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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  • Page 314

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    [FIGURE] May 23 1864 G A Smith his life. A man by the Name of Marrill put a loaded rifle in the carriage with a cap on the muzzle rested on the seat before G. A. Smith the carriage whell went into a sideling stoney rock Brother Smith flung his body on the uper side of the carriage to bala[nc]e it at that instant the Rifle went off the ball went through the Buffalo robe in front of him passed by his side & went through the waggon cover behind him ...
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    May 24, 1864 May 25, 1864 May 26, 1864 May 27, 1864 May 28, 1864 May 29, 1864
  • Page 315

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    May 29 1864 Told how they found Capt Walter M Gibson that He had been robing the saints upon the Islands HabD labored to build himself up insteat of the Church or the poor saints upon the Islands. He had got 3000 Acres of Land, 3000 sheep many Goats, large flocks of Folwls many horses &c. He takes all these things from the Saints after Laboring with him for several days they cut him off from the Church & this decission was sanctioned by the whole Church present ...
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    May 30, 1864 June 1, 1864 June 2, 1864 June 3, 1864 June 4, 1864
  • Page 278

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Aug 16, 1863 in the forenoon & D Spencer & President Kimball in the afternoon I met with J. Taylor & C. C. Rich for Prayer. J Taylor Prayer & W Woodruff was Mouth. I accompanied John Taylor to Broth Folsomse, his wife was dying. We did not go in to see her she di[e]d in the night August 17, 1863 ~ Monday 17th I spent the day at home mostly in the garden August 18, 1863 ...
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    August 17, 1863 August 18, 1863 August 19, 1863 August 20, 1863 August 21, 1863 August 22, 1863 August 23, 1863 August 24, 1863
  • Page 181

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    January 20, 1862 ~ Monday 20th Jan 1862. Important Day The Delegates Elected by the inhabitants of Utah met in Convention this day at the Court House in Great Salt Lake City at 10 oclok A.M. to Form a constitution for a State Govern- ment Presidents B. Young H. C. Kimball & D H Wells and Judge Kenney were present. Daniel H Wells was Appointed President Wm Clayton Secretary,
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    January 20, 1862
  • Page 36

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    May 22, 1873 ~ Thursday May 22nd 1873 I spent the days planting potatoes it has rained nearly Evry day for 2 weeks & most of the time cold May 23, 1873 ~ Friday 23 It rained last night, & is raining to day. I returned to the City. I took cars with Mrs Woodruff & John Taylor, J F Smith to go to Brigham City to hold a 2 days Meeting. Also D. H ...
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    May 22, 1873 May 23, 1873 May 24, 1873 May 25, 1873 May 26, 1873 May 27, 1873
  • Page 41

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    June 27, 1873 Afternoon Prayer By Brother Stainer Loren Farr spoke 20 M[inutes] President B Young 45 Minuts, G. A. Smith 20 June 28, 1873 ~ Saturday 28. Saturday Met at 10 oclok Wm Hyde Prayed President Joseph Young spoke 30 M[inutes], C. C. Rich 11, W. Woodruff 30, F D Richards 17. Afternoon J. F. Smith Prayed John Taylor spoke 60 M, President
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    June 28, 1873 June 29, 1873
  • Page 155

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Dec 18, 1875 John Taylor O Pratt J F Smith & W Woodruff to hold a Conference with the people it commenced on Friday the 17. we met at the Tabernacle at 10 oclok W Woodruff prayed several Branches of that Stake of Zion was Represented by the presiding Bishops Then W Woodruff repaddressed the Assembly for 45 Minuts Afternoon prayer by Bishop Farr then Brother Valentyne represented the Sabbath Schools & day schools were represented then F D ...
    Dates:
    December 19, 1875 December 20, 1875 December 21, 1875 December 24, 1875 December 25, 1875 December 26, 1875 December 27, 1875 December 30, 1875 December 31, 1875
  • Page 170

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    April 22 1876 W Woodruff spoke 30 Minuts followed By A P. Rockwood H. S. Eldridge, Elder Morris, Elder Davis, E Hunter L. W. Hardy Bishop Preston, Elder Taylor again spoke a few Minuts. Closed By a speech from L Farr, it Rained a good Deal through the day & was cold we returned Home in the Evening. distance of the day 80 M[iles] April 22 1876 This Evening train Brought the Emperor of ...
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    April 23, 1876 April 24, 1876 April 29, 1876 April 30, 1876 May 1, 1876 May 2, 1876 May 4, 1876
  • Page 181

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    September 2, 1876 ~ Saturday Sept 2nd 1876 I went to Farmington & met with J Taylor & J F Smith at the grove for a two dasys meeting at 10 oclok. Meeting opened by prayer By Jacob Miller H. S. Eldridge spoke 20 minuts Jacob Miller spoke 13 M[inutes], & W Woodruff spoke 37 Minuts Afternoon A Call prayed & J Taylor spoke 63 Minuts J F Smith 54 M[inutes] September 3, 1876 ...
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    September 2, 1876 September 3, 1876 September 4, 1876 September 5, 1876 September 6, 1876 September 7, 1876 September 8, 1876 September 9, 1876 September 10, 1876 September 11, 1876 September 12, 1876 September 13, 1876
  • Page 327

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    June 11, 1878 to eat or drink. Prizes were distributed as follows to Catherine Wilson the oldest person 96 years of age Then Wm Wild 95. Also to 54 person femals who had Yoked & unyoked 2 yoke of Oxen & driven them across the plains. Also to 5 oldest persons who had drawn a hand cart across the plains The next prizes were to old Ladies who had 20 childn & Ann Moses 65 years of age married 50 years ...
    Dates:
    June 12, 1878 June 13, 1878