Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


William Hamilton DRANEY [scrapbook] was born 1 on 12 Aug 1886 in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States. He died on 10 Sep 1979 in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. William married Martha Pauline FARR.

Martha Pauline FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 6 Dec 1890 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She died 3 on 14 Sep 1972 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. Martha married William Hamilton DRANEY.

Martha was counted in a census 4 in 1900 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She was counted in a census 5 in 1930 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Other marriages:
BUSSANICH, Maxamillion Lewis

Didn't marry William Draney.

They had the following children.

  M i Russell Paul "Bill" FARR was born on 21 Nov 1914. He died on 19 Mar 1987.

George Edmond WILKENSEN 1 was born on 5 Jul 1895 in Alma, Harlan, Nebraska, United States. He died 2 on 4 May 1968 in Marion, Oregon, United States. George married Lyndall FARR.

Lyndall FARR [Parents] 1 was born on 17 Jan 1893 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She died on 9 Nov 1980. Lyndall married George Edmond WILKENSEN.

Lyndall was counted in a census 2 in 1900 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.


John T. ELLSWORTH 1 was born 2 on 12 Aug 1887 in Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 26 Oct 1950 in East Saint Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States. John married Mildred FARR on 20 Dec 1923.

Mildred FARR [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 23 Nov 1896 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She died 3 on 14 Feb 1984 in Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States. Mildred married John T. ELLSWORTH on 20 Dec 1923.

Mildred was counted in a census 4 in 1900 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.


Harry Oliver LESTER [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 20 Aug 1890 in Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. He died 3 on 15 Feb 1971 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. Harry married Rachel Afton FARR on 28 Aug 1920.

Rachel Afton FARR [Parents] 1 was born on 18 Jan 1898 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She died 2 on 8 Jun 1978 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. Rachel married Harry Oliver LESTER on 28 Aug 1920.

Rachel was counted in a census 3 in 1900 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.


Roscoe Kenneth FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 6 Jan 1902 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He died 3 on 21 Jul 1993 in Weber, Utah, United States. Roscoe married 4 Phyllis KELLER on 27 Feb 1929 in Cache, Utah, United States.

Roscoe was counted in a census 5 in 1910 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

Other marriages:
CODLING, Daisy

Phyllis KELLER was born 1 on 7 Aug 1908 in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States. She died 2 on 13 Jun 2003 in Davis, Utah, United States. Phyllis married 3 Roscoe Kenneth FARR on 27 Feb 1929 in Cache, Utah, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i John Roscoe FARR was born on 30 Jun 1930. He died on 7 May 1985.
  M ii Roger K. FARR.
  F iii Judith A. FARR.

Roscoe Kenneth FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 6 Jan 1902 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He died 3 on 21 Jul 1993 in Weber, Utah, United States. Roscoe married 4 Daisy CODLING on 22 Sep 1922 in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. The marriage ended in divorce.

Roscoe was counted in a census 5 in 1910 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

Other marriages:
KELLER, Phyllis

Daisy CODLING 1 was born on 2 Jul 1900 in Watton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. She died on 8 Jun 1995 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. Daisy married 2 Roscoe Kenneth FARR on 22 Sep 1922 in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. The marriage ended in divorce.

Marriage Notes:

Divorced in 1927


Erron Williams FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3 on 13 Nov 1897 in Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico. He died 4, 5 on 2 Feb 1976 in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. He was buried on 6 Feb 1976 in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States. Erron married Helen Mar KIMBALL on 10 Sep 1918 in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States.

Other marriages:
BRINKERHOFF, Velva Ruth

Helen Mar KIMBALL [scrapbook] 1 was born on 4 Sep 1901 in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States. She died on 18 Dec 1948 in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. She was buried on 21 Dec 1948 in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States. Helen married Erron Williams FARR on 10 Sep 1918 in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i Erron Laretus FARR was born on 24 Aug 1919. He died on 25 May 2008.
  F ii Margaret FARR was born on 15 Jul 1922. She died on 21 Nov 1995.
  F iii Genevieve FARR.
  M iv Melvin Kimball FARR was born on 25 May 1927. He died on 7 Mar 2004.
  F v Barbara FARR.
  M vi Andrew Eugene FARR.
  M vii Lloyd Heber FARR.

John Andrew BISTLINE 1 was born 2 on 5 Mar 1896 in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States. He died 3 on 16 Apr 1949 in Short Creek, Washington, Utah, United States. He was buried on 20 Apr 1949 in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. John married 4 Lula Amanda FARR on 23 Jan 1920 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

NOTE  Lula Farr died 16 days after marrying John Bistline.  He later married Jenny Johnson, Lula's first cousin.  Jenny's parents were Sarah Josephine Williams and Franklin Lee Johnson.  Sarah Josephine, "Aunt Josie," was the daughter of Frederick G. Williams and Amanda Burns.  Jenny left the area and moved to Short Creek to join a polygamous cult, and encouraged her husband, John, to go with her.  John did not want to join the cult, but moved near Short Creek so that he could be near the child he and Jenny had produced.  Later, Jenny talked John in to going back to Provo to talk with Heber Farr, Lula's father (and my grandfather) who, as near as we can tell, is the last "legal" polygamist in the Church.  Jenny expected Heber to tell John to go ahead and do the polygamist thing, but Heber told him to have no
part of it because the sanction of polygamy was gone from the Church.

Lula Amanda FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 28 Mar 1895 in Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico. She died 3 on 9 Feb 1920 in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. She was buried 4 on 11 Feb 1920 in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. Lula married 5 John Andrew BISTLINE on 23 Jan 1920 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Lula Farr died 16 days after marrying John Bistline.  He later married Jenny Johnson, Lula's first cousin.  Jenny's parents were Sarah Josephine Williams and Franklin Lee Johnson.  Sarah Josephine, "Aunt Josie," was the daughter of Frederick G. Williams and Amanda Burns.  Jenny left the area and moved to Short Creek to join a polygamous cult, and encouraged her husband, John, to go with her. John did not want to join the cult, but moved near Short Creek so that he could be near the child he and Jenny had produced. Later,  Jenny talked John in to going back to Provo to talk with Heber Farr, Lula's father (and my grandfather) who, as near as we can tell, is the last "legal" polygamist in the Church.  Jenny expected Heber to tell John to go ahead and do the polygamist thing, but Heber told him to have no part of it because the sanction of polygamy was gone from the Church.

Groom's Name:
John Anthony Bistline
Groom's Birth Date:
05 Mar 1896
Groom's Birthplace:
Black Hawk Co., Iowa
Groom's Age:
23
Bride's Name:
Lula Amanda Farr
Bride's Birth Date:
29 Mar 1895
Bride's Birthplace:
Dublan, Mex.
Bride's Age:
23
Marriage Date:
21 Jan 1920
Marriage Place:
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Groom's Father's Name:
Andrew Bistline
Groom's Mother's Name:
Eliza Zimmerman
Bride's Father's Name:
Heber E. Farr
Bride's Mother's Name:
Amanda E. Williams
Groom's Race:
White
Groom's Marital Status:
Single
Bride's Race:
White
Bride's Marital Status:
Single
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number:
M74545-3
System Origin:
Utah-EASy
Source Film Number:
429104
Reference Number:
cn 33834


Erron Williams FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2 was born 3 on 13 Nov 1897 in Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico. He died 4, 5 on 2 Feb 1976 in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. He was buried on 6 Feb 1976 in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States. Erron married Velva Ruth BRINKERHOFF on 28 Sep 1949 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. The marriage ended in divorce.

Other marriages:
KIMBALL, Helen Mar

Velva Ruth BRINKERHOFF [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 11 Jun 1910 in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States. She died 3 on 17 Mar 1999 in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States. She was buried on 23 Mar 1999 in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States. Velva married Erron Williams FARR on 28 Sep 1949 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. The marriage ended in divorce.

Velva was counted in a census 4 in 1920 in Huntington Park, Los Angeles, California, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Georgianne FARR was born on 3 Sep 1943. She died on 6 May 2003.

Erron Laretus FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 24 Aug 1919 in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States. He was christened on 5 Oct 1919 in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States. He died 3 on 25 May 2008. Erron married Lucille RHOADES on 7 Jan 1942 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Erron was counted in a census 4 in 1930 in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

Lucille RHOADES 1 was born 2 on 10 Jun 1921 in Hanna, Duchesne, Utah, United States. She was christened on 3 Jul 1921 in Hanna, Duchesne, Utah, United States. She died 3 on 3 Mar 2002 in Clinton, Davis, Utah, United States. Lucille married Erron Laretus FARR on 7 Jan 1942 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Karen Lee FARR.
  F ii Ranae Lucile FARR.
  F iii Patsy Lynn FARR.
  M iv Kenneth Erron FARR.
  F v Deeanne FARR.
  M vi Keith Alma FARR.

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