Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Melvin Eugene FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 12 Mar 1918 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States. He died 3, 4 on 30 Apr 1984 in Indiana, United States. Melvin married Maynelle THACKER on 4 Jan 1947 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Melvin was counted in a census 5 in 1920 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

Maynelle THACKER [scrapbook] was born 1 on 22 Dec 1925 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States. She died 2 on 7 Mar 1992 in Indiana, United States. Maynelle married Melvin Eugene FARR on 4 Jan 1947 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

Other marriages:
MCFARLAND, Irwin H.

They had the following children.

  F i
Frances Kay FARR was born 1 on 25 Nov 1946 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States. She died 2 on 19 Jun 2007.
  M ii
Thomas Jefferson FARR [scrapbook] was born 1 on 9 Jun 1947 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States. He died 2, 3 on 12 Jan 1996 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.
  M iii Charles Michael FARR.
  F iv Nancy Ann FARR.
  M v Mark Eugene FARR.
  F vi
Melissa Jane FARR [scrapbook] was born 1 on 10 Aug 1962 in Morgan, Indiana, United States. She died 2 on 3 Nov 1978 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

Irwin H. MCFARLAND.

Maynelle THACKER [scrapbook] was born 1 on 22 Dec 1925 in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, United States. She died 2 on 7 Mar 1992 in Indiana, United States. Maynelle married 3 Irwin H. MCFARLAND on 20 Nov 1943 in Bedford, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

Other marriages:
FARR, Melvin Eugene


Benjamin Joseph FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 5 Jan 1913 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. He died 4, 5 on 24 Feb 1974 in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States. Benjamin married Mildred Levette Lynn YOUNG.

Benjamin was also known 6 as Benjamin O. Farr.

Mildred Levette Lynn YOUNG [scrapbook] was born 1 on 8 May 1916 in Linton, Greene, Indiana, United States. She died 2 on 14 Feb 2011 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. Mildred married Benjamin Joseph FARR.

Mildred Levette Lynn Young, age 94, of Indianapolis, died Feb. 14, 2011. She was born on May 8, 1916 in Linton, Ind.

Mildred was a breakfast host at Baymont Inn and the Hampton Inn. Mildred was a waitress at the Branding Iron Restaurant for 20 years.

Survivors include sons, Jerry L. Farr (Shirley), William F. Farr (Shirley), John T. Farr; daughters, Sue Dennemann, Darlene Allen; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earnest and Maggie Lynn; brothers, Hullie, Raymond and Harvey Lynn; sisters, Juanita Driver, Edith Richardson and Eva Crider, Marie Okey; son, James Allen; husbands, Ben Farr, Howard Allen and Jack Young.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at Hendryx Mortuary, 11636 E. Washington Street. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at Mortuary. Burial will be in New Palestine Cemetery.

They had the following children.

  M i Jerry L. FARR.
  M ii William Francis FARR was born on 7 Oct 1935. He died on 31 May 2013.
  M iii John T. FARR.
  F iv Claudetta Sue FARR.
  M v Benny FARR.
  M vi Chuck FARR.
  M vii Tommy FARR.
  M viii Steve FARR.
  M ix David FARR.
  F x Sandy FARR.
  F xi Charlene FARR.

Cecil D. WALTON [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 22 Sep 1923 in Coatesville, Hendricks, Indiana, United States. He died 3 on 10 Dec 1996 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. Cecil married 4 Iona Pauline FARR on 30 Jun 1946 in Marion, Indiana, United States.

Iona Pauline FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 13 Apr 1927 in Indiana, United States. She died 3, 4 on 22 Sep 1986 in Danville, Hendricks, Indiana, United States. Iona married 5 Cecil D. WALTON on 30 Jun 1946 in Marion, Indiana, United States.

Iona was counted in a census 6 in 1930 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.


Adelbert FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 15 Mar 1857 in Jefferson, New York, United States. He died 3, 4 on 12 Jun 1920 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States. Adelbert married 5, 6 Mary Y. STEWARD on 13 Apr 1882 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Adelbert was counted in a census 7 in 1860 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States. He was counted in a census 8 in 1870 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Other marriages:
SULEY, Rebecca

Mary Y. STEWARD was born 1 on 18 May 1859 in New York, United States. She died 2 on 18 Feb 1924 in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. Mary married 3, 4 Adelbert FARR on 13 Apr 1882 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Marriage Notes:

CENSUS: Had 8 children of which 7 were living at census time.

They had the following children.

  M i Francis Hubert FARR was born on 15 Sep 1885. He died on 15 Aug 1960.
  M ii Clarence FARR was born on 13 Oct 1887. He died on 1 Aug 1952.
  F iii Jennie E. FARR was born in Apr 1893. She died in 1961.
  M iv Lester Roy FARR was born on 14 Apr 1897. He died in May 1969.
  M v
Adelbert FARR was born 1 on 4 Apr 1900 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He died 2 on 5 May 1901 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States.



Infant son of Adelbert and Mary Steward Farr. He died due to an imperfectly formed heart, and was originally buried at home, but was removed to the Martinsville Cemetery April 1, 1901.

Adelbert FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 15 Mar 1857 in Jefferson, New York, United States. He died 3, 4 on 12 Jun 1920 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States. Adelbert married Rebecca SULEY on 30 Sep 1877 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Adelbert was counted in a census 5 in 1860 in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States. He was counted in a census 6 in 1870 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Other marriages:
STEWARD, Mary Y.

Rebecca SULEY was born about 1859 in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. Rebecca married Adelbert FARR on 30 Sep 1877 in Sumpter Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Rebecca was also known as Nancy B F Seely.

They had the following children.

  F i Mabel Nancy FARR was born in Apr 1880.

Clifford J. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 1 Oct 1925 in New York, United States. He died 4, 5 on 4 May 1983 in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States. Clifford married Patricia Ruth HEATH in 1952 in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States.

Clifford was counted in a census 6 in 1940 in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States.

Patricia Ruth HEATH was born 1 on 9 Apr 1932 in Wellesley Island, Jefferson, New York, United States. She died 2 on 22 Nov 2013 in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States. Patricia married Clifford J. FARR in 1952 in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States.

Patricia R. Farr, 81, of Deerfield, passed away November 22, 2013 at Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare, after a short illness.

She was born April 9, 1932, in Wellesley Island, NY, the daughter of Glen and Eva Eager Heath. Patricia married Clifford J. Farr in 1952, in Utica. He died in 1983. Mrs. Farr was retired from Holland Patent School District. 

Pat loved visiting the Thousand Islands Park, where she grew up. She also loved reading, painting and bragging about all of her relatives, many of whom knew her as "Aunt Pat." She was a loving mother and grandmother and was very loved by her sons and granddaughter.


Ralph L. RICKMYER was born 1, 2 on 28 Oct 1924 in Rome, Oneida, New York, United States. He died 3, 4 on 2 Oct 2011 in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States. Ralph married 5, 6 Doris M. FARR on 20 Jan 1951 in New York, United States.

FLOYD — Ralph L. Rickmyer, 86, died October 2, 2011, with his family at his side. He was born October 28, 1934, to Frank L. and Edna Ames Rickmyer. Ralph attended Holland Patent Central School and graduated with his class in 1942.

On January 20, 1951 he married Doris Farr and together they were blessed with three wonderful children, Bruce (Deb) Rickmyer, Mark Rickmyer (Robin Lester) and Diane (Jim) Morisey, two grandchildren Erin and Josh Bustos.

His wife, children and grandchildren survive Ralph, along with his sister Shirley Hughes, sister-in-law Marge Rickmyer, several nieces and nephews, and Randy Ramsey who was like a son. Ralph is pre-deceased by his parents and brother, Warren.

Being a farmer his entire life, Ralph became involved in many agricultural associations and programs. In 2002 the Rickmyer Farm which has been in the same family for over 100 years, was honored as a Century Farm by the New York State Agricultural Society. Ralph was also involved in the formation of the Floyd Fire District and served as treasurer for 30 years, was a charter member and chaplain of Floyd Volunteer Fire Department. In 1986 he received the Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Moulton award for outstanding citizen of the Town of Floyd.

Ralph was a member of the Floyd United Methodist Church. One accomplishment he was especially proud of was the lighted cross on the front of the church that he designed and built as a memorial for his mother, Edna Rickmyer, who was a lifetime member of the church.

Ralph and Doris enjoyed traveling, first by car with all the kids and later by tour bus.

The family would like to thank the staff at Faxton-St. Luke's ICU for their kindness and care. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Floyd United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street. Burial will be in Townsend Cemetery. Rome Sentinel, 10/3/2011

Doris M. FARR [Parents].


Levi FARR [Parents] was born in 1839 in Illinois, United States. He died after 1900 in West Union, Fayette, Iowa, United States. Levi married Catherine GABLE on 3 Jan 1859 in DeKalb, Illinois, United States.

He was counted in a census 1 in 1850 in Genoa, DeKalb, Illinois, United States.

Catherine GABLE was born on 19 Apr 1837 in Clarence Center, Erie, New York, United States. She died on 24 Mar 1904 in Fayette, Iowa, United States. Catherine married Levi FARR on 3 Jan 1859 in DeKalb, Illinois, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Eugenia FARR was born on 16 Oct 1859 in DeKalb, Illinois, United States. She died after 1926 in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States.

Eugenia was counted in a census 1 in 1880 in West Union, Fayette, Iowa, United States.
  F ii
Helen M. FARR was born on 1 Jan 1874 in West Union, Fayette, Iowa, United States. She died after 1926 in West Union, Fayette, Iowa, United States.

Helen was counted in a census 1 in 1880 in West Union, Fayette, Iowa, United States.
  F iii
Eurena FARR was born on 10 Mar 1868 in Fayette, Iowa, United States. She died after 1926 in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

Eurena was counted in a census 1 in 1880 in West Union, Fayette, Iowa, United States.

Augustus F. FARR [Parents] was born on 1 Jan 1851 in Bridgewater, Windsor, Vermont, United States. He died on 29 Oct 1920 in Vermont, United States. Augustus married Susan Ann MERRILL on 15 Feb 1874 in Vermont, United States.

Augustus was counted in a census 1 in 1860 in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

CENSUS: Living with the Raymonds at age 8.

Susan Ann MERRILL was born on 18 Jul 1855 in Vermont, United States. Susan married Augustus F. FARR on 15 Feb 1874 in Vermont, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Adelaide L. FARR was born on 21 Jan 1875 in Vermont, United States.

Adelaide was counted in a census 1 in 1880 in Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States.
  F ii
Abbie M. FARR was born on 27 Jul 1877 in Vermont, United States.

Abbie was counted in a census 1 in 1880 in Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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