Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Mark J SEAVER [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 21 May 1905 in Fayston, Washington, Vermont, United States. He died 3 on 20 Mar 1992 in Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States. He was buried on 16 May 1992 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. Mark married 4 Ruth Carolyn FARR on 6 Jun 1931 in Raymond, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

Ruth Carolyn FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 6 Feb 1907 in Melrose, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died 2 on 3 Jun 2001 in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States. She was buried on 19 Jun 2001 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. Ruth married 3 Mark J SEAVER on 6 Jun 1931 in Raymond, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

Ruth was counted in a census 4 in 1910 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States.

Times Argus, The (Montpelier-Barre, VT) | 11 June 2001
WAITSFIELD - Ruth F. Seaver, 94, formerly of Waitsfield, passed away at Columbia Hospital in West Palm Beach FL on Sunday, June 3, 2001 following a brief illness. Born in Melrose MA on February 6, 1907, she was the daughter of the late Alton and Mary Belle (Rose) Farr. On June 6, 1931, she married Mark J. Seaver in Raymond NH. Mr. Seaver passed away on March 20, 1992.

Mrs. Seaver was a 1924 graduate of the former Waitsfield High School and continued her education at the former Northfield Seminary. Moving to Boston, she worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. for several years. Following her marriage, she was busy as a homemaker and raising her family. With her children grown, she re-entered the work force as a census worker in the Stoneham MA area and later was employed as the manager of the children's department for Gilchrist Department Store in Stoneham MA, retiring in 1974. A resident of Stoneham MA for 33 years, she retired to Bow Lake in Northwood NH until 1993 when she became a resident at the Maine Stay Lodging Home in Sanford ME. She moved to Florida in November 2000.

Her memberships included the Rainbow Girls, the Order of the Eastern Star, was a Girl Scout leader for many years, was a member of the Stoneham Congregational Church where she also taught Sunday School, was a former member of the Waitsfield Federated Church where she served as organist, and while living in Stoneham MA she was integral in helping students acquire financial aid for continuing their education. Her leisure time was filled with knitting, sewing, and following the Boston Red Sox.

She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn S. Hart of Singer Island FL, Nancy S. Bussey of York ME, and Roberta M. Rockwell of Reston VA; nine grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and a great great-granddaughter; a sister, Eleanor G. Haskin of Waitsfield; as well as nieces and nephews. A brother, Everett Farr, predeceased her.

Funeral services will be held from the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home in Waterbury on June 19, 2001 at 2 p.m. where friends may call from 1 p.m. until the hour of the service. Interment will follow services in the Village Cemetery in Waitsfield. ?
Copyright, 2001, The Times Argus


Peter DREW [scrapbook] was born on 19 Oct 1797 in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. He died 1 on 3 Apr 1881 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. Peter married 2 Nabby KINGMAN on 16 Aug 1819 in Shelburne, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
FARR, Anna
FREEMAN, Ann

Nabby KINGMAN was born in 1799. She died on 3 Jul 1823 in Vermont, United States. Nabby married 1 Peter DREW on 16 Aug 1819 in Shelburne, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.


Peter DREW [scrapbook] was born on 19 Oct 1797 in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. He died 1 on 3 Apr 1881 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. Peter married 2 Ann FREEMAN on 26 Oct 1839 in Moretown, Washington, Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
KINGMAN, Nabby
FARR, Anna

Ann FREEMAN was born on 2 Jun 1811 in Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States. She died on 20 Nov 1884. Ann married 1 Peter DREW on 26 Oct 1839 in Moretown, Washington, Vermont, United States.


William Ashur FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 16 Mar 1843 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. He died 3, 4 on 22 Feb 1914 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States from of chronic nephritis. William married 5 Margaret Kingsley WHEELER on 7 Oct 1869 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States.

The Barre Daily Times:
William Farr. Waitsfield man, Who Had Been Ill for Some Time. Waitsfield, Feb 27 -- the funeral of William Farr was held wednesday at his late residence, at 1 p.m. Mr Farr had been in ill health for some time, suffering from Bright's disease and complications of pneumonia, and died Sunday night. William Farr was born March 16, 1843, on the farm where he died, and married Margaret Wheeler, Oct 7, 1869. The funeral was largely attended and services were conducted by Rev. C. M. Redstone, pastor of the Methodist church. Mrs. Redstone sang, "Nearer, My God to Thee". Internment was in the village cemetery. The bearers were Ornsoel Joslin, P. H. Gaylord, J.E. Berry and W. C. Kelsey.Those from out of town attending were Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Boyce, Mr. Averill Waterbury; Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Hill and Miss Ella Hill, Morton Johnson, Charles Wheeler and Will Wheeler of Duxbury; Frank Palmer, wilder; Fred Hodden, Northfield; Mrs. Emily Eaton, Middlesex.

Margaret Kingsley WHEELER was born 1, 2 on 3 Dec 1844 in Duxbury, Washington, Vermont, United States. She died 3 on 7 Nov 1932 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. Margaret married 4 William Ashur FARR on 7 Oct 1869 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States.


Andrew J. MILLER was born about 1867 in of, , Ohio, United States. He died in 1937. Andrew married 1 Leola FARR on 30 Jul 1887 in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States.

Leola FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 15 Feb 1870 in Summit, Ohio, United States. She died 2 on 13 Dec 1938 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. Leola married 3 Andrew J. MILLER on 30 Jul 1887 in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States.

Leola was counted in a census 4 in 1880 in Norton, Summit, Ohio, United States.

Other marriages:
MCPHERSON, Alexander
SCHOENBORN, John F.


Alexander MCPHERSON was born 1 on 13 Nov 1865 in Chatham, Kent Ontario, Canada. He died 2 on 5 Feb 1905 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. Alexander married 3 Leola FARR on 31 Jul 1893 in Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada.

Leola FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 15 Feb 1870 in Summit, Ohio, United States. She died 2 on 13 Dec 1938 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. Leola married 3 Alexander MCPHERSON on 31 Jul 1893 in Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada.

Leola was counted in a census 4 in 1880 in Norton, Summit, Ohio, United States.

Other marriages:
MILLER, Andrew J.
SCHOENBORN, John F.


John F. SCHOENBORN was born in 1870 in Michigan, United States. John married 1 Leola FARR on 12 Feb 1910 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Leola FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 15 Feb 1870 in Summit, Ohio, United States. She died 2 on 13 Dec 1938 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. Leola married 3 John F. SCHOENBORN on 12 Feb 1910 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Leola was counted in a census 4 in 1880 in Norton, Summit, Ohio, United States.

Other marriages:
MILLER, Andrew J.
MCPHERSON, Alexander


George Volney FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 7 Oct 1841 in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States. He died 2 on 10 Apr 1909 in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States from of chronic nephritis. George married 3 Lillian Abigail CROOKS on 3 Nov 1867 in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

Lillian Abigail CROOKS [scrapbook] was born before 30 Oct 1849 in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States. She died 1 on 23 Feb 1936 in Vermont, United States. Lillian married 2 George Volney FARR on 3 Nov 1867 in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

DEATH: "Spouse's Name:George Volney Farr".

They had the following children.

  M i George V FARR was born on 17 Apr 1869.
  M ii Carlton Thomas FARR was born on 18 Feb 1879. He died in Nov 1963.
  F iii Martha Lillian FARR was born on 25 Sep 1871. She died on 24 Apr 1959.

Charles A. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born about 1852 in Vermont, United States. Charles married 1 Minnie A. CHATTERDON on 28 Mar 1877 in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

Charles was counted in a census 2 in 1870 in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

Minnie A. CHATTERDON [scrapbook] was born 1 on 20 Feb 1857 in Vermont, United States. She died 2 on 28 Aug 1892 in Whiting, Addison, Vermont, United States from of consumption. Minnie married 3 Charles A. FARR on 28 Mar 1877 in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

Minnie was counted in a census 4 in 1860 in Whiting, Addison, Vermont, United States.


George V FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 17 Apr 1869 in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States. George married 2 Maretta Powers ADAMS on 26 Jan 1898 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
MYATT, Lillian M.

Maretta Powers ADAMS was born 1 on 17 Jul 1872 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. Maretta married 2 George V FARR on 26 Jan 1898 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Meretta Pearl FARR was born on 18 Feb 1899. She died on 22 Jun 1989.
  F ii Eloine Zela FARR was born on 9 Dec 1900.

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