Winslow Farr

12 January 1794–22 August 1865 (Age 71)
Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Winslow

When Winslow Farr was born on 12 January 1794, in Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Asahel Farr, was 27 and his mother, Lydia Snow, was 21. He married Olive Hovey Freeman on 5 December 1816, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 August 1865, in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Winslow Farr
Olive Hovey Freeman
Marriage: 5 December 1816
John Farr
Aaron Freeman Farr
Lorin Farr
Olive Hovey Farr
Diantha Farr
Winslow Farr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 December 1816Vermont, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 6
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 9
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 25
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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

    Winslow Farr Sr. & Olive Hovey Freeman

    Winslow Farr Sr. & Olive Hovey Freeman In about 1827, Winslow moved his family to Charleston, Orleans County, Vermont settling on the Clyde River in a dense wilderness where they cleared a heavy timbe …

    Sources (70)

    • Winslow Farr, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Winslow Farr, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949" (1865)
    • Winslow Farr, "United States Census, 1820"

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