Ancestors of Tim Farr and Descendants of Stephen Farr Sr. of Concord, Massachusetts and Lidlington, Bedfordshire, England


Frederick Harrison FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 8 Aug 1911 in California, United States. He died 2 on 11 May 1960 in Texas, United States. Frederick married 3 Effie Beatrice JOHNSON on 4 Feb 1933 in Tillman, Oklahoma, United States.

Effie Beatrice JOHNSON was born 1, 2 on 13 Jan 1918 in Texas, United States. She died 3, 4 on 4 Dec 1980 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States. Effie married 5 Frederick Harrison FARR on 4 Feb 1933 in Tillman, Oklahoma, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Margaret FARR was born 1 on 9 Feb 1934 in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States. She died 2 on 29 Apr 2014 in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States.



Margaret F. Moore, 80, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Mount Olivet. Margaret was born Feb. 9, 1934, in Amarillo. She was a loving mother and worked hard all of her life. She was always there when you needed her. "We got what we could afford without arguing about it and if it wasn't enough we still loved it any old way." Love you, Mom, dearly, your family. Margaret was preceded in death by her father, Fred Farr; mother, Effie Farr; sister, Edith McKenize; and granddaughter, Amy L. Sirmons. Survivors: Children, Nina Barclay, Jim Sirmons, Gary Sirmons, Greg Sirmons and Kevin Robertson; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; six sisters; and one brother.
Published in Star-Telegram on May 2, 2014
  F ii Lucille Beatrice FARR was born on 1 Nov 1937. She died on 4 Jun 2015.
  F iii Edith FARR was born on 11 Aug 1939. She died on 23 Nov 2012.
  F iv Wanda FARR.
  F v Susan FARR.
  F vi Patricia FARR.
  F vii Judy FARR.
  F viii Joyce FARR.
  M ix Doug FARR.

Frederick Sharon FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 2 Aug 1910 in Piedmont, Alameda, California, United States. He died 3 on 10 Jun 1997 in Monterey, California, United States. Frederick married 4, 5 Janet Emerson HASKINS on 14 May 1938 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Janet Emerson HASKINS was born 1 on 18 Jul 1915 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She died 2 on 31 Jan 1965 in Monterey, California, United States. Janet married 3, 4 Frederick Sharon FARR on 14 May 1938 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.


Albert Probost BACKUS was born 1 on 30 Dec 1848 in Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States. He died 2 on 14 Jul 1931 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. Albert married 3 Ada FARR on 13 Aug 1874 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Ada FARR [Parents] was born in 1851 in Oakland, Michigan, United States. She died 1, 2 on 29 Nov 1929 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. Ada married 3 Albert Probost BACKUS on 13 Aug 1874 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

Ada was counted in a census 4 in 1860 in Commerce, Oakland, Michigan, United States.


Elias S. KETCHAM was born about 1828 in New York, United States. Elias married 1 Ellen FARR on 11 Jun 1856 in Oakland, Michigan, United States.

Ellen FARR [Parents] was born in Nov 1835 in New York, United States. She died 1 on 20 Aug 1907 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. Ellen married 2 Elias S. KETCHAM on 11 Jun 1856 in Oakland, Michigan, United States.

Ellen was counted in a census 3 in 1850 in Commerce, Oakland, Michigan, United States.


Russell Phillips ANDREWS was born 1 on 19 Nov 1903 in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Russell married 2 Marian FARR on 25 May 1931 in Alameda, California, United States.

Marian FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 1 Sep 1905 in San Francisco, California, United States. Marian married 2 Russell Phillips ANDREWS on 25 May 1931 in Alameda, California, United States.

Marian was counted in a census 3 in 1910 in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.


Gibert Dwight COX.

Lucille Beatrice FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 1 Nov 1937 in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States. She died 2 on 4 Jun 2015 in Broken Bow, McCurtain, Oklahoma, United States. Lucille married Gibert Dwight COX on 16 Jan 1984 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

Lucille Beatrice Cox, 77, of Roxton passed away Thursday June 5, 2015 in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. Lucille was born November 1, 1937 in Amarillo, Texas a daughter of Fred and Effie Beatrice Johnson Farr. 

She married Dwight Cox in Ft. Worth on January 16, 1984. She was a homemaker and a member of Atlas Cowboys for Christ Baptist Church and also the First Baptist Church in Broken Bow. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; sons Gobby Cox, Lynn Barber; Grandchildren Jennifer Moyer, Case Boutwell; sisters Margaret Moore, Edith McKinzie and Wanda Carnes. 

She is survived by her husband, Dwight; children Pam Almon, Stormie Cherry and husband Waylon, Charles Butch Cox; grandchildren Stephanie Boutwell and husband Shawn, Jason Barber, K C Barber and wife Hannah, Patrick Almon and wife Brianne, Cody Cox and wife Maddyson, Brytni Cox, Zoe Cherry, Abby Forsyth; sisters Susan Clanton and husband Billy, Patricia Crane and husband Ralph, Judy Corbell and husband Johnny, Joyce Gunn and husband Charlie; brother Doug Farr and wife Winnie and numerous Great Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home at 11:00 am Thursday June 11, 2015 with Bro. Stanley Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Restland Cemetery in Roxton, Texas.


Charles MCKENZIE.

Edith FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 11 Aug 1939 in Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States. She died 2 on 23 Nov 2012 in Texas, United States. Edith married Charles MCKENZIE in 1958 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

Edith McKenzie, 73, passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edith's name to the Alzheimer's Association. Edith was born on Aug. 11, 1939, in Tyler. The family lived in Amarillo and later moved to Fort Worth. There she met and married her husband of 54 years, Charles McKenzie. She was a longtime resident of North Richland Hills. Edith taught computer classes at TCJC before she retired. She was a loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and loved by many. Edith was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Effie Farr. Survivors: Husband, Charles; daughter, Carla Cowan and husband, Graeme; son, Mark McKenzie and wife, Susie; grandchildren, Ryan and Jacob Harter, Baillie and Greyson McKenzie; great-grandchildren, Ryan Harter Jr., Logan Harter, Rorie Harter and aunt, Gladys Green all living in and around Fort Worth; sisters and brother-in-laws; and brother and sister-in-law.
Published in Star-Telegram on November 25, 2012


Jacob B. FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 4 Jun 1787 in Middletown Springs, Rutland, Vermont, United States. He died 3 on 27 Apr 1850 in Phelps, Ontario, New York, United States. Jacob married Elizabeth MALLORY "Betsey" in 1809 in Geneva, Ontario, New York, United States.

Jacob had a will 4 on 9 Jan 1850 in Phelps, Ontario, New York, United States. His will was probated 5 on 3 Jul 1850 in Phelps, Ontario, New York, United States.

New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999
Ontario Record of Wills, Vol C-D, 1843-1850, pp. 531-532
Record of the Will of Jacob B. Farr

I Jacob B. Farr of Phelps, Ontario County, New York, do hereby make and publish this my last will and testament.
First: I give and bequeath to my wife all my real estate lying in the aforesaid town of Phelps for and during the term of her natural life which said legacy given to my said wife as aforesaid, I hereby declare is intended to be, and is so given to her in full satisfaction and recompense of and for her dower and thirds which she may or can in any wise ____ out of my estate - and I do will and ordain that my said wife shall support and maintain my son Jackson Farr out of the above mentioned legacy until he shall arrive at the age of twenty one years - and I do further will and ordain that my executors or administrators shall immediately after the decease of my said wife, sell all the aforesaid real estate and pay the proceeds thereof to my daughters Nancy Dimon, wife of Samuel Dimon and Alonzo Farr, Eugene Farr and Jackson Farr, equally - and I do further will and ordain that all the rest and residue of my real estate whatsoever or wheresoever the same may be, shall be sold as soon as convenient after my death and the proceeds thereof paid to the said Nancy Dimon, Alonzo Farr, Eugene Farr and Jackson Farr Equally after paying to my grand children Augustus & Elizabeth Blauvelt, children of my daughter Betsey Blauvelt each two hundred and fifty dollars. - And I do further will and ordain that all my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever the same may be, shall be sold at auction or otherwise is immediately after my decease, and the proceeds of such sale after paying all funeral expenses and my debts together with all bonds, mortgages, notes ___ __, that shall belong to me at the time of my decease shall be equally divided between my children Nancy Dimon, Alonzo Farr, Eugene Farr and Jackson Farr. - And in case LaFayette Farr shall return to this place, my four children Nancy Dimon, Alonzo Farr, Eugene Farr and Jackson Farr shall pay to him the one fifth part of all moneys or othet things that they may have received out of my estate and each pay an equal portion of the same.
And I do further give and devise unto Melissa Martin the sum of five dollars to be paid to her at the expiration of one year form the day of my decease.
And I do hereby revoke and annul any and all former wills heretofore executed by me,
In witness whereof I have set my hand this 9th day of January 1850.

Elizabeth "Betsey" MALLORY [scrapbook] was born 1 in 1791 in Vermont, United States. She died 2 on 29 Mar 1871 in Ontario, New York, United States. Betsey married Jacob B. FARR in 1809 in Geneva, Ontario, New York, United States.

Betsey was counted in a census 3 in 1860 in Seneca, Ontario, New York, United States.

Mentioned in her husband's will.

CENSUS: In the household of her son Alonzo.

They had the following children.

  F i Betsey FARR was born in 1810.
  F ii Nancy Ann FARR was born on 18 Jan 1814. She died on 10 Jan 1893.
  F iii Melissa FARR was born in 1820.
  M iv Alonzo J. FARR was born about 1821. He died on 9 Jun 1891.
  M v
LaFayette FARR 1 was born about 1825 in New York, United States.



Mentioned in his father's will
  M vi Eugene A. FARR was born about 1827. He died on 22 Dec 1899.
  M vii Jackson Walter FARR was born on 12 Nov 1830. He died on 14 Nov 1911.

Alonzo J. FARR [Parents] 1 was born about 1821 in of Seneca, Ontario, New York, United States. He died 2 on 9 Jun 1891 in Geneva, Ontario, New York, United States. Alonzo married 3 Harriet P. about 1841 in New York, United States.

Alonzo was counted in a census 4 in 1865 in Seneca, Ontario, New York, United States.

Other marriages:
, Ann E.

May have been married twice, first to Harriet and then to Ann. I believe that Harriet was divorced from Alonzo?

Mentioned in Father's will.


Publication:  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, USA
June 9 1891
—Alonzo J. Farr, a life long resident of this town died at his home west of the village at an early hour this morning. He had been confined there since last Thursday. There are some painful peculiarities surrounding his last sickness. Lon. grew quite ... a little cranky toward the last, and made it very un-pleasant for all about him. His death was from inflammation of the bowels. His age must have somewhere near 70 years.

Harriet P. was born about 1824 in New York, United States. She died before 1876 in Varick, Seneca, New York, United States. Harriet married 1 Alonzo J. FARR about 1841 in New York, United States.

Harriet had a will 2 on 8 May 1863 in Geneva, Ontario, New York, United States.

Seneca Wills, Vol L-M, 1873-1896
Harriet P. Farr, pp. 86-93

In the Name of God Amen
I Harriet P Farr of Geneva, Ontario County and State of New York being of sound disposing mind and memory do make this my last Will and testment.
I In the event of my death before my youngest son George Farr arrives at age I give devise and bequeath to my son James Farr one third and to my daughter Amelia wife of Charles Ansley another third and to my brother - in - law Vincent Reed __ ____ for my said son George, and to be paid over to him in his coming of age the remaining third of all the property and estate Real and Personal goods chattles moneys effects, belonging to me at my decease
II In case said son George is of age at my death, I then give my entire estate and property above named to my said three children, share and share alike
III In case either of my said children be dead at my decease without leaving issue then his or her share is to be divived equally between the survivors, or in case either be dead without issue, then among my brothers and sisters or their heirs
IV I appoint my said brother in law Vincent Reed my executor.
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this eighth day of May 1863
Harriet P Farr

They had the following children.

  M i James A. FARR was born in Apr 1842. He died before 1917.
  F ii Harriet Amelia FARR was born in 1846. She died on 17 Feb 1885.
  M iii George N. FARR was born in Sep 1848. He died on 18 Jan 1916.

Alonzo J. FARR [Parents] 1 was born about 1821 in of Seneca, Ontario, New York, United States. He died 2 on 9 Jun 1891 in Geneva, Ontario, New York, United States. Alonzo married Ann E. about 1865 in of Seneca, Ontario, New York, United States.

Alonzo was counted in a census 3 in 1865 in Seneca, Ontario, New York, United States.

Other marriages:
, Harriet P.

May have been married twice, first to Harriet and then to Ann. I believe that Harriet was divorced from Alonzo?

Mentioned in Father's will.


Publication:  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, USA
June 9 1891
—Alonzo J. Farr, a life long resident of this town died at his home west of the village at an early hour this morning. He had been confined there since last Thursday. There are some painful peculiarities surrounding his last sickness. Lon. grew quite ... a little cranky toward the last, and made it very un-pleasant for all about him. His death was from inflammation of the bowels. His age must have somewhere near 70 years.

Ann E. was born about 1824 in Wayne, New York, United States. Ann married Alonzo J. FARR about 1865 in of Seneca, Ontario, New York, United States.

Was possibly married to James Stevensen before Alonzo Farr

They had the following children.

  M i
Francis M. FARR was born in 1865 in New York, United States. He died 1 on 10 Jul 1904 in Geneva, Ontario, New York, United States.

Francis resided 2 in 1875 in Geneva, Ontario, New York, United States. He was counted in a census 3 in 1880 in Geneva, Ontario, New York, United States.



Fifty employes of the Herendeen Manufacturing company attended the funeral of Francis M. Farr, their fellow workman, who was drowned in the canal, Sunday afternoon. The funeral took place at 2 o'clock, from the home of the deceased's mother, Mrs. Ann E. Farr, of No. 25 Washington street. Rev. J. B. Champion of the First Baptist church officiated. Burial was in Glenwood cemetery.
Published: Geneva Daily Times 
July 14, 1904
  M ii
Eugene FARR was born in 1870 in New York, United States.

Eugene resided 1 in 1875 in Geneva, Ontario, New York, United States. He was counted in a census 2 in 1880 in Geneva, Ontario, New York, United States.

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