Mary Belinda Farr

31 January 1809–3 July 1890 (Age 81)
Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Belinda

When Mary Belinda Farr was born on 31 January 1809, in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Asahel Farr, was 43 and her mother, Lydia Snow, was 36. She married Daniel Brown on 16 October 1828, in Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, United States in 1850. She died on 3 July 1890, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Brown
Mary Belinda Farr
Marriage: 16 October 1828
Mary Rosanna Brown
Daniel Sora Brown
Harriet Melvina Brown

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1828Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 3
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 23
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    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.

    Sources (17)

    • Mary B Brown in household of Daniel Brown, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary B. Farr in entry for Mary Rosena Brown Powers, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Mary B Turner in household of Ephraim Turner, "United States Census, 1870"

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