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


William FARR Jr. [Parents] 1-11082 was born 2 on 20 Feb 1775 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 7 Dec 1841 in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States. William married 4, 5 (MRIN:4846) Clarissa Dunster WILDER-11083 on 26 Oct 1797 in Vermont, United States.

Clarissa Dunster WILDER 1-11083 was born 2 on 19 Oct 1776 in of Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. She died 3 on 15 Jul 1841 in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States. Clarissa married 4, 5 (MRIN:4846) William FARR Jr.-11082 on 26 Oct 1797 in Vermont, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Eunice FARR-11103 was born on 3 May 1798. She died on 2 Sep 1890.
  F ii Margary FARR-11108 was born on 22 Nov 1800. She died on 14 Jul 1869.
  M iii Thomas Griswold Wait FARR-11106 was born on 16 Oct 1802. He died on 7 May 1885.
  F iv Anna FARR-11107 was born on 19 Jan 1805. She died before 1839.
  M v
William FARR-11105 was born 1 on 12 Feb 1807 in Fayston, Washington, Vermont, United States. He died 2 on 21 Nov 1809 in Richmond, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.
  F vi Polly Maria FARR-11110 was born on 16 Feb 1809. She died on 11 Aug 1907.
  F vii Lydia FARR-11104 was born in Aug 1817. She died on 21 Nov 1908.
  F viii Martha FARR-11102 was born on 14 Feb 1811. She died on 17 Nov 1907 from of heart & Bright's desease.
  F ix Electa FARR-11109 was born on 11 Jan 1813. She died on 18 Mar 1894.
  F x
Eliza FARR-11111 was born 1 on 7 May 1815 in Williston, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. She died 2 on 9 Mar 1887 in Fayston, Washington, Vermont, United States.
  M xi Joseph FARR-11072 was born on 27 Jun 1820. He died on 21 Sep 1895 from of blood poison.

Robert Arthur FARR [Parents]-11075.

Marilyn Louise DREW-12954.


Gordon Volney FARR [Parents]-11076 was born 1, 2 on 19 Nov 1926 in Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States. He died 3 on 23 May 2002 in Chelsea, Orange, Vermont, United States. Gordon married 4, 5 (MRIN:4848) Helen Blanche DREW-12948 on 29 Jul 1951 in Morrisville, Lamoille, Vermont, United States.

Gordon was counted in a census 6 in 1940 in Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States.

CHELSEA - Gordon V. Farr, 75, died May 23, 2002, at his home.

He was born Nov. 19, 1926, in Brook-field, the son of Volney and Gladys (Parker) Farr.

He graduated from People's Academy in Morris-ville and earned a bachelor's degree in agriculture from the University of Vermont in 1950 and later a master's degree.

Mr. Farr served in the U.S. Navy.

He taught high school and coached sports in South Royalton from 1950 to 1953, when he began work for the U.S. Department of Agriculture as the Orange County Extension Agent. He retired in 1981.

He married Helen B. Drew on July 29, 1951. She died Oct. 8, 1992.

They lived in South Royalton until 1953 when they moved to Chelsea.

He served on the Chelsea Civil Defense Board and the school board and was a member of the Chelsea Fire Department. He also prepared taxes for people in the area.

He was a member of the United Church of Chelsea, Chelsea Fish and Game Club and the Rising Sun Lodge 7 F&AM in South Royalton.

He enjoyed baseball, especially the Boston Red Sox, and had played on the town team, coached high school teams and later umpired local baseball and softball games. He enjoyed meeting friends daily at the Chelsea Restaurant.

Survivors include two daughters, Rhonda of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Pamela Cameron of Middlesex; a brother, Robert A. Farr of Leesburg, Fla.; four grandchildren.

A son, Randal J. Farr, died June 18, 2000.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the United Church of Chelsea. A fellowship will follow at the church vestry. A private committal service will be at a later date at the Highland Cemetery in Chelsea.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gordon V. Farr Memorial Fund, United Church of Chelsea, P.O. Box 98, VT 05038.

Boardway and Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea is in charge of arrangements.
Copyright, 2002, The Times Argus

Helen Blanche DREW-12948 was born 1 on 5 Aug 1929 in Ayer's Cliff, Quebec, Canada. She died 2 on 8 Oct 1992 in Chelsea, Orange, Vermont, United States. Helen married 3, 4 (MRIN:4848) Gordon Volney FARR-11076 on 29 Jul 1951 in Morrisville, Lamoille, Vermont, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Rhonda Mae FARR-12950.
  F ii Pamela Rae FARR-12951.
  M iii
Randal Jay FARR-12949 was born 1 on 8 Jun 1957 in Barre, Washington, Vermont, United States. He died 2 on 18 Jun 2000 in Chelsea, Orange, Vermont, United States.

Howard Parker FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-11077 was born 1, 2 on 26 Mar 1917 in Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States. He died 3 on 10 Sep 1998 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Howard married 4 (MRIN:4849) Nadine Ruby BENNETT-12944 on 26 Jun 1940 in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States.

Howard was counted in a census 5 in 1930 in Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States.

Nadine Ruby BENNETT-12944 was born 1 on 27 May 1919 in Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States. She died 2 on 7 Jul 2004 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Nadine married 3 (MRIN:4849) Howard Parker FARR-11077 on 26 Jun 1940 in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i David Arthur FARR-12947.
  M ii Daryl Howard FARR-12946.
  F iii Susan Ardith FARR-12945.

Albert H DUTTON-11086 was born 1 on 27 Jan 1868 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. He died 2 on 12 May 1947 in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Albert married 3 (MRIN:4850) Addie Emma FARR [twin]-11078 on 5 Feb 1896 in Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

Addie Emma FARR [twin] [Parents] [scrapbook]-11078 was born 1 on 24 Feb 1867 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. She died 2 on 21 Jun 1945 in White River Junction, Windsor, Vermont, United States from of coronary thrombosis. Addie married 3 (MRIN:4850) Albert H DUTTON-11086 on 5 Feb 1896 in Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

BIRTH: Death certificate states birth as 28 Feb 1868.


Luther Daniel CHATTERTON-11087 was born on 20 Dec 1859 in Wolcott, Lamoille, Vermont, United States. He died on 24 Jun 1936 in Wolcott, Lamoille, Vermont, United States. Luther married 1 (MRIN:4851) Martha M FARR-11079 on 21 Sep 1880 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States.

Martha M FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-11079 was born 1 on 1 Jul 1860 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. She died on 21 May 1934. Martha married 2 (MRIN:4851) Luther Daniel CHATTERTON-11087 on 21 Sep 1880 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States.


Lewis William FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-11080 was born 1 on 5 Aug 1857 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. He died 2, 3 on 25 Jan 1944 in Queens, New York, United States. He was buried 4 on 28 Jan 1944 in Earlville, Madison, New York, United States. Lewis married 5 (MRIN:4852) Caroline Elizabeth MINOR "Carrie"-11088 on 19 Oct 1880 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
STETSON, Alma Valerie

Tinsmith; invented a dishwasher resembling a cream separator.

Caroline Elizabeth "Carrie" MINOR [scrapbook]-11088 was born on 29 Jul 1861 in Warren, Washington, Vermont, United States. She died 1 on 10 May 1909 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. She was buried in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. Carrie married 2 (MRIN:4852) Lewis William FARR-11080 on 19 Oct 1880 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States.

Carrie was counted in a census 3 in 1870 in Warren, Washington, Vermont, United States.

Occupation 1: Taught short-hand and typing-set world speed record for typing.
Occupation 2: Minister; worked with unwed mothers.

They had the following children.

  F i Mildred Clara "Millie" FARR-11090 was born on 20 Sep 1884. She died on 11 May 1965.
  M ii Alton Everett FARR-11091 was born on 8 Nov 1881. He died on 17 Oct 1940 from of tuberculosis.

Lewis William FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-11080 was born 1 on 5 Aug 1857 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. He died 2, 3 on 25 Jan 1944 in Queens, New York, United States. He was buried 4 on 28 Jan 1944 in Earlville, Madison, New York, United States. Lewis married (MRIN:4853) Alma Valerie STETSON-11089 on 12 Sep 1888.

Other marriages:
MINOR, Caroline Elizabeth

Tinsmith; invented a dishwasher resembling a cream separator.

Alma Valerie STETSON [scrapbook]-11089 was born 1 on 6 Jan 1862 in of Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. She died 2 on 16 May 1945 in Queens, New York, United States. She was buried 3 on 19 May 1945 in Earlville, Madison, New York, United States. Alma married (MRIN:4853) Lewis William FARR-11080 on 12 Sep 1888.

They had the following children.

  F i
infant FARR-11092 was born on 8 Mar 1899 in Earlville, Madison, New York, United States. She died on 11 Mar 1899 in Earlville, Madison, New York, United States.

DEATH: A wet nurse fell asleep and rolled on her.
  M ii Roy Stetson FARR-11093 was born on 22 Aug 1889. He died on 4 Sep 1970.

Earl Adams BOYCE-11097 was born 1 on 1 Nov 1898 in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States. He died 2 on 19 Feb 1979 in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States. Earl married 3 (MRIN:4854) Mildred Clara FARR "Millie"-11090 on 12 Aug 1922 in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States.

Earl Adams Boyce was born in Williamstown, Vermont, in the home of his parents, on what was once called the Brookfield Road, now known as Rood Pond RD.He attended the Boyce School (District #8) just down the hill, and attended Williamstown High School, which at that time was a 2 year program.He was Valedictorian of his class in 1913. 

He attended Spaulding High School in Barre, staying at his aunt's place during the week and going home on the weekend to Williamstown on the railroad.Earl graduated from Spaulding in 1915.

Although he wanted to become an attorney, he had to stay on the farm and take care of his mother, after the death of his father in 1918.He was a farmer for his entire lifetime, having a small dairy herd, and doing all of the work of the farm by horses up until 1965.

Earl Boyce was a maple sugarmaker, and won various awards at the Vermont Farm Show in Barre, VT for his high quality syrup.
From an early age, he was keenly interested in municipal affairs, and starting in the late 1940's, he was Justice of the Peace for 27 years and later, Town

Moderator of Williamstown for about 14 years.

He never missed a town meeting since he was eligible to vote in 1919.

During the 1960's, he heard various traffic cases as Justice of the Peace.
In the Jeffords Family History (1962) by Percy J. Jeffords, Earl Boyce is referred to as "a substantial and respected citizen of the town."He was never wealthy, but was honest and well regarded.

He died in a fire on Feb. 19th, 1979, in the very house that he was born in over 80 years previously.

BIRTH: FamilySearch transcription says "1899" but after close examination of the record on film it should be "1898".

Mildred Clara "Millie" FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-11090 was born 1, 2 on 20 Sep 1884 in Moretown, Washington, Vermont, United States. She died 3 on 11 May 1965 in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States. Millie married 4 (MRIN:4854) Earl Adams BOYCE-11097 on 12 Aug 1922 in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States.

Millie was counted in a census 5 in 1900 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States.

Mildred Clara Farr was a graduate of Montpelier Seminary and taught school in various towns in Vermont before her marriage in 1922.

She was a gifted naturalist and poet, especially well-versed in ferns, and was called upon often as a speaker.


Alton Everett FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-11091 was born 1 on 8 Nov 1881 in Moretown, Washington, Vermont, United States. He died 2 on 17 Oct 1940 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States from of tuberculosis. He was buried on 20 Oct 1940 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States. Alton married 3 (MRIN:4855) Mary Belle ROSE-11094 on 8 Nov 1904 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

Alton was counted in a census 4 in 1900 in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
BUZZELL, Eunice Florence

After parents divorce in 1887, Alton and Mildred lived with Aunt Abbie

I find a birth record for a Lewis E Farr being born on the 8th Nov. 1881 which is the same date given in census records for Alton E Farr? I can't find a birth record for Alton or a death for Lewis so I believe that the birth record for Lewis is actually Alton?

Mary Belle ROSE-11094 was born on 24 May 1883 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was christened on 26 Feb 1884 in West Bay, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada. She died 1 on 1 Apr 1971 in Stoneham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She was buried on 3 Apr 1971 in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Mary married 2 (MRIN:4855) Alton Everett FARR-11091 on 8 Nov 1904 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i Everett Edward FARR-11113 was born on 23 Oct 1905. He died on 1 Nov 1986.
  F ii Ruth Carolyn FARR-11114 was born on 6 Feb 1907. She died on 3 Jun 2001.

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