When Orphan C. Farrar was born on 26 December 1821, in Shirley, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nathan Farrar Sr, was 38 and her mother, Betsey Bartlett, was 33. She married Benjamin R. Smith on 29 May 1844, in Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.
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 .