Enoch Farr

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

The Life Summary of Enoch

When Enoch Farr 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 1886, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, 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, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Farr
Mary Elizabeth Eggleston
Marriage: 20 October 1886
Enoch Farr Jr
Mary Isabelle Farr
Julia May Farr
Reuben Ezra Farr
Frank Farr
Fredrick Farr
Walter Raymond Farr
Nancy Lurania Farr
George Farr
Leslie O Farr
Stanley Burgess Farr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1886Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    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.
    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.

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    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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