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


Edward "the Exile" ATHELING [Parents] 1 was born 2 in 1016 in Wessex, England, United Kingdom. He died 3, 4 in 1057 in London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. He was buried 5 in St. Paul's Cathedral, , England, United Kingdom. Edward married 6 Agatha of HUNGARY about 1045.


Lived in exile in Hungary.

Agatha of HUNGARY 1, 2 was born 3 about 1020. Agatha married 4 Edward "the Exile" ATHELING about 1045.

They had the following children.

  F i Margaret ATHELING was born in 1045. She died on 16 Nov 1093.

Elijah Norman FREEMAN I 1 was born 2, 3, 4 on 17 Apr 1822 in Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. He was christened in 1822 in Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. He died 5, 6 on 18 Nov 1846 in Socorro, Socorro, New Mexico Territory, United States. He was buried 7 on 18 Nov 1846 in Socorro, Socorro, New Mexico Territory, United States. Elijah married 8, 9 Mary BINGHAM on 17 Apr 1844 in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

Elijah resided in From 1839 to 1846 in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

BURIAL: Elijah joined the Mormon Battalion in Council Bluffs and marched with the battalion to Santa Fe and then to the Rio Grande River. He became ill with pleurisy and died on the march to Pueblo. It is believed that he is buried east of the south end of the runway of the Socorro airport, between the bluff and the river(Larson, Mormon Battalion, 74)

Mary BINGHAM [scrapbook] was born 1 on 1 Apr 1820 in Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. She died 2 on 25 Sep 1893 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. Mary married 3, 4 Elijah Norman FREEMAN I on 17 Apr 1844 in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

Other marriages:
FARR, Lorin
SNOW, Willard Trowbridge

as. T. Jakeman, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and Their Mothers, p. 124
Mary Bingham Farr:—Mrs. Farr, daughter of Erastus and Lucinda Gates Bingham, was born April 1, 1820. She was married to E. N. Freeman, who died while with the Mormon Battalion. She was married later to Willard Snow, who died while on a mission to Scandinavia. Later she was married to Lorin Farr, who died in Ogden. Sister Farr was a great believer in all the principles of the Church. She was a worker in and held office in the Relief Society. She was the mother of six living children, two of whom passed away later.


Willard Trowbridge SNOW 1, 2, 3 was born 4, 5 on 6 May 1811 in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. He died 6, 7 on 21 Aug 1853 in Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He was buried on 26 Aug 1853 in North Sea, Atlantic Ocean. Willard married Mary BINGHAM in 1849 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

In the spring of 1834, at the age of 23, Uncle Willard left St. Johnsbury for Kirtland, Ohio with Uncle Zerubbabel. The same year they joined "Zion's Camp" in Missouri. There he had a narrow escape from death, being among the number which, while the camp rested in Clay County, Missouri was attack by cholera. Early in 1835 he returned to Kirtland. After this, he performed several missions in the United States preaching in various parts of the country. In 1836 he went through the Kirtland Temple, and shortly after moved to Missouri with his father's family who had come from St. Johnsbury and joined him at Kirtland. May 14,1837 he married Melvina Harvey at Far West. She was born Dec. 16,1811 at Barnett, Vermont. He had known her back in Vermont before coming to Missouri. Their first child, Amanda Melvina, was born March 18,1838 at Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri. Their next child,Leonideas, was born March 31,1840 at Montrose, Iowa, where the family had moved to in the meantime. Leonidas died Aug. 28, 1841 when he was just a little over a year old. While still living at Montrose they had two more sons,, Willard Lycrugas, born March 8,1842 and Eugene, born March 10,1844. The latter died at Nauvoo June 13 1845. After moving with the family to Garden Grove, they had a daughter,Almira, born Sept. 10,1846 who died the same day she was born. In 1847 Uncle Willard married a second wife, Susan Harvey, a sister to his first wife. They were married in the Nauvoo Temple. While living in Nauvoo, he was one of the agents to help build the Temple. September 1847, he with his families, came to Utah in Jedidah Grant's company of 100 wagons. He was captain over 50 of these wagons. On the trip, he lost a cow and a yoke of oxen in a stampede, When they arrived in Salt Lake, they settled on the north side of the old Fort. There Uncle Willaxd and Ira Eldridge built a log cabin. The following February 8,1848, Aunt Melvina gave birth to a pair of twins the first pair of white twins born i n the state of Utah. They were named Ellen and Helen. Two weeks later, Feb.22, Helen died. January 12,1849 Susan gave birth to a daughter, Susan, and the mother died soon after. After reaching Salt Lake, Uncle Willard married a third wife, Mary Bingham, a girl from St. Johnsbury.. She had only one child by Uncle Willard.The child was Mary and was born June 3,1850. June 3,1850 Aunt Melvina had a son, William, who died June 4,1855. Uncle Willard took a prominent part in the city and Territorial Governments after coming to Utah as has been stated before in this history. In addition to what has already been given, he was a member of the following standing committees in the state legislature: Judiciary, counties and on military and civil laws. He was one of the speakers at the first Fourth of July celebration held in Utah in 1851. He was the first Justice of the Peace in Utah At General Conference in Salt Lake City Sept. 7,1851 he was called on a mission to Europe,. Soon after, he left his wives and four children and arrived in England Dec. 29, 1851. He worked in Scotland for about three months. In March 1852 Uncle Erastus arrived in England on his way home from Scandinavia where he had had charge of the mission there. March 15,1952 Uncle Willard was appointed president of that mission so succeed Uncle Erastus. April 21st. he took the steamer at Hull, England and arrived at Copenhagen, Denmark on the 26th. He set to work with a will to learn the Danish language in which he was very successful. He took charge of this mission working deligently, and faithfully, and successfully in the discharge of his duties. While addressing a council of Elders on the evening of August 15,1553 in Copenhagen, he was so violently attacked with illness that he was unable to proceed. Later he seemed a little better, and decided to go to England. On the l8th. he took passage on board the ship Transit, but while on board he was a again prostrated. He soon became unconscious and continued to sin k gradually until the evening of the 21st when he expired. Elders P.O.Hansen and H.P. Jenson were with him, but not-withstanding their ernest pleading, the captain insisted that the body be sunk in the sea. So he was wrapped in canvass and sunk about 80 miles north of Hull, England into the North Sea. He was just 41 years of age. After his death, his wife, Mary married Lorin Farr, a  grandson of Willard's Aunt Lydia Snow Farr. Aunt Melvina cared for her own three children and the daughter of her sister Susan. She lived until she was 71 years old, and died October 24,1382 at Salt Lake City. Out of Uncle Willard's large family, only five lived to maturity; They were Susan, Mary, Ellen Melvina, and Willard Lycrugas . I was unable to l earn anything about the first three.  Willard was a farmer at Draper, Utah and was prominent in church affairs. Helvina married Willard Bingham, a brother to her father's wife, Mary. She began teaching school when she was fifteen. As her husband had another wife, she had to work hard to help support her family. After her marriage, she continued her teaching. For pay, she took vegetables, flour etc. or whatever the parents were willing to give her. She would take her baby to school where the pupils tool. turns rocking it. She also spun, and wove cloth for clothing for her children. As she could afford only one suit of clothes for each child, she washed and ironed their clothing after putting them to bed. She did much church and public work besides.

Mary BINGHAM [scrapbook] was born 1 on 1 Apr 1820 in Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. She died 2 on 25 Sep 1893 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. Mary married Willard Trowbridge SNOW in 1849 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Other marriages:
FARR, Lorin
FREEMAN, Elijah Norman I

as. T. Jakeman, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and Their Mothers, p. 124
Mary Bingham Farr:—Mrs. Farr, daughter of Erastus and Lucinda Gates Bingham, was born April 1, 1820. She was married to E. N. Freeman, who died while with the Mormon Battalion. She was married later to Willard Snow, who died while on a mission to Scandinavia. Later she was married to Lorin Farr, who died in Ogden. Sister Farr was a great believer in all the principles of the Church. She was a worker in and held office in the Relief Society. She was the mother of six living children, two of whom passed away later.


Richard PROWSE [Parents] was born 1 in 1568/1569 in Tiverton, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. He was christened 2 on 11 Jan 1568/1569 in Tiverton, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. Richard married Elizabeth STAPLEHILL.

CHRISTENING: Tiverton parish records

Elizabeth STAPLEHILL 1. Elizabeth married Richard PROWSE.


Robert PROWSE [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3 was born 4 about 1475. He died 5 on 6 Aug 1529 in Tiverton, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom.

He had the following children.

  M i John PROWSE was born about 1516. He died on 3 Sep 1585.

Roger CRUTCHETT was buried on 29 Jan 1650/1651 in Coylton, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. Roger married Eyde CLAPP.

Eyde CLAPP [Parents] was christened on 11 Oct 1611 in Sidmouth, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. Eyde married Roger CRUTCHETT.


Francis PILE 1. Francis married 2 daughter CLAPP before 1632.

daughter CLAPP [Parents] 1. daughter married 2 Francis PILE before 1632.


Hercules SEARLE 1. Hercules married 2 daughter CLAPP before 1632.

daughter CLAPP [Parents] 1. daughter married 2 Hercules SEARLE before 1632.


John ALDERMAN 1 was born 2 about 1584 in of Sidbury, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 3 in BET 3 JUL 1657 AND 23 JUL 1657 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. John married 4, 5 Jane CLAPP in BY 1636 in Dorchester/Salem, Massachusetts, United States.

ALDERMAN,
“One Alderman of Bear Cove (Hingham) being about fifty years old, lost his way between Dorchester and Wessaguscus,' 30 Sept. 1634, but escaped without serious effects. [W.]

John, Salem, 1636; town officer; frm. May 22, 1638; juryman, 1646. Wife Jane one of the first chh. membs. recorded.
Will dated 3 (5) prob. 3 (7) 1657; beq. to Mrs. Norrice; to Mr. Elliot and the Indians to whom he preaches; to Mr. Thatcner, Mr. Whiting, Mr. Walton and Mr. Cobat; to John Horne; house and land to go to Ezra, son of Edward, and Nathaniel, son of Nicholas Clap, who shall pay certain sums to Israel, dau. of Major Mason; to John, Elizabeth and ,Jonathan Pickering; to good wife and Josh­ua Buffam; to Edward C., the two daus. of Prudence, and the two daus. of Nicholas C. all his household stuff; to bro. Marshall, Mrs. Felton, widow Denis and goody Curtice. Edward C. exec.

Jane CLAPP [Parents] 1 was born 2 about 1610 in of Sidbury, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. She died 3 before 1655 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. Jane married 4, 5 John ALDERMAN in BY 1636 in Dorchester/Salem, Massachusetts, United States.


Joseph WELD 1 died 2 on 7 Oct 1646 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. Joseph married 3, 4 Barbara CLAPP on 20 Apr 1639 in Massachusetts, United States.

Joseph had a will 5 on 2 Apr 1646 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. His will was probated 6 on 10 Aug 1646 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

DEATH: of "a cancer in his tongue and jaws"

Barbara CLAPP [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 about 1614. She died 4 on 15 Apr 1655 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. Barbara married 5, 6 Joseph WELD on 20 Apr 1639 in Massachusetts, United States.

Other marriages:
STODDARD, Anthony

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