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


William N. LIVINGSTON-13040 was born in Aug 1864 in New York, United States. He died in 1937. William married 1 (MRIN:3851) Jessie M. FARR-8735 in 1896 in New York, United States.

Jessie M. FARR [Parents] 1-8735 was born 2 in 1878 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States. She died 3 in 1941. Jessie married 4 (MRIN:3851) William N. LIVINGSTON-13040 in 1896 in New York, United States.


William August MARVIN-13041 was born 1 on 8 Jun 1880 in Worth, Jefferson, New York, United States. William married (MRIN:3852) Rose FARR-8736 in 1902 in Jefferson, New York, United States.

Rose FARR [Parents] 1-8736 was born 2 in Apr 1882 in New York, United States. Rose married (MRIN:3852) William August MARVIN-13041 in 1902 in Jefferson, New York, United States.


Harry Merwin FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-8737 was born 1 on 8 May 1887 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, United States. He died 2 on 12 Dec 1969 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States. Harry married 3 (MRIN:3853) Nellie Helen NELLIS-13044 on 26 Jun 1912 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.

FARR—In the House of the Good Samaritan, Dec. 12, 1969, Harry M. Farr, 319 Brainard St. aged 82 years. Funeral Monday morning at 8:30 from the Simpson Funeral Home and at 9 In Holy Family Church. Burial In Glenwood Cemetery. www.fultonhistory.com

Harry M. Farr, 82, of 319 Brainard St., retired employe of the New York Air Brake Co. plant and a resident of Watertown most of his life, died at 3:20 this morning of a heart attack in the coronary care unit of the House of the Good Samaritan where he had been a patient since  Thursday night at 6:30. Mr. Farr was stricken ill about 5:45 Thursday after noon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Frederick A. (Pauline T.) Beecher, 656 Boyd St., where he had gone for dinner.

His wife, Mrs. Nellie M. Farr, died in the Mercy Hospital at the age of 80 on Sept. 8, only three months ago. The funeral will be Monday morning at 8:30 from the Simpson Funeral Home and at 9 in the Holy Family Church. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Surviving Mr Farr, besides his daughter, are a son, Edward W. Farr, Rochester, and four grandchildren. Two brothers,Frank J. and William L. Farr, and two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Livingston and Mrs. Alice E. Peters, predeceased him.

Mr. Farr was born near Brownville in the Town of Hounsfield May 8, 1887, a son of Lyman and Ida Mc- Comber Farr. He came to this city from Brownville in  early life and was employed 37 years until his retirement at the Air Brake company for (sic) in 1952.

Before entering the em ployment of the Air Brake Company in 1915, he had been a punch press operator at the J. B. Wise, Inc., plant. For a few years after his retirement from the Air Brake company, Mr. Farr was employed as a school crossing guard at the John C. Thompson School until 1959.

He married Miss Nellie M. Nellis of Watertown on her 23d birthday—June 26, 1912 —in this city.

He was a member of the Holy Family Church.

Nellie Helen NELLIS-13044 was born in 1890 in Illinois, United States. She died 1 on 8 Sep 1969 in Jefferson, New York, United States. Nellie married 2 (MRIN:3853) Harry Merwin FARR-8737 on 26 Jun 1912 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.

They had the following children.

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Edward William FARR-13046 was born 1 on 13 Apr 1921 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States. He died 2 on 29 Oct 1978.

Edward was counted in a census 3 in 1940 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.
  F ii Pauline Theresa FARR-13045 was born on 11 Jun 1925. She died on 6 Mar 1992.

Frank James FARR [Parents]-8738 was born 1 on 2 May 1885 in New York, United States. He died 2 on 1 Oct 1962 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States. Frank married 3 (MRIN:3854) Edith COE-13042 on 11 Oct 1911 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.

Edith COE-13042 was born in 1883 in Canada. She died 1 on 10 Nov 1961 in Jefferson, New York, United States. Edith married 2 (MRIN:3854) Frank James FARR-8738 on 11 Oct 1911 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.

They had the following children.

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Gordon P. FARR-13043 was born in 1914 in New York, United States. He died 1 in Feb 1967 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.

Gordon was counted in a census 2 in 1920 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.



Gordon P. Farr, 656 Boyd street, long actively identified with bowling circles as an officer and organizer as well as a bowler, died at 2 p.m. Saturday — his 54th birthday — in the House of the Good Samaritan. Burial will be in North Watertown cemetery. Only cousins, uncles and aunts survive him. He was unmarried. Mr. Farr, a machine operator at the New York Air Brake company plant, and a WWII veteran, had not been well since he underwent a lung operation in a Rochester hospital two years ago. Mr. Farr was born Feb. 18, 1913. in Watertown, a son of Frank J. and Edith Coe Farr was educated in the local public schools and lived here all of his life. His father died here Oct. 1, 1962, and his mother, on Nov. 10. 1961. Mr. Farr, an only child, lived with them until they died. Mr. Farr was a substitute clerk at the post office 

Watertown Daily Times Feb 20 1967

Earl Alden WHEELER-12550 was born on 25 May 1886 in New York, United States. He died on 18 Jul 1949. Earl married 1 (MRIN:3855) Ruth Mae FARR-8739 on 8 Mar 1924 in Jefferson, New York, United States.

Ruth Mae FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-8739 was born 2 on 19 Nov 1902 in Jefferson, New York, United States. She died 3 in May 1973 in Jefferson, New York, United States. Ruth married 4 (MRIN:3855) Earl Alden WHEELER-12550 on 8 Mar 1924 in Jefferson, New York, United States.

Other marriages:
CREVER, Barney


Barney CREVER-13056 was born 1 on 28 Feb 1894. He died 2 on 3 Jul 1969 in Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, New York, United States. Barney married (MRIN:3856) Ruth Mae FARR-8739 on 19 Nov 1951.

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Ruth Mae FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-8739 was born 2 on 19 Nov 1902 in Jefferson, New York, United States. She died 3 in May 1973 in Jefferson, New York, United States. Ruth married (MRIN:3856) Barney CREVER-13056 on 19 Nov 1951.

Other marriages:
WHEELER, Earl Alden


Arthur Francis PORTER-12551 was born on 10 Sep 1888 in New York, United States. He died on 24 Dec 1960. Arthur married 1 (MRIN:3857) Gace M. FARR-8740 on 17 Sep 1923 in Jefferson, New York, United States.

Gace M. FARR [Parents]-8740 was born 1 on 21 Jan 1904 in Jefferson, New York, United States. She died on 14 Feb 1943. Gace married 2 (MRIN:3857) Arthur Francis PORTER-12551 on 17 Sep 1923 in Jefferson, New York, United States.


Kenneth Stewart FARR [Parents] 1-8741 was born 2, 3, 4 on 21 Aug 1905 in Camden, Oneida, New York, United States. He died 5 on 27 Apr 1984 in Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, New York, United States. Kenneth married (MRIN:3858) Marion Rosalee DONOHUE "Minnow"-12552 on 20 May 1935 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.

Kenneth was counted in a census 6 in 1910 in Camden, Oneida, New York, United States.

Marion Rosalee "Minnow" DONOHUE-12552 was born in Apr 1909 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States. She died on 15 Nov 1958 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States. Minnow married (MRIN:3858) Kenneth Stewart FARR-8741 on 20 May 1935 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.


Loyal Robert MANCHESTER-13057 was born on 14 Jun 1911 in Pitcairn, Saint Lawrence, New York, United States. He died on 3 Dec 1996 in Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, New York, United States. Loyal married 1 (MRIN:3859) Rena R. FARR-8745 on 10 Sep 1931 in St Lawrence, New York, United States.

Rena R. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-8745 was born 2, 3 on 12 Nov 1915 in Black River, Jefferson, New York, United States. She died 4 on 14 Mar 1992 in Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, New York, United States. Rena married 5 (MRIN:3859) Loyal Robert MANCHESTER-13057 on 10 Sep 1931 in St Lawrence, New York, United States.


Rhodolphus SCOTT-8755 was born 1 on 7 Jan 1780 in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died on 11 Jun 1851. Rhodolphus married (MRIN:3860) Diantha FARR-8747 about 1831 in of Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Diantha FARR [Parents]-8747 was born 1 on 3 Feb 1810 in of Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died on 24 Nov 1884. Diantha married (MRIN:3860) Rhodolphus SCOTT-8755 about 1831 in of Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
STEARNS, Preston

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