Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Asael Lorenzo FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born on 29 Sep 1896 in Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico. He was christened on 29 Sep 1904. He died 2 on 19 Sep 1976 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He was buried on 22 Sep 1976 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. Asael married Vera Carman BOWLAND on 6 Jun 1929 in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States.

Vera Carman BOWLAND [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 30 Dec 1900 in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States. She was christened on 31 Aug 1929 in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States. She died 3 on 26 Aug 1987 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. Vera married Asael Lorenzo FARR on 6 Jun 1929 in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States.

Vera was counted in a census 4 in 1900 in Clarks River, McCracken, Kentucy, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Laverda FARR.
  F ii Pearl Melvina FARR.
  M iii Alden Lorenzo FARR.

Bruce Engeman JOHNSON [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 12 May 1929 in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States. He died 3 on 31 Mar 1992. Bruce married 4 Laverda FARR on 14 Apr 1949 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Laverda FARR [Parents].


Edmund R. MOYES.

Pearl Melvina FARR [Parents].


Alden Lorenzo FARR [Parents].

Ramona JENSEN.


Samuel Franklin HALVERSON 1 was born 2 on 15 Jul 1859 in Marriott, Weber, Utah, United States. He died 3, 4 on 19 May 1941 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He was buried on 22 May 1941 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. Samuel married Emily Olive FARR on 9 Apr 1880 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Emily Olive FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 15 Feb 1862 in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States. She died 3 on 28 Feb 1925 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She was buried on 3 Mar 1925 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. Emily married Samuel Franklin HALVERSON on 9 Apr 1880 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.


Lafayette Thomas FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 14 Feb 1864 in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States. He died 3 on 21 Feb 1946 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He was buried on 24 Feb 1946 in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States. Lafayette married Nancy HIPWELL on 30 Sep 1885 in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

Lafayette was counted in a census 4 in 1880 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

Nancy HIPWELL [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 20 Apr 1868 in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States. She died 3 on 16 Jun 1943 in Taylor, Weber, Utah, United States. She was buried on 19 Jun 1943 in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States. Nancy married Lafayette Thomas FARR on 30 Sep 1885 in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

Nancy was counted in a census 4 in 1880 in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States.

They had the following children.

  M i William Hipwell FARR was born on 14 Sep 1886. He died on 23 Jan 1980.
  M ii Winslow FARR was born on 30 Aug 1888. He died on 28 Jun 1966.
  F iii Emily Jane FARR was born on 18 Sep 1890. She died on 13 Jun 1964.
  F iv Elizabeth FARR was born on 20 May 1893. She died on 5 Aug 1985.
  M v Aaron Lafayette FARR was born on 15 Jul 1895. He died on 5 Jan 1967.
  M vi Laurence Kay FARR was born on 6 Oct 1897. He died on 27 Mar 1942.
  F vii Harriet Olive FARR was born on 18 Dec 1899. She died on 29 Apr 1979.
  F viii Flossie FARR was born on 25 Mar 1902. She died on 5 Jul 1975.
  F ix Laura May FARR was born on 13 Mar 1904. She died on 21 Dec 1965.
  M x Glen FARR was born on 4 Jan 1908. He died on 23 Aug 1993.

William Hipwell FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 14 Sep 1886 in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States. He died on 23 Jan 1980 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He was buried on 26 Jan 1980 in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. William married Christina Coutts HUNTER on 25 Sep 1912 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

William was counted in a census 3 in 1900 in Marriott, Weber, Utah, United States.

Christina Coutts HUNTER [scrapbook] 1 was born on 14 Sep 1888 in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States. She died on 26 Sep 1967 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. Christina married William Hipwell FARR on 25 Sep 1912 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Elizabeth FARR was born on 9 Sep 1914. She died on 23 Nov 2001.
  F ii FARR.
  F iii Helen Nancy FARR was born on 11 Apr 1917. She died on 20 Aug 2008.
  F iv FARR.
  F v Nedra FARR was born on 7 Nov 1921. She died on 18 Apr 2010.
  F vi Wilma FARR.

Dr. Harry BERMAN [scrapbook] 1 was born 2, 3 on 8 Dec 1906 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died 4 on 15 Jan 1985 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Harry married Elizabeth FARR on 30 Jun 1941 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

Harry was counted in a census 5 in 1930 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

Elizabeth FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born on 9 Sep 1914 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She died 2 on 23 Nov 2001 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She was buried on 28 Nov 2001 in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Elizabeth married Dr. Harry BERMAN on 30 Jun 1941 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

Elizabeth was counted in a census 3 in 1920 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.


McEwan Wintch VOORHEES.

Helen Nancy FARR [Parents] 1 was born on 11 Apr 1917 in Taylor, Weber, Utah, United States. She died on 20 Aug 2008 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She was buried on 25 Aug 2008 in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Helen married 2 McEwan Wintch VOORHEES on 14 Sep 1939 in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.


Richard Lee NIELSEN 1 was born 2 on 28 Jun 1918 in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States. He died on 13 Sep 2006 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Richard married Nedra FARR on 31 Aug 1943.

Nedra FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2 on 7 Nov 1921 in Cornish, Cache, Utah, United States. She died 3 on 18 Apr 2010 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She was buried on 23 Apr 2010 in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Nedra married Richard Lee NIELSEN on 31 Aug 1943.

Nedra was counted in a census 4 in 1930 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

Nedra Farr Nielsen, devoted wife, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on April 18, 2010 while surrounded by her children. She is reunited with her beloved husband of sixty-three years, Richard Lee Nielsen, who preceded her death in 2006.

Nedra was born November 7, 1921 in Cornish, Utah, the third of four daughters, to Christine and William Farr.

She received a music scholarship to Southern Utah State College, where she earned her Associates Degree and later attended LDS Business College. She married her sweetheart Richard Lee Nielsen, on August 31, 1943 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

She served faithfully in various church callings and organizations, including Relief Society President, counselor, and teacher. Her favorite calling was teaching in the Relief Society.

Nedra lived an exemplary life of love and service. She and her husband enjoyed working at the Salt Lake Temple. She gave generously of her time recording tapes for the Utah Blind Association and spent countless hours in the PTA. After her children were grown she worked at Valley Bank and Trust. Nedra has always been an avid reader and was well known for her thorough book reports.

She had a wonderful talent and love for knitting. It brought her great joy to create beautiful blankets for her family. She also enjoyed sewing, cooking, ceramics, and has always loved to sing. Nedra was best known for her positive outlook, cheerful disposition and selfless nature. She found her greatest joy spending time with her family. She is a beautiful woman who is loved and treasured by her family and whose example will bless their lives forever.

Nedra is survived by her children Richard (Annie), Kathryn Nielsen (Reed Morrell), Carolyn Paddock, Marianne (Craig) Harmon, Douglas, Steven (Tamara); fifteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and sister Wilma McCullough. In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her two sisters Beth Berman and Helen Voorhees.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 23, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. in the Valley View Twelfth Ward Chapel, 2125 East Evergreen Avenue (3435 South), where friends may call upon the family beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Interment will follow in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 South Highland Drive (1495 East).

Published in the Deseret News from April 21 to April 22, 2010.

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