John Harry Farrar

12 February 1898–May 1977 (Age 79)
Frohna, Perry, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Harry

When John Harry Farrar was born on 12 February 1898, in Frohna, Perry, Missouri, United States, his father, Curtis E. Farrar, was 24 and his mother, Lacy M. Martin, was 23. He married Mary Byars on 24 December 1921. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Little Prairie Township, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died in May 1977, at the age of 79, and was buried in Little Prairie Cemetery, Little Prairie Township, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States.

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John Harry Farrar
Mary Byars
Marriage: 24 December 1921

Spouse and Children

24 December 1921

Parents and Siblings

    Curtis E. Farrar





World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Northern English: occupational name for a smith or worker in iron, from Middle English and Old French farrour, ferour, from medieval Latin ferrator, an agent derivative of ferrare ‘to shoe horses’, from ferrum ‘iron’, in medieval Latin ‘horseshoe’. Compare Ferrier and Farrow .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Farrar in household of Curtis E Farrar, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John H Farrar in household of Curtis E Farrar, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Farrar, "United States Census, 1940"

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