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


Frank Morris FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 29 Jun 1893 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He died 3, 4 on 26 May 1973. He was buried 5 in 1973 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. Frank married 6 Nellie Marie GRAFF on 18 Dec 1916 in Henry, Iowa, United States.

Frank resided 7 in 1910 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 8 in 1920 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided in 1930 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Nellie Marie GRAFF was born 1, 2 on 21 Dec 1894 in Lockridge, Jefferson, Iowa, United States. She died 3 on 23 Oct 1978 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. She was buried 4 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. Nellie married 5 Frank Morris FARR on 18 Dec 1916 in Henry, Iowa, United States.

Nellie resided 6 in 1920 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 7 in 1930 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Mrs. Nellie Farr, 83, Salem, died Monday, Oct. 23, at 10:30 a.m. at Henry County Health Center.
She was born Dec. 21, 1894, at Lockridge, the daughter of Christian and Carrie Haines Graff. On Dec. 18, 1915, at Mt. Pleasant, she married Frank Farr who died in 1973.
Mrs. Farr was a former resident of Mt. Pleasant, a member of St. Michael's Episcopal Church and south Center Club.
Surviving are four sons, Roger of Napa, Clif., Malcolm of Salem, Ray of Burlington and George of Salem, one brother; Dillon Graff, Mt. Pleasant; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
Her husband, parents and two sisters, Mrs. Edith Rukgaber and Mrs. Minnie Cornick, preceded her in death.
A short service will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the Beatty Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant, with Rev. Robert Mateus, pastor of St. Michael's Church. officiating. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. at the Beatty Funeral Home, Salem. The Rev. Robert Dameron, pastor of the Oakland Mills Church, will officiate with interment in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Beatty Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant. The body will be taken to the Salem Funeral Home Wednesday at 9 p.m. to lie in state.
A memorial has been established for the Oakland Mills Church.

They had the following children.

  M i
Roger D FARR was born 1 on 18 Dec 1916 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. He died 2 on 21 Sep 1985 in Napa, California, United States. He was buried 3 in Napa, Napa, California, United States.

Roger resided 4 in 1920 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 5 in 1930 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.


Possibly married to Helen Jane Farr?
  M ii Malcome FARR was born on 1 Apr 1918. He died on 31 Mar 1995.
  M iii Ray Allen FARR was born on 30 Jan 1921. He died on 28 Oct 2009.

Harley Edwin TALBERT was born in 1895 in Edelstein, Peoria, Illinois, United States. Harley married 1 Sarah Elizabeth FARR on 30 Sep 1924 in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States.

Harley resided 2 in 1900 in Hallock township, Peoria, Illinois, United States. He resided 3 in 1925 in Danville-Washington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States.

Sarah Elizabeth FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 10 May 1895 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. Sarah married 2 Harley Edwin TALBERT on 30 Sep 1924 in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States.

Sarah resided 3 in 1900 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 4 in 1910 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 5 in 1920 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States.


Leslie Wilson FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 4 Sep 1888 in Iowa, United States. He died 2 on 26 Sep 1948 in Henry, Iowa, United States. He was buried 3 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. Leslie married 4 Sebyl Marie DODDS on 27 Jan 1909 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Leslie resided 5 in 1900 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 6 in 1910 in New London, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 7 in 1930 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 8 in 1940 in Pleasant Ridge Township, Lee, Iowa, United States.

Sebyl Marie DODDS was born 1 on 11 Feb 1887 in Harrisburg, Van Buren, Iowa, United States. She died 2 in Oct 1968 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. Sebyl married 3 Leslie Wilson FARR on 27 Jan 1909 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Sebyl resided 4 in 1910 in New London, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 5 in 1920 in Center Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States. She resided 6 in 1930 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 7 in 1940 in Pleasant Ridge Township, Lee, Iowa, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i
Phyllis Jeanette FARR [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 15 Oct 1909 in Tippecanoe Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. She died 4 on 20 Oct 1921 in Iowa, United States. She was buried 5, 6 in 1921 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Phyllis resided 7 in 1910 in New London, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 8 in 1920 in Center Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States.
  M ii Virgil FARR was born on 9 Dec 1914. He died on 30 Oct 2013.
  M iii Harold Thomas FARR was born on 21 Sep 1919. He died on 14 Jun 1998.

Devere Wyman SPEARMAN was born 1, 2, 3 on 22 Feb 1896 in Jackson Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He died 4, 5 on 13 Aug 1969 in Henry, Iowa, United States. He was buried 6 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. Devere married 7 Anna Alene FARR on 4 Nov 1917 in Henry, Iowa, United States.

Devere resided 8 in 1900 in ED 27 Canaan Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 9 in 1910 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 10 in 1920 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 11 in 1930 in New London, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 12 in 1940 in Salem Township, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Anna Alene FARR [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 30 Apr 1897 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. She died 3 on 13 Aug 1975 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. She was buried 4 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. Anna married 5 Devere Wyman SPEARMAN on 4 Nov 1917 in Henry, Iowa, United States.

Anna resided 6 in 1900 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 7 in 1920 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 8 in 1930 in New London, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 9 in 1940 in Salem Township, Henry, Iowa, United States.


Harry Wilbur FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 18 Dec 1883 in New London, Henry, Iowa, United States. He died 3 on 6 Mar 1968 in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. He was buried in La Center, Clark, Washington, United States. Harry married 4 Bertha Claire HOOPER on 14 Feb 1906 in Olds, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Harry resided 5 in 1900 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 6 in 1920 in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. He resided 7 in 1930 in Saint Helens, Columbia, Oregon, United States. He resided 8 in 1940 in Election Precinct 9 Chelatchie, Clark, Washington, United States.

Bertha Claire HOOPER was born 1 on 14 Aug 1884 in Crookston, Polk, Minnesota, United States. She died 2 on 20 Feb 1944 in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. She was buried 3 in La Center, Clark, Washington, United States. Bertha married 4 Harry Wilbur FARR on 14 Feb 1906 in Olds, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Bertha resided 5 in 1900 in Wayne Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 6 in 1920 in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. She resided 7 in 1930 in Saint Helens, Columbia, Oregon, United States. She resided 8 in 1940 in Election Precinct 9 Chelatchie, Clark, Washington, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Mary Louise FARR was born in 1910. She died in 2003.
  F ii Margery C FARR was born in 1913. She died on 6 Sep 1940.

Paul W. LOWERY was born 1 on 24 Jun 1908 in Anadarko, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States. He died 2 on 16 Feb 1961. He was buried 3 in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. Paul married 4 Margery C FARR on 7 Sep 1935 in Stevenson, Skamania, Washington, United States.

Margery C FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 in 1913 in Washington, United States. She died 2, 3 on 6 Sep 1940 in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. She was buried 4 in La Center, Clark, Washington, United States. Margery married 5 Paul W. LOWERY on 7 Sep 1935 in Stevenson, Skamania, Washington, United States.

Margery resided 6 in 1920 in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. She resided 7 in 1930 in Saint Helens, Columbia, Oregon, United States.


William Harold "Turk" MARTEENY was born 1 on 3 Jan 1911 in Elgin, Union, Oregon, United States. He died 2 on 18 Jan 1982 in Long Beach, Pacific, Washington, United States. He was buried 3 in La Center, Clark, Washington, United States. Turk married 4 Mary Louise FARR on 1 Nov 1933 in Clark, Washington, United States.

Mary Louise FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 in 1910 in Washington, United States. She died 2 in 2003. She was buried 3 in La Center, Clark, Washington, United States. Mary married 4 William Harold MARTEENY "Turk" on 1 Nov 1933 in Clark, Washington, United States.

Mary resided 5 in 1920 in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States.


Harold Thomas FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 21 Sep 1919 in Jefferson, Iowa, United States. He died 2 on 14 Jun 1998 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. He was buried 3 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. Harold married 4, 5 Maxine Beulah SCHADT on 23 Sep 1942 in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States.

Harold resided 6 in 1930 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 7 in 1940 in Pleasant Ridge Township, Lee, Iowa, United States.

The Burlington Hawkeye, June 15, 1998
Harold Farr

Harold T. Farr, 78, 902 S. Harrison, Mount Pleasant, died of an apparent heart attack at 3:34 a.m. Sunday, June 14, 1998, at Henry County Health Center.

Born Sept. 21, 1919, in Jefferson County, he was the son of Leslie W. and Sebyl M. Dodds Farr. On Sept. 23, 1942, he married Maxine B. Schadt in Kirksville, Mo.

Mr. Farr worked construction in Henry and Lee counties most of his life. He retired after 10 years with Cessford Construction Co.

He attended Fairfield schools and was a World War II Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife; one son, William H. Farr of rural Mount Pleasant; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one brother, Virgil Farr of Dunedin, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son and one sister.

Visitation will begin at noon Thursday at Weir Funeral Home in Mount Pleasant. There will be no family visitation. The body has been cremated.

A memorial service for Mr. Farr will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Weir Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert D. Cook officiating. Burial with military rites will be held in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, southeast of Mount Pleasant.

A memorial has been established for Henry County Health Center.

Maxine Beulah SCHADT was born 1, 2 on 1 May 1922 in Wayland, Henry, Iowa, United States. She died 3 on 25 Sep 2005 in Iowa, United States. Maxine married 4, 5 Harold Thomas FARR on 23 Sep 1942 in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States.

Maxine resided 6 in 1930 in Jefferson Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. She resided 7 in 1940 in Jefferson Township, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Born May 1, 1922, in rural Henry County, she was the daughter of William and Mary Ridinger Schadt. On Sept. 23, 1942, she married Harold Thomas Farr. He died June 14, 1998, at Henry County Health Center in Mount Pleasant.
Mrs. Farr was a sales clerk at the former Western Auto Store in Mount Pleasant for 19 years. She had also worked at the Garretson Equipment Company.
Survivors include one son, William Farr of Mount Pleasant; two brothers, Jim Schadt of Mount Pleasant and Walter Schadt of Orleans, Ind.; one sister, Darlene Gholson of Merrimac, rural Trenton; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, one son, two brothers, and two sisters.
There will be no visitation.
The memorial funeral service for Mrs. Farr will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Weir & Kimzey Funeral Home in Mount Pleasant with the Rev. Edward R. Peterson, senior pastor of First United Methodist Church in Mount Pleasant, officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in rural Mount Pleasant.
Copyright, 2005, The Hawk Eye, Burlington IA

They had the following children.

  M i William H. "Bill" FARR was born on 24 Dec 1943. He died on 30 Aug 2016.
  M ii
Thomas Leroy FARR was born 1, 2, 3 on 17 Apr 1949 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States. He died 4, 5, 6 on 15 Jan 1994 in West Point, Lee, Iowa, United States. He was buried 7 in 1994 in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.

Virgil FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 9 Dec 1914 in Center Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States. He died 2 on 30 Oct 2013. He was buried 3 in Palm Harbor, Pinellas, Florida, United States. Virgil married 4 Neva Norrine June HINES on 6 Dec 1938 in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States.

Virgil resided 5 in 1920 in Center Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States. He resided 6 in 1930 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 7 in 1940 in Pleasant Ridge Township, Lee, Iowa, United States.

Other marriages:
ADDIS, Norma Ruth

Neva Norrine June HINES was born 1 on 4 Apr 1921 in Richland, Keokuk, Iowa, United States. She died 2 on 25 Sep 1995 in Indiana, United States. She was buried 3 in Covington, Fountain, Indiana, United States. Neva married 4 Virgil FARR on 6 Dec 1938 in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States.

Neva resided 5 in 1940 in Pleasant Ridge Township, Lee, Iowa, United States. She resided 6 in 1940 in Pleasant Ridge Township, Lee, Iowa, United States.


Virgil FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 9 Dec 1914 in Center Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States. He died 2 on 30 Oct 2013. He was buried 3 in Palm Harbor, Pinellas, Florida, United States. Virgil married 4 Norma Ruth ADDIS on 13 May 1997 in Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

Virgil resided 5 in 1920 in Center Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States. He resided 6 in 1930 in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States. He resided 7 in 1940 in Pleasant Ridge Township, Lee, Iowa, United States.

Other marriages:
HINES, Neva Norrine June

Norma Ruth ADDIS was born 1 on 27 Nov 1921 in Pennsylvania, United States. She died 2 on 30 Aug 2012. She was buried 3 in Palm Harbor, Pinellas, Florida, United States. Norma married 4 Virgil FARR on 13 May 1997 in Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

Norma resided 5 in 1930 in Vanderbilt, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

CABLE-FARR, Norma R. wife of Virgil Farr, passed away Thursday, Aug. 30th, 2012, age 90. She was pre-deceased by her dear parents, Robert and Dorothy Addis; brother, Paul Addis, first husband, Ben Cable and son, Robert. She is survived by her brother, Samuel Addis and his wife, Lois and son, Jack Cable and his wife, Ginny. She also is survived by 5 grandchildren as well as 7 cherished great- grandchildren. Norma was a devout Christian who blessed all who knew her with her bright smile and outgoing personality. She originally attended St. Mark Lutheran Church in Dunedin and more recently Trinity Church of the Nazarene in Sarasota and was involved in the Order of the Eastern Star. She was greatly loved by many friends and family and will be deeply missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association Florida Gulf Coast 14010 Roosevelt Blvd., Ste 709, Clearwater, FL 33762. Viewing to be held Saturday Sept. 1, 2012 at Curlew Hills Memorial Gardens 1717 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor, at 4 pm with the service following at 5 pm.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on September 1, 2012

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