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


Gerald Anthony FARR [Parents].

Jana Diane FACK.


Newton FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 31 May 1856 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He died 4 on 16 Jun 1921 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He was buried 5 on 18 Jun 1921 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Newton married 6 Martha DAVIS on 19 Oct 1882 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Newton was counted in a census 7 in 1900 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He was counted in a census 8 on 20 Apr 1910 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

This son of Lorin Farr and Nancy Bailey Chase was very strong physically and athletic. He once boxed as a last minute substitute in a professional fight in San Francisco and beat his opponent. Defended a German immigrant in Salt Lake once against whom three men were threatening. He liked fly fishing and may have worked as a deputy sheriff and in mining. Less active in the church which was his heritage not much to this date is known.

Family home salt lake city, Utah. Was a seventy in the LDS church; missionary to England 1880-82. Deputy sheriff of Weber county. Interested in and helped develop many mines.

CENSUS: Age 44 traveling salesman and listed as son of Lorin Farr.

CENSUS: Age 53. Wife Martha.

Martha DAVIS [scrapbook] was born 1 on 15 May 1863 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died 2 on 14 Dec 1929 in Battle Mountain, Lander, Nevada, United States. She was buried 3 on 18 Dec 1929 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Martha married 4 Newton FARR on 19 Oct 1882 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Martha was counted in a census 5 on 20 Apr 1910 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Martha was a very private person and stayed to the duties of her home being a very immaculate housekeeper.

CENSUS: Age 46.

They had the following children.

  F i Ethel Labelle FARR was born on 17 Sep 1883. She died on 6 Oct 1965.
  M ii Morrill Newton FARR was born on 17 Jun 1885. He died on 24 Nov 1949.
  F iii Leah FARR was born on 12 Oct 1887. She died in Jan 1979.
  F iv
Martha FARR [scrapbook] was born 1, 2, 3 on 6 Mar 1891 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She died 4, 5, 6 on 5 Jan 1892 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States from of meningitis.

Valentine John BURKE was born 1 on 14 Feb 1909 in Russell Gulch, Gilpin, Colorado, United States. He died 2 on 16 Nov 1976 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. Valentine married 3 Frances Jean FARR on 30 Mar 1935 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Frances Jean FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 14 Jun 1913 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died 2 on 31 Mar 1997 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. Frances married 3 Valentine John BURKE on 30 Mar 1935 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.


Richard Spencer FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 21 May 1915 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died 2 on 16 Aug 1988 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He was buried on 28 Aug 1988 in Holiday Park, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Richard married 3 Marjorie ANDERSON on 6 Aug 1937 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Other marriages:
KALEN, Cecille Kathleen
MORGAN, Betty Lou

Richard Spencer Farr was a very successful engineer and inventor of Farr company products in the air filtration field. He was also a successful salesman of Farr products and helped the company reach prominence in its field. He had a very strong personality needing to dominate situations which caused some friction between his brother, Spence and himself in the business. He had a hard time letting go of the running of the business when it became necessary to turn it over to another chief executive, Allan Foy. Dad felt he held up the progress of the company for about 8 years. Despite this limitation he was a very entertaining personality always ready with a funny story or joke. He was married three times his first two wives dying. He had five children-Linda, Susan, Richard, Carol and Julie. Richard is the only one active in the business. Although a baptized Mormon he was not active. After a memorial service in Los Angeles, dad held one in Holiday Park on Sunday, August 28, 1988 and his ashes were scattered on the first crossing of the fish lake trail where it intersects with dry creek.

Marjorie ANDERSON was born on 12 Nov 1912. She died on 26 Jul 1961 in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States. Marjorie married 1 Richard Spencer FARR on 6 Aug 1937 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Linda FARR.
  F ii Susan FARR.
  M iii Richard Loren FARR.
  F iv Carol FARR.
  F v Julie FARR.

Richard Spencer FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 21 May 1915 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died 2 on 16 Aug 1988 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He was buried on 28 Aug 1988 in Holiday Park, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Richard married Cecille Kathleen KALEN on 24 Nov 1969 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

Other marriages:
ANDERSON, Marjorie
MORGAN, Betty Lou

Richard Spencer Farr was a very successful engineer and inventor of Farr company products in the air filtration field. He was also a successful salesman of Farr products and helped the company reach prominence in its field. He had a very strong personality needing to dominate situations which caused some friction between his brother, Spence and himself in the business. He had a hard time letting go of the running of the business when it became necessary to turn it over to another chief executive, Allan Foy. Dad felt he held up the progress of the company for about 8 years. Despite this limitation he was a very entertaining personality always ready with a funny story or joke. He was married three times his first two wives dying. He had five children-Linda, Susan, Richard, Carol and Julie. Richard is the only one active in the business. Although a baptized Mormon he was not active. After a memorial service in Los Angeles, dad held one in Holiday Park on Sunday, August 28, 1988 and his ashes were scattered on the first crossing of the fish lake trail where it intersects with dry creek.

Cecille Kathleen KALEN was born 1 on 21 Feb 1924 in California, United States. She died 2 on 31 Jul 1985 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She was buried on 3 Aug 1985 in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States. Cecille married Richard Spencer FARR on 24 Nov 1969 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

They had the following children.

  F i Cynthia Marie FARR.

Richard Spencer FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 1 on 21 May 1915 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died 2 on 16 Aug 1988 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He was buried on 28 Aug 1988 in Holiday Park, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Richard married Betty Lou MORGAN.

Other marriages:
ANDERSON, Marjorie
KALEN, Cecille Kathleen

Richard Spencer Farr was a very successful engineer and inventor of Farr company products in the air filtration field. He was also a successful salesman of Farr products and helped the company reach prominence in its field. He had a very strong personality needing to dominate situations which caused some friction between his brother, Spence and himself in the business. He had a hard time letting go of the running of the business when it became necessary to turn it over to another chief executive, Allan Foy. Dad felt he held up the progress of the company for about 8 years. Despite this limitation he was a very entertaining personality always ready with a funny story or joke. He was married three times his first two wives dying. He had five children-Linda, Susan, Richard, Carol and Julie. Richard is the only one active in the business. Although a baptized Mormon he was not active. After a memorial service in Los Angeles, dad held one in Holiday Park on Sunday, August 28, 1988 and his ashes were scattered on the first crossing of the fish lake trail where it intersects with dry creek.

Betty Lou MORGAN.


William James BENNETT was born 1 on 9 Nov 1876 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died 2 on 4 Dec 1927 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He was buried 3 on 7 Dec 1927 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. William married 4 Ethel Labelle FARR on 19 Sep 1904 in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

Ethel Labelle FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 17 Sep 1883 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She died on 6 Oct 1965 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. She was buried on 8 Oct 1965 in Corona del Mar, Orange, California, United States. Ethel married 2 William James BENNETT on 19 Sep 1904 in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.


Russell ROSSETER was born 1 on 26 Aug 1881 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He died 2 on 4 Sep 1919 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He was buried 3 on 7 Sep 1919 in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Russell married 4 Leah FARR on 9 Aug 1911 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

Leah FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 12 Oct 1887 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She died in Jan 1979 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She was buried in NONE. Leah married 2 Russell ROSSETER on 9 Aug 1911 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

Leah was counted in a census 3 on 20 Apr 1910 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Other marriages:
STRINGFELLOW, Joseph W.

CENSUS: Age 22.


Joseph W. STRINGFELLOW was born 1 on 15 Jan 1876 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died 2 on 1 Dec 1940 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Joseph married 3 Leah FARR on 3 Apr 1922 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Leah FARR [Parents] was born 1 on 12 Oct 1887 in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. She died in Jan 1979 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She was buried in NONE. Leah married 2 Joseph W. STRINGFELLOW on 3 Apr 1922 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Leah was counted in a census 3 on 20 Apr 1910 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Other marriages:
ROSSETER, Russell

CENSUS: Age 22.


Ora FARR [Parents] [scrapbook] 1 was born 2, 3, 4 on 25 Jul 1786 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 5, 6 on 30 Jun 1828 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He was buried 7 in West Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. Ora married 8, 9, 10 Hannah HARRIS on 26 Oct 1814 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

History of Chesterfield, Cheshire County, N.H. : from the incorporation of "Township Number One" by Massachusetts in 1736, to the year 1881 : together with family histories and genealogies
Brattleboro, Vt.: D. Leonard, printer, 1882, p. 158

A grist-mill was built near the confluence of the Lily Pond brook with the Catsbane, as early as 1767, and perhaps earlier. (See p. 39.) It was owned by Eleazer Cobleigh, Sen. Upwards of fifty years ago, the stones of which the dam of this mill was constructed were removed, and used in making the abutments of the bridge over the Catsbane, a short distance south-east of Ransom Farr's house.
The grist-mill now owned by Warren W.Farr, at the WestVillage, was originally a shop in which John Snow and Ora Farr manufactured, for a short time, scythes and hoes. It was afterwards used by Alpheius Snow for a blacksmith's shop. About fifty years ago it was converted into a grist-mill by Wm. R. Snow and 'Worcester Farr. the run of stones being taken from a mill that stood where the Butler saw-mill now stands, on the upper part of the Catsbane.

DEATH: Age 42.

Hannah HARRIS [scrapbook] was born 1, 2 on 30 Jun 1795 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. She died 3, 4, 5 on 31 Jul 1852 in Sutton, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. She was buried 6 in Sutton, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. Hannah married 7, 8, 9 Ora FARR 10 on 26 Oct 1814 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

Hannah resided 11 in 1850 in Sutton, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

Other marriages:
STODDARD, Luther

They had the following children.

  F i Emily H. FARR was born on 25 Apr 1815. She died on 20 Dec 1900.
  M ii Marshall H FARR was born on 16 Jan 1817. He died on 12 Mar 1857 from in a train accident.
  M iii
Hoit F FARR [scrapbook] 1 was born 2, 3 on 18 May 1819 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4, 5, 6, 7 on 16 Jul 1868 in Sutton, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. He was buried 8 in Sutton, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

Hoit resided 9 at blacksmith in 1860 in Marysville, Yuba, California, United States.
  M iv Larkin L. FARR was born on 4 Nov 1821. He died on 12 Sep 1863.
  M v Norman Harris FARR was born on 16 Apr 1824. He died on 9 Feb 1901.
  M vi George R FARR was born on 9 Jul 1826. He died on 14 Jul 1900.
  M vii
Ora FARR [scrapbook] was born 1 in 1828 in Vermont, United States. He died 2, 3 on 21 Oct 1856 in Sutton, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. He was buried 4 in Sutton, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

Ora resided 5 in 1850 in Newark, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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