Sunday, July 22, 2012


[ Marguerite Anderson (Miller), daughter of Hannah Anderson (Anderson), daughter of Mary Margaret Edmiston (Anderson), daughter of Martha Jane Snow (Edmiston), daughter of Gardner Snow, son of Abigail Farr (Snow), daughter of Jonathan Farr.]

Information submitted by Tim Farr:
Fifth Generation

16. Jonathan FARR 2nd was born on 4 Feb 1724/25 in Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.29,30 He Constable on 11 Feb 1754 in Hardwick, Worcester,
Massachusetts, USA.23 He appeared in the in 1790 census in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New

Ancestors of Milton H. FARR 27 Nov 2008

Hampshire, USA.24 He appeared in the in 1800 census in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA.31 He died on 14 Dec
1810 in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA.

Jonathan Farr was styled the second in 1776.

Jonathan sold his homestead Apr 27th, 1768 to Isaac Thomas. It was bounded on the East by the Ware River South by the land

of Thomas Farr and west by the highway.

Marriage from the "Chesterfield, N.H. History" it only mentions of his wives that "there were 3 of them". Married Mary Wells

5 Jun 1751 (from Vital Records of Hardwick 974.43/H3, v2b) and had William and Jonathan in Hardwick. Jonathan's Great

Grandson, Marshall H. Farr, went to Hamilton, Ontario and built railroads. Marshall's son, Herbert Marshall Farr, went from

Hamilton to Hespeler, Ontario to start a factory making alpacca. Later he moved the factory to Holyoke, MA., he employed

over 1,000 people. He married Annie Hespeler, daughter of Jacob Hespeler of Hespeler, Ontario. (from "The Farr Genealogy"

by Rev. Charlese N. Sinnett)

Book Area US/CAN 973 C4of Supp. 1 "The Order of the Founders and Patriots of America" Jonathan Farr: he signed the

association test.

FHL film #0563308 "Stow, Massachusetts, 1683-1933" p.70:


DURING the French and Indian War, from 1755 to 1763, the town furnished soldiers for the army at Fort William Henry,

Crown Point, Canada and Nova Scotia. Sometimes when the soldiers were leaving for the seat of war, services were held by

the resident minister. Thus, on the 23rd of June 1755, Rev. Mr. Gardner preached at the desire of Capt. William Pierce, being

the day he began his march with his company for Albany, in the expedition against Crown Point. Samuel Preston was a

captain in the army in 1756. In Capt. Pierce's company, Michael Law was sergeant, John Law was corporal, Jonathan Farr was

drummer, Nathan Whitney; Solomon Taylor, Josiah Wetherbee Jonathan Pierce of Stow, were privates. Ephraim Powers was

sergeant in Capt. Preston's company, and Ezekiel Davis in another company. May 22, 1758, Ensign Jabez Brown and others of

Stow, whose names are not known, started to join the army destined for Canada. In April, 1760; others started for Crown


The following Stow soldiers went to Canada in 1760: Joshua Brown, Jonathan Far, Phineas Fuller, Amos Gates, Simon Gates;

Abra Gates, Paul Graves, and Solomon Savcas, a servant of Mary Hapgood. None of the men were killed in the army during

the war, but the following died while in service from diseases contracted in camp: January 4, 1756, Capt. Ephraim Brown, a

few after his return from the army; July 23, 1758, Ebenezer Gates died at Lake George May 24; 1760, Abel Ray died at

Shrewsbury, on his march to the army; November 1760, Isaac Taylor died at Crown Point; November 28, 1761, Stephen

Houghton while returning from Crown Point. Robert Lawrence held a garrison a short time; was promoted Captain; was

mortally wounded in an attack on the fort in 1690, by the French and Indians. Captain Thomas Lawrence, commander of a

company, enlisted in the French War in 1758, from Pepperell and vicinity. Jonathan FARR 2nd and Mercy WINSLOW were

married on 19 Jan 1757 in Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.32,33

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