Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


John WARD [Parents] was born 1 on 8 Mar 1658 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 2 on 5 Jun 1727 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. John married 3 Mary SPRING on 30 Nov 1681 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

He was Selectman five years, and Representative ten years.  His will, proved 1727, gives all his estate , housing, lands, and quarter part of grist mill, after the decease of his w., to his son in law Dea. William Trowbridge-no chil. named.  He directs that there shall be an open highway from his house to the brook, where the causeway is by the old house; and another open highway for the house of Eleazer Ward, to meet the aforesaid highway; also an open highway to run w. till it comes to the Cam. lots.  Wife Mary, and William Trowbridge, exectors.
Source: "History of Newton Massachusetts" by Francis Jackson Cambridge or Newton (same place)

Mary SPRING [Parents] was born on 10 Jun 1659 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died 1 on 30 Apr 1731 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Mary married 2 John WARD on 30 Nov 1681 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Cambridge or Newton (same place)

They had the following children.

  F i
Mary WARD was born 1 on 10 Apr 1683 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
  F ii Sarah WARD was born on 25 Mar 1685. She died on 21 Jun 1720.

Richard COOLIDGE. Richard married 1 Mary TROWBRIDGE on 6 Aug 1729.

Mary TROWBRIDGE [Parents] was born 1 on 18 Sep 1709 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died in 1734. Mary married 2 Richard COOLIDGE on 6 Aug 1729.


Isaac STEADMAN. Isaac married Huldah TROWBRIDGE on 19 Apr 1738.

Huldah TROWBRIDGE [Parents] was born 1 on 13 Feb 1711/1712 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Huldah married Isaac STEADMAN on 19 Apr 1738.


Joshua FULLER [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 on 16 Feb 1654 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died 4 on 27 Jun 1752 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Joshua married 5, 6 Hannah GRIGGS in BY 1695 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
WARD, Elizabeth
BUCKMINSTER, Mary

Source: History of Newton Massachussets, by Francis Jackson

19 Jul 1742 to Mary Buckminster, widow of
Dana, in her 88th year. Last 2 marriages were in Newton,MA.


Hannah (Griggs) Raynsford married Joshua Fuller by 1697 when the first of their three known daughters was born, On 2 Oct. 1706 Joshua Fuller of Cambridge conveyed to his "loving brother, Jeremiah Fuller of Newton," for £60, land "of our hon'd father John Fuller, late of Newtown, dec'd.," and Hannah Fuller surrendered her dower right (witnessed by Joseph Fuller and John Staples, recorded 30 June 1712, Middlesex Deeds, 16:216). Hannah also joined in two deeds Joshua Fuller made 18 Feb. 1714/5 to Benjamin Dana of Cambridge (both recorded 13 April 1722, ibid., 22:60, 66), and in one made 6 Sept. 1716 to Gershom Beals of Newton (recorded 14 Sept. 1720, ibid., 21:186). On 19 April 1706 Joshua Fuller and Hannah his wife and Edward Raynsford and Abigail his wife, all of New Cambridge, Middlesex Co., deeded to Deborah Man of Boston, widow, for £62-10s. land "at the end of Boston" bound east on land formerly belonging to Elder Edward Raynsford, dec d., and northwest on land of the widow Silence Eliot. Joshua and Hannah Fuller (she signed by mark) acknowledged 19 Sept. 1706 while Edward and Abigail Raynsford acknowledged 24 April 1707. On 12 Oct. 1712 Edward and David Raynsford of Newton, weavers, sold Henry Wright of Boston, bricklayer, for £110, land in the south end of Boston bound on Essex Street, and lands late of Edward Taylor, dec d., Joseph Elliot, dec d., and Solomon Raynsford, dec d. Edward s wife Abigail relinquished her dower rights, and all acknowledged same date (Suffolk Co. Deeds, 23:115, 26:253).

Joshua Fuller married at Cambridge, 19 July 1742, as his third wife Mary Buckminster. The entry notes that Joshua was in his 88th year, his bride in her 75th year, and that she was then widow of Benjamin Dana (Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 [Boston, 1914-1915], 2:154). Joshua's death is recorded at Newton, 27 June 1752,aged 98 (Newton VRs, 449). Priscilla R. Ritter and Thelma Fleishman's, Newton, Massachusetts, 1679-1779: A Biographical Directory (Boston, 1982), 36-37, fails to include Hannah among the wives of this Joshua Fuller, though she is so noted by Savage, Genealogical Dictionary, and Paige, History of Cambridge.
The will of Joshua Fuller of Cambridge, yeoman, made 15 Jan. 1741/2, left £5 each to Elezr. Ward, Jonathan Shepard, Nath ll Shepard, Joshua Child and Joshua Gearfield "whom I brought up & lived with me," 40 shillings each to Nath ll. Pond, Isaac Danee, and Jonathan Morse "who lived with me" (all to be paid in bills of credit), left "to Edward Ransford a Copper Kettle, & to David Ransford a Silver cup which they each of them have already Received," and directed the balance of his estate be divided in equal shares, one each to "my beloved Children & Grandchildren hereafter named, viz., my daughters Elizabeth Allen, Hannah Cook, Experience Child, Abigail Gearfield and Ruth Chennery, and to the surviving children of my beloved daughter Sarah Parke. also my grandchild Eliz h. Cady the daughter of my beloved daughter Mercy Cady, dec d." He named Samuel Jackson, Esq., of Newton and "my sons-in-law Stephen Cook & Joseph Gearfield" as executors, but on 3 Dec. 1742 substituted Thomas Sparrowhawk, Esq., "instead of Sam Il. Jackson, Esq., this day dec d." (Middlesex Co. Probate #8765).

Hannah GRIGGS [Parents] was born 1 on 23 Oct 1659 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She was christened 2 on 23 Oct 1659 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She died 3 on 28 Nov 1739 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Hannah married 4, 5 Joshua FULLER 6, 7 in BY 1695 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
RAINSFORD, David

widow of Rainsford

They had the following children.

  F i Sarah FULLER was born on 5 Oct 1695. She died on 20 Mar 1737.
  F ii Abigail FULLER was born about 1697. She died on 23 Apr 1774.
  F iii
Priscilla FULLER was born 1 on 25 Oct 1700 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
  F iv Ruth FULLER was born on 14 Nov 1702.
  M v
Stephen FULLER was born 1, 2 about 1704 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

BIRTH: No date given

William PARK [Parents] was born 1 on 16 Feb 1718 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. William married Lydia.

Other marriages:
MILLER, Lucy

Lydia. Lydia married William PARK.


William PARK [Parents] was born 1 on 16 Feb 1718 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. William married Lucy MILLER on 13 Nov 1745 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
, Lydia

Lucy MILLER. Lucy married William PARK on 13 Nov 1745 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.


Thomas PARK [Parents] was born 1 on 15 Nov 1719 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Thomas married Elizabeth HERRINGTON on 14 Apr 1748.

Elizabeth HERRINGTON. Elizabeth married Thomas PARK on 14 Apr 1748.


Thomas HALL. Thomas married Huldah PARK on 24 Jun 1758.

Huldah PARK [Parents] was born 1 on 18 Dec 1724 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Huldah married Thomas HALL on 24 Jun 1758.


Antipas HOLLAND. Antipas married Priscilla PARK on 1 Feb 1753 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Priscilla PARK [Parents] was born 1 on 5 Apr 1726 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Priscilla married Antipas HOLLAND on 1 Feb 1753 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.


Amariah PARK [Parents] was born 1 in 1733 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 17 Jul 1761. Amariah married 2 Elizabeth HOLLAND on 8 Feb 1759 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

Elizabeth HOLLAND. Elizabeth married 1 Amariah PARK on 8 Feb 1759 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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