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


William B. DOW-8616 was born in 1841 in Barnet, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. He died in Sep 1930 in Westminster, Windham, Vermont, United States. William married (MRIN:3801) Almina Philena FARR-8608 on 5 Feb 1868 in New Hampshire, United States.

Almina Philena FARR [Parents] 1, 2-8608 was born in 1843 in Goshen, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States. Almina married (MRIN:3801) William B. DOW-8616 on 5 Feb 1868 in New Hampshire, United States.

From the research of Linda Farr Welch:
She m. 5 Feb., 1868, William B. Dow of Weathersfield, Vt. (b. Barnet, Vt. 1841, son of Abram & Juliette Dow). He was a soldier of the Civil War. He served in Co. "H", 7th Regiment NH Volunteers from Sept., 1862 to July, 1865. He applied for a Invalid pension 29 July, 1879 (App# 311405; Cert# 314307); They had four children: (1) Ernest E., b. 1869; (2) Edith M., b. 1871, (3) Ida May, b. 1873, m. Emery Porter of Nova Scotia. She d. in Nova Scotia; (4) Charles W., b. 1875. He m. 1st Nina Holland. He m. 2nd, Ethel Spackman of Haverhill, Mass. William and Almina were living in Westminster, Vt. in 1910 where they owned and operated their own dairy farm. William Dow d. in Westminster, Vt., Sept., 1930. Almena applied for a Widow's pension, 8 Nov., 1920 (App# 1165566; Cert# 907514).


Lewis John NELSON-8617 was born on 6 Apr 1850 in Croydon, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States. Lewis married (MRIN:3802) Sarah Elizabeth FARR-8611 on 11 Oct 1876 in Goshen, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.

Sarah Elizabeth FARR [Parents] 1-8611 was born on 3 Jun 1852 in Goshen, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States. Sarah married (MRIN:3802) Lewis John NELSON-8617 on 11 Oct 1876 in Goshen, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.

From the research of Linda Farr Welch:
The Nelson family settled in Croydon early when John Nelson moved there and settled on the turnpike north of the Four Corners. He was entrusted to some extent, with the management of town affairs and had many descendants. Ephraim was his son. Lewis and Sarah were living at 54 Shelby Street in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1910 where Lewis was a self-employed carpenter (Children: (1) Alice S. b. July, 1877; (2) Otho Lewis, b. Mill Village, NH, 24 Feb. 1880. He m. Alice E. --, and they farmed in Lempster, NH).


Hial F. NELSON-8618 was born in Feb 1848 in Croydon, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States. Hial married (MRIN:3803) Ida Lurinda FARR-8612 on 11 Oct 1876 in Goshen, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.

Ida Lurinda FARR [Parents] 1-8612 was born on 25 Dec 1854 in New Hampshire, United States. Ida married (MRIN:3803) Hial F. NELSON-8618 on 11 Oct 1876 in Goshen, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.

From the research of Linda Farr Welch:
She m. (same day as her sister, double wedding), 11 Oct., 1876, Hial F. Nelson (b. Croydon, NH, Feb., 1848, son of Ephraim & Lydia (Churchill) Nelson). Hial and his brother John Lewis lived with their widowed mother Lydia in Goshen where they operated the family farm. Ida and her sister Sarah went to district school with the two Nelson brothers. They were a very closely knit family. In 1880, Hial and Ida were farming in Newport, NH. They were farming their own diary farm in Goshen, NH in 1900-1920 census. Children: (1) Elmer H. Nelson, b. May, 1875; (2) Arthur W. Nelson, b. Jan., 1880; (3) Walter R. Nelson, b. Sept., 1882; (4) Ernest S. Nelson, b. Nov., 1891. Ida Nelson d. 6 Jan., 1947.


Elmer Danzen FARR [Parents] 1-8613 was born in Oct 1858 in New Jersey, United States. Elmer married (MRIN:3804) Etta S. FIFE-8619 on 24 Dec 1885 in Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

From the research of Linda Farr Welch:
Elmer was living in Goshen, NH with his brother Oren. He was then 21 years old and working at the railroad depot. He m. 1st in Royalston, Mass., 24 Dec., 1885, Etta S. Fife (b. Mass., July, 1863, dau. of Elmer & Martha A. Fife of Lowell, Mass.) In the 1900 and 1910 census, Elmer lived with his wife and son at 2 Riverdale Avenue in Haverhill, Mass. where he was employed as a cashier and grocery salesman in a store there. Elmer Danzen m. 2nd, Frances Forbes of Georgia.

Etta S. FIFE-8619 was born on 12 Jul 1863 in Florida, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. Etta married (MRIN:3804) Elmer Danzen FARR-8613 on 24 Dec 1885 in Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
Bernard Elmer FARR 1-8620 was born on 9 May 1892 in Milford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. He died in Feb 1976 in Westchester, Bronx, New York, United States.



From the research of Linda Farr Welch:
Bernard filled out his WWI draft card 0n 5 June, 1917. He was 25 years old, married and was working as a lawyer for the Sherman Detective Agency in Boston. His address was 86 South Butolph Street. He was medium in height, medium in build with blue eyes and brown hair. In 1920, Bernard and Hazel were renting an apartment on 335 Huntington Avenue, Back Bay in Boston, and he was a self-employed lawyer. He had a practice with Harvey H. Pratt. When he filled out his WW2 draft card in 1942, he was 49 years old and living in New York City on 1160 Fifth Avenue. He was an employee of the Chase National Bank on Broad Street in the City. He worked for Chase for fifteen years as their assistant trust officer. He resigned to become director of pension planning. He also practiced law.

Nathaniel French PUTNAM-8624. Nathaniel married (MRIN:3805) Isabelle Graham FARR-8621.

Isabelle Graham FARR [Parents] 1, 2-8621 was born in 1839 in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States. Isabelle married (MRIN:3805) Nathaniel French PUTNAM-8624.


Edward FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-8717 was born 1, 2 on 9 Mar 1860 in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 3 on 23 Feb 1886 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. Edward married 4 (MRIN:3806) Sarah Esther KELLEY-8632 on 15 Nov 1880 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

Edward was counted in a census 5 in 1860 in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

Sarah Esther KELLEY-8632 was born 1 on 2 May 1861 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. She died on 30 Jan 1944 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. Sarah married 2 (MRIN:3806) Edward FARR-8717 on 15 Nov 1880 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

Sarah was counted in a census 3 in 1900 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

CENSUS: In the household of her mother Mary Kelley.

They had the following children.

  M i George Closson FARR-8633 was born on 6 Nov 1881. He died on 3 Feb 1945.
  M ii
Edward B. FARR 1-8911 was born 2 in Sep 1886 in New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 28 Sep 1937 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

George Closson FARR [Parents] 1-8633 was born 2, 3 on 6 Nov 1881 in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 4 on 3 Feb 1945 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. George married 5, 6 (MRIN:3807) Annie Belle HADLEY-8634 on 6 Nov 1902 in Massachusetts, United States.

BIRTH: Birth record names the father plus the mother's maiden name.

Annie Belle HADLEY-8634 was born 1, 2 on 9 Jul 1880 in Stoneham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died 3 in 1935 in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Annie married 4, 5 (MRIN:3807) George Closson FARR-8633 on 6 Nov 1902 in Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i Everett A. FARR-8636 was born on 23 Jul 1904. He died on 12 Apr 1966.
  F ii Helen Lucretia FARR-8635 was born on 4 Apr 1906. She died on 9 Feb 1979.

Ralph Frederick BEST-8639 was born 1 on 21 Sep 1905 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 10 Jan 1977 in Whitman, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He was buried in Colebrook Cemetery, Whitman, Plymouth, United States. Ralph married (MRIN:3808) Helen Lucretia FARR-8635 on 30 Jun 1936 in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

Helen Lucretia FARR [Parents] 1-8635 was born 2 on 4 Apr 1906 in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 9 Feb 1979 in San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California, United States. Helen married (MRIN:3808) Ralph Frederick BEST-8639 on 30 Jun 1936 in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.


Everett A. FARR [Parents] 1-8636 was born 2, 3, 4 on 23 Jul 1904 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. He died 5, 6 on 12 Apr 1966 in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Everett married (MRIN:3809) Viola Blanche MEEHAN-8637 on 30 Jun 1927 in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

Viola Blanche MEEHAN-8637 was born 1 on 29 Mar 1906 in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She died 2 on 14 Feb 1986 in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. She was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Viola married (MRIN:3809) Everett A. FARR-8636 on 30 Jun 1927 in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Beverly FARR-8638.

Marshal Starr PREIST-8657.

Muriel Winnifred FARR [Parents]-8648 was born 1 on 17 Sep 1927 in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States. She died 2 on 1 Jun 2000 in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States. Muriel married 3 (MRIN:3810) Marshal Starr PREIST-8657 on 29 May 1947 in San Joaquin, California, United States.

Muriel was counted in a census 4 in 1940 in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States.

Newspaper: Modesto Bee, The
Date of Publication: June 3, 2000
Page: B4
Header: MURIEL W. PRIEST
Sept. 17, 1927 -- June 1, 2000
Muriel Winifred Priest, 72, of Modesto died Thursday at Memorial Medical Center.
Mrs. Priest was a lifelong resident of Modesto. Before retiring in 1999, she had been the office manager at Air-One Heating & Air Conditioning. She also worked for Farr Department Store, which her family owned, until it closed in 1981. She belonged to the First Church of the Nazarene, where she also was secretary and office manager.
She is survived by her husband, Marshall Starr Priest of Modesto; children, Susan Urbina of Livingston and Lynelle Roberts of Central Point, Ore.; brother, Harvey Farr of Sacramento; sisters, Elaine Thomas of Novato, Doris Galloway of Citrus Heights, Leona Strong of Midpines, Bernice Millen of Merced, and Janet Bertaut and Carol Allen, both of Turlock; and six grandchildren.
A funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the First Church of the Nazarene. Burial will be a Lakewood Memorial Park, Hughson. Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Allen Mortuary, Turlock.
Remembrances may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene, 2319 St. Pauls Way, Modesto 95355.
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