John H. Farr

29 October 1865–19 March 1951 (Age 85)
London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada

The Life of John H.

When John H. Farr was born on 29 October 1865, in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, his father, Joseph Farr, was 32 and his mother, Mary Conant, was 30. He married Mary Jennie Helferich on 22 June 1898, in Meade Township, Huron, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916 and Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 March 1951, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

John H. Farr
1865–1951
Mary Jennie Helferich
1879–1941
Marriage: 22 June 1898
Mary F. Farr
1899–1900
Charles Franklin Farr
1900–1986
William Farr
1903–
Lula Ellen Farr
1904–

Spouse and Children

    Male1865–1951Male

    Mary Jennie Helferich

    Female1879–1941Female

MARRIAGE
22 June 1898
Meade Township, Huron, Michigan, United States
children

(4)

    Mary F. Farr

    Female1899–1900Female

    Charles Franklin Farr

    Male1900–1986Male

    William Farr

    Male1903–Male

    Lula Ellen Farr

    Female1904–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Farr

    Male1832–1931Male

    Mary Conant

    Female1835–1913Female

siblings

(3)

    William J. Farr

    Male1861–1916Male

    Male1865–1951Male

    Bertha Jane Farr

    Female1874–1937Female

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 2

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • John H Farr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Farr, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • John H Farr, "United States Census, 1920"

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