Enoch Farr Sr

28 December 1845–30 June 1914 (Age 68)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Enoch

When Enoch Farr Sr was born on 28 December 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Lorin Farr, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Bailey Chase, was 22. He married Mary Elizabeth Eggleston on 20 October 1866, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 30 June 1914, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Farr Sr
1845–1914
Mary Elizabeth Eggleston
1849–1930
Marriage: 20 October 1866
Enoch Farr Jr
1867–1933
Mary Isabelle Farr
1869–1951
Julia May Farr
1872–1889
Reuben Ezra Farr
1874–1959
Frank Farr
1876–1938
Fredrick Farr
1878–1879
Walter Raymond Farr
1879–1951
Nancy Lurania Farr
1882–1882
George Farr
1883–1949
Leslie O Farr
1888–1977
Stanley Burgess Farr
1892–1976

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1866Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated
    Age 1
    On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.
    1865
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English fear(r), farre (Old English fearr) ‘steer, ox’, applied as a nickname for a fierce man or a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept a bull.German: nickname from Middle High German varne, var, with the same meaning as 1 above.

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

    Story Highlight

    Enoch Farr Sr. obituaries

    Obituary (1): "Deseret Evening News", Salt Lake City, Utah, Tuesday, June 30, 1914, page 8: Enoch Farr, Son of Pioneer, Dies at Dee - Ogden, June 30. - Enoch Farr, eldest son of the late Lorin Farr, a …

    Sources (40)

    • Enoch Farr, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Enoch Farr in entry for Reuben Ezra Farr, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Enoch Farr, "United States Census, 1870"

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