Jacob Ferrer II

21 August 1614–14 August 1677 (Age 62)
Heptonstall, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Ferrer II was born on 21 August 1614, in Heptonstall, Yorkshire, England, his father, Jacob Farrar I, was 30 and his mother, Mary L Haughton, was 25. He married Grace Deane on 28 November 1640, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 14 August 1677, in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Ferrer II
Ann Whitmore
Marriage: about 1642
John Farrar
Mary Farrar
Henry Farrer
Joseph Farrar

Spouse and Children

about 1642
Heptonstall, Yorkshire, England


Parents and Siblings


    Mary L Haughton




    John Farrar



World Events (2)

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 6

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."
1642 · The English Civil War

Age 28

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

Name Meaning

1 Catalan: occupational name for a blacksmith or a worker in iron, from Latin ferrarius. This is the commonest Catalan surname.2 English: variant of Farrar .

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

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FARRAR FAMILY November 18, 2019 June 17, 2018 March 17, 2016 GENERATIONS (More Farrar’s before 1400) 1. Sir Henry Ferrers 1435-1500 \\ 1.a. Lady Margaret Hexstall 1442-1486 1.a. Sir William Hexstal …

Sources (3)

  • Jacob, Sen. Farrer Or Farrar, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jacob Ffarrer in entry for Joseph Ffarrer, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jacob Farrar, "Find A Grave Index"

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