Isaac Farrar

1798–1860 (Age 62)
Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Farrar was born in 1798, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Ezekiel Farrow, was 50 and his mother, Meriam Hooper, was 44. He married Caroline Weld Fuller on 3 June 1815, in Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1860, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Isaac Farrar
Caroline Weld Fuller
Marriage: 3 June 1815
John Henry Farrar
Henry W. Farrar
Caroline Fuller Farrar
Samuel F. Farrar

Spouse and Children


    Caroline Weld Fuller


3 June 1815
Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States


    John Henry Farrar


    Henry W. Farrar


    Caroline Fuller Farrar


    Samuel F. Farrar


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 6

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

Age 18

Historical Boundaries: 1816: Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Penobscot, Maine, United States

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)

  • Isaac Farnor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac Farrar, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Isaac Farrar, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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