Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Thomas FULLER. Thomas married 1 Martha DURKEE on 19 Jul 1699 in Windham, Connecticut, United States.

Other marriages:
RICHARDSON, Ruth

Martha DURKEE. Martha married 1 Thomas FULLER on 19 Jul 1699 in Windham, Connecticut, United States.


Robert BRIGHAM [Parents] was christened 1 on 20 May 1582 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He was buried 2 on 8 Sep 1640 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Robert married Dorothy MAWBURNE in Feb 1607/1608 in St Margaret's, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Dorothy MAWBURNE was born in 1570. Dorothy married Robert BRIGHAM in Feb 1607/1608 in St Margaret's, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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


John BLANCHARD died 1 in 1693 in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. John married 2 Elizabeth HILL in 1656 in Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
BRACKETT, Hannah

Elizabeth HILL was christened 1 in 1627. She died 2 in 1658/1659. Elizabeth married 3 John BLANCHARD in 1656 in Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.


Peter BRIGHAM [Parents] was born 1 in 1551 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He was buried 2 on 15 Oct 1590 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Peter married 3 Everill HESSYE on 12 Nov 1586 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Everill HESSYE was buried 1 on 15 Dec 1591 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Everill married 2 Peter BRIGHAM on 12 Nov 1586 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.


Joseph THOMPSON died 1 on 13 Oct 1732 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Joseph married 2 Mary DENISON on 17 Mar 1681 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
BRACKETT, Mary

Mary DENISON was born in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. Mary married 1 Joseph THOMPSON on 17 Mar 1681 in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.


Thomas WALKER 1 was born in BET 1645 AND 55. He died 2 on 7 Aug 1724 in Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. He was buried on 8 Aug 1724 in Walker's Island Cemetery, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. Thomas married 3 Elizabeth WALDO 4, 5 on 4 Nov 1684 in Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

Elizabeth WALDO 1, 2 was born 3 about 1648 in of Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She died 4 on 6 Nov 1742 in Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. Elizabeth married 5 Thomas WALKER 6 on 4 Nov 1684 in Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
BRACKETT, Josiah

ELIZABETH2 WALDO, the daughter of Cornelius1 and Hannah (Cogswell) Waldo, was born, probably at Ipswich, Massachusetts, circa 1648-.  She died 6 November 1742 at Bristol, at the reported age of 94, having outlived all six of her children. As “Elizabeth Brackett, wife of Josiah” she was dismissed from the Chelmsford church 12 November ~ and admitted to full communion at the Braintree church 31 December 1676. As “Mrs. Walker,” she was received into the Bristol church prior to 25 June 1695. Her will was signed 23 June 1735 and proved 8 April 1743. In it she mentioned son William Walker; daughter Mary, wife of Edward Little; granddaughters Mary and Elizabeth Little, both under eighteen and unmarried; grandchildren John, Thomas, Sarah, Esther, and Elizabeth Bowen, children of daughter Elizabeth Bowen, deceased; granddaughter Jane Walker of Barbados, daughter of son Thomas Walker, deceased; Sarah Little, under eighteen and unmarried, eldest daughter of Edward Little. Elizabeth Walker was judged “non compos mentis” 12 March 1741, and Joseph Russell, gentleman of Bristol, was appointed her guardian.


Edward HUGGINS [Parents] was christened on 19 Oct 1671 in Laxfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. He was buried on 28 Apr 1728 in Laxfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. Edward married Ann HUGGINS Mrs.

Ann HUGGINS Mrs was born about 1675 in of Laxfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. She was buried on 7 May 1728 in Laxfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. Ann married Edward HUGGINS.

They had the following children.

  M i Edward HUGGINS was christened on 19 Jul 1696.

Richard BRIGHAM [Parents] was born 1 in 1557 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 2 about 1600 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Richard married 3 Elizabeth WRIGHT on 10 Jun 1589 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Other marriages:
BURLEY, Alison
WILSH, Margaret

Elizabeth WRIGHT was buried on 30 Jan 1589/1590. Elizabeth married 1 Richard BRIGHAM on 10 Jun 1589 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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


Richard BRIGHAM [Parents] was born 1 in 1557 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 2 about 1600 in Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Richard married 3 Margaret WILSH on 14 Nov 1591 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Other marriages:
BURLEY, Alison
WRIGHT, Elizabeth

Margaret WILSH. Margaret married 1 Richard BRIGHAM on 14 Nov 1591 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Source: "The History of the Brigham Family" 2nd Vol. by Emma Elisabeth Brigham Had two children: Elzabeth and Thomas


Thomas HARRIS [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born on 12 Apr 1605 in Deal, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He died 3 on 7 Jan 1686 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Thomas married 4 Elizabeth LEATHERLAND on 20 Apr 1632 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

Thomas immigrated 5 on 1 Dec 1630 to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. He was a member 6 of Quaker about 1637 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

HARRIS.
Coat of Arms :---Ar. a fess between three Moors heads couped at the shoulders, sa. charged with as many martlets of the field.
Thomas Harris came to New England with his brother, William, and Roger Williams, in the ship Lion (or Lyon), from Bristol, Eng., Dec. 1, 1630, and landed at Salem, Mass. Anne Harris, of Providence, R. I. and Parnill, wife of Thomas Roberts, of Newport, R. I., were their sisters. In July, 1676, William and Thomas Harris asked administration of Town Council of Newport, on estate of Parnill*, widow of Thomas Roberts, they being the only brothers of deceased. According to a written record of Nicholas Harris5, M. D., (who was born in 1749 and whose father Jedediah4 was living while his grandfather, the 2nd Thomas Harris was, and hence, must have heard something of origin of family), his first ancestors in this country, Thomas, and brother William, "came from the town of Deal, in the Island of England." William and Thomas Harris went with Roger Williams from Salem, Mass., to Providence, R. I. (see note), and about Aug.20, 1637, they signed the following compact: "We, whose names are hereunder, desirous to inhabit the town of Providence, do promise to subject ourselves in active or passive obedience to all such orders or agreements as shall be made for public good of the body in an orderly way, by the major assent of the present inhabitants, members of families incorporated together, into a town of fellowship, and such others whom they shall admit unto themselves only in civil things." July 27, 1640, Thomas Harris and thirty-eight others, signed an agreement for a form of government. On Sept. 2, 1650, he was taxed £1. From 1652 to 1663, he was Commissioner; in 1654, Lieutenant; in 1655, Freeman. Bishop's "New England Judged," published in London in 1703, says, "that in July, 1658. After these, came Thomas Harris, from Rhode Island, into your Colony, who, Declaring against your pride and oppression, as he could have liberty to speak in your meeting place at Boston, after the Priest had ended, ‘warning the people of the dreadful, terrible day of the Lord God, which was coming upon that Town and Country, him much unlike to Nineveth, you pulled down and hall'd him by the hair of his head. out of your meeting, and a hand was put on his mouth to keep him from speaking forth, and then had before your Governor and Deputy, with other Magistrates, and committed to prison without warrant or mittimus that he saw, and shut up in a close room, none suffered to come at him, nor to have provisions for his money; and the next day whipped with so cruel stripes, without showing any law that he had broken, tho' he desired it of the jailor, and then shut up again for eleven days more, five of which, he was kept without bread (your jailor not suffering him to have any for his money, and threatened one of the other prisoners very much for bringing him a little water on the day of his sore whipping), and all this because he would not work for the jailor and let him have eight pence in twelve pence of what he should earn," etc., etc.
From 1664 to 1673, Thomas Harris was Deputy to the General Court. 1664 to 1669, member of Town Council. Feb. 19, 1665, he drew lot 7 in division of lands. It fronted on what is now South Main street, Providence, about 122 feet wide and containing nearly five and one-half acres, running back to what is now Hope street. From 1666 to 1675, he was Assistant, and in May, 1667, as surveyor, he laid out the lands, etc. Aug. 14, 1676, he was on a committee that recommended certain conditions, under which Indian captives should be disposed of by the town. They were to be in servitude for a term of years. April 27, 1683, he made the statement, that about 1661, being then a surveyor, he laid out "a three score acre lot for my son Thomas, at Paugachauge Hill, and a 25 acre lot on the south side," etc.
His will was dated June 3, 1686, and proved July 22. Executor, son Thomas; overseers, sons-in-law, Thomas Field and Samuel Whipple.
Sept. 1, 1687, his widow, Elizabeth Harris was taxed 1s. Thomas Harris2, (son of Thomas  and Elizabeth Harris), m. Elnathan Tew, and lived in Providence. Feb. 19, 1665, he had lot 49, in a division of lands. 1671, ‘;79, ‘80, ‘81, ‘82, ‘85, 91, 94, 97. 1702, ‘6, ‘7, 8, ‘10, he was Deputy to the General Court. 1684, ‘85, ‘86, member of Town Council. His will was dated June 31, 1708 and proved April 16, 1711. Executors, his wife Elnathan Tew and son Henry .
On some of the grave stones in the old North Burying Ground, in Providence, R. I., are supposed to be the Harris Coat of Arms three martlets on a shield. William Harris, who caused this coat of arms to be put on his daughter's grave stone in 1723, was son of Thomas2, and b. about 1672 was fifteen years old when Thomas¹  died, and must have had the traditions and acquaintance of the first generation. This coat of arms he had on three other stones erected to his children and it was later put on his own stone, and this was probably adapted from the arms given at the head of this sketch, used by the Harris families of Cheshire and Devonshire.

Thomas1 Harris m. Elizabeth
Thomas2 Harris m. Elnathan Tew.
Nicholas3 Harris m. Anne Hopkins.
Jedediah4 Harris m. Patience Brown.
Nicholas5 Harris m. Phebe Tibbits.
Nicholas Brown6 Harris m. Martha Carmichael.

*prov. Rec. vi., 85.

Note.There is published a volume, Collections of the Rhode Island Historical Society," 1902, devoted entirely to copies of the original letters of the bitter controversy between Roger Williams and William Harris. in which neither had spared invective. Williams calling Harris ‘that prodigy of pride.' who, being an impudent morris dancer in Kent, under the cloak of jests against the bishop, goes into flight to New England, etc." The volume also contains copies of William Harris letters, written in captivity for in returning to England the third time on business, the ship in which be sailed, Unity, was taken, Jan'y 24, 1630, by an Algerine Corsair, and he was sold in Barbary and after more than a year's slavery, was ransomed at a high price.

IMMIGRATION: From Bristol, England on the ship "Lyon"

Elizabeth LEATHERLAND was born about 1609 in England, United Kingdom. She died about 1687 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Elizabeth married 1 Thomas HARRIS 2, 3 on 20 Apr 1632 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

Birth place is of

They had the following children.

  F i Mary HARRIS was born in 1639. She died on 14 Dec 1722.
  M ii Thomas HARRIS was born in 1641. He died on 27 Feb 1711.
  F iii Martha HARRIS was born about 1643. She died in 1717.

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