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


John BURROUGHS was born about 1835 in Morgan, Orleans, Vermont, United States. John married Mary Ann FARR.

Mary Ann FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 16 Oct 1829 in Morgan, Orleans, Vermont, United States. She died in 1883. Mary married John BURROUGHS.


Millard Day FILLMORE [scrapbook] was born on 20 Feb 1846 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States. He died 1, 2 on 6 Jul 1894 in Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska, United States. Millard married 3 Lucia A. FARR on 11 Oct 1866 in McHenry, Illinois, United States.

Civil War Veteran Tombstone provided by the Government for service as a Private Co. E.16th Regiment in the Wisconsin Infantry. He was a wagoneer and was promoted to chief wagoneer by the time he was mustered out in 1865.

Beatrice Weekly Express July 12, 1894

Obituary 

Millard Fillmore

The express sincerely regrets to announce the death of Mr. Millard Fillmore, which occurred at noon Friday at his residence 410 North Seventh Street. The cause of death was heart disease, although as is well known he has been in feeble health for several months. His serious illness dates from January last
Mr. Fillmore was born April 184 in Jefferson County New York When he was a year old he removed with his family to Jefferson County Wisconsin. At the age of 18 years he enlisted in Co E sixteenth Wisconsin Infantry. Volunteers and served throughout the war with honor & credit. He came to Nebraska in 1871, locating in Beatrice, where he has since resided, except one period of nine months, when he made his home in Blue Springs. In recent years he has been engaged in the dray and freighting business, and was widely and popularly known as a man of the highest integrity and industrious in all that the term implies. His death will be widely lamented
His beloved wife and two daughters survive him.
The express joins the entire community in extending to the bereaved family its sincerest sympathies. 
The funeral services took place from the family residence, 410 North Seventh Street at 2:30 p.m. Sunday July 8 Rev. J.D. Dabney conducted the services.

Lucia A. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 in Sep 1850 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States. She died 4 on 21 Mar 1895 in Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska, United States. Lucia married 5 Millard Day FILLMORE on 11 Oct 1866 in McHenry, Illinois, United States.

From Find A Grave Memorial #83660828
Burial Date March 23, 1895 Age 44 at death
No Marker
Beatrice Weekly Express Thursday March 28, 1895
Mrs. Lucia A Fillmore died at 7:45 Thursday evening at her home 401 North Seventh Street, after a prolonged illness. the deceased was 44 years of Age and was the widow of the late Millard Fillmore. She has been a resident of Beatrice since 1870, and was a lady widely known and esteemed for her many noble qualities

She leaves two daughters Mrs. Emma Curtis Phillips of Milford, Wis. and Miss Viola of this city. A brother of the deceased, Mr. Edward Farr resides at Blair, this state, and has been notified of her death and will reach here today
The funeral took place from the family home. 410 North Seventh Street at 2:30 Saturday afternoon. The services were conducted by Rev. J.D. Dabney Interment was made in the old Cemetery.


William H. H. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 25 Nov 1840 in Jefferson, New York, United States. He died 3 on 27 May 1886. William married 4, 5 Mary Arvilla TOMKINS on 25 Nov 1862 in McHenry, Illinois, United States.

Other marriages:
ACKLEY, Mary L.

Mary Arvilla TOMKINS [scrapbook] was born 1 on 1 May 1844 in New York, United States. She died 2 on 28 Jun 1879. Mary married 3, 4 William H. H. FARR on 25 Nov 1862 in McHenry, Illinois, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i Harley Wayne FARR was born on 10 Apr 1864. He died on 4 Feb 1950.

William H. H. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 25 Nov 1840 in Jefferson, New York, United States. He died 3 on 27 May 1886. William married 4 Mary L. ACKLEY on 14 Oct 1882 in Hebron, Thayer, Nebraska, United States.

Other marriages:
TOMKINS, Mary Arvilla

Mary L. ACKLEY was born on 27 May 1862 in Iowa, United States. Mary married 1 William H. H. FARR on 14 Oct 1882 in Hebron, Thayer, Nebraska, United States.

Mary was counted in a census in 1880 in Palmyra, Douglas, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
CARPENTER, Arch

They had the following children.

  F i
Martie FARR was born 1 on 11 Dec 1885 in Iowa, United States. She died on 8 Aug 1939.

Martie was counted in a census 2 in 1900 in Fox Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States.

CENSUS: Listed as Merta M. Carpenter, step daugther.

Edmund J. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 10 Feb 1858 in Coral, McHenry, Illinois, United States. He died 3 on 27 Sep 1929 in Nebraska, United States. Edmund married 4 Myrtle A. MCCUMBER "Myrtie" on 10 Jan 1883 in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States.

Edmund was counted in a census 5 in 1920 in Antelope, Kimball, Nebraska, United States.

Myrtle A. "Myrtie" MCCUMBER [scrapbook] was born 1 on 23 Sep 1857 in Wisconsin, United States. She died 2 on 20 Feb 1932 in Nebraska, United States. Myrtie married 3 Edmund J. FARR on 10 Jan 1883 in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States.

Myrtie was counted in a census 4 in 1930 in Paxton, Keith, Nebraska, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
Howard E. FARR [scrapbook] was born 1 on 28 Feb 1890 in Nebraska, United States. He died 2 on 4 May 1932 in Kimball, Kimball, Nebraska, United States.

Howard was counted in a census 3 in 1910 in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States. He was counted in a census 4 in 1920 in Antelope, Kimball, Nebraska, United States.
  M ii Frank M. FARR was born on 20 Jan 1897. He died on 8 Aug 1983.

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 7 about 1816 in Vermont, United States.

Joel resided 8 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 3 on 29 Jun 1876 in Foxborough, Foxborough, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

Eugene resided 4 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.

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