Lorin Farr

Lorin Farr (1820-1909) was born 27 Jul. 1820 in Waterford, Caledonia Co., Vermont. He was the son of Winslow Farr and Olive Hovey Freeman. He married Nancy Bailey Chase on 1 Jan. 1845 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized in May 1833. He served in church positions with Wilford Woodruff from about 1846 to 1898. He died 12 Jan. 1909 in Willard, Box Elder Co., Utah.

Footnotes

Lorin Farr (L1W1-7QZ), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 2 May 2022). Lorin Farr, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/lorin-farr, accessed 2 May 2022). "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 2 May 2022); Loring Farr, birth, 27 Jul. 1820, Waterford, Caledonia Co., Vermont; citing Vermont, Secretary of State, “General index to vital records of Vermont, early to 1870,” image 2398/3664; DGS 4543224. Amy Oaks Long, David F. Farr, and Susan Easton Black, Lorin Far: Mormon Statesman (Orem, Utah: Millennial Press, Inc., 2007), p. 162; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 2 May 2022). “Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959 / Book B, 1860 April 25-1894 April 27,” entry for Lorin Farr, p. 19, image 20/148, CR 301 22; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 2 May 2022). “Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 2 May 2022); Lorin Farr, 12 Jan. 1909, Willard, Box Elder Co., Utah, file no. 7, series 81448; Utah State Archives Research Center, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; microfilm 2229320.

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    November 26, 1855 ~ Monday 26th I had my Hogs killed to day I spent most of my time in writing November 27, 1855 ~ Tuesday 27 The Eastern mail got in last night I got 10 Numbers of the Mormon ^[FIGURE] I wrote 4 letters to Tooele^ the Mail Brought news of the fall of Sebastopol the southern part of the city was taken by the Allies the Russians built blew up their magazenes sunk their ships & set fire to the city as they retreated the ...
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    December 7, 1855 ~ Friday 67th Dec we rode to day to Filmore the capitol of the Territory & Brother Farr, & Wright & myself took our board & lodgings with Brother Chandler Holebrook at $5 per week distance from G S L city 160 mils December 8, 1855 ~ Saturday 8th I spent the day in visiting the Brethren & reading the Luminary [FIGURE] I wrote one letter to Mrs
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    [FIGURE] I followed Brother Farr the following is a synopsis of the remarks which I made. Brethren & sisters I count it a privilege to Join my Brethren in bearing my testimony of the things of God I have a feelings of solemnity resting upon my mind concerning our duties as a people this feelings is increasing upon me daily I can bear testimony that what brother Pratt has said is true The Lord has a meaning in sending the Apostles & Elders into the vineyard in this ...
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    is published in the Deserett News of O[c]t 12 No 31 I deem it unnessary to record it here. Conference closed Sunday evening Oct 8th President Young preached to a congregation of several thousand out of Doors And I Believe that He preached the greatest sermon that ever was Delivered to the Latter Day Saints since they have been a People. eElder Watt Reported I also took minutes October 10, 1854 ~ Tuesday 10th President Young & Company started on a Journey to visit ...
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    October 9, 1854 October 10, 1854 October 14, 1854 October 15, 1854 October 16, 1854 October 21, 1854 October 22, 1854 October 23, 1854 October 28, 1854 October 29, 1854 October 30, 1854 October 31, 1854 November 1, 1854 November 3, 1854 November 4, 1854 November 5, 1854 November 6, 1854 November 7, 1854 November 11, 1854 November 12, 1854 November 13, 1854 November 18, 1854
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    November 19, 1854 ~ Sunday 19th Sunday H C Kimball preached in the foren[oon] & Ltoeren Far in the Afternoon November 20, 1854 ~ Monday to November 25, 1854 ~ Saturday 20 to 25 I spent this week drawing wood November 26, 1854 ~ Sunday 26th Sunday I attended meeting at the tabernacl President Kimball Preached in the forenoon upon a variety of subjects & Aaron Far in the aftern[oon] November 27, 1854 ~ ...
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    December 9, 1854 ~ Saturday Dec 89th I left Farmington & rode Home to the salt Lake City & spent the night with my family 16 mils December 10, 1854 ~ Sunday 10 Sunday night I attended meeting in the Tabernacle Charles C. Rich Preached to the people in the fore noon upon the rise & progress of the settlement of San Barnadino W Woodruff preached in the after noon upon the subject of tithing, the poor fund ...
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    December 9, 1854 December 10, 1854 December 11, 1854
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    On Engrosig Orson Pratt John A Ray On Petitions T S Smith L E Harrington E Bingham On Agracultur Trade & Manufactur G. A. Smith A Carrington D H Wells Aaron Johnson On Revenue Wilford Woodruff Isacc Morley Loren Farr On Counties Thomas S Smith John E Ray L E Harrington After organizing we waited upon the Governor ...
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    December 12, 1854 December 13, 1854 December 15, 1854 December 16, 1854 December 17, 1854 December 18, 1854 December 19, 1854 December 20, 1854 December 23, 1854 December 24, 1854
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    why do not the Gentile merchants of this City embraced this work because they have locked b[o]arded & bolted their minds against it with evry lock they could put on. They swore by evry power they possess before they left home they would not embrace it they came with but one object & that was to gain money & they are determined not to be turned from their purpose many good remarks were made by the president I tarried at the party untill 12 oclok & then returned home January 3, 1854 ...
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    Sept 3d 1871 Sunday I Met with the Presidency & Twelve for Prayer & attended the Lecture of Mrs G. L. Whitman. She read the 18 ch of St John & spoke upon the fulfillment of of Prophecy she said that there was seven million five hundred thousand Jews who were true to the Jewish faith & were getting ready to return to rebuild Jerrusalem At the close of Her Lecture Brother Wells, Cannon J F Smith & myself laid hands upon Brother ...
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    September 26, 1872 ~ Wednesday Sept 25, 1872 G. A. Smith & myself attended the boat race in the morning the Pioneer beat I sent a Telegram to P. W. Woodruff My Bill at Sacramento was about $50 including $10 to assist to Emigrate a family of Saints. We left Sacramento at 2 oclok On the sleeping cars. I rode oin the Engine room to the summit Sira Nevada Mountain whare I had a good view of the Country September 26, 1872 ~ ...
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    September 26, 1872 September 26, 1872 September 27, 1872 September 28, 1872 September 29, 1872 September 30, 1872 October 1, 1872 October 2, 1872 October 3, 1872