Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Abner Kneeland FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 18 Nov 1812 in Lynn, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States. He died 2 on 19 Oct 1884 in Mehoopany, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. Abner married Elizabeth DE WOLF on 4 Jul 1833 in Mehoopany, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

Elizabeth DE WOLF was born on 8 May 1814 in Braintrim Twp, Luzerne, Pa. Elizabeth married Abner Kneeland FARR on 4 Jul 1833 in Mehoopany, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
Jonathan FARR was born on 7 Jan 1847 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 29 Jan 1918 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. He was buried in Meshoppen, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.
  M ii
George Burns FARR was born in 1844 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. He died about 1939.
  F iii
Orcelia Eva FARR was born on 26 Dec 1840 in Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 23 Apr 1910 in Meshoppen, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. She was buried in 1910 in Meshoppen, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.
  M iv
Truman Kneeland FARR was born on 11 Dec 1848 in Windham Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 7 Jun 1925 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. He was buried in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.
  F v
Sylvia FARR was born about 1840 in of Massachusetts, United States. She died on 6 Mar 1903 in Meshoppen, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. She was buried in Laceyville, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.
  F vi
Helen Frances FARR was born on 18 Jan 1851 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. She died in 1930 in Montana, United States.
  M vii
Oscar F FARR was born in 1839 in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. He died in 1904 in Newberg, Yamhill, Oregon, United States. He was buried in 1904 in Newberg, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.
  F viii
Diantha Malverna FARR was born on 17 Jul 1836 in of Windham Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 21 Nov 1905 in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. She was buried in Mehoopany, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

Benjamin S. FARR [Parents] was born in 1816 in Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 19 Apr 1870 in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. Benjamin married Mary\Marcy PARK about 1841 in Pennsylvania, United States.

Benjamin was counted in a census 1 in 1850 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

CENSUS: Age 34.

Mary\Marcy PARK was born in 1822 in Pennsylvania, United States. Mary\Marcy married Benjamin S. FARR about 1841 in Pennsylvania, United States.

Mary\Marcy was counted in a census 1 in 1850 in Pennsylvania, United States.

CENSUS: Age 28.

They had the following children.

  F i
Adelia FARR was born in 1842 in Pennsylvania, United States.

Adelia was counted in a census 1 in 1850 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.
  F ii
Orrin FARR was born in 1844 in Pennsylvania, United States.

Orrin was counted in a census 1 in 1850 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

CENSUS: Age 6.
  M iii Orlando B. FARR was born in 1846. He died in 1909.
  F iv
Jane FARR was born in 1849 in Pennsylvania, United States.

Jane was counted in a census 1 in 1850 in Forkston, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

CENSUS: Age 1.

Myron R. FARR [Parents] was born in 1823 in Pennsylvania, United States. He died in 1892. Myron married Esther ROBINSON about 1849 in of, , , Pennsylvania.

Esther ROBINSON. Esther married Myron R. FARR about 1849 in of, , , Pennsylvania.


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, 3 on 8 Jan 1808 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5 on 25 Dec 1869 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Gilman married 6, 7, 8 Philena ALLEN on 6 Apr 1831 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Philena ALLEN [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 16 Nov 1809 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3, 4 on 28 Jun 1878 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Philena married 5, 6, 7 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 in 1909.
  F iii Julia Ann FARR was born on 28 Apr 1838. She died on 4 Jan 1915.
  M iv Capt. Theron Allen FARR was born on 28 Dec 1839. He died on 10 Apr 1906.
  F v Almira Allen "Myra" FARR was born on 31 Jul 1842. She died on 22 Mar 1901.
  F vi Philena Allen "Lena" FARR was born on 8 Jan 1849. She died on 30 Jan 1901.

Major John FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 22 May 1810 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5 on 12 Oct 1892 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. John married 6, 7 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 [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 27 Oct 1809 in Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3, 4 on 27 Apr 1851 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Tryphena married 5, 6 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, 2 on 22 Dec 1833 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3, 4 on 16 Dec 1836 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

  M ii George FARR was born on 12 Feb 1836. He died on 19 Mar 1895.
  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, 3 on 22 May 1810 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5 on 12 Oct 1892 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. John married 6, 7 Elizabeth MORRILL on 28 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 1 was born 2 on 14 Sep 1810 in Whitefield, Coos, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3 on 3 Aug 1861 in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. Elizabeth married 4, 5 Major John FARR on 28 May 1852 in Littleton, Coos, New Hampshire, United States.

Elizabeth was counted in a census in 1850 in Lancaster, 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, 3 on 22 May 1810 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5 on 12 Oct 1892 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. John married 6, 7, 8 Emma Mary HALL on 8 Oct 1862 in Chelsea, Orange, Vermont, 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 1 was born on 24 Mar 1833 in Guildhall, Essex, Vermont, United States. She died on 18 Oct 1926. Emma married 2, 3, 4 Major John FARR on 8 Oct 1862 in Chelsea, Orange, Vermont, United States.

Was married to a Woolson before she married John Farr.

Marriage Notes:

MARRIAGE: Mrs. Emma M. Woolson.


Philander B. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 21 Feb 1812 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5, 6 on 11 Jun 1874 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Philander married 7, 8 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.

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