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


Joel FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2, 3 in 1796 in Vermont, United States. He died 4 on 24 Aug 1854 in Vermont, United States. He was buried 5 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. Joel married 6 Eunice HIGGINS about 1816 in Vermont, United States.

Joel resided 7 in 1850 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

Joel Farr, b. Vt., 1796, son of Abel & Rhoda (----) Farr. He m. Eunice Higgins (b. Cape Cod, Mass. --, dau. of – of Eastham, Mass). He was a shoemaker by trade, but during the latter part of his life was engaged in tilling the soil. Joel volunteered as a soldier during the War of 1812, but the war closed before he reached the field. —1850 census of Huntington, Vt. lists: Joel Farr (b. Vt. age 54, farmer), Eunice Farr (b. Mass., age 57, wife). Franklin Farr (b. Vt., age 26), Abel Farr (b. Mass., age 75, Rhoda Farr (age 75, b. Vt). —Joel Farr died 26 Aug., 1854 (age 58). He was buried all by himself in the Maplewood Cemetery in Huntington, Vt. His wife survived him and traveled to Henry County Iowa to be with her son, H. H. Farr. She died in Henry County Iowa, 29 Oct., 1871 (age 80). They had a daughter, Eliza, b. Chittenden County, Vt, 9 June, 1817. She m. (as his 3rdwife) in Iowa, 10 June, 1862, Mr. John M. Hanson (b. Deerfield, Mass., 25 June, 1807). Mr. Hanson, had 3 children by his 1st wife, who died in 1839. He had six children of his 2nd wife, who d. in 1852. "He was first President of the Henry County Iowa, Agricultural Society, and chief promoter of its first Fair. He held many town and school offices, and in 1871, was chosen to represent the county in the Iowa State Legislature on the Independent Farmer's ticket. He contracted a severe illness, and died on his farm in Center Township Iowa (adjoining the town of Mt. Pleasant), 3 April, 1887. He left a sorrowful widow and children, and a large circle of friends.
Submitted by Linda Welch

Eunice HIGGINS 1 was born 2, 3 in 1791 in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States. She died 4 on 29 Oct 1871. She was buried 5 in Winfield, Henry, Iowa, United States. Eunice married 6 Joel FARR about 1816 in Vermont, United States.

Eunice resided 7 in 1850 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

June 10, l9??, Mr. Hanson was united in marriage to Eliza, daughter of Joel and Eunice (Higgins) Farr, the former a native of Vermont, and the latter born at Cape Cod, Mass. Mrs. Hanson was born in Chittenden County, Vt., June 9, 1817, and proved herself a worthy and loving helpmate to her husband, whose memory she tenderly reveres.

Marriage Notes:

MARRIAGE: "79y 7m 8d wife of Joel Farr"

They had the following children.

  F i Eliza FARR was born on 9 Jun 1817. She died on 13 Jul 1889.
  M ii Heman H. FARR was born on 31 Jul 1818. He died on 7 Apr 1900.
  M iii Franklin S. FARR was born in 1824.
  F iv Jane E. [Downer] FARR was born on 25 Jan 1834. She died on 2 Jul 1898.

Franklin S. FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 in 1824 in Vermont, United States. Franklin married 4 Amy C GILBERT on 1 Jan 1851 in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

Franklin resided 5 in 1850 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. He resided 6 in 1880 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Is possibly the Franklin Farr that shows in the 1870 census in Center, Henry, Iowa with family of two children Harriet and George and wife Amy.

Amy C GILBERT was born in 1826 in England. Amy married 1 Franklin S. FARR on 1 Jan 1851 in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

Amy resided in 1850 in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. She resided 2 in 1870 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 3 in 1880 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States.

RESIDENCE: In the household of Lion E. Howard.

They had the following children.

  F i
Charlotte Hannah Eunice FARR [scrapbook] was born in 1852. She died 1, 2 on 8 Sep 1855 in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. She was buried 3 in 1855 in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.



Burlington Free Press, September 14, 1855:

"Died.
In Burlington Sept. 8th, Charlotte Hannah Eunice, only daughter of Franklin S and Amy G. Farr, aged 3 years 9 months and 15 days."
  F ii
Harriet M. FARR [scrapbook] was born 1 on 27 May 1856 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. She died 2, 3 on 19 Jan 1927 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. She was buried 4 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Harriet resided 5, 6 in 1870 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States.
  M iii George H. FARR was born on 2 Jul 1860. He died on 18 Oct 1932.

Henry Augustine FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 23 May 1883 in Dalton, Coos, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5, 6, 7 on 8 May 1949 in Waterbury, Washington, Vermont, United States. Henry married 8 Amanda S. HARRIMAN on 30 Nov 1911 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Amanda S. HARRIMAN [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 29 Jul 1889 in Dalton, Coos, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3, 4 on 4 Oct 1979 in Berlin, Washington, Vermont, United States. Amanda married 5 Henry Augustine FARR on 30 Nov 1911 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i Sumner Foster FARR was born on 16 Sep 1912. He died on 24 Feb 1984.
  F ii Clara Elizabeth FARR was born on 23 Jul 1915. She died on 9 Sep 2008.
  F iii Doris Phebe FARR was born on 20 Apr 1916. She died on 16 Jan 2005.
  M iv Henry Edward FARR was born on 11 Aug 1918. He died on 22 May 1993.
  F v Katherine Ellen FARR was born on 16 Apr 1921. She died on 9 Nov 1998.
  F vi Hazel Amanda FARR was born on 21 Feb 1923. She died on 23 Mar 1995.
  F vii Julia Ellen FARR was born on 11 Apr 1928. She died on 16 Sep 1993.
  M viii John D FARR.

Benjamin Edward FARR Sr. [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 20 Sep 1886 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4 on 28 Sep 1937 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. Benjamin married 5 Mary Ellen DECOU in 1917 in New Jersey, United States.

Benjamin resided 6 in 1910 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. He resided 7 in 1920 in Flemington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States. He resided 8 in 1930 in Wood Ridge, Bergen, New Jersey, United States.

Mary Ellen DECOU was born about 1890 in New Jersey, United States. Mary married 1 Benjamin Edward FARR Sr. in 1917 in New Jersey, United States.

Mary resided 2 in 1920 in Flemington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States. She resided 3 in 1930 in Wood Ridge, Bergen, New Jersey, United States. She resided 4 in 1940 in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Mary Lillian FARR was born on 4 Oct 1920. She died on 17 Jul 2001.
  F ii Mildred D. FARR was born on 19 Apr 1922. She died on 13 Jun 1986.
  M iii Benjamin Edward FARR Jr. was born on 3 May 1924. He died on 2 Jan 2010.
  F iv Mabel Marion FARR was born on 21 Jul 1925. She died on 22 Jan 2007.

Eugene DAVIDSON was born 1 on 16 Oct 1851 in Winslow, Kennebec, Maine, United States. He was christened on 25 Oct 1851 in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. He died in 1934 in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Eugene married 2 Lucella Frances FARR on 29 Jun 1876 in Foxborough, Foxborough, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

Eugene resided 3 in 1920 in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Lucella Frances FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 4 Dec 1858 in Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. She died 3 in 1929. She was buried 4 in 1929 in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Lucella married 5 Eugene DAVIDSON on 29 Jun 1876 in Foxborough, Foxborough, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.


Frank E. WILLIAMS was born in 1871. Frank married 1 Nellie Anna FARR on 2 Aug 1893 in West Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Nellie Anna FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 13 May 1871 in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. Nellie married 3 Frank E. WILLIAMS on 2 Aug 1893 in West Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Nellie resided 4 in 1880 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She resided 5 in 1900 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She resided 6 in 1910 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She resided 7 in 1920 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.


Francis George WELLS was born 1, 2 on 25 Dec 1878 in Jamaica, Windham, Vermont, United States. Francis married 3 Florence Edith FARR on 16 Sep 1902 in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

Francis resided 4 in 1880 in Jamaica, Windham, Vermont, United States. He resided 5 in 1920 in Oswego Ward 1, Oswego, New York, United States. He resided 6 in 1930 in Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States.

Florence Edith FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 12 Apr 1879 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 4 in Dec 1943 in Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States from Age: 64. Florence married 5 Francis George WELLS on 16 Sep 1902 in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

Florence resided 6 in 1880 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She resided 7 in 1900 in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. She resided 8 in 1930 in Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States.


Harry E. FARR [Parents] 1 was born on 21 Nov 1861 in Orleans, Vermont, United States. He died on 29 Dec 1910 in Minnesota, United States. He was buried in Hillview Cemetery, Paddock Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States. Harry married Viola PARKS about 1887 in Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
MCCALLUM, Janet Elizabeth

Viola PARKS was born on 16 Sep 1867 in Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States. She died on 21 Dec 1897 in Minnesota, United States. Viola married Harry E. FARR about 1887 in Vermont, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
Roy E. FARR was born 1 in Apr 1888 in Minnesota, United States.

Roy was counted in a census 2 in 1910 in Bure, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States.

CENSUS: Hired man age 22.
  F ii
Goldy FARR 1 was born 2 in Feb 1891 in Minnesota, United States.
  F iii
Carrie FARR was born in 1892 in Minnesota, United States. She died in 1892 in Minnesota, United States.
  M iv Horace FARR was born in 1893.
  M v
Warren FARR 1 was born 2 in Feb 1894 in Minnesota, United States.

Warren was counted in a census 3 in 1930 in Blowers, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States.

CENSUS: In the household of his brother Horace.
  M vi
Malcolm FARR 1 was born 2 in Jul 1896 in Minnesota, United States.

Malcolm was counted in a census 3 in 1920 in St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States.

CENSUS: In his Uncle Ira E. Park's household.

Harry E. FARR [Parents] 1 was born on 21 Nov 1861 in Orleans, Vermont, United States. He died on 29 Dec 1910 in Minnesota, United States. He was buried in Hillview Cemetery, Paddock Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States. Harry married Janet Elizabeth MCCALLUM about 1902 in Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
PARKS, Viola

Janet Elizabeth MCCALLUM was born 1 in Jan 1860 in Lanark, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. She died on 30 Nov 1952. Janet married Harry E. FARR about 1902 in Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
MENZIES, Alexander

They had the following children.

  F i
Alta Lucile FARR was born in 1903 in Minnesota, United States. She died in 1960.
  M ii Floyd Leland FARR was born on 21 May 1905. He died in Dec 1970.
  F iii
Ruby Rosella FARR was born 1 on 8 Jul 1906 in Minnesota, United States. She died 2 in Sep 1971 in Hubbard, Minnesota, United States.

Samuel MARTIN was born about 1869 in of, , Vermont, United States. Samuel married Christie M. FARR about 1891 in of, , Vermont, United States.

Christie M. FARR [Parents] was born in 1871 in Vermont, United States. Christie married Samuel MARTIN about 1891 in of, , Vermont, United States.

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Lucella Frances FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 4 Dec 1858 in Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. She died 3 in 1929. She was buried 4 in 1929 in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Lucella married 5 Eugene DAVIDSON on 29 Jun 1876 in Foxborough, Foxborough, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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