Alanson A. Farr

about 1817–17 February 1899 (Age 82)
Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Alanson A.

When Alanson A. Farr was born about 1817, in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Amaziah Farr, was 26 and his mother, Lydia Franklin, was 21. He married Cordelia Bennett on 28 June 1849, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in New Hampshire, United States in 1870. He died on 17 February 1899, in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Alanson A. Farr
Cordelia Bennett
Marriage: 28 June 1849
Eugene Alanson Farr
Isadore Farr
Lydia Farr

Spouse and Children

28 June 1849
New Hampshire, United States


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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 16

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 29

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

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)

  • Alanson Farr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alanson A Farr, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alanson A Farr, "United States Census, 1860"

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