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


Major John FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6745 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 (MRIN:2971) Tryphena MORSE-6751 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]-6751 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 (MRIN:2971) Major John FARR-6745 on 5 Mar 1833 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Caroline Ely FARR-6752 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 Capt. George FARR-6753 was born on 12 Feb 1836. He died on 19 Mar 1895.
  F iii Ellen Mary FARR-6755 was born on 21 Apr 1837. She died on 18 Aug 1909.
  M iv
John FARR Jr. [scrapbook]-6754 was born 1, 2 on 7 Dec 1838 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 3 on 21 Nov 1902 in New Hampshire, United States.
  M v Major Evarts Worcester FARR-6756 was born on 10 Oct 1840. He died on 30 Nov 1880.
  F vi Caroline FARR-6757 was born on 19 Mar 1843. She died on 8 Feb 1929.
  M vii Charles Albert FARR-6759 was born on 5 Feb 1848. He died on 25 Jun 1914.

Major John FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6745 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 (MRIN:2972) Elizabeth MORRILL-6764 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 1-6764 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 (MRIN:2972) Major John FARR-6745 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-6758 was born on 12 Feb 1855 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Major John FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6745 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 (MRIN:2973) Emma Mary HALL-6763 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 1-6763 was born on 24 Mar 1833 in Guildhall, Essex, Vermont, United States. She died on 18 Oct 1926. Emma married 2, 3, 4 (MRIN:2973) Major John FARR-6745 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]-6746 was born 1, 2, 3, 4 on 21 Feb 1812 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 5, 6, 7 on 11 Jun 1874 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Philander married 8, 9, 10 (MRIN:2974) Amanda DAY-7657 on 20 Jul 1837 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
MORSE, Susan Fisher

Amanda DAY-7657 was born 1, 2 in 1815 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3, 4 on 20 Apr 1869 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Amanda married 5, 6, 7 (MRIN:2974) Philander B. FARR-6746 on 20 Jul 1837 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Persis FARR-7659 was born on 17 Feb 1840.
  M ii Comfort Day FARR-7660 was born on 23 Jun 1846.

Philander B. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6746 was born 1, 2, 3, 4 on 21 Feb 1812 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 5, 6, 7 on 11 Jun 1874 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Philander married 8, 9, 10 (MRIN:2975) Susan Fisher MORSE-7658 on 29 Mar 1871 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
DAY, Amanda

Susan Fisher MORSE-7658 was born 1, 2 on 2 Jan 1819 in Concord, Essex, Vermont, United States. She died 3 on 24 Sep 1901 in Southborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Susan married 4, 5, 6 (MRIN:2975) Philander B. FARR-6746 on 29 Mar 1871 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.


Noah GILE-6765 was born 1 on 26 Apr 1810 in Bethlehem, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 27 Sep 1852 in Newark, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. Noah married 3, 4, 5 (MRIN:2976) Elizabeth FARR-6748 on 30 Mar 1836 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Elizabeth FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6748 was born 1, 2, 3 on 19 Sep 1816 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 4, 5 on 3 Jan 1847 in Burke, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. Elizabeth married 6, 7, 8 (MRIN:2976) Noah GILE-6765 on 30 Mar 1836 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.


Deacon Marshall Day COBLEIGH-6766 was born 1 on 21 Jan 1817 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 20 Jul 1868 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Marshall married 3, 4, 5 (MRIN:2977) Phinisa FARR-6749 on 6 Feb 1838 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Phinisa FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6749 was born 1, 2, 3 on 9 Jan 1819 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. She died 4 on 9 Mar 1886 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Phinisa married 5, 6, 7 (MRIN:2977) Deacon Marshall Day COBLEIGH-6766 on 6 Feb 1838 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.


Captain Nelson Cobleigh FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6750 was born 1, 2, 3 on 18 Jun 1824 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5 on 7 Mar 1884 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Nelson married 6, 7, 8 (MRIN:2978) Augustia A. SMITH-7664 on 24 Aug 1845 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
FISHER, Laura Sophronia

Was a merchant. Store name was 'Farr and Southworth'. In 1874 Nelson was elected to the board of director's of the National Bank.

Cong. Nelson res. in Littleton nearly all his life. Merchant. Cong. Deacon. Republican. Director Littleton National Bank, 1875-9 inc. Director Littleton Savings Bank, 1871-85. J. P.,  A. F. and A. M., Burns Lodge. K . T., St. Gerard Com.

Augustia A. SMITH-7664 was born 1, 2 on 15 Jan 1826 in Lancaster, Coos, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3, 4 on 25 Jun 1858 in Bethlehem, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Augustia married 5, 6, 7 (MRIN:2978) Captain Nelson Cobleigh FARR-6750 on 24 Aug 1845 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.


Captain Nelson Cobleigh FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6750 was born 1, 2, 3 on 18 Jun 1824 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5 on 7 Mar 1884 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Nelson married 6, 7, 8 (MRIN:2979) Laura Sophronia FISHER-6767 on 1 May 1860 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
SMITH, Augustia A.

Was a merchant. Store name was 'Farr and Southworth'. In 1874 Nelson was elected to the board of director's of the National Bank.

Cong. Nelson res. in Littleton nearly all his life. Merchant. Cong. Deacon. Republican. Director Littleton National Bank, 1875-9 inc. Director Littleton Savings Bank, 1871-85. J. P.,  A. F. and A. M., Burns Lodge. K . T., St. Gerard Com.

Laura Sophronia FISHER-6767 was born 1, 2 on 27 Oct 1831 in Dalton, Coos, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3 on 24 Jun 1913. Laura married 4, 5, 6 (MRIN:2979) Captain Nelson Cobleigh FARR-6750 on 1 May 1860 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
Infant FARR-7663 was born 1 on 17 Aug 1862 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 17 Aug 1862 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

Capt. George FARR [Parents] [scrapbook]-6753 was born 1, 2, 3 on 12 Feb 1836 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5 on 19 Mar 1895 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. George married 6, 7 (MRIN:2980) Eliza Caroline BOYNTON-7693 on 11 Jan 1871 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

In 1870 became the owner of 'Farr & Southworth' a store on Main Street. It was previously owned by Nelson C. Farr.

He resided in Littleton all his life. Hotel-keeper. Republican. Grad. Dartmouth College 1862. Selectman, 1884-5. Moderator, 1885 to 90, and 1894-5. Member Board of Education, Union District, 1868-9 and 1880 to 86  inc.; and Treasurer, 1880 to 84 inc. Deputy sheriff, 1870 to 77 inc. President Lilleton Musical Association, 1888-9. Police Justice, April 9, 1880,  to March 19, 1895. Department Commander G. A. R. for N. II. 1886.  Commander Marshal Sanders Post, G. A. R., 1882. Delegate to  National Encampment, G. A. R., 1884-5-6. Director Littleton Savings  Bank, 1889 to 95. President N. H. Grange Fair Association, 1894. Master  of Northern N. II. Pomona Grange, 1888 to 1892 inc. Capt. Co.  D, 13th N. H. Inf. A. F. and A. M., Burns Lodge. I. O. O. F.,  N. G. (N. H. Men). Civil War veteran.

Eliza Caroline BOYNTON [scrapbook]-7693 was born 1, 2 on 22 Sep 1845 in Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine, United States. She died 3 on 19 Mar 1910 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Eliza married 4, 5 (MRIN:2980) Capt. George FARR-6753 on 11 Jan 1871 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

Episcopal President Woman's Relief Corps, 1887-8.

They had the following children.

  F i Grace Emma FARR-7694 was born on 3 Dec 1871.
  F ii Gertrude Tryphena FARR-7695 was born on 15 Sep 1873. She died in 1941.
  M iii Leslie Boynton FARR-7696 was born on 1 Dec 1878. He died in 1961.
  M iv
George FARR-13696 was born 1, 2 on 12 Oct 1881 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died on 12 Oct 1881 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States from Stillborn.

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