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Farr, Franklin Raymond, 1837-1901



  • Existence: 1837-1901

Biographical History

Franklin Raymond Farr (1837-1901) served in the Black Hawk War and was an early Mormon pioneer to Utah.

Farr was born on October 12, 1837 in Chatham, Ohio. He converted to the Mormon Church with his family in Ohio and in 1853 traveled to Utah and settled in Spanish Fork. He fought in the Black Hawk War in 1866, then married Annie Jones in December of that year. Together they had nine children.

He died in Spanish Fork, Utah on April 24, 1901.


UPB files, Feb. 3, 2017 (Marriage to Annie Jones; nine children; immigration to Utah in 1853)

FamilySearch, Feb. 3 2017 (b. Oct. 12, 1837 in Chatham, Ohio; d. April 24, 1901 in Spanish Fork, Utah; Black Hawk War in 1866)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Franklin Raymond Farr autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8907
Scope and Contents Contains the original handwritten life story of Franklin Raymond Farr. Includes autobiographical information about Farr from his birth in Ohio in 1837 to his later years in Spanish Fork, Utah, and memories of Farr written by his granddaughter Florence Cook. Also includes poems written by Farr on several occasions throughout his life, with topics including Pioneer Day and other celebrations, Biblical stories for teaching Sunday School, Joseph Smith and other Mormon religious topics, and...
Dates: approximately 1900