Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


John Newton FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3, 4 on 12 Mar 1891 in Morgan, Indiana, United States. He died 5, 6 on 18 Oct 1980 in Brownsburg, Hendricks, Indiana, United States from of renal failure. John married 7 Grace Murl GIFFORD on 10 Mar 1912 in Morgan, Indiana, United States.

Grace Murl GIFFORD was born 1 on 12 Aug 1894 in Tipton, Tipton, Indiana, United States. She died 2 on 31 Aug 1962 in Brownsburg, Hendricks, Indiana, United States. Grace married 3 John Newton FARR on 10 Mar 1912 in Morgan, Indiana, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i Benjamin Joseph FARR was born on 5 Jan 1913. He died on 24 Feb 1974.
  F ii Iona Pauline FARR was born on 13 Apr 1927. She died on 22 Sep 1986.
  M iii
Robert Wayne FARR was born 1 on 30 Aug 1923 in Indiana, United States. He died 2 on 13 Oct 1926 in Indiana, United States.

Cecil Cherry WRIGHT was born 1 on 27 Nov 1903 in Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States. Cecil married 2 Cecil Wanda FARR on 24 Aug 1929 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Cecil Wanda FARR [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 on 17 Sep 1899 in Monroe, Indiana, United States. She died 4, 5 on 25 Dec 1988 in Brevard, Florida, United States. She was buried 6 in Cedar Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States. Cecil married 7 Cecil Cherry WRIGHT on 24 Aug 1929 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Cecil was counted in a census 8 in 1910 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States. She was counted in a census 9 in 1920 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Cecil is listed as a son of Willard and Maggie in the 1900 Census and as a daughter in the 1910 and 1920 Census'.

CENSUS: Transcribed incorrectly as E? W Farr. The original shows a capital C over a small c.


Robert R. DILLMAN was born 1, 2 on 16 Feb 1907 in Monroe, Indiana, United States. He died 3 on 28 Dec 1962 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States from of a cerebral vascular accident. Robert married 4 Gay Annetta FARR on 11 Aug 1929 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Gay Annetta FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 25 Apr 1903 in Monroe, Indiana, United States. She died 3 on 22 Mar 1991 in Indiana, United States. Gay married 4 Robert R. DILLMAN on 11 Aug 1929 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.


Charles G. POOLITSAN was born 1 on 4 Jul 1906 in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States. He died 2 on 17 Mar 1981 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States. Charles married 3 Ruby P. FARR on 2 Jul 1932 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Greek Orthodox services for Charles G. Poolitsan, 74, of 403 N. Walnut St., who died Tuesday at Bloomington Hospital will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Allen Funeral Home. Father James Bousakis will officiate. Burial will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens. Born July 4, 1906, in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of George C, and Angelika (Zaharako) Poolitsan. His parents had come to America in the 1890s from Sparta, Greece, and settled in Bloomington in 1906, opening the Candy Kitchen on the square in that year. After the candy shop closed in 1926, the four boys decided to open a restaurant near the comer of Fifth and Indiana, the former site of the Book Nook Restaurant. Specializing in Greek food, The Gables was owned and operated by the Poolitsan brothers from 1932 until 1968. The family owned the building during the time in which Hoagy Carmichael wrote "Stardust' at the Book Nook. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Indianapolis and the Elks Club, of which he was past exalted ruler. Survivors include his wife, Ruby P. (Farr); two daughters, Barbara S. Adams of White Pines, Tenn., and Angelika Halstead of Plainfield; two brothers, Peter C. of Bloomington and Nick G. of Pompano Beach, Fla.; one sister, Catherine Topolgus of Bloomington; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Chris. Friends may call at the funeral home 2-9 today. An Elks memorial service will be held 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. BLOOMINGTON (Ind.) HERALD-TELEPHONE, 18 March 1981.

Ruby P. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2, 3, 4 on 5 Jan 1905 in Monroe, Indiana, United States. She died 5, 6 on 18 Apr 1993 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. Ruby married 7 Charles G. POOLITSAN on 2 Jul 1932 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Indianapolis - Ruby Poolitsan, 88, of Indianapolis, formerly of Bloomington, died Sunday at Lakeview Manor Nursing Center. Born Jan. 5, 1905, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Willard and Maggie (Whisenand) Farr. She was a retired medical assistant and x-ray technician with Dr. James N. Topolgus. Survivors include two daughters, Ann Halstead of Speedway and Barbara Adams of Marietta, Ga.; two brothers, Wallace Farr of Texas and Earl Farr of Illinois; one sister, Oneta Smith of Nashville; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles G. Poolitsan, in 1981; and two sisters, Cecil Wright and Gay Griffin. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington with the Rev. Terry Allshouse officiating. Burial will be at Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. BLOOMINGTON HERALDTIMES, 20 April 1993, p. A2.


Robert Rogers SMITH was born 1, 2 on 15 May 1906 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States. He died 3, 4 on 23 Mar 1962 in Hanover, Jefferson, Indiana, United States. Robert married Oneta M. FARR before 1940 in Indiana, United States.

Oneta M. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 18 May 1908 in Monroe, Indiana, United States. She died 3 on 26 Sep 1994 in Nashville, Brown, Indiana, United States. Oneta married Robert Rogers SMITH before 1940 in Indiana, United States.

Nashville - Oneta Farr Smith, 86, of Nashville, died Monday at Brown County Community Health Care. Born May 18, 1908, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of Willard and Maggie (Whisnand) Farr. She was a retired nurse and a member of Christian Science. Survivors include two sons, Richard Smith of Nashville and Donald R. Smith of Las Vegas, Nev.; one daughter, Marilyn Smith Rosenfeld of Newton, Mass.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Rogers Smith. Private family services are scheduled. Burial will be at Payne Cemetery in Bloomington. There will be no visitation. Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel, in Bloomington is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Boy Scouts of America, Bloomington Chapel. BLOOMINGTON HERALD-TIMES, 28 Sept. 1994.


Earl Jefferson FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3 on 11 Apr 1912 in Monroe, Indiana, United States. He died 4 on 16 Jun 1993 in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States. Earl married Grace C. GERLACH on 18 Jul 1934.

Grace C. GERLACH was born 1 on 19 Jun 1912 in Indiana, United States. She died 2 on 4 Oct 1979 in Indiana, United States. Grace married Earl Jefferson FARR on 18 Jul 1934.

They had the following children.

  F i
Constance A. "Connie" FARR was born 1, 2, 3 on 5 Jun 1936 in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States. She died 4, 5 on 10 Aug 2008 in Bradenton, Manatee, Florida, United States.

Connie was counted in a census 6 in 1940 in Illinois, United States.

We have lost another fine person in Constance A. Farr Fairchild, originally of Danville, Ill. Connie passed away at 11 p.m. Aug. 10, 2008, of heart and kidney issues. She is succeeded by her two children, Daniel and wife, Kathleen Sweet with their children, Lauren, Victoria and Megan, and Connie's daughter, Angela and husband, Johnny Aguirre. Connie has two sisters, Kay and Phyllis, brothers, Joseph, John and James. Connie was born in Danville, Ill., began a modeling profession. She then moved to Champaign, Ill., and began a career in interior design, and then later retired in Bradenton, Fla. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15 at Brown & Sons Funeral Home, 5624 26th St., West Bradenton, Fla. Contributions may be given to Tidewell Hospice, who were extremely helpful for Connie's care. On line condolences may be made to www.brownand sonsfuneral.com.
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  F ii Helen Kay FARR.
  M iii Joe E. FARR.
  M iv James Author FARR.
  M v John FARR.
  F vi Phyllis Joan FARR was born on 30 Dec 1940. She died on 28 Sep 2015.

Alfred Almon SLOAN was born 1 on 4 Nov 1891 in Oklahoma, United States. He died 2 on 17 Oct 1955 in Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States. Alfred married 3 Crystal Irene FARR on 7 Apr 1921 in Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States.

Crystal Irene FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2, 3 on 6 Jan 1897 in Missouri, United States. She died 4 on 10 Sep 1970 in Enid, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States. Crystal married 5 Alfred Almon SLOAN on 7 Apr 1921 in Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States.


Hannibal Lincoln FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born 6 on 11 Jul 1860 in Morgan, Indiana, United States. He died 7 on 28 Jul 1943 in Multnomah, Oregon, United States. Hannibal married 8 Martha Anna JUDD on 8 Feb 1891 in Gentry, Missouri, United States.

Martha Anna JUDD 1, 2 was born 3 in 1877 in Missouri, United States. She died 4 in 1934. She was buried 5 in 1934 in Wagoner, Wagoner, Oklahoma, United States. Martha married 6 Hannibal Lincoln FARR on 8 Feb 1891 in Gentry, Missouri, United States.

Martha was counted in a census 7 in 1880 in Wilson, Gentry, Missouri, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Virdie Myrtle FARR was born on 4 Apr 1892.
  M ii
Cleo Vernon FARR 1 was born 2 on 20 Feb 1896 in Stanberry, Gentry, Missouri, United States. He died 3 on 12 Sep 1918 in Thiaucourt, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France.



Cleo V. Farr
State Registered: Oklahoma
Death Date: 12 Sep 1918
Cemetery: Tablets of the Missing at St. Mihiel American Cemetery
Cemetery Burial Plot: Action
Cemetery City: Thiaucourt Cemetery 
Country: France

 War: World War I
Title: Private, U.S. Army
Rank: Private
Service: U.S. Army
Division: 358th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division
Data Source: World War I Honor Roll
  F iii Ora Lee FARR.

Jefferson Cromwell FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3 on 11 May 1862 in Morgan, Indiana, United States. He died 4 on 1 Dec 1951 in Lyon, Kansas, United States. Jefferson married 5 Bessie Perthenia THOMPSON in 1893 in Kansas, United States.

Jefferson was counted in a census 6 in 1880 in Jefferson, Scotland, Missouri, United States.

Bessie Perthenia THOMPSON was born 1 on 19 Aug 1875 in Kansas, United States. She died 2 on 3 Mar 1942. Bessie married 3 Jefferson Cromwell FARR in 1893 in Kansas, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Etta Hester FARR was born on 22 Feb 1896. She died on 28 Dec 1986.
  F ii Nellie "Myrt" FARR was born on 14 Mar 1898. She died on 25 Dec 1986.

John Edward DENHAM [scrapbook] was born 1 on 23 Mar 1848 in Westport, Decatur, Indiana, United States. He died 2 on 26 Jan 1925 in Bridgeport, Warren, Missouri, United States. John married Lucetta FARR on 27 Nov 1884 in Missouri, United States.

Lucetta FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3, 4 on 4 Jul 1865 in Illinois, United States. She died 5, 6 on 19 Nov 1928 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. Lucetta married John Edward DENHAM on 27 Nov 1884 in Missouri, United States.

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