Alexis Farrar

16 March 1808–8 January 1852 (Age 43)
Rush, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life of Alexis

When Alexis Farrar was born on 16 March 1808, in Rush, Monroe, New York, United States, his father, Asa Farrar, was 47 and his mother, Dorinda Pearson, was 43. He married Sarah "Sally" Wood on 17 June 1834, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 8 January 1852, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Alexis Farrar
Sarah "Sally" Wood
Marriage: 17 June 1834
Harriet Virginia Farrar
Alice Julia Farrar
Asa E. Farrar
Laura Virginia Farrar
Charles Edward Farrar
Marcia Mariah Farrar
Mary Delecta Farrar
Sarah Florence Farrer
Harry Alexis Farrar

Spouse and Children

17 June 1834
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States


    Harriet Virginia Farrar


    Alice Julia Farrar


    Asa E. Farrar


    Laura Virginia Farrar



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1810 · Change of capital city

Age 2

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 12

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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)

  • Elexes Farrar in entry for Sarah F Clayton, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Alexis Farrar in entry for Harry A. Farrar and Kathryn Roeder, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Alexis Farrar, "Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850"

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