Nathan Farr

1781–1851 (Age 70)
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Farr was born in 1781, in New Hampshire, United States, his father, Elias Farr, was 32 and his mother, Mary Davison, was 32. He married Laura Walker about 1820, in Lenox, Lenox, Madison, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1851, in Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Farr
1781–1851
Laura Walker
1799–1852
Marriage: about 1820
Laura Amanda Farr
1821–
Nathan Farr
1823–
Silas Farr
1825–
Lydia Farr
1828–
Lydia Farr
1830–
Asa Farr
1832–
William Farr
1826–1907

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1820
Lenox, Lenox, Madison, New York, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 7

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 16

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 19

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English farre ‘bull’, applied as a nickname for a fierce or lusty man or a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept a bull.2 German: nickname from Middle High German varne, var, with the same meaning as 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Nathan Farr in entry for William Farr, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Farr Family Website

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