Isaac Farrar

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

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Isaac Farrar
1798–1860
Caroline Weld Fuller
1815–1872
Marriage: 3 June 1815
John Henry Farrar
1836–
Henry W. Farrar
1840–1881
Caroline Fuller Farrar
1843–1915
Samuel F. Farrar
1854–1898

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 June 1815Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    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.
    1816
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries: 1816: Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Penobscot, Maine, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): occupational name for a blacksmith or worker in iron. From Middle English fer(r)o(u)r, fer(r)er, fa(r)ro(u)r ‘ironworker, blacksmith’ (Old French ferreor, 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.

    Possible Related Names

    Ferrer
    Farrer
    Ferrar
    Ferro
    Fara
    Farrow
    Farrah
    Ferrier
    Farra
    Furrow

    Sources (14)

    • Isaac Farrel, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Isaac in entry for Charles L. Wilson and Caroline F. Farrar, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Isaac Farrar in entry for Caroline F Wilson, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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