Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Ivan Clarence TAYLOR was born 1 on 16 Jun 1920 in Fremont, Wayne, Utah, United States. He died 2 on 15 Jan 1999 in Utah, United States. He was buried on 20 Jan 1999 in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States. Ivan married Genevieve FARR on 1 Oct 1941 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. The marriage ended in divorce.

Genevieve FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 18 Aug 1920 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She died 2 on 28 Nov 2003 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She was buried on 2 Dec 2003 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. Genevieve married Ivan Clarence TAYLOR on 1 Oct 1941 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. The marriage ended in divorce.

Our loving mother, Genevieve Farr Taylor, returned peacefully to her Heavenly Father on Friday, November 28, 2003 in Ogden, Utah. 

Mom was born August 18, 1920 in Ogden, Utah to Thomas Bramley and Annie Powell McKay Farr. She grew up in Smithfield, Utah attending Cache Valley schools. She fondly remembered her summers spent in Huntsville with her Grandmother McKay. She attended Utah State University and was a sister in Beta Delta Kappa Sorority. While attending college she met her husband, Ivan C. Taylor. 

They were married October 2, 1940 in the Salt Lake City Temple by her uncle, David O. McKay. Through this marriage they welcomed seven children, fourteen grandchildren and twenty-two great-granchildren. Genevieve and Ivan later divorced. 

Nana's life was devoted to her family and church, and we that are left behind are the benefactors of her unselfish love. 

She faithfully served in the Primary, Mutual, Relief Society and Sunday school of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her love of the gospel was great. She was a Captain in the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and through this association developed many lasting friendships. 

Genevieve is survived by her children, Annette (Nolan) Adams, West Jordan; James (Delpha) Taylor, Hazelton, ID; Cathie (Paul) Richardson, North Ogden; Ivan, Jr. (Laurie) Taylor, Eden; Barbara Taylor, Denver, CO; Julie Rainey, Ogden; fourteen grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Tom and brother, Bramley. 

The family wishes to express a special thank you to the staff at Crestwood Care Center and Applegate Hospice for their care and thoughtfulness. 

Mom, you were an inspiration to all who knew and loved you. We miss you. 
Your loving family.


Sidney James FILLMORE [scrapbook] was born on 12 Sep 1938 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died in Jul 1978. Sidney married 1 Judith Anne FARR on 27 Jun 1958 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Sidney was counted in a census 2 in 1940 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Judith Anne FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 15 Jun 1940 in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States. She died on 1 Apr 1998. Judith married 1 Sidney James FILLMORE on 27 Jun 1958 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.


Uriah Lester FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 29 Apr 1884 in Alanthus Grove, Gentry, Missouri, United States. He died 4, 5, 6 on 11 Apr 1963 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States from of a coronary occlusion. Uriah married Alma Emma WARREN on 29 Feb 1904 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

Uriah was counted in a census 7 in 1900 in Center Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
JONES, Arminda Margaret

Uriah Lester Farr was born in Alanthus Grove, Gentry Co., Mo. He was one of 13 children born to Nathan Logan and Nancy Ann Stierwalt Farr. The family moved from Morgan Co., Indiana, to Missouri, and then to the Emporia, Lyon Co., Kansas Area. His parents are buried in Emporia, Kansas.

Lester Farr married Feb 7, 1917, Livingston Co., MO, Arminda Margaret Jones, daughter of Ransom Earl and Eliza Jane Mawhor Jones. He worked for the railroad and was a farmer. He lived near Chula, Mo., and Sumner, Mo., and Chillicothe in Livingston Co., MO. 

His first wife was Alma Warren and they had 3 children, Dolly Farr Bloss, Margaret Farr Grubbs, and Carrie Farr Bloss. By his second wife, Minnie, he had Nina Marie Farr, born & died 1918, Doris Avis Farr Linscott, Elfreeda June Farr Payton, Mary Francis Farr Gibson Kilburn, Minnie Monzelle Farr Frakes, and Wayne Lester Farr. 

Lester was a musician who could play the fiddle and played for dances and for the entertainment of his family and friends. He farmed and raised livestock. He was a strict father (had to protect his daughters). He was a wonderful grandpa to his grandchildren. He loved family reunions with all his children and grandchildren there. He had 16 grandchildren by his 2nd wife and at least 19 by his first wife. He was a religious man and a strong Southern Baptist. He lived to be 79 and is sadly missed by all who knew him. We will never forget him. 


FRIDAY, APRIL 12,1963
Chillicothe Constitution Tribune

Lester Farr Dies in Front of Post office

Funeral Services Will Be Easter Sunday Afternoon.

Lester Farr, 78, died unexpectedly at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon in his car, parked in front of thepost office. Mrs. Farr was with her husband when he was stricken. He had been in failing health three years and seriously ill for a year.

Mr. Farr was born at Alanthus Grove Mo., on April 29, 1884, a son of Nathan Farr and Nancy Ann (Stierwalt) Farr.
He moved to Kansas with his parents when a small child. He attended rural school at Madison, Kansas, returning to Livingston County in 1916 and residing on a farm near Chula. For the last nine years he had made his home in Chillicothe, at 223 Herriman street.

He was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

On Feb. 7, 1917, Mr. Farr married Minnie Jones, at Chillicothe.

Survivors are the wife; seven daughters, Mrs. Grover (Doris) Linscott, Chillicothe; Mrs. George (Elfreeda) Payton, Desoto, Kansas.; Mrs. Carl (Frances) Kilburn, Chillicothe; Mrs. Alexander (Frakes)Monzelle, Hale; Mrs. Carrie Bloss, Brookfield; Mrs. Margaret Thompson, Cameron and Mrs. Dolly Bloss, Hiawatha, Kan.; a son, Wayne Lester Farr, Columbia; 30 grandchildren and 38-great-grandchildren.

His parents, an infant Nina Marie Farr,  six brothers and five sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the chapel of the Norman Funeral Home. The Rev. Orville Grace will conduct the services.

Burial will be in Wheeling Cemetery.

Alma Emma WARREN [scrapbook] was born 1 on 22 Sep 1885 in McLean, McLean, Illinois, United States. She died 2 in Feb 1971 in Brookfield, Linn, Missouri, United States. Alma married Uriah Lester FARR on 29 Feb 1904 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
BLOSS, Charles
SKIDMORE, George F.

Alma Emma Bloss was the daughter of William E and Sarah E (Kenyon) Warren. She married Uriah Lester Farr on February 29, 1904 in Emporia, Kansas. Children, Dolly, Carolyn, and Margaret. On Dec 1, 1921, she married Charles Bloss. She is survived by her husband of the home, five daughters, Carrie Norris, Dolly Bloss, Eunice Holland, Georgia Kimbell, and Mable Paimrose, one step daughter, Minnie Howard , three step sons, Ernest, Geoge, and Leonard, one sister Carrie,. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, three step sons, and three brothers.

They had the following children.

  F i Margaret Eliza FARR was born on 30 Oct 1904. She died on 13 Jun 1966.
  F ii Carolyn A. "Carrie" FARR was born on 1 May 1907. She died on 7 Feb 1996.
  F iii Dolly Elizabeth Emma FARR was born on 4 Dec 1911. She died on 24 Aug 2004.

Uriah Lester FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 29 Apr 1884 in Alanthus Grove, Gentry, Missouri, United States. He died 4, 5, 6 on 11 Apr 1963 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States from of a coronary occlusion. Uriah married Arminda Margaret JONES "Minnie" on 7 Feb 1917 in Livingston, Missouri, United States.

Uriah was counted in a census 7 in 1900 in Center Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
WARREN, Alma Emma

Uriah Lester Farr was born in Alanthus Grove, Gentry Co., Mo. He was one of 13 children born to Nathan Logan and Nancy Ann Stierwalt Farr. The family moved from Morgan Co., Indiana, to Missouri, and then to the Emporia, Lyon Co., Kansas Area. His parents are buried in Emporia, Kansas.

Lester Farr married Feb 7, 1917, Livingston Co., MO, Arminda Margaret Jones, daughter of Ransom Earl and Eliza Jane Mawhor Jones. He worked for the railroad and was a farmer. He lived near Chula, Mo., and Sumner, Mo., and Chillicothe in Livingston Co., MO. 

His first wife was Alma Warren and they had 3 children, Dolly Farr Bloss, Margaret Farr Grubbs, and Carrie Farr Bloss. By his second wife, Minnie, he had Nina Marie Farr, born & died 1918, Doris Avis Farr Linscott, Elfreeda June Farr Payton, Mary Francis Farr Gibson Kilburn, Minnie Monzelle Farr Frakes, and Wayne Lester Farr. 

Lester was a musician who could play the fiddle and played for dances and for the entertainment of his family and friends. He farmed and raised livestock. He was a strict father (had to protect his daughters). He was a wonderful grandpa to his grandchildren. He loved family reunions with all his children and grandchildren there. He had 16 grandchildren by his 2nd wife and at least 19 by his first wife. He was a religious man and a strong Southern Baptist. He lived to be 79 and is sadly missed by all who knew him. We will never forget him. 


FRIDAY, APRIL 12,1963
Chillicothe Constitution Tribune

Lester Farr Dies in Front of Post office

Funeral Services Will Be Easter Sunday Afternoon.

Lester Farr, 78, died unexpectedly at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon in his car, parked in front of thepost office. Mrs. Farr was with her husband when he was stricken. He had been in failing health three years and seriously ill for a year.

Mr. Farr was born at Alanthus Grove Mo., on April 29, 1884, a son of Nathan Farr and Nancy Ann (Stierwalt) Farr.
He moved to Kansas with his parents when a small child. He attended rural school at Madison, Kansas, returning to Livingston County in 1916 and residing on a farm near Chula. For the last nine years he had made his home in Chillicothe, at 223 Herriman street.

He was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

On Feb. 7, 1917, Mr. Farr married Minnie Jones, at Chillicothe.

Survivors are the wife; seven daughters, Mrs. Grover (Doris) Linscott, Chillicothe; Mrs. George (Elfreeda) Payton, Desoto, Kansas.; Mrs. Carl (Frances) Kilburn, Chillicothe; Mrs. Alexander (Frakes)Monzelle, Hale; Mrs. Carrie Bloss, Brookfield; Mrs. Margaret Thompson, Cameron and Mrs. Dolly Bloss, Hiawatha, Kan.; a son, Wayne Lester Farr, Columbia; 30 grandchildren and 38-great-grandchildren.

His parents, an infant Nina Marie Farr,  six brothers and five sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the chapel of the Norman Funeral Home. The Rev. Orville Grace will conduct the services.

Burial will be in Wheeling Cemetery.

Arminda Margaret "Minnie" JONES [scrapbook] was born 1 on 22 Feb 1898 in Riverton, Fremont, Iowa, United States. She died 2 on 1 Nov 1994 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States. Minnie married Uriah Lester FARR on 7 Feb 1917 in Livingston, Missouri, United States.

Minnie Farr (as she was known) was a daughter of Ransom Earl and Eliza Jane Mawhor Jones. She was a good Christian woman who never shirked her duty as a parent and a grandparent. We always enjoyed being in her company and going on vacations and shopping trips with her. She lived a good long life and is sadly missed by her children and grandchildren.

They had the following children.

  F i
Nina Marie FARR [scrapbook] was born in Nov 1918 in Livingston, Missouri, United States. She died in Nov 1918 in Livingston, Missouri, United States.
  F ii Doris Avis FARR was born on 19 Oct 1919. She died on 30 Jun 2007.
  F iii Elfreda June FARR was born on 21 Jun 1921. She died on 12 Mar 2010.
  F iv Mary Frances FARR was born on 30 Jan 1924. She died on 20 Oct 2004.
  F v Minnie Monzelle FARR was born on 2 Mar 1927. She died on 8 Jan 1975.
  M vi Wayne Lester FARR was born on 7 Jan 1938. He died on 6 Aug 2011.

Charles BLOSS. Charles married Alma Emma WARREN on 1 Dec 1921 in Missouri, United States.

Alma Emma WARREN [scrapbook] was born 1 on 22 Sep 1885 in McLean, McLean, Illinois, United States. She died 2 in Feb 1971 in Brookfield, Linn, Missouri, United States. Alma married Charles BLOSS on 1 Dec 1921 in Missouri, United States.

Other marriages:
FARR, Uriah Lester
SKIDMORE, George F.

Alma Emma Bloss was the daughter of William E and Sarah E (Kenyon) Warren. She married Uriah Lester Farr on February 29, 1904 in Emporia, Kansas. Children, Dolly, Carolyn, and Margaret. On Dec 1, 1921, she married Charles Bloss. She is survived by her husband of the home, five daughters, Carrie Norris, Dolly Bloss, Eunice Holland, Georgia Kimbell, and Mable Paimrose, one step daughter, Minnie Howard , three step sons, Ernest, Geoge, and Leonard, one sister Carrie,. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, three step sons, and three brothers.


George F. SKIDMORE was born 1 on 14 Mar 1870 in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States. He died 2 on 21 Sep 1961 in Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States. George married Alma Emma WARREN on 15 Feb 1917.

,George F. Skidmore was born to Mr. and Mrs. George W. Skidmore on March 14, 1870 at Peoria, IL.

He passed away at Bolivar, Mo. He was raised near Belleville, Kan. He was married to Emma A. Ruttan on August 16, 1892.  Seven children were born to this union; Mrs. May Davis, Craig, Colo., Grant Skidmore, deceased, Sherman Skidmore, Craig, Colo; Floyd Skidmore, Albuquerque. N. M., Ray Skidmore, Ora Skidmore, Craig, Colo., Loren Skidmore, Globe, Az.

He was married to Alma E. Warren on February 15, 1917. Three daughters were born to this union: Mrs. Eunice Engenhousz, Rialto, Cal., Mrs. Georgia Kimbell, Dallas, Tex., Mrs. Mable Pace, Brookfield, Mo. He had 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren.

Burial was made in the Belleville cemetery.

Alma Emma WARREN [scrapbook] was born 1 on 22 Sep 1885 in McLean, McLean, Illinois, United States. She died 2 in Feb 1971 in Brookfield, Linn, Missouri, United States. Alma married George F. SKIDMORE on 15 Feb 1917.

Other marriages:
FARR, Uriah Lester
BLOSS, Charles

Alma Emma Bloss was the daughter of William E and Sarah E (Kenyon) Warren. She married Uriah Lester Farr on February 29, 1904 in Emporia, Kansas. Children, Dolly, Carolyn, and Margaret. On Dec 1, 1921, she married Charles Bloss. She is survived by her husband of the home, five daughters, Carrie Norris, Dolly Bloss, Eunice Holland, Georgia Kimbell, and Mable Paimrose, one step daughter, Minnie Howard , three step sons, Ernest, Geoge, and Leonard, one sister Carrie,. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, three step sons, and three brothers.


Grover Curtis LINSCOTT [scrapbook] was born 1 on 12 Apr 1912 in Sumner, Chariton, Missouri, United States. He died 2 on 2 Aug 1991 in Wellington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States. Grover married 3 Doris Avis FARR on 10 Feb 1937 in Bedford, Livingston, Missouri, United States.

August 5, 1991. Snow Funeral Home, Wellington, Missouri. A Service of Memory For: CURTIS GROVER LINSCOTT (1912-1991). 
CURTIS GROVER LINSCOTT was born April 11, 1912, in Brooks, Kansas, the son of Wyatt and Ivy Linscott. Grover passed away Friday, August 2, 1991, at Lafayette Regional Health Center In Lexington, MO. He was 79 years old. He was a member of the Kirksville Christian Church and a member of the A.A.R.P. in Wellington, MO. He was retired from Lake City Army Ammunition Plant. He worked in the parts department for 29 years retiring in 1974.

On February 10, 1937, Grover was united in marriage to Doris Avis Farr of Bedford, MO. To this union were born two sons and one daughter. Grover is survived by his wife, Doris of the home; two sons, Chester LeRoy "Scotty" of Shawnee, Kansas; William Frank "Bill", of Odessa, Missouri; one daughter Nina Louise Griffin of Chillicothe, MO. Grover is also survived by his mother, Ivy Linscott Henderson of Odessa, MO; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Grover was proceeded in death by his father and one child in infancy.

It was the family's desire that the funeral services for Grover be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, at the Snow Chapel, with the Reverend Mark Friz officiating. Musical selections given by Mrs. Carol Hough, organist.

Interment in the Lakeside Cemetery in Sumner, Missouri. 

Pallbearers: Dustin McEwen, Pete LaBella, Jim Potter, Bob Owen, Bernie Fairchild and Donald Beissenherz.

Doris Avis FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 19 Oct 1919 in Bedford, Livingston, Missouri, United States. She died 2 on 30 Jun 2007 in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States. Doris married 3 Grover Curtis LINSCOTT on 10 Feb 1937 in Bedford, Livingston, Missouri, United States.

Doris Avis (Farr) Linscott, age 87, of Chillicothe left this world on Saturday, June 30, 2007, to be with the Lord Jesus Christ.

She was born on October 30, 1919 in Bedford, Mo., the daughter of Lester and Minnie (Jones) Farr. On Feb. 10, 1937, she was married to Grover Curtis Linscott at Linneus. He preceded her in death August 2,1991.

Doris had resided in Chillicothe since 1991, moving from Wellington. She had spent most of her life prior to 1950 to the Bedford, and Sumner areas. She lived in and around Chillicothe at various times during her life. She once lived in Dawn, Missouri. She attended Soul's Harbor Church of God and was an RSVP volunteer in Chillicothe.

She is survived by her daughter, Nina Griffin, son-in-law Jerry Griffin; two daughters-in-law, Dawn Linscott and Sharon Linscott; sister, Elfreeda Payton of De Soto, Kansas; brother Wayne Farr of Marshall; several nieces and nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and two great-great-granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Grover Curtis Linscott; infant son, Grover Curtis Linscott Jr.; two sons, Chester Leroy "Scotty" Linscott and William Frank "Billy" Linscott; six sisters, Minnie Monzelle Frakes, Nina Marie Farr, Mary Frances Kilburn, Margaret Grubbs Thompson, Carrie Bloss and Dolly Bloss.

Funeral services were held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, on Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at 10 a.m.


Jake Jeremiah JONES was born 1, 2 on 27 Apr 1889 in Osage, Kansas, United States. He died 3 in Aug 1962 in Kansas, United States. Jake married Clara Belle MAGATHAN after 1930 in Kansas, United States.

Clara Belle MAGATHAN [scrapbook] was born 1 on 28 Oct 1890 in Kansas, United States. She died 2 on 26 Nov 1962 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States. Clara married Jake Jeremiah JONES after 1930 in Kansas, United States.

Clara was counted in a census 3 in 1910 in Fremont Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States. She was counted in a census 4 in 1930 in Toledo, Chase, Kansas, United States. She was counted in a census 5 in 1940 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
FARR, Lora Dennis

Listed in the 1930 US Census as "Clara B Bulthuis". No Husband listed, just her two daughters Dorothy M Farr and Norma J Farr and her son C Lowell Farr.

Listed in the 1940 US Census as "Clara Jones" with Jake Jones head of household and daughter Norma Jean Farr.


John Leo GRUBBS was born 1 on 30 Aug 1897 in Marceline, Linn, Missouri, United States. He died 2 on 26 Jan 1960 in Brookfield, Linn, Missouri, United States. John married Margaret Eliza FARR on 30 Nov 1921 in Missouri, United States.

Margaret Eliza FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 30 Oct 1904 in Kansas, United States. She died 3 on 13 Jun 1966 in Independence, Jackson, Missiori, United States. Margaret married John Leo GRUBBS on 30 Nov 1921 in Missouri, United States.

Margaret was counted in a census 4 in 1910 in Fremont Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
THOMPSON, Caley U.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Margaret Grub Thompson were held Friday
at the chapel of the Hill Funeral home in Brookfield.

Mrs. Thompson died July 13, 1966, at a hospital in Independence .
She had been ill of cancer seven months. 

Among her survivors are four daughters, Mrs. Lena Mae Covey, 
Independence ; Mrs. Louise Thompson, Raytown, Mo; Mrs. 
Lesta Daniels, Easton, MO; and Mrs. Illa Hoke, Inedependence; 
her mother, Mrs. Charlie Bloss, Brookfield; nine sisters, Mrs.
Carrie Norse, Brookfield; Mrs. Dolly Bloss, Hiawatha, Kansas; 
Mrs. Doris Linscott, Blue Springs, Mo; Mrs. Elfreeda Payton, 
De Soto, Kansas; Mrs. Mary Kilburn, Chillicothe, MO, and 
Mrs. Monzelle Frakes, Hale, Mo.; Mable Bloss, Brookfield and
Georgia, Texs; a brother, Wayne Farr, New York City; and 10
grandchildren.

Internment was at Brookfield.


Caley U. THOMPSON was born 1 on 28 Jun 1894. He died 2, 3 in Nov 1965 in Jackson, Missouri, United States. Caley married Margaret Eliza FARR on 17 Jul 1960 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

Margaret Eliza FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 30 Oct 1904 in Kansas, United States. She died 3 on 13 Jun 1966 in Independence, Jackson, Missiori, United States. Margaret married Caley U. THOMPSON on 17 Jul 1960 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

Margaret was counted in a census 4 in 1910 in Fremont Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
GRUBBS, John Leo

Funeral Services for Mrs. Margaret Grub Thompson were held Friday
at the chapel of the Hill Funeral home in Brookfield.

Mrs. Thompson died July 13, 1966, at a hospital in Independence .
She had been ill of cancer seven months. 

Among her survivors are four daughters, Mrs. Lena Mae Covey, 
Independence ; Mrs. Louise Thompson, Raytown, Mo; Mrs. 
Lesta Daniels, Easton, MO; and Mrs. Illa Hoke, Inedependence; 
her mother, Mrs. Charlie Bloss, Brookfield; nine sisters, Mrs.
Carrie Norse, Brookfield; Mrs. Dolly Bloss, Hiawatha, Kansas; 
Mrs. Doris Linscott, Blue Springs, Mo; Mrs. Elfreeda Payton, 
De Soto, Kansas; Mrs. Mary Kilburn, Chillicothe, MO, and 
Mrs. Monzelle Frakes, Hale, Mo.; Mable Bloss, Brookfield and
Georgia, Texs; a brother, Wayne Farr, New York City; and 10
grandchildren.

Internment was at Brookfield.

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