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Selina Thornton

Selina Thornton

Female 1816 - 1909  (93 years)

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  • Name Selina Thornton  [1
    Born 6 Jun 1816  Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Christened 12 Feb 1823  Heckmondwike, Birstall, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    IMMI 3 Jul 1848  New York City, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 2 Aug 1850  , Lexington, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5

    • Jno. Farrar, 35, Mule Spinner, born in England. Sibla Farrar, 32, born in England. William Farrar, 11, born in England. Alfred Farrar, 8, born in England. Sarah M. Farrar, 5, born in England. Samuel Farrar, 1, born in Massachusetts.
    Move Jan 1858  Macon, Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1860  Ten Mile , Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Notes from Census event:
      John Farrar, 45, farmer, real estate $2500, property $900, born in England. Julian Farrar, 44, born in England. William W. Farrar, 20, farmer, born in England. Alfred Farrar, 17, student, born in England. Sarah A Farrar, 14, born in England. Samuel Farrar, 12, born in England. Emma Farrar, 9, born in South Carolina. Midez Farrar, 6, born in Wisconsin. Elzee Farrar, 4, born in Wisconsin. Caroline Farrar, 3, born in Wisconsin. Thomas Farren, 36, miner, born in England. Ellen Farren, 8, born in South Carolina. Julia Farren, 5, born in Wisconsin. Eli Fanar, 63, farmer, born in England.
    Census 1870  Macon, Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

    • John Farrar, 56, clerk county court, real estate $8000, property $1800, born in England. Selina Farrar, 54, keeping house, born in England. William Farrar, 29, dept. clerk, born in England. Alfred Farrar, 26, dept clerk, born in England. Allice Farrar, 18, born in Wisconsin. Eliza Farrar, 15, born in Wisconsin. Caroline Farrar, 13, born in Wisconsin. Charles Farrar, 9, born in Missouri. Emma Farrar, 20, born in Illinois. Samuel Farrar, 21, born in Illinois.
    Census 1880  Macon, Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [8

    • John Farrar, 64, city recorder, born in England. Salina Farrar, 63, keeping house, born in England. Eliza Farrar, 24, born in Wisconsin. Carrie Farrar, 22, born in Wisconsin. Charles Farrar, 19, born in Missouri, clerk in grocery.
    Census 1900  Macon, Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [9

    • Selina Farrar, 82, born Jun 1817, England, housekeeping, citizen 42 yrs. Liza Farrar, 47, dressmaker, born May 1857, Wisconsin.
    _UID CF6761ACB6354B3F90F6C9F26B7F90C639B0 
    Buried Dec 1909  Macon, Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 21 Dec 1909  Macon, Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Salina Farrar Obituary

      Mrs. Salina Farrar, 92, died 21 December 1909 at her home in Macon. She was born 6 June 1816 in England, near Huddersfield, Yorkshire county and married John Farrar there about 1838. Three children - William H., Alfred and Sarah were born in the mother country. About 1848 the family came to America, landed in New York and then went to Massachusetts, settling near Curtisville. Mr. Farrar was a silk spinner by trade. He worked in several locations before coming to Missouri in January 1858 where they since resided. Her husband died in November 1882. In America there were six children born, making a total of nine. Postmaster, Charles Farrar being the youngest. Three of the children -- Alfred, Emily and Samuel died. The oldest William H. resides in St. Louis. Those not mentioned are Mrs. Gus Strong, Mrs. Sarah Gilbert, Mrs. Butler Barnes and Miss Eliza Farrar. After leaving England none of the Farrars ever returned even on a visit. They became throughly Americanized and always spoke of the U.S. as "Our Country."
    Person ID I4134981  7_families
    Last Modified 27 May 2006 

    Family John Farrar,   b. 1816, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1882, Macon, Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married Sep 1837  Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    • The district Huddersfield spans the boundaries of the counties of West Riding of Yorkshire and West Yorkshire.
    Children 
    +1. William Henry Farrar,   b. 4 Jan 1841, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1926, Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +2. Alfred Farrar,   b. Nov 1843, , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Dec 1909  (Age ~ 66 years)
    +3. Sarah Ann Farrar,   b. 1845, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1938, , Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Samuel Farrar,   b. Mar 1847-1849, Curtisville, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Dec 1909  (Age ~ 60 years)
    +5. Emily Farrar,   b. 17 Dec 1850, , , South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1901, Moberly, Randolph, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    +6. Alice Farrar,   b. 17 Jan 1853, , Walworth, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1923, Ten-Mile, Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     7. Elizabeth Farrar,   b. 1855, , Walworth, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1918, Moberly, Randolph, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     8. Caroline Farrar,   b. 5 May 1858, , Walworth, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1938, Macon, Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +9. Charles Lincoln Farrar,   b. 29 May 1861, , Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1943, Macon, Macon, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2006 
    Family ID F1378855  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jun 1816 - Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Sep 1837 - Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsIMMI - 3 Jul 1848 - New York City, New York, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Aug 1850 - , Lexington, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMove - Jan 1858 - Macon, Macon, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Ten Mile , Macon, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Macon, Macon, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Macon, Macon, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Macon, Macon, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Dec 1909 - Macon, Macon, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 1909 - Macon, Macon, Missouri Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Selina Thornton Farrar
    Selina Thornton Farrar

    Documents
    1860 Federal Census - Ten Mile, Macon, Missouri
    1860 Federal Census - Ten Mile, Macon, Missouri

  • Sources 
    1. [S59881] South Carolina, Lexington County - 1850 - Federal Census, South Carolina, Lexington County, (Washington D.C.: The National Archives, 1964), «b»Sibla Farrar«/b», 32, female, England (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S61264] Missouri, Macon County, obituaries, Mears, Phyllis E., 1920-1992 (Main Author), (Decorah, Iowa : Anundsen, c1987-c1992), Book #977.827 V48m., 131 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S61479] Missouri, Boone County - Obituaries, Kenneth Weant, (www.ancestry.com), Mrs. Salina Farrar Born 25 Mar 1815*, Died Dec 1909 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S61402] Passenger lists: New York, 1820-1850, National Archives, ([S.l.] : Brøderbund, c1999. CD no.9, pt. 273. ISBN 1579442013. Copy of records in the possession of Lee Drew.), FHL US/CAN Lib Att Window - 3rd floor..
      Selena Farran, arrival date: Jul 3, 1848, age 29. Port of arrival: New York. Port of Departure: London. Place of Origin: Great Britain. Shiip: Columbine. Family Identification: 1123139. Microfilm Serial Number: M237. Microfilm Roll Number: 73.

    5. [S59881] South Carolina, Lexington County - 1850 - Federal Census, South Carolina, Lexington County, (Washington D.C.: The National Archives, 1964), 348: Sibla Farrar, 32, born in England, Image 18 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S629103] Missouri, Macon, Ten Mile - 1860 - Federal Census, Ten Mile, Macon, Missouri, (www.ancestry.com).

    7. [S60972] Missouri, Macon, Macon - 1870 - Federal Census, Missouri, Macon, Macon, (www.ancestry.com).

    8. [S60973] Missouri, Macon, Macon - 1880 - Federal Census, Missouri, Macon, Macon, (www.familysearch.org).

    9. [S60977] Missouri, Macon, Macon - 1900 - Federal Census, Missouri, Macon, Macon, (www.ancestry.com).

    10. [S61139] Free BMD - England - Web, Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Office for National Statistics, ( http://freebmd.rootsweb.com Search engine, layout and database Copyright © 1998-2004 The Trustees of FreeBMD (Ben Laurie, Graham Hart, Camilla von Massenbach and David Mayall), a charity registered in England and Wales, Number 1096940).

    11. [S61259] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, General Register Office, ([database online]. Provo, Utah. Ancestry.com, 2001), 22: 204: John Farrar and Selina Thornton married Sept 1837, Hudderfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, West Yorkshire. (Reliability: 4).