Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


George ROBINSON. George married Jane FARR in <1862> in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

Jane FARR [Parents] was born in 1834 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. She was christened 1 in 1820 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. She died in 1909. Jane married George ROBINSON in <1862> in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

CHRISTENING: Age 15 in the 1850 census.


William MOSS died in 1631 in Fordham, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. He was buried in 1631 in Fordham Road Cemetery, Soham, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. William married Ellen FOAKES in 1603.

Ellen FOAKES. Ellen married William MOSS in 1603.

They had the following children.

  M i William MOSS was christened in 1603. He died in 1667.

Gilman FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 8 Jun 1808 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3, 4 on 25 Dec 1869 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Gilman married 5, 6 Philena ALLEN on 6 Apr 1831 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Philena ALLEN [scrapbook] was born 1 on 16 Nov 1809 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 2 on 28 Jun 1878 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Philena married 3, 4 Gilman FARR on 6 Apr 1831 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Lydia Cobleigh FARR was born on 21 Feb 1833. She died on 4 Feb 1899.
  M ii Noah FARR was born on 10 Dec 1837. He died on 25 Dec 1869.
  F iii Julia Allen FARR was born on 28 Apr 1838.
  M iv Capt. Theron Allen FARR was born on 28 Dec 1839.
  F v Almira Allen FARR was born on 31 Jul 1842.
  F vi
Philena Allen FARR was born 1 on 8 Jan 1849 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Major John FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 22 May 1810 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 12 Oct 1892 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. John married 4, 5 Tryphena MORSE on 5 Mar 1833 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
MORRILL, Elizabeth
HALL, Emma Mary

In 1835 John was one off the three founders of the scythe factory. In the spring of 1871 John Farr was elected president of the National Bank and he served in that position until 1888. Mr. Farr was by nature a cautious man, who counted the cost and hazard as well as the profits of every venture, and this conservative tendency had been increased in the school of experience. Yet, as he was a wise man of affairs, he seldom applied the brake to the wheels of progress, and in so far as his influence guided the affairs of these intitutions their course weas in the direction of a sound and healthy system that inured alike to their financial properity and to the benefit of the commercial interests of the community.


The following is from "History of Littleton, New Hampshire" by By James Robert Jackson, George Clarence Furber

He res. in L. all his life, except 1847 and 8, when he was in Glover, Vt. He was educated in the district schools, commenced the study of law with William J. Bellows and C. W. Hand, in 1852, and  was admitted to the Bar in Haverhill, Sept. 1854. He practised law in  Littleton for thirtv years. Among his printed articles are a report of the  Commission to consider matters relating to the Winnepesaukee Lake Cotton and Woollen Manufacturing Company, 1879, and historical  articles in the Littleton " Argus." The law firms he was connected with were: Rand & Farr, 1853 to 4: Hollows & Farr. 1854 to 9; John Farr & Son, 1867 to 73. Cong. Deacon. Democrat, Whig, and Republican. Selectman, 1840 and 1853. Deputy sheriff, 1840 to 1846 inc. Co. Commissioner, 1862-68. Member Bonrd of Education, Union District, and Treasurer, 1875 to 9 inc. Lake Commissioner, 1879. Member of Constitutional Convention, 1876. State Delegate to Loyalist  National Convention, Phila., 1866. Town Treasurer, 1854. Prest. L. National Bank 1871 to 88, and Director to 1891. Prest. Littleton Savings  Bank, 1871 to 80, and Director to 1892. Police Justice, Feb. 24, 1877, to April 9,1880. J. P. d. in Littleton Oct. 12, 1892. (Biog. G. and C. Bar  Assn., Vol. 2. p. 549.)

Tryphena MORSE was born 1 on 27 Oct 1809 in Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 2 on 27 Apr 1851 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Tryphena married 3, 4 Major John FARR on 5 Mar 1833 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Caroline Ely FARR was born 1 on 22 Dec 1833 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 2 on 16 Dec 1836 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

  M ii George FARR was born on 12 Feb 1836.
  F iii Ellen Mary FARR was born on 21 Apr 1837.
  M iv
John FARR Jr. was born 1 on 7 Dec 1838 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.
  M v Major Evarts Worcester FARR was born on 10 Oct 1840. He died on 30 Nov 1880.
  F vi Caroline FARR was born on 19 Mar 1843.
  M vii Charles Albert FARR was born on 5 Feb 1848.

Major John FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 22 May 1810 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 12 Oct 1892 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. John married 4 Elizabeth MORRILL on 18 May 1852 in Littleton, Coos, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
MORSE, Tryphena
HALL, Emma Mary

In 1835 John was one off the three founders of the scythe factory. In the spring of 1871 John Farr was elected president of the National Bank and he served in that position until 1888. Mr. Farr was by nature a cautious man, who counted the cost and hazard as well as the profits of every venture, and this conservative tendency had been increased in the school of experience. Yet, as he was a wise man of affairs, he seldom applied the brake to the wheels of progress, and in so far as his influence guided the affairs of these intitutions their course weas in the direction of a sound and healthy system that inured alike to their financial properity and to the benefit of the commercial interests of the community.


The following is from "History of Littleton, New Hampshire" by By James Robert Jackson, George Clarence Furber

He res. in L. all his life, except 1847 and 8, when he was in Glover, Vt. He was educated in the district schools, commenced the study of law with William J. Bellows and C. W. Hand, in 1852, and  was admitted to the Bar in Haverhill, Sept. 1854. He practised law in  Littleton for thirtv years. Among his printed articles are a report of the  Commission to consider matters relating to the Winnepesaukee Lake Cotton and Woollen Manufacturing Company, 1879, and historical  articles in the Littleton " Argus." The law firms he was connected with were: Rand & Farr, 1853 to 4: Hollows & Farr. 1854 to 9; John Farr & Son, 1867 to 73. Cong. Deacon. Democrat, Whig, and Republican. Selectman, 1840 and 1853. Deputy sheriff, 1840 to 1846 inc. Co. Commissioner, 1862-68. Member Bonrd of Education, Union District, and Treasurer, 1875 to 9 inc. Lake Commissioner, 1879. Member of Constitutional Convention, 1876. State Delegate to Loyalist  National Convention, Phila., 1866. Town Treasurer, 1854. Prest. L. National Bank 1871 to 88, and Director to 1891. Prest. Littleton Savings  Bank, 1871 to 80, and Director to 1892. Police Justice, Feb. 24, 1877, to April 9,1880. J. P. d. in Littleton Oct. 12, 1892. (Biog. G. and C. Bar  Assn., Vol. 2. p. 549.)

Elizabeth MORRILL was born 1 on 14 Sep 1810 in Whitefield, Coos, New Hampshire, United States. She died 2 on 3 Aug 1861 in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. Elizabeth married 3 Major John FARR on 18 May 1852 in Littleton, Coos, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Stella B. FARR was born on 12 Feb 1855 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Major John FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 22 May 1810 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 12 Oct 1892 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. John married 4, 5 Emma Mary HALL on 8 Oct 1862 in New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
MORSE, Tryphena
MORRILL, Elizabeth

In 1835 John was one off the three founders of the scythe factory. In the spring of 1871 John Farr was elected president of the National Bank and he served in that position until 1888. Mr. Farr was by nature a cautious man, who counted the cost and hazard as well as the profits of every venture, and this conservative tendency had been increased in the school of experience. Yet, as he was a wise man of affairs, he seldom applied the brake to the wheels of progress, and in so far as his influence guided the affairs of these intitutions their course weas in the direction of a sound and healthy system that inured alike to their financial properity and to the benefit of the commercial interests of the community.


The following is from "History of Littleton, New Hampshire" by By James Robert Jackson, George Clarence Furber

He res. in L. all his life, except 1847 and 8, when he was in Glover, Vt. He was educated in the district schools, commenced the study of law with William J. Bellows and C. W. Hand, in 1852, and  was admitted to the Bar in Haverhill, Sept. 1854. He practised law in  Littleton for thirtv years. Among his printed articles are a report of the  Commission to consider matters relating to the Winnepesaukee Lake Cotton and Woollen Manufacturing Company, 1879, and historical  articles in the Littleton " Argus." The law firms he was connected with were: Rand & Farr, 1853 to 4: Hollows & Farr. 1854 to 9; John Farr & Son, 1867 to 73. Cong. Deacon. Democrat, Whig, and Republican. Selectman, 1840 and 1853. Deputy sheriff, 1840 to 1846 inc. Co. Commissioner, 1862-68. Member Bonrd of Education, Union District, and Treasurer, 1875 to 9 inc. Lake Commissioner, 1879. Member of Constitutional Convention, 1876. State Delegate to Loyalist  National Convention, Phila., 1866. Town Treasurer, 1854. Prest. L. National Bank 1871 to 88, and Director to 1891. Prest. Littleton Savings  Bank, 1871 to 80, and Director to 1892. Police Justice, Feb. 24, 1877, to April 9,1880. J. P. d. in Littleton Oct. 12, 1892. (Biog. G. and C. Bar  Assn., Vol. 2. p. 549.)

Emma Mary HALL was born on 24 Mar 1833 in Guildhall, Essex, Vermont, United States. Emma married 1, 2 Major John FARR on 8 Oct 1862 in New Hampshire, United States.

Marriage Notes:

MARRIAGE: Mrs. Emma M. Woolson.


Philander B. FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 21 Feb 1812 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3, 4 on 11 Jun 1874 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Philander married 5, 6 Amanda DAY on 20 Jul 1837 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
MORSE, Susan F.

Amanda DAY was born 1 in 1815 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 2 on 20 Apr 1869 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Amanda married 3, 4 Philander B. FARR on 20 Jul 1837 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Persis FARR was born on 17 Feb 1840.
  M ii Comfort Day FARR was born on 23 Jun 1846.

Philander B. FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 21 Feb 1812 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3, 4 on 11 Jun 1874 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Philander married 5 Susan F. MORSE on 29 Mar 1871 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
DAY, Amanda

Susan F. MORSE was born 1, 2 on 2 Jan 1819 in Concord, Essex, Vermont, United States. Susan married 3 Philander B. FARR on 29 Mar 1871 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.


Noah GILE. Noah married 1, 2 Elizabeth FARR on 30 Mar 1836.

Elizabeth FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 21 Sep 1816 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3 on 3 Jan 1847 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Elizabeth married 4, 5 Noah GILE on 30 Mar 1836.


Deacon Marshall Day COBLEIGH. Marshall married 1, 2 Phinisa FARR on 5 Feb 1838 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Phinisa FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 1 Jan 1819 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died on 9 Mar 1886 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Phinisa married 3, 4 Deacon Marshall Day COBLEIGH on 5 Feb 1838 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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