Robert D Farr

29 December 1840–May 26 (Age 160)
Grafton, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Robert D

When Robert D Farr was born on 29 December 1840, in Grafton, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Ivah Newton Farr, was 35 and his mother, Nancy Danforth, was 34. He married Mary Ellen White on 3 November 1869. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. He died in Westminster, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Robert D Farr
Mary Ellen White
Walter W. Farr
Herbert G.eorge Farr
Charles Farr
Edgar Robert Farr
Charles Newton Farr
Charles M Farr
Walter Hayes Farr

Spouse and Children



    Walter W. Farr



    Charles Farr


    Edgar Robert Farr


    Charles Newton Farr


+2 More Children

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+3 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 24

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

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 (3)

  • Robert Farr in household of I N Farr, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert D Farr in household of Izak N Farr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Robert D Farr, "United States Census, 1920"

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