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  Mary  Farr

  (6 January 1644Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA  - 7 January 1717Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA )  

Mary Farr was born 6 January 1644 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA. Mary Farr was the child of George Farr and Elizabeth Stowers

She married  Matthias (Mathias) Farnsworth (Farnworth) abt. 1657 .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Matthias (Mathias) Farnsworth (Farnworth)  was born 20 July 1612 in England (Great Britain) (United Kingdom) .  He died 21 January 1689 in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA . 

Mary Farr died 7 January 1717 in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.

Pedigree Chart Pedigree Chart Family Group Record Family Group Record Invention Inventions

Title The Tucker genealogy: a record of Gilbert Ruggles and Evelina Christina (Snyder) Tucker, their ancestors and descendants
Publisher s.n., 1901
Original from the University ...

News1655 - Groton founded

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Invention1656 - The pendulum clock is invented (Christiaan Huygens, Netherlands)

1657 Marriage / Union
Mary Farr and Matthias (Mathias) Farnsworth (Farnworth) abt. 1657,

Invention1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity

USA1675 - King Philip's War takes place between Native Americans and New England colonists
In colonial New England, King Philip's War begins when a band of Wampanoag warriors raid the border ...Read MORE...

World History1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.

USA1692 - March 1 - Salem Witch Trials
In Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, many people believed in and feared witchcraft. Consequently, when ...Read MORE...

Invention1698 - The steam engine is invented (Thomas Savery, England)

USA1704 - February 29 - French forces from Quebec and Native American forces under the command of Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville attacked the village of Deerfield, Massachusetts.
February 29, 1704 - Queen Anne's War - Deerfield Massacre - Major Jean-Baptiste de Rouville and his ...Read MORE...

News1704 - Groton attacked
In August 1704, the Abernaki, with strong support from the French, attacked Groton, another village ...Read MORE...

USA1706 - Benjamin Franklin born January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

January 17, 1706

7 January 1717
Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

Marriage / Union(s) and Child(ren)

Mary Farr married  Matthias (Mathias) Farnsworth (Farnworth)-- Date: abt. 1657 Place: 
Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. CD-ROM. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001. 

"Matthias1 (1612-1689) & Mary [FARR] (-1717 by 1647?, by 1657 Lynn/Groton {Thom Anc. Chart 6 Reg. 5:96, 78:286 LBDF&P 4:125 Farnsworth 27, 28, 45 Guilford 31 Gilson 253 Chute xliii Fallass 127 Stone (,7) 60 White Fam. Quar. 3:125 Gen. Bulletin 7:100}"

This marriage - children 5-11

Source:Title The Guilford family in America: pedigrees and genealogical notes of the Guilford and allied families
Author Nathan Guilford
Publisher Privately printed, 1898
Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
Digitized Nov 7, 2007
Length 69 pages
Pages 36-37

"The Farnsworth family arrived in America about 1628. In 1655, we find Mathias Farnsworth, the ancestor who concerns us, living at Lynn, near Boston. Protestant by religion and a weaver by trade, he married for a second time, to Mary Farr, who gave him eight children. Later on they moved to Groton in Maine, where he was one of the pioneer settlers."

Thomas J. Laforest
Our French-Canadian Ancestors : Volume II, Page 194
Updated: 3/22/2010

 Joseph Farnsworth (17 November 1657, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA - 31 October 1674, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA)

 Mary Farnsworth (11 October 1660, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA - 16 August 1725, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA)

 Sarah Farnsworth (29 MAY 1663, Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA - 16 September 1731, Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA)

 Samuel Farnsworth (8 October 1669, Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA - 1727, Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

 Abigail Farnsworth (17 January 1671, Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA - 1705, Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA)

 Jonathan Farnsworth (10 June 1675, Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA - 16 June 1748, Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)


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