Minerva Rebecca Farrar

10 March 1874–10 March 1938 (Age 64)
Salisbury Point, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Minerva Rebecca

When Minerva Rebecca Farrar was born on 10 March 1874, in Salisbury Point, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Horace O. Farrar, was 26 and her mother, Rebecca Bartlett, was 28. She married Arthur O Hall on 12 December 1903, in Oakland, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 10 March 1938, in Oakland, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Oakland, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Arthur O Hall
Minerva Rebecca Farrar
Marriage: 12 December 1903
Arthur C Hall

Spouse and Children

12 December 1903
Oakland, Kennebec, Maine, United States


    Arthur C Hall


Parents and Siblings

    Horace O. Farrar


    Rebecca Bartlett




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Northern English: occupational name for a smith or worker in iron, from Middle English and Old French farrour, ferour, from medieval Latin ferrator, an agent derivative of ferrare ‘to shoe horses’, from ferrum ‘iron’, in medieval Latin ‘horseshoe’. Compare Ferrier and Farrow .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minerva R Hall in household of Arthur O Hall, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minerva Rebecca Farrar, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Minerva Rebecca Farrar - birth: March 1874; Massachusetts, United States

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