon. William removed to Ashby, Massachusetts, where he was living when the 1790 census was taken.

William Farr was a Revolutionary soldier in the NH line, enlisting first at Cambridge, Massachusetts, completing eight months of service in the company of Captain Bryant at the capture of Burgoyne's Army; He also entered service in the Massachusetts line, Jan., 1776, under Captain Diamon Morton; Colonel Knox's Regiment, going by way of New London, NH to New York. He served in Captain Norton's Company until the 1st of Jan., 1777, when he was dismissed. William applied for a survivor's pension (20 April, 1818 and March of 1821), and was "destitute of property". On May 11, 1785, William Farr came from Harvard, Mass. with wife Lucy, and daughters Sally & Molly, to Shirley, Mass., remained a short time (taken in by James Parker), and eventually settled in Ashby, Massachusetts.

Lucy HADLEY was born 1 on 8 Apr 1758 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Lucy married 2 William FARR Jr. on 15 Feb 1780 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
Infant FARR died 1 in Jul 1780 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
  M ii
William FARR was born 1, 2 on 24 Sep 1781 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 on 25 Aug 1783 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States from of drowning in a well.

DEATH: 2 years.
  F iii Sarah FARR was born on 9 Jan 1783.
  F iv Mary FARR was born on 12 Jun 1784. She died on 23 Nov 1819.
  F v
Cynthia FARR was born 1, 2, 3 on 15 Jan 1788 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
  M vi William FARR was born on 27 Sep 1789. He died on 4 Apr 1847 from of liver desease.
  M vii Willard FARR was born on 4 Dec 1791. He died on 24 Oct 1831.
  M viii
Nahum FARR was born 1 on 30 Sep 1794 in Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 22 Aug 1796 in Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Worcester FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 31 Dec 1806 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 14 May 1881 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States from caused by a fall. Worcester married 3 Abial KNEELAND "Abigail" on 3 Mar 1831 in of Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Worcester was counted in a census 4 in 1880 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Accidentally died from falling out of a wagon.

DEATH: Death record says that his parents were Amos and Abigail Farr.

Abial "Abigail" KNEELAND was born on 15 May 1809 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 1 on 3 Nov 1889 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States from of heart disease. Abigail married 2 Worcester FARR on 3 Mar 1831 in of Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Abigail was counted in a census 3 in 1880 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Lestina A. FARR was born on 2 Sep 1831. She died on 7 Mar 1857.
  M ii
Gilbert W. FARR was born 1 on 27 Jan 1833 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 17 Jul 1838 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.
  M iii
Chester D. FARR was born 1 on 21 Aug 1834 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 28 Dec 1838 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.
  M iv Frank Henry FARR was born on 4 Aug 1836. He died on 24 Jan 1895.
  M v Ira Dellos FARR was born on 9 Mar 1838. He died on 12 Nov 1913.
  M vi Capt. Dennie W. FARR was born on 7 Jan 1840. He died on 5 May 1864.
  M vii
James E. FARR 1 was born 2 on 24 Jun 1843 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 7 Feb 1853 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States from of scarlitina.
  M viii Charles M. FARR was born on 27 Jun 1845. He died on 23 Aug 1887.
  M ix
Bernard S. FARR 1 was born 2 on 29 Jul 1847 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 6 Feb 1853 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States from of scarlitina.
  M x Edwin H. FARR was born on 24 Oct 1849. He died on 21 Aug 1920.
  F xi Helen E. FARR was born on 10 Jan 1852.

William Riley SNOW was born on 5 Jan 1806 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. William married 1 Marcia C. FARR on 9 Jul 1829 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Marcia C. FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 14 Feb 1809 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Marcia married 2 William Riley SNOW on 9 Jul 1829 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.


Lyman P. FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 18 Aug 1811 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 13 Jul 1879 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Lyman married 3 Lydia COBLEIGH before 1836 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
SMITH, Lois

Lydia COBLEIGH was born on 24 Mar 1812 in Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. She died 1 on 15 Aug 1840 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Lydia married 2 Lyman P. FARR before 1836 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Mary A. FARR was born in Jun 1836 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 1 on 2 May 1852 in Somerset, Windham, Vermont, United States.

Lyman P. FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 18 Aug 1811 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 13 Jul 1879 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Lyman married 3 Lois SMITH on 12 Apr 1842 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
COBLEIGH, Lydia

Lois SMITH [Parents] was born on 12 May 1824 in Londonderry, Windham, Vermont, United States. She died on 9 Jan 1887 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Lois married 1 Lyman P. FARR on 12 Apr 1842 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.


Clark COVEY. Clark married 1 Lestina A. FARR in 1852.

Lestina A. FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 2 Sep 1831 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3 on 7 Mar 1857 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States. Lestina married 4 Clark COVEY in 1852.


Frank Henry FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 4 Aug 1836 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died on 24 Jan 1895 in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. Frank married 3 Phila M. PRENTICE in Oct 1859.

Other marriages:
NELSON, Ellen P.

Phila M. PRENTICE was born on 14 Mar 1838 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 1 on 27 Mar 1864 in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. Phila married 2 Frank Henry FARR in Oct 1859.

They had the following children.

  F i
Sidney H. FARR was born 1 on 12 Feb 1862 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Frank Henry FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 4 Aug 1836 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died on 24 Jan 1895 in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. Frank married Ellen P. NELSON "Nellie" on 30 Jan 1866.

Other marriages:
PRENTICE, Phila M.

Ellen P. "Nellie" NELSON was born about 1838 in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Nellie married Frank Henry FARR on 30 Jan 1866.

They had the following children.

  M i
Frank E. FARR was born 1, 2 on 29 Oct 1866 in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. He died on 18 Jul 1868 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.
  F ii
Alice M. FARR 1 was born 2 on 18 Dec 1868 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.
  F iii
Grace W. FARR 1 was born 2, 3 on 5 Nov 1879 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 4 on 16 Feb 1886 in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States from of scarlet fever.

DEATH: Age 5 years, 3 months, 11 days. Parents listed as Frank H. Farr and Nellie Nelson.

Ira Dellos FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 9 Mar 1838 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died on 12 Nov 1913 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Ira married 3 Caroline Sophronia STOWELL on 24 Nov 1879.

Caroline Sophronia STOWELL was born on 24 Nov 1845 in Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. She died on 6 Jul 1929. Caroline married 1 Ira Dellos FARR on 24 Nov 1879.

They had the following children.

  M i Winfield Gordon FARR was born on 2 Jun 1881. He died on 29 Nov 1951.
  M ii
Julian Delos FARR was born on 26 Mar 1885 in West Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.
  M iii
Marshell H. FARR was born 1, 2 on 23 Jan 1887 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 18 Oct 1941 in West Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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he year 1803 when he moved to Chester, Vermont, when he stayed a year and a half, thence he moved to Cavendish in the County of Windsor and State of Vermont, where he as lived ever since.

Declarant does not recollect that the name of the Lieutenant was in Capt. Josiah Brown's Company, in which Company he marched to Ticonderoga in 1777, but the name of the Ensign was Benjamin Williams of New Ipswich, NH.

On this 20th day of May, 1833, at his own dwelling house, personally appeared, Nathaniel Farr, aged eighty seven years on the 15th day of February, last, does hereby make the following supplementary declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress, passed June 7, 1832.

That in respect to the first weeks service at Concord and Cambridge in April, 1775, the declarant was out six days certain, and he thinks some days more, but cannot say positively.

With regard to the 8 months service in 1775, the declarant is yet unable to recollect the name of the Colonel, or other field officers, he recollects that Colonel Prescott had some command during he battle of Bunker Hill and further states that he saw General Washington several times during the eight months service and also says that General Warren was killed on the day of the battle at Bunker Hill.

In respect to the 3rd enlistment the declarant cannot tell the Colonel's name, but thinks the General's name who commanded at Ticonderoga was Schuyler.

As respects the 4th campaign of three days, the declarant can recollect nothing further being more infirm and imperfect as to memory than when he testified to his first declaration the services in the war appearing in many respects "like a dream". In all the campaigns, the declarant served as a private. He has no written discharges or documentary witnesses, and knows of no one who can testify to his services except Martha Atwood, whose affidavit is hereunto annexed.

SWORN and SUBSCRIBED the day and year aforesaid, viz: Nathaniel Farr, ss; Jabez Proctor, Judge of Probate

Affidavit of Martha Atwood, Cavendish, 17th July, 1832:

"I, Martha Atwood, of Cavendish in Windsor County in the State of Vermont, formerly of New Ipswich, NH, in Hillsborough County, being 62 years of age of rational mind and memory, do testify and say that in the Spring of the year 1775, my father, Nathaniel Farr, then an inhabitant of said New Ipswich and now an inhabitant of said Cavendish, went to Cambridge on account of the regulars coming from Boston to Lexington and Concord. He was gone a week or more, and then immediately, enlisted into 8 months service and was gone until the snow covered the ground for the next winter."

PENSION RECORD: Microfilm Copy No. M-804, Roll #956, "Revolution War Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Application Files"

Nathaniel Farr, S1611 - Service: N.H.; Nathaniel Farr of Windsor County, in the State of Vermont, who was a private in the Company commanded under Capt. Mann , in the N.H. militia for 9 months and 12 days. Inscribed on the Roll of Vt., at the rate of $32.31 per annum to commence on the 4th day of March, 1831., certification of Pension issued Aug. 22, 1833, and sent to R. Washburn, Ludlow, Vermont; Arrears to the 4th of March, 1833 - $64.62, semiannual allowance ending - $16.15, total , $80.77, recorded by W.L. Williams, Clerk, Book "E', Vol. 3, pg. 64, Revolutionary Claim Act of June 7, 1832.

Abigail DECOST was born about 1748 in of Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. She died about 1810 in Proctorsville, Windsor, Vermont, United States. Abigail married 1 Nathaniel FARR on 25 Jul 1784 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
Samuel FARR was born in 1785 in Cavendish, Windsor, Vermont, United States.



Warned out of Cavendish 23 March, 1816 - Samuel Farr, wife Susanna, Anna & David, children.
  F ii Patty FARR was born in 1787. She died in Feb 1846.

Levi FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 20 Jan 1750 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 4 May 1788 in New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States from by being thrown from the seat of a wagon. Levi married 2 Eunice HADLEY on 17 Dec 1775 in Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

From the research of Linda Farr Welch:

Levi removed from Littleton, Massachusetts to New Ipswich, NH, ca. 1775-6.  The main road for many years passed from the northeasterly part of Ashby from Townsend, through New Ipswich and on to Keene, NH.  This road was laid out 15 Jan., 1750, and once in use, was a highway for settlers from Massachusetts to settle new lands in New Hampshire. Levi served in the Revolution in the NH line from New Ipswich.

Levi died in New Ipswich, 'killed when thrown from the seat of the wagon', 4 May, 1788 (age 38).  "Death is the lot, the tomb the place, For all the sons of Adam's race."

When the 1790 census was taken, Eunice was head of her household in New Ipswich, NH. She had three living with her in the household. Her neighbors were Nathan Robbins and Stephen Adams.

Eunice HADLEY was born 1 on 26 Sep 1750 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Eunice married 2 Levi FARR on 17 Dec 1775 in Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Marriage Notes:

MARRIAGE: Marriage was recorded at Westford and performed at Littleton.

They had the following children.

  M i Jonathan Hadley FARR was born on 15 Aug 1776. He died on 18 May 1848.
  F ii
Elizabeth FARR was born 1, 2 on 17 Feb 1778 in New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.
  M iii Nathan FARR was born on 15 Feb 1780. He died on 18 Oct 1873.
  M iv Rufus King FARR Sr. was born on 15 Feb 1782. He died on 7 May 1858.
  M v
Timothy Jones FARR was born 1, 2 on 6 Aug 1783 in New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.
  F vi
Eunice FARR was born 1, 2 on 22 Sep 1785 in New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.
  M vii
Levi FARR was born 1, 2 on 4 May 1788 in New Ipswich, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

Lt. Francis FARR Esq. [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 9 Jul 1753 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2, 3 on 16 Sep 1819 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Francis married 4, 5 Abigail HASKELL on 14 Sep 1777 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
LAUGHTON, Sarah

Lt. Francis was a Revolutionary soldier (see National Archives, Pension # W14712).  He was also Town Clerk of Harvard, Mass., from 1787-1819. He served as Town Treasurer from 1803-4.

Sarah applied for a pension on his service at Harvard, Mass., 13 April, 1839, when she was 81 years old.

DEATH: Event Type:Death; Town of Record: Harvard; County of Record: Worcester; Comment: A. 66 Y. /N (A. 66 Y. 2 M. 9 D. DUP.). /N "HE HAD SERVED TOWN CLERK THIRTY YEARS, AND AN ASSESSOR TWENTY YEARS, SELECTMAN SEVEN YEARS."

Abigail HASKELL was born 1, 2 on 29 Sep 1758 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She died 3 on 9 Nov 1782 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Abigail married 4, 5 Lt. Francis FARR Esq. on 14 Sep 1777 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

DEATH: Wife of Captain Francis Farr, age 24.

They had the following children.

  F i
Abigail Haskell FARR was born 1, 2 on 31 Dec 1777 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She died in 1778 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
  M ii
Francis FARR was born 1, 2 on 27 Feb 1781 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 on 22 Feb 1799 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
  F iii
Anna Goodhue FARR was born 1, 2 on 20 Oct 1782 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 12 Feb 1799 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States from of Consumption.

Lt. Francis FARR Esq. [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 9 Jul 1753 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2, 3 on 16 Sep 1819 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Francis married 4 Sarah LAUGHTON on 24 Jan 1783 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
HASKELL, Abigail

Lt. Francis was a Revolutionary soldier (see National Archives, Pension # W14712).  He was also Town Clerk of Harvard, Mass., from 1787-1819. He served as Town Treasurer from 1803-4.

Sarah applied for a pension on his service at Harvard, Mass., 13 April, 1839, when she was 81 years old.

DEATH: Event Type:Death; Town of Record: Harvard; County of Record: Worcester; Comment: A. 66 Y. /N (A. 66 Y. 2 M. 9 D. DUP.). /N "HE HAD SERVED TOWN CLERK THIRTY YEARS, AND AN ASSESSOR TWENTY YEARS, SELECTMAN SEVEN YEARS."

Sarah LAUGHTON was born 1 on 8 May 1758 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She died 2 on 3 Jun 1830 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Sarah married 3 Lt. Francis FARR Esq. on 24 Jan 1783 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i Asa FARR was born on 12 Dec 1783. He died on 5 Jun 1854.
  M ii
Thomas FARR was born 1, 2 on 8 Jan 1786 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.



He was living in Harvard, Mass. in 1839, as he signed an affidavit stating that his mother had made her home with him after Francis' death.
  M iii Levi FARR was born on 15 Mar 1788. He died on 19 Jan 1821.
  M iv Rev. Jonathan FARR was born on 20 Sep 1790. He died on 15 Jun 1845 from of consumption.
  F v
Sarah FARR was born 1, 2 on 10 Oct 1792 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.



She was still alive in April, 1839, when she signed an affidavit in support of her mother's Revolutionary War widow's pension. She was living in Harvard and stated that she had lived with her mother most of the time since her father's death, and knew that her mother had remained a widow.
  F vi
Lydia FARR (twin) was born 1, 2 on 27 Mar 1796 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
  F vii
Hannah FARR (twin) was born 1, 2 on 27 Mar 1796 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
  M viii
William FARR was born on 29 Mar 1798.

William FARR Jr. [Parents] was born 1 on 21 Jun 1755 in Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 3 Feb 1834 in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. William married 2 Lucy HADLEY on 15 Feb 1780 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

From the research of Linda Farr Welch:

William Farr and Levi Farr married sisters, the Hadley girls of Westford. These two families were very close throughout their lives together. William, along with brothers, Levi and Nathaniel, were among the first grantees of the town of "Neshobe" (Brandon, Vt.), granted by Governor Wentworth on 3 Nov., 1761.  They never took up their claims in Brandon. William removed to Ashby, Massachusetts, where he was living when the 1790 census was taken.

William Farr was a Revolutionary soldier in the NH line, enlisting first at Cambridge, Massachusetts, completing eight months of service in the company of Captain Bryant at the capture of Burgoyne's Army; He also entered service in the Massachusetts line, Jan., 1776, under Captain Diamon Morton; Colonel Knox's Regiment, going by way of New London, NH to New York. He served in Captain Norton's Company until the 1st of Jan., 1777, when he was dismissed. William applied for a survivor's pension (20 April, 1818 and March of 1821), and was "destitute of property". On May 11, 1785, William Farr came from Harvard, Mass. with wife Lucy, and daughters Sally & Molly, to Shirley, Mass., remained a short time (taken in by James Parker), and eventually settled in Ashby, Massachusetts.

Lucy HADLEY was born 1 on 8 Apr 1758 in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Lucy married 2 William FARR Jr. on 15 Feb 1780 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
Infant FARR died 1 in Jul 1780 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
  M ii
William FARR was born 1, 2 on 24 Sep 1781 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 on 25 Aug 1783 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States from of drowning in a well.

DEATH: 2 years.
  F iii Sarah FARR was born on 9 Jan 1783.
  F iv Mary FARR was born on 12 Jun 1784. She died on 23 Nov 1819.
  F v
Cynthia FARR was born 1, 2, 3 on 15 Jan 1788 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
  M vi William FARR was born on 27 Sep 1789. He died on 4 Apr 1847 from of liver desease.
  M vii Willard FARR was born on 4 Dec 1791. He died on 24 Oct 1831.
  M viii
Nahum FARR was born 1 on 30 Sep 1794 in Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 22 Aug 1796 in Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Worcester FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 31 Dec 1806 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 14 May 1881 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States from caused by a fall. Worcester married 3 Abial KNEELAND "Abigail" on 3 Mar 1831 in of Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Worcester was counted in a census 4 in 1880 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Accidentally died from falling out of a wagon.

DEATH: Death record says that his parents were Amos and Abigail Farr.

Abial "Abigail" KNEELAND was born on 15 May 1809 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 1 on 3 Nov 1889 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States from of heart disease. Abigail married 2 Worcester FARR on 3 Mar 1831 in of Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Abigail was counted in a census 3 in 1880 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Lestina A. FARR was born on 2 Sep 1831. She died on 7 Mar 1857.
  M ii
Gilbert W. FARR was born 1 on 27 Jan 1833 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 17 Jul 1838 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.
  M iii
Chester D. FARR was born 1 on 21 Aug 1834 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 28 Dec 1838 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.
  M iv Frank Henry FARR was born on 4 Aug 1836. He died on 24 Jan 1895.
  M v Ira Dellos FARR was born on 9 Mar 1838. He died on 12 Nov 1913.
  M vi Capt. Dennie W. FARR was born on 7 Jan 1840. He died on 5 May 1864.
  M vii
James E. FARR 1 was born 2 on 24 Jun 1843 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 7 Feb 1853 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States from of scarlitina.
  M viii Charles M. FARR was born on 27 Jun 1845. He died on 23 Aug 1887.
  M ix
Bernard S. FARR 1 was born 2 on 29 Jul 1847 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 6 Feb 1853 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States from of scarlitina.
  M x Edwin H. FARR was born on 24 Oct 1849. He died on 21 Aug 1920.
  F xi Helen E. FARR was born on 10 Jan 1852.

William Riley SNOW was born on 5 Jan 1806 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. William married 1 Marcia C. FARR on 9 Jul 1829 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Marcia C. FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 14 Feb 1809 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Marcia married 2 William Riley SNOW on 9 Jul 1829 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.


Lyman P. FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 18 Aug 1811 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3, 4 on 13 Jul 1879 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He was buried 5 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Lyman married 6, 7 Lydia COBLEIGH on 7 Oct 1835 in Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

Lyman resided 8 in 1850 in Somerset, Windham, Vermont, United States. He resided 9 at Census in 1870 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
SMITH, Lois

Lydia COBLEIGH was born 1 on 24 Mar 1812 in Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. She died 2, 3 on 15 Aug 1840 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She was buried 4 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Lydia married 5, 6 Lyman P. FARR on 7 Oct 1835 in Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Mary A. FARR was born 1 in Jun 1836 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 2, 3 on 2 Mar 1852 in Somerset, Windham, Vermont, United States. She was buried 4 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Mary resided 5 in 1850 in Somerset, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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