Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Asa FARWELL [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 4 Jan 1757 in Mansfield City, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. He died 4, 5 on 16 Jun 1815 in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States. Asa married 6, 7, 8 Keziah FREEMAN 9 on 23 Mar 1780 in Mansfield City, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.

Keziah FREEMAN [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 24 Apr 1761 in of Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. She died 4, 5 on 2 Dec 1843 in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States. Keziah married 6, 7, 8 Asa FARWELL 9 on 23 Mar 1780 in Mansfield City, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.


Thomas EWER [Parents] was born in Dec 1663 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. He died 1, 2 in Jun 1722 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. Thomas married 3, 4 Elizabeth LOVELL in Oct 1684 in Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Thomas Ewer, 3d, probably son of Thomas, 2d, married three wives. He married his first wife about the year 1682; she died in a few years, and he married, in 1689, Elizabeth, daughter of the first John Lovell, and for his third wife he married, Sept. 18, 1712, Wid. Sarah Warren.
Thomas Ewer, 3d, died June 1722, leaving a widow Sarah and three sons, Thomas, John, and Nathaniel, whom he exhorts in his will, "to live in the fear of God, and love one another, and cary dutifully to their Honored Mother." Only three of his eleven children appear to have been then living. His real estate was apprized at £74, and his personal estate at £83. In 1684 his

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dwelling house was on the north side of the road. In the apprizal of his estate his home lot is described as four acres of upland on the south of the road. He owned the meadow which his father bought in 1661.
Source: "Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"  vol. 1, by C.F. Swift

Elizabeth LOVELL [Parents] was born 1 on 28 Oct 1660 in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 20 Mar 1712. Elizabeth married 2, 3 Thomas EWER in Oct 1684 in Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
Thomas EWER was born after 1684 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Source: "Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"  vol. 1, by C.F. Swift
  M ii
Thomas EWER [scrapbook] was born in Jan 1688 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. He was christened 1 on 26 Jul 1691 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Source: "Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"  vol. 1, by C.F. Swift
Birth Source: FHL Number 947061

The following is taken from the manuscript collection at the NEHGS:

Barnstable
Second Company

Thomas Ewer August 26 son of Thoms Ewer under age:
Samuel Bumpos August 26
Samuel Hinckley August 29 servant to Samll Hinckley
Josiah Pushpeag

This souldier is
fallen lame and
Jacob Chenakision
Listed in his Room
who is servt to Capt Otis
  M iii Shubael EWER was born on 6 Jan 1690. He died on 6 Aug 1715.
  M iv
John EWER was born in Feb 1692 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Source: "Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"  vol. 1, by C.F. Swift
Birth Source: FHL Number 947061
  F v
Mehitabel EWER was born in Oct 1694 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. She died in 1694 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Source: "Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"  vol. 1, by C.F. Swift
Birth Source: FHL Number 947061
Death Source: FHL Number 947061
  M vi
Nathaniel EWER was born in Nov 1695 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Source: "Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"  vol. 1, by C.F. Swift
Birth Source: FHL Number 947061
  M vii
Jonathan EWER was christened 1 on 2 Aug 1696 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. He died in Nov 1696 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Source: "Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"  vol. 1, by C.F. Swift
Birth Source: FHL Number 947061
Death Source: FHL Number 947061
  M viii
Hezekiah EWER was christened 1 on 17 Oct 1697 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Source: "Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"  vol. 1, by C.F. Swift
Birth Source: FHL Number 947061
  F ix
Mehetabel EWER was christened 1 on 11 Dec 1698 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Source: "Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"  vol. 1, by C.F. Swift
  F x
Thankful EWER was christened 1 on 2 Nov 1701 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Source: "Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"  vol. 1, by C.F. Swift
Birth Source: FHL Number 947061
  F xi
Abigail EWER was born in 1706 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. She was christened on 7 Apr 1706 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

Source: "Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families"  vol. 1, by C.F. Swift

Nathaniel CONANT [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 28 Jul 1650 in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He was christened 3 on 26 May 1662 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 4 on 22 Aug 1732 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Nathaniel married 5 Hannah MANSFIELD in 1675.

Nathaniel's will was probated 6 on 24 Aug 1735.

Will of Nathaniel Conant:
In the name of God Amen. July the third 1712 1 Nathaniel Conant Senior of the. Town of Bridgewater in ye County of Plymouth in New England, yeoman. Being of Sound Judgement and Disposing mind and memory Praised be God therefore yet calling to mind my mortality and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last will and Testament. That is to say Principally and first of all I do Recommend my Soul, unto the hands of God yt gave it. My Body I recomend. unto ye Earth to be buried in decent Christian Burial att ye Descretion of my Executors. Nothing doubting that at ye General Resurrection I shall receive ye same by ye mighty power of God and as for such worldly goods and Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give and Bequeath unto hannah my dearly beloved wife one third part of my home living both housing and land. Together with 2 cows one bed and bedding necesary household goods for her use and Comfort during her widowhood. Then I  have already given to my eldest son Nathaniel Conant that tract of land whereon he now Dwelleth by a conveyance under my hand and seal wh I do hereby confirm to him and his heirs forever and my will Is that he therewithall rest contented.
Then to my son Josiah Conant I give about 20 pounds which be hath already received partly toward the purchasiing of his land where he first settled and partly in help towards Building and fencing and my will is that he therewithal rest contented.
Then to my youngest son Lot Conant I have given, by deed my homestead to be by him fully and freely possessed enjoyed after my decease and my wifes decease and my will is that he shall enjoy two thirds thereof during my wifes life after me wherewith he is to rest contented.
Then as for my 3 eldest daughters, Bethiah, Hannah, and Martha, who have been disposed of in marriage I done for each of them respectively according to my ability about to the value of 12 pounds each and my will Is that both they and their heirs do rest themselves contented therewith.
Then to my two youngest daughters Lydia and Rebecah I give all my moveable estate which shall remain after my wifes decease to be equally divided betwixt them.
Finally I nominate and appoint Hannah my well beloved wife Executrix and my eldest son Nathaniel Executor of this my last  will and testament. Hereby renouncing, Revoking and Disallowing all other Wills, testaments, Legacies, bequests or executers by me heretofore made, devised or named. Ratifying and establishing this and none other my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.

Signed, sealed, pronounced, and declared by the said Nathaniel Conant as his last will and testament. In presence of us
JOSEPH HAYWARD
NATHANIEL BRETT
SETH BRETT

This will was proved 24 Aug., 1735. The estate amounted
to £111 10s. 0d.

Hannah MANSFIELD [Parents] was born in 1654 in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She died after 1732. Hannah married 1 Nathaniel CONANT 2 in 1675.

They had the following children.

  F i Bethiah CONANT was born on 8 Nov 1677. She died in BET 1704 AND 1710.
  M ii Nathaniel CONANT was born on 3 Jan 1679. He died on 8 Sep 1745.
  M iii Josiah CONANT was born on 26 Nov 1681. He died on 1 Oct 1721.
  F iv Hannah CONANT was born on 25 Jan 1683.
  F v Martha CONANT was born on 24 Feb 1686/1687.
  M vi Lot CONANT was born on 27 Mar 1689. He died on 6 Jun 1774.
  F vii Lydia CONANT was born on 8 Nov 1692.
  F viii Rebecca CONANT was born on 4 Oct 1694.

Gershom BRIGHAM [Parents] was born 1 on 23 Feb 1680 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 3 Jan 1748/1749 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Gershom married 3 Mehitable SPRING on 17 Feb 1729/1730 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
WARREN, Mehitable


Source: "The History of the Brigham Family" 2nd Vol. by Emma Elisabeth Brigham

He was a surveyor for the west end in 1710 at Marlborough, Middlesex Co, MA. He was a 'tythingman' in 1716. He was a constable in 1721. He was on the Committee to "seat the Meeting" in 1727. He was a Selectman in 1733.
Rice Family - S2/P1, p. 6

Mehitable SPRING. Mehitable married 1 Gershom BRIGHAM on 17 Feb 1729/1730 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.


Joseph BIGELOW. Joseph married 1 Martha BRIGHAM on 22 Feb 1725 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Martha BRIGHAM [Parents] was born 1 on 6 Oct 1704 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 15 Oct 1782. Martha married 2 Joseph BIGELOW on 22 Feb 1725 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.


Joseph BRIGHAM [Parents] was born 1 on 21 Apr 1706 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 29 Jul 1786 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Joseph married 3 Comfort BIGELOW on 26 Aug 1728 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
WARD, Ruth Rice

Comfort BIGELOW. Comfort married 1 Joseph BRIGHAM on 26 Aug 1728 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.


Joseph BRIGHAM [Parents] was born 1 on 21 Apr 1706 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 29 Jul 1786 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Joseph married Ruth Rice WARD on 3 May 1757.

Other marriages:
BIGELOW, Comfort

Ruth Rice WARD. Ruth married Joseph BRIGHAM on 3 May 1757.


Gershom BRIGHAM [Parents] was born 1 on 4 Nov 1712 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Gershom married Mary LEE on 26 Mar 1747 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
BELLOWS, Bulah

Mary LEE. Mary married Gershom BRIGHAM on 26 Mar 1747 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.


Gershom BRIGHAM [Parents] was born 1 on 4 Nov 1712 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Gershom married Bulah BELLOWS on 16 Sep 1782.

Other marriages:
LEE, Mary

Bulah BELLOWS. Bulah married Gershom BRIGHAM on 16 Sep 1782.


Benjamin BRIGHAM [Parents] was born 1 on 19 Feb 1714/1715 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Benjamin married Hannah MERRILL on 17 Aug 1739 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Hannah MERRILL. Hannah married Benjamin BRIGHAM on 17 Aug 1739 in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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