Descendants of William Thomas FARRAR

Third Generation


8. James Thomas "Jimmy" FARRAR [scrapbook] 1 (Thomas Clay , William Thomas ) was born on 15 Mar 1871 in Arkansas. He died 2 on 30 Oct 1931 in Ashley Co., Arkansas. He was buried 3 in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Moved to Hamburg from Rawls about the time Amelia (daughter went to school in Texas). Was a drayman, delivered freight from the Hamburg rail depot (Ethyl SMITH SHELL).

Moved to Hamburg in 1925 (Lela Mae Farrar obituary).

Jimmy married Ethel Melinda TUBBS "Esther" [scrapbook], daughter of Benjamin A. TUBBS and Susan CASON, on 22 Dec 1892 in Ashley Co., Arkansas. Esther was born on 8 Oct 1867 in Arkansas. She died on 23 Aug 1959. She was buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

   Ethel was married "at home" by Brother Waldrup, likely in Rawls, Arkansas.  It is likely that this "Brother Waldrop" is Jackson Van Buren Waldrop, whose sister, Artimissy "Jane" Waldrop married William Benson Stone, the first Stone to arrive in Ashley County from Jefferson Co., Alabama.

They had the following children.

  25 F i
Susan Flovelia "Velia" FARRAR [scrapbook] was born on 26 Nov 1893. She died on 15 Jun 1961. She was buried 1 in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

   Velia was the first teacher at Crossett Camp School, which started around 1920.  The school was located "9 miles east of Crossett and 11 miles south of Hamburg."  The Camp school later consolidated with the "Cut Off" School. [Reflections of Ashley County, p. 169, Eunice Taylor]
   Taught at "the new school at" Lower Dry Bayou around 1931. [Reflections of Ashley County, p. 426, Ouida Lockert]
   Taught school in Line, Arkansas (among other places).  She also ran the cafeteria at Hamburg High School. [Ethyl Smith Shell]
  26 F ii
Lela Mae "Lela" FARRAR [scrapbook] was born 1 on 10 Feb 1895 in Rawls, Ashley Co., Arkansas. She died 1 on 23 Dec 1990 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas. She was buried 2 in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Lela and her sister Cornelia taught at the "Cut Off" School, located around 13 miles south of Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas. [Reflections of Ashley County, p. 168, Emma Lou Miller].

Obituary from the 2 Jan 1991 edition of the Ashley County Ledger:
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   Miss Lela Farrar, 95, of Hamburg died Sunday, December 23, 1990, in the Hamburg Leisure Lodge.  Miss Farrar was born February 10, 1895, in Rawls. She was the daughter of James Thomas and Ethyl Tubbs Farrar. She attended high school at what is now the University of Arkansas at Monticello. After graduation, she attended business school in Tyler, Texas.
   In 1925, she and her family moved to Hamburg where she worked for many years as a stenographer in the Ashley County Abstract office. When she retired in 1963, she was employed in the office of the Ashley County Judge where she had worked under the Honorable L. C. Dew and the Honorable W. T. Higginbotham.
Survivors include six nieces and nephews, Thomas N. Bunn of Louisville, Kentucky, Ethyl Shell of Hamburg, A. T. Bunn of Shreveport, La., Flora Williams of Magnolia, James N. Farrar of Houston, Texas, and Alice Farrar Spalding of Marrero, La.
   Funeral services were at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday, December 26, in the Hamburg First Baptist Church with Rev. Klois Hargis and Rev. Bobby Pennington officiating. Pallbearers were Boyette Goodwin, Chris McGilton, Kevin McGilton, Frank Williams, Jimmy Goodwin and Bobby Ferguson.  Interment was in the Hamburg Cemetery under the direction of Jones-Barnett Funeral Home of Hamburg.  Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
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  27 F iii
Nancy Cornelia "Cornelia" FARRAR [scrapbook] 1 was born on 24 Jan 1897. She died on 20 Apr 1973.

Cornelia and her sister Lela taught at the "Cut Off" School, located around 13 miles south of Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas. [Reflections of Ashley County, p. 168, Emma Lou Miller].
+ 28 F iv Amelia Carolyn FARRAR was born on 13 Oct 1898. She died on 14 Jan 1980.
  29 F v
Maggie FARRAR was born on 7 Oct 1901. She died on 19 Jul 1903. She was buried in Morgan Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
+ 30 M vi James Thomas Benjamin "Ben" FARRAR was born on 27 Sep 1903. He died on 18 Dec 1961.

9. John Wesley FARRAR 1 (Thomas Clay , William Thomas ) was born 2, 3 on 27 Nov 1874 4 in Rawls, Ashley Co., Arkansas 4. He died 3 on 14 Mar 1952. He was buried 3 in Geddie-Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

-One of his daughters was Annie, who used to come and see Aunt Lela. (Ethyl Smith Shell)
-Per the 1910 census, John was a general practice physician, and residing in Marion, Bradley Co., Arkansas.
-From John's 1917/18 WW I registration card, he is noted as living in Hermitage, Bradley Co., Arkansas.  He is described as being of medium height with blue eyes and brown hair (note also that his birth year is given as 1873)

John married Anna Cordelia SMITH, daughter of James W. SMITH "Jim" and Sarah C. MCDANIEL, on 9 Aug 1894 in Ashley Co., Arkansas. Anna was born on 11 Apr 1873 in Ashley Co., Arkansas. She died on 2 Jan 1938 in Drew Co., Arkansas. She was buried in Geddie-Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  31 F i
Anna Elizabeth "Annie" FARRAR 1, 2 was born 1 on 10 Jun 1895 3 in Arkansas. She died in Nov 1976 3 in Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas 3.

1930:  residing in Clear Creek TS, Drew Co., Arkansas.

       
Annie married Frank P. MAYS about 1928. Frank was born about 1889 in Arkansas.
  32 M ii
Johnnie Marvin FARRAR 1, 2 was born 1, 2 on 4 May 1897 in Arkansas. He died 2 on 10 May 1903. He was buried 2 in Geddie-Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.
  33 F iii
Sarah Lillian FARRAR 1 was born on 1 Dec 1898 2. She died 1 on 17 Jan 1899 2. She was buried in Geddie-Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.

Sarah died at the age of 9 months [DeArmond, "Old Times...", p. 220].
  34 M iv
James Lee FARRAR 1, 2 was born on 1 Apr 1901 1, 3 in Arkansas 1. He died on 17 Aug 1933 3, 4 in Drew Co., Arkansas 4. He was buried in Geddie-Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3.
       
James married Ida CHAMBLESS, daughter of Charley L. CHAMBLESS and Matha K. UNKNOWN, after 1930. Ida was born on 5 Jun 1896 in Arkansas. She died in Apr 1986 in Star City, Lincoln Co., Arkansas.
+ 35 M v Thomas Elwood "Elwood" FARRAR was born on 1 Jan 1906. He died in Apr 1988.

10. Robert Eddings FARRAR (Thomas Clay , William Thomas ) was born 1, 2 on 23 Aug 1877 in Arkansas. He died 2 on 27 Mar 1953. He was buried 2 in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

From Robert's 1918 WW I Registration Card, he is noted as being of tall height and medium build with blue eyes and dark hair.  At this time he resides in Parkdale, Ashley Co., Arkansas, where he is employed as a farmer.

Robert married Iantha WALKER "Zan" on 9 Oct 1901 in Ashley Co., Arkansas. Zan was born on 17 Jul 1881 in Arkansas. She died on 18 Sep 1964. She was buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Residing in Panama City, Florida at the time of brother Floyd's death.

They had the following children.

  36 F i
Eva Mae FARRAR was born 1 on 27 Dec 1902 2 in Arkansas. She died 3 on 26 Mar 1977. She was buried 3 in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.
       
Eva married Twyman H. TAYLOR [scrapbook], son of John Alexandria F. TAYLOR and Viola Jane RHODES, on 2 Jan 1929. Twyman was born on 26 Aug 1889 in Hamburg, Ashley Co., Arkansas. He died on 17 Nov 1962 in Lake Village, Chicot Co., Arkansas. He was buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

1940:  residing in Lake Village, Arkansas.
Died at "Lake Village Infirmiry, Sat. morning at 1:20" (John A. Taylor Bible).
Obituary from November 22, 1962 newspaper article:
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   Services for Twyman Taylor Held Sunday.  Twyman H. Taylor, aged 73, of Hamburg died in Lake Villiage hospital, Saturday, November 17.  Mr. Taylor was a lifelong resident of Ashley county and had farmed before becoming disabled several years ago.
   He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the First Baptist Church, Hamburg.  Mr. Taylor was a member of the Promise Land Masonic Lodge and a honorary member of the Hamburg Lodge.  In appreciation for his many years of work in the Masonic order, including lecturing the rites, the Promise Land and Hamburg Lodge sent him through the consistory where he received this 32nd degree in Masonry.  He later became a Shriner.  Mr. Taylor was recently awarded the coveted 50-year Masonic membership pin.
   Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Eva Mae Farrar Taylor; one brother, R. D. Taylor, Crossett; two sisters, Mrs. Otis Dugan, Little Rock; and Mrs. F. W. Hagen, Shreveport, La.
   Funeral services were held in the First Baptist Church at 2:30 P.M. Sunday by Rev. J. W. Buckner and Rev. E. E. Griever.  Pallbearers were:  W. Z. Spencer, Carl Locke, Roy Vaden, Charlie Sawyer, Jack Barham, Charlie Bierbaum, W. C. Atkins and Roland Pruett.
   Burial was in the Hamburg cemetery with Masonic rites.  Jones Funeral Home was in charge.
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  37 M ii Living.
+ 38 M iii Robert Alfred FARRAR was born on 23 Jun 1908. He died on 19 Nov 1971.
  39 M iv Living.
  40 M v
Allen G. FARRAR was born 1 on 9 Jan 1917 in Arkansas 2. He died on 22 Jun 1966 1. He was buried in Hamburg Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

11. Walter Emmett FARRAR (Thomas Clay , William Thomas ) was born 1, 2 on 10 Jun 1880 in Rawls, Ashley Co., Arkansas 3. He died 4 on 24 Dec 1946. He was buried 4 in Geddie-Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

From Walter's 1918 WW I Registration Card, he is noted as being of medium height and build with blue eyes and black hair.  At this time he resides in Rawls, Ashley Co., Arkansas where he is a farmer.

Walter married Ethel L. HONEYCUTT about 1904. Ethel was born on 11 Mar 1883 in Arkansas. She died on 18 Mar 1980. She was buried in Geddie-Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  41 F i
Lois Virginia FARRAR was born 1, 2 on 19 Jul 1907 in Arkansas. She died 2 on 19 May 1984. She was buried 2 in Geddie-Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.
+ 42 F ii Ella Avon FARRAR was born on 3 Sep 1910. She died on 3 Nov 2003.
  43 M iii
Thomas M. "Tom" FARRAR 1 was born 1, 2 on 12 Mar 1916 in Arkansas. He died 1 on 28 Dec 1976. He was buried 1 in Geddie-Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

Pvt. U. S. Army, World War II

12. Cora P. FARRAR 1, 2 (Andrew Bass , William Thomas ) was born in Sep 1875 1, 2 in Arkansas 2. She died on 4 Aug 1902 1. She was buried in Williams Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Cora married Robert Lee MAXWELL "Bob", son of John Columbus Campbell MAXWELL and Letha Ann PENNINGTON, about 1893. Bob was born in Dec 1874 in Arkansas. He died in 1958. He was buried in Pinewood Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  44 M i
Robert Malvin MAXWELL 1, 2 was born in Nov 1893 1 in Arkansas 1.
  45 F ii
Emma L. MAXWELL 1, 2 was born in Mar 1898 1 in Arkansas 1.
  46 M iii Living.
  47 iv
Infant MAXWELL 1 was born before 1900 1. Infant died before 1900 1.

13. Sally Marie FARRAR 1 (Andrew Bass , William Thomas ) was born on 23 Dec 1877 1 in Arkansas 2.

From the 1880 census, Sally appears to be listed with a different first name of "Sarah J.".

Sally married Thomas Andrew MAXWELL about 1892. Thomas was born in Oct 1871 in Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  48 M i
Floyd MAXWELL 1 was born in Apr 1895 1 in Arkansas 1.
  49 M ii
Robert MAXWELL 1 was born in Jun 1897 1 in Arkansas 1.
  50 iii
Infant 1 MAXWELL 1 died before 1900 1.
  51 iv
Infant 2 MAXWELL 1 died before 1900 1.
  52 M v Living.
+ 53 F vi Living.
  54 F vii Living.
  55 F viii Living.
  56 M ix Living.

16. William Thomas FARRAR 1 (Andrew Bass , William Thomas ) was born 2 on 1 Dec 1884 1, 3 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 1. He died on 19 Jan 1972 3, 4, 5 in Bastrop, Morehouse Pa., Louisiana 4.

   From William's 1918 WWI Registration Card, he is desribed as being tall with a medium build and blue eyes and light hair.  He is also noted as being blind in his left eye.  At this time he resides in Bonita, Morehouse Pa., Louisiana.
   From William's 1942 WWII Draft Registration Card, he is listed as being 5' 10" tall, and around 175 pounds with blue eyes, brown hair, and a light brown complexion.

William married Minnie Lucinda WHITEHEAD [scrapbook], daughter of Warren Calhoun WHITEHEAD and Sarah Ann SANDERS, on 24 Dec 1903. Minnie was born on 17 Apr 1882 in Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi. She died on 29 Apr 1976 in Bastrop, Morehouse Pa., Louisiana.

They had the following children.

+ 57 F i Mabell FARRAR was born on 29 Nov 1904. She died on 3 Jul 1996.
+ 58 M ii Clarence Aubrey FARRAR was born on 11 Aug 1907. He died on 12 Jun 1964.
+ 59 M iii Leslie Odell FARRAR was born on 20 Feb 1911. He died on 15 Nov 2001.
+ 60 F iv Icie Estell FARRAR was born on 7 Dec 1912. She died on 29 Jul 1984.
+ 61 M v William Thomas FARRAR Jr. was born on 23 Sep 1917. He died on 12 May 1962.

17. James Edward "Jim" FARRAR 1, 2, 3, 4 (Andrew Bass , William Thomas ) was born 2, 5 on 5 Dec 1886 6 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 6. He died 1 on 26 Mar 1974. He was buried 1 in Geddie-Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

From James' 1918 WWI Registration Card, he is described as being tall with a medium build, and having brown eyes and black hair.  Although registration was done through Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, it appears that James lived in Rawls.

Jim married Bertha Leah GEDDIE, daughter of John E. GEDDIE and Lula WILLIAMS, on 19 Jan 1907 in Ashley Co., Arkansas. Bertha was born on 9 Jan 1889 in Louisiana. She died on 11 Nov 1975. She was buried in Geddie-Rawls Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  62 M i
Carl Eddings FARRAR 1 was born on 27 Dec 1909 1 in Morehouse Pa., Louisiana 1. He died on 14 Feb 1987 1 in Bellflower, Los Angeles Co., California 1.
       
Carl married Lois Venie COLLINS. Lois was born on 19 Jul 1907. She died in May 1984 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas.
+ 63 M ii James Maysel "Maysel" FARRAR was born on 9 Apr 1913. He died on 26 Jul 1969.
+ 64 F iii Lula Alvern FARRAR was born on 6 Apr 1915. She died on 19 May 2008.
+ 65 M iv Living.

19. Annie Matury FARRAR 1, 2 (Andrew Bass , William Thomas ) was born 3 on 1 Aug 1890 1, 2 in Ashley Co., Arkansas 2. She died on 27 Mar 1975 1, 2 in El Dorado, Union Co., Arkansas 2. She was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.

Annie married Troy D. HARRIS. Troy was born on 1 Dec 1889 in Alabama. He died on 11 Dec 1952. He was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  66 F i Living.
  67 F ii Living.

20. John Wesley FARRAR 1 (Andrew Bass , William Thomas ) was born 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 on 24 Jan 1893 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas. He died 1 on 7 Mar 1966. He was buried 1 in Unity Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

From John's 1917 WWI Registration Card, he is desribed as being of medium height and build with gray eyes and brown hair.  At this time he resides in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas, where he is working as a blacksmith helper.

John married Lillie UPSHAW about 1915. Lillie was born on 17 Dec 1898 in Georgia. She died on 21 Mar 1988. She was buried in Unity Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  68 F i
Jettie Lucille FARRAR 1 was born 1, 2 on 17 Oct 1915 in Arkansas. She died on 28 Nov 1932 1 in Morehouse Pa., Louisiana 1, 3. She was buried in Unity Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  69 F ii
Hazel FARRAR was born 1, 2 on 17 Dec 1917 in Arkansas. She died 2 on 28 Aug 1998. She was buried 2 in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.
        Hazel married Unknown HART.
  70 M iii
James Robert "Buddy" FARRAR 1 was born 2 on 11 Dec 1919 in Arkansas. He died 1 on 1 Jul 1947. He was buried in Unity Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 1.
  71 M iv Living.
  72 F v Living.
  73 vi Living.
  74 F vii Living.

24. Charles German "Charlie" FARRAR 1, 2, 3, 4 (Andrew Bass , William Thomas ) was born 1, 2 on 20 Sep 1901 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkansas. He died 1 on 4 Apr 1978 in Bastrop, Morehouse Pa., Louisiana 3. He was buried 1 in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

1930:  residing in Wetumka TS, Hughes Co., Oklahoma by Elsie's parents.
Charlie returned to Ashley Co., Arkansas, where he tended a fire watch tower [William T. Farrar, III].

Charlie married Elsie Mozelle WHITEHEAD, daughter of Warren Calhoun WHITEHEAD Jr. "Doc" and Susan Ellen HERRINGTON "Suella", on 26 Nov 1924 in Crossett, Ashley Co., Arkanas. Elsie was born on 3 Feb 1905 in Louisiana. She died on 16 Sep 1987. She was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.

They had the following children.

  75 M i Living.
  76 M ii
Ernest L. FARRAR 1 was born on 27 Sep 1927 1, 2 in Arkansas 1. He was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas 2.
       
Ernest married Doris E. UNKNOWN. Doris was born on 5 Jul 1931. She died on 27 Apr 1994 in Bastrop, Morehouse Pa., Louisiana. She was buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Ashley Co., Arkansas.
  77 M iii Living.
  78 F iv Living.

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