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


Elisha FARR [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 on 29 Sep 1807 in Windham, Windham, Vermont, United States. He died 4 after 1 Jun 1880 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Elisha married Lydia HOPKINS about 1827 in Vermont, United States.

Elisha was counted in a census 5 in 1880 in Gloucester, Providence Rhode Island, United States.

DEATH: Elisha shows in the 1880 census on the 1st of Jun 1880.

CENSUS: In the household of his first wife's brother or relation?

Lydia HOPKINS 1, 2 was born 3 on 24 Sep 1804 in Rhode Island, United States. She died 4 on 29 Dec 1866 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Lydia married Elisha FARR about 1827 in Vermont, United States.

Lydia was also known as Lydia Hawkins.

Marriage Notes:

CENSUS: Census says that he was born in NH.

They had the following children.

  F i
Lidia H. FARR 1 was born in 1836 in Rhode Island, United States.
  M ii
Jeremiah FARR 1 was born in 1838 in Rhode Island, United States.
  F iii
Hannah E. FARR 1 was born in 1839 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
  F iv
Elizabeth H. "Lizzie" FARR 1 was born in 1840 in Rhode Island, United States.
  F v Sarah J. FARR was born in 1842.

Luke BURNAP 1 was born on 25 Nov 1806 in Townshend, Windham, Vermont, United States. He died on 7 Dec 1873. Luke married Eliza Parker FARR on 17 May 1843 in Vermont, United States.

Eliza Parker FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 19 Oct 1809 in Windham, Windham, Vermont, United States. She died on 13 Jul 1871. Eliza married Luke BURNAP on 17 May 1843 in Vermont, United States.


James Warren WEBB 1 was born 2 on 14 Aug 1811 in Rockingham, Windham, Vermont, United States. He died 3, 4 on 1 Sep 1867 in Rockingham, Windham, Vermont, United States. James married 5, 6 Nancy FARR on 20 Nov 1834 in Vermont, United States.

Nancy FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 1 Oct 1812 in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 2 on 24 Feb 1865 in Rockingham, Windham, Vermont, United States. Nancy married 3, 4 James Warren WEBB on 20 Nov 1834 in Vermont, United States.


Thomas E. EVENS was born 1, 2 on 24 Dec 1812 in Chepachet, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. He died 3 on 19 Apr 1897 in Rhode Island, United States. Thomas married 4, 5 Emily FARR on 24 Apr 1834 in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Emily FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 14 Jun 1815 in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 4 on 11 Apr 1882 in Rhode Island, United States. Emily married 5, 6 Thomas E. EVENS on 24 Apr 1834 in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
CORBIN, William


William CORBIN 1, 2. William married Emily FARR after 19 Apr 1897 in Rhode Island, United States.

Emily FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 14 Jun 1815 in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 4 on 11 Apr 1882 in Rhode Island, United States. Emily married William CORBIN after 19 Apr 1897 in Rhode Island, United States.

Other marriages:
EVENS, Thomas E.


Elijah FARR [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 on 14 Jul 1818 in Windham, Windham, Vermont, United States. Elijah married Aurilla COOMBS "Orilla" about 1838 in Vermont, United States.

Aurilla "Orilla" COOMBS 1, 2 was born on 10 Sep 1813 in Jamaica, Windham, Vermont, United States. She died on 14 Jan 1894 in Sergeant Bluff, Woodbury, Iowa, United States. Orilla married Elijah FARR about 1838 in Vermont, United States.

Marriage Notes:

CENSUS: Census states that Elijah was born in NH.

CENSUS: Census states that the entire family was born in Vermont.

They had the following children.

  M i Gilbert E. FARR was born on 18 Jun 1848. He died in 1917.
  F ii
Mary FARR 1, 2 was born 3 in 1851 in Vermont, United States.

Walter Parker FARR [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 4 on 4 Jun 1866 in Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States. Walter married Mrs. Getrude M. (Wilson) SYMONDS on 30 Nov 1889 in Vermont, United States.

The following is from "The Family of Willis Vernon Farr" by Jayne E. Bickford:

“WALTER P. FARR
“Walter P. Farr, a former resident of East Swanzey and Spofford, and for the past 20 years a resident of New Britain, Conn., died in that city Thursday following an illness of several months.

'Funeral services will be held in the funeral home of Charles F. Fletcher, 33 Marlboro street, Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Robbins E. Ralph, pastor of the Court Street Congregational Church, will officiate. Friends are invited. Interment will be in the Village Cemetery, Spofford.

“Mr. Farr was born in Putney, Vt., June 4, 1866, the son of Henry I. and Sarah E. (Wright) Farr. He married the late Gertrude M. Sirnonds Nov. 30, 1889, and of this union one daughter survives, Mrs. Harry Eurnharn of Kensington, Conn. He later marrIed Etta Wheeler, who died several years ago.

'Besides his daughter, he is survived by a granddaughter, Mrs. J. P. McIntosh, and a grand­son, Carl Burnham, both of Kensington; two nephews, Leslie J. Farr of Keene and Percy Farr of Brattleboro, Vt., and two great-grandchildren.

“Mr. Farr was a member of Beaver Brook lodge, I.O.O.F., and Nonadnock encampment of Keene.'

1910 census of Chesterfield (Cheshire Co) NH. Walter P. Farr (age 43, pail turner in the pail shop, widower, father born Vt., mother NY); Marion S. Farr (age 17, Single, daughter, b. NH).

Mrs. Getrude M. (Wilson) SYMONDS 1 was born 2 in Apr 1860 in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Getrude married Walter Parker FARR on 30 Nov 1889 in Vermont, United States.

Getrude was also known as Simons.

They had the following children.

  F i Merian S. FARR was born on 30 Oct 1892.

Oscar R. FARR [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 4, 5 on 26 Nov 1857 in Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. He died 6 on 9 Nov 1938 in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Oscar married 7 Emma L. RUGG on 21 Aug 1884 in Vermont, United States.

The following is from "The Family of Willis Vernon Farr" by Jayne E. Bickford:

Genealogical research often results in discovering many interesting relationships, and that which existed be­tween Oscar Robert and Emma L., his wife, is such a one.

First, Oscar Robert Farr and Emma L. Rugg both descended from John Prescott, an early founder of Lancaster, Massachusetts (see section on Prescott), as follows:
       John Prescott                     Mary Gawkroger
       Hannah Prescott                Jonathan Rugg
       Jonathan Rugg                   Hannah Singletary
       Jonathan Rugg, Jr.             Hannah Walkup
Elizabeth Rugg  BROTHER AND SISTER   Daniel Rugg
Hannah Read        FIRST COUSINS            Elijah Rugg
Ivah Newton Farr  SECOND COUSINS      Jacob Bancroft Rugg
Henry Ivah Farr      THIRD COUSINS         Elijah B. Rugg
Oscar Robert Farr FOURTH COUSINS       Emma L. Rugg

Secondly, Elijah Rugg married Lucretia Farr, sister of
Josepn W. Farr (see section on Farr), and so Oscar and
Emma shared common Farr ancestors, as follows:
       Stephen Farr                       Mary Taylor
       Samuel Farr                        Hannah Whitney
       Daniel Farr                          Leah ___________
       Daniel Farr, 2d                    Lucretia Walton
Joseph W. Farr  BROTHER AND SISTER    Lucretia Farr
Ivah Newton Farr      FIRST COUSINS          Jacob Bancroft Rugg
Henry Ivah Farr      SECOND COUSINS        Elijah B. Rugg
Oscar Robert Farr    THIRD COUSINS          Emma L. Rugg

Emma L. RUGG 1, 2 was born on 20 Jul 1867 in Grafton, Windham, Vermont, United States. She died 3 on 26 May 1934 in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Emma married 4 Oscar R. FARR on 21 Aug 1884 in Vermont, United States.

They had the following children.

  i Infant FARR.
  M ii
George Bernard FARR was born 1 on 18 Jul 1886 in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 2 on 6 Feb 1887 in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.
  M iii Percy Walter FARR was born on 26 Mar 1888.
  M iv Leslie Joseph FARR was born on 16 Dec 1893.
  F v Rena May FARR was born on 22 May 1903. She died on 1 Jan 1925.

Percy Walter FARR [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 on 26 Mar 1888 in East Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Percy married 4 Alice JONES on 4 Nov 1912 in of Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Other marriages:
FILION, Ruth Watson

WW2, 1942: II draft registration card, (age 54) Said he was born in Swanzey, NH, 26 March, 1888. Address: R. F. D. #1, Brattleboro (Windham Co) Vt. Name and address of contact person: Mrs. P. W. Farr (same address).

Alice JONES was born 1 in 1888 in New York, United States. She died in Sep 1928. Alice married 2 Percy Walter FARR on 4 Nov 1912 in of Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

They had the following children.

  i Child FARR.
  M ii Edwin Dwight FARR was born in 1910. He died on 14 Jan 1972.

Percy Walter FARR [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 on 26 Mar 1888 in East Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Percy married 4 Ruth Watson FILION on 10 Sep 1930 in Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
JONES, Alice

WW2, 1942: II draft registration card, (age 54) Said he was born in Swanzey, NH, 26 March, 1888. Address: R. F. D. #1, Brattleboro (Windham Co) Vt. Name and address of contact person: Mrs. P. W. Farr (same address).

Ruth Watson FILION was born 1 on 12 Jun 1893 in Townshend, Windham, Vermont, United States. Ruth married 2 Percy Walter FARR on 10 Sep 1930 in Vermont, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Ruthana Mae FARR.

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