Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Dr. James Curry FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 16 May 1918 in Paragon, Morgan, Indiana, United States. He died 3, 4 on 2 Jan 1994 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States. James married 5 Emogene Joann MILLER "Jean" on 28 Feb 1942 in Morgan, Indiana, United States.

James was counted in a census 6 in 1940 in Ray Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

Emogene Joann "Jean" MILLER was born 1, 2 on 27 Jan 1923 in Paragon, Morgan, Indiana, United States. She died 3, 4 on 21 Jun 2011 in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States. Jean married 5 Dr. James Curry FARR on 28 Feb 1942 in Morgan, Indiana, United States.

The follwing is from Find-A-Grave:
Emogene Joann "Jean" Miller Farr passed away Tuesday Morning, June 21, 2011 in Bloomington at the age of 88. She was born January 27, 1923 in Paragon to the late Dr. Homer A. and Clona I. Hodges Miller. She graduated fromParagonHigh Schoolin 1941 and began working inIndianapolis. She worked at theColemanHospitalon the Indiana University Campus and for Dr. Brayton, a dermatologist inIndianapolis. She married James C. Farr while he was a medical student at IU. He preceded her in death January 1994. Surviving are children; Jean Ann Roach (Jack) of Lafayette, Jane Ellen Weiser of Bloomington, Julia Louise Castro of Colorado Springs and James B. Farr (Julie) of Martinsville. 
Also surviving are grandchildren; Julianna M. Elsner (Greg) of Noblesville, Charles P. Hilger of Indianapolis, Jennifer K. Hilger of Kanab, Utah, Joseph Weiser (Michele) of Athens, Ga., Margaret Weiser of Bloomington, Gregory Masias Nicholas Masias and Laura Masias all of Colorado Springs, Lydia Farr, Rebekah Farr both of Martinsville and one great-granddaughter, Dahlaynei Masias of Colorado Springs. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Jean loved the out-of-doors, gardening, roses and vegetables. She also enjoyed crocheting, knitting, sewing and did needlework. She woke up early every morning to feed the birds and squirrels. As a child, she was very proud of her 4-H years. As an adult, she enjoyed ballroom dancing, participating actively into her early 80's. She was also a long time member of the DAR and Phi Sigma Alpha. She doted on her little gray cat, Misty. They had an unbreakable bond. Although Jean is gone from here, she will always be loved and remembered in our hearts. Friends may pay their respects 4-8 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2011 at Allen Funeral Home (4155 S. State Road 37)Bloomington. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Allen Funeral Home with Steve Adams officiating. Burial will follow at Friendship Park, Paragon, IN.


Raymond J. WAGER was born 1 on 17 Jun 1906 in Indiana, United States. He died 2 on 27 Oct 1993 in Yuba, California, United States. Raymond married 3 Sarah Virgina FARR on 19 Jan 1947 in Marion, Indiana, United States.

Sarah Virgina FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 21 Oct 1913 in Paragon, Morgan, Indiana, United States. She died 2, 3 on 1 Jan 1985 in Carmichael, Sacramento, California, United States. She was buried 4 in Fair Oaks, Sacramento County, California, United States of America. Sarah married 5 Raymond J. WAGER on 19 Jan 1947 in Marion, Indiana, United States.

Sarah was counted in a census 6 in 1940 in Ray Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States.

Educated in Indiana U., MS. Occupation: Teacher.


Lars Marinus THOMSEN was born 1, 2 on 30 Dec 1885 in Tofthoj, Gadbjerg, Vejle, Denmark. He was christened on 4 Apr 1886 in Gadbjerg, Vejle, Denmark. He died 3 on 29 May 1941. Lars married Etta Hester FARR on 29 Jun 1911 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

Etta Hester FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 22 Feb 1896 in Kansas, United States. She died 3 on 28 Dec 1986 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States. She was buried 4 in Neosho Rapids, Lyon, Kansas, United States. Etta married Lars Marinus THOMSEN on 29 Jun 1911 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

Etta was counted in a census 5 in 1910 in Lincoln Township, Coffey, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
MCILVAIN, Alfred Clinton


Alfred Clinton MCILVAIN was born 1, 2 on 28 May 1891 in Lyon, Kansas, United States. He died 3 on 2 Sep 1954 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States. Alfred married Etta Hester FARR after 1941 in Kansas, United States.

WWII draft registration card states that he had an artificial leg below the knee.

Worked for the Topeka and Santa Fe railways.

Etta Hester FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 22 Feb 1896 in Kansas, United States. She died 3 on 28 Dec 1986 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States. She was buried 4 in Neosho Rapids, Lyon, Kansas, United States. Etta married Alfred Clinton MCILVAIN after 1941 in Kansas, United States.

Etta was counted in a census 5 in 1910 in Lincoln Township, Coffey, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
THOMSEN, Lars Marinus


Charles Grover KING was born 1, 2 on 22 May 1892 in Melvern, Osage, Kansas, United States. He died 3 on 16 Oct 1968 in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. Charles married Nellie FARR "Myrt" on 10 Sep 1917 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

Nellie "Myrt" FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 14 Mar 1898 in Hartford, Lyon, Kansas, United States. She died 3 on 25 Dec 1986 in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. Myrt married Charles Grover KING on 10 Sep 1917 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

Myrt was counted in a census 4 in 1910 in Lincoln Township, Coffey, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
BRYANT, James Leon

Information from THE TOPEKA CAPITAL JOURNAL, Dec. 27, 1986
Mrs. Nellie "Myrt" Bryant, 88, 129 Van Buren, died Dec. 25 at a Topeka hospital.
She was born March 14, 1898, north of Hartford, the daughter of Jefferson and Bessie Thompson Farr. She had lived in Topeka since 1938.
She married James Leon "Lee" Bryant Feb. 10, 1942 at Topeka. He survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Wilma Bailey, Topeka; a step-son, Leon Bryant Jr., Los Angeles; two stepdaughters, Leota Bowen, Hill City; and Audrey Bowen, Beverly Hills, Cal.; a foster son, Marion King, Topeka; a sister, Etta McIlwain, Osage City; three grandchildren; 14 stepgrandchildren 26 step-great-grandchildren, and three step-great-great grandchildren.


James Leon "Lee" BRYANT was born about 1898 in of Kansas, United States. He died after 1986. Lee married Nellie FARR "Myrt" on 10 Feb 1942 in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

Nellie "Myrt" FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 14 Mar 1898 in Hartford, Lyon, Kansas, United States. She died 3 on 25 Dec 1986 in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. Myrt married James Leon BRYANT "Lee" on 10 Feb 1942 in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

Myrt was counted in a census 4 in 1910 in Lincoln Township, Coffey, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
KING, Charles Grover

Information from THE TOPEKA CAPITAL JOURNAL, Dec. 27, 1986
Mrs. Nellie "Myrt" Bryant, 88, 129 Van Buren, died Dec. 25 at a Topeka hospital.
She was born March 14, 1898, north of Hartford, the daughter of Jefferson and Bessie Thompson Farr. She had lived in Topeka since 1938.
She married James Leon "Lee" Bryant Feb. 10, 1942 at Topeka. He survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Wilma Bailey, Topeka; a step-son, Leon Bryant Jr., Los Angeles; two stepdaughters, Leota Bowen, Hill City; and Audrey Bowen, Beverly Hills, Cal.; a foster son, Marion King, Topeka; a sister, Etta McIlwain, Osage City; three grandchildren; 14 stepgrandchildren 26 step-great-grandchildren, and three step-great-great grandchildren.


Edward R FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 10 Aug 1923 in Vermont, United States. He died 2 on 6 Nov 1981 in Vermont, United States. Edward married 3 Stacia Mary WROBEL on 27 Jul 1946 in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

Stacia Mary WROBEL.

They had the following children.

  M i Edward Michael FARR.

Orrin Harvey FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 21 Oct 1889 in Bristol, Vermont. He died 2, 3 on 18 Apr 1945 in Country Club Village, Montgomery, Maryland, United States. He was buried in Dec 1945 in Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, Addison, Vermont, United States. Orrin married 4 Francis CHRISTIE on 4 Dec 1915 in Bristol, Addison, Vermont, United States.

Francis CHRISTIE was born 1 on 27 Jun 1897 in Hyde Park, Lamoille, Vermont, United States. She died in 1965 in Bristol, Addison, Vermont, United States. She was buried in 1965 in Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, Addison, Vermont, United States. Francis married 2 Orrin Harvey FARR on 4 Dec 1915 in Bristol, Addison, Vermont, United States.


Charles Lowell FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 25 Jan 1913 in Gridley, Coffey, Kansas, United States. He died 2 on 21 Dec 1968 in Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States. Charles married 3 Leliah M. BOND about 1935 in Kansas, United States.

Charles was counted in a census 4 in 1920 in Center Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States. He was counted in a census 5 in 1930 in Toledo, Chase, Kansas, United States.

Leliah M. BOND was born 1, 2 on 31 Dec 1914 in Kansas, United States. She died 3, 4 on 1 Jan 2001 in Kansas, United States. Leliah married 5 Charles Lowell FARR about 1935 in Kansas, United States.


Fred Warren WHEELER was born 1 on 25 Sep 1911 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States. He died 2 on 20 Jun 1990 in Redding, Shasta, California, United States. Fred married Dorothy Mae FARR about 1932 in Kansas, United States.

Dorothy Mae FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 15 Mar 1914 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States. She died 2, 3 on 12 Sep 2010 in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States. Dorothy married Fred Warren WHEELER about 1932 in Kansas, United States.

Dorothy was counted in a census 4 in 1920 in Center Township, Lyon, Kansas, United States. She was counted in a census 5 in 1930 in Toledo, Chase, Kansas, United States.

Other marriages:
JONES, DeWayne

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