Emily Farrar

1 February 1815–22 January 1891 (Age 76)
Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Emily

When Emily Farrar was born on 1 February 1815, in Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, John B. Farrar, was 29 and her mother, Anna Harvey, was 28. She married William Jones on 9 May 1835, in United States. She lived in Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States in 1850 and Champion, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1875. She died on 22 January 1891, at the age of 75.

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William Jones
Emily Farrar
Marriage: 9 May 1835

Spouse and Children

    William Jones



9 May 1835
United States

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    Samantha Farrar


    Adaline Farrar



    Amanda P Farrar


    Sarah Farrar


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 12

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Emily Farrar in household of John B Farrar, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Emily Bentley in household of William J Bentley, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Emily Farrar, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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