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 310

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

    Excerpt:
    October 29, 1883 ~ Monday Oct 29th 1883 I went over Jordon and found some one had Burned down several rods of my 12 acre lot that I had sowed to Lucern 12 Mils October 30, 1883 ~ Tuesday 30 I took two teams went over Jordon reset 7 post & put up the wire I sowed 50 lbs of Lucern seed & 1 Bushel of orchard grass on 2 1/2 acres of land draged it & rolled it I went to ...
    Dates:
    October 29, 1883 October 30, 1883 October 31, 1883 November 1, 1883 November 2, 1883 November 3, 1883 November 4, 1883
  • Page 312

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Oct 29, 1883 I went over Jordon and found one of the setlers there had Burned down several rods of my fenc & turned in ther stock and I returned to get material to Fix it up 12 M[iles] 30 I went over Jordon with 2 teams fixed up my fence sowed 2 acres of Lucern & orchard grass returned & went to the field and spent the night 15 Mil 31 [FIGURE] I received 3 letters from Thompson Farnsworth & Hinkley &
    Dates:
    November 12, 1883 November 13, 1883 November 14, 1883 November 15, 1883 November 16, 1883 November 17, 1883
  • Page 313

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Nov 17, 1883 Total officers 2337, children under 8 year of age 3410. Total Souls 11533. W Woodruff spoke 30 M[inutes], Afternoon Loren Farr Prayed Mantit Temple report was then read Trustee in trust had donated $196,990.21. Total Expended up to date $482,924.35 Wm H Folsome spoke 20 M[inutes], John Taylor 54 M[inutes] [FIGURE] C C Rich Died Nov 17, 1883 at 2:30 The Apostle C. C. Rich Died to day at 2:30 AP ...
    Dates:
    November 18, 1883 November 19, 1883 November 20, 1883 November 21, 1883
  • Page 22

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

    Excerpt:
    Aprail 11, 1880 Prayer by L. Farr reports of the various wards read W Woodruff spoke 30 M[inutes]. Afternoon John Henry Smith Prayed after which the officers of the institution was presented and sustained. Joseph A West superintendent, Lester A. Herrick & Charles C Richards councillors Zechariah Ballantine corresponding secretary Edward H Anderson Recording secretary John L Willson Treasurer Moses Thatcher spoke 43 M[inutes]
    Dates:
    April 11, 1880 April 12, 1880 April 13, 1880 April 14, 1880 April 15, 1880 April 16, 1880 April 17, 1880
  • Page 49

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Oct 10 1880 [FIGURE] Sunday The foregoing were all that were voted upon by Quorums separately. All the rest of the Authorities of the Church were voted for in the usual Manner by the whole con- gregation, After which George Q Cannon said I hold in my hand the Doctrins & Covenants and I present them to the Conference to see if the people will vote for them. He had also the Pear[l] of Great Price in connexion with the Covenants, and all the Conference ...
    Dates:
    October 10, 1880 October 11, 1880 October 12, 1880 October 13, 1880 October 14, 1880 October 15, 1880 October 16, 1880 October 17, 1880
  • Page 85

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Jan 8, 1881 I met in the Assembly room to attend the Quarterly Conference the forenoon was mostly spent in reading the Statistics & Report in the Afternoon all the General Authorities of the Church were sustained President John Taylor spoke 35 M[inutes] upon the subject of Tithing and other subjects January 9, 1881 ~ Sunday 9th Sunday Conference Met at 10 oclok Loren Farr Prayed & John Taylor spoke One hour & 22 Minuts A M Cannon ...
    Dates:
    January 9, 1881 January 10, 1881 January 11, 1881 January 12, 1881 January 13, 1881
  • Page 112

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    April 28, 1881 I spent the fore Part of the day in copying into this Journal The Blessing of Elder Orson Pratt which I sealed upon his head On Sunday morning Feb 20, 1881 now recorded in this Journal I took cars at 3.40 Rode to Ogden the cars were loaded with Emigrants I continued to Smithfield arived at my house at Smithfield at 1 oclok vary weary 140 I spent the remainder of the night there April 29, 1881 ~ ...
    Dates:
    April 29, 1881 April 30, 1881 May 1, 1881
  • Page 250

    Part of Journal (January 1886 – December 1892)

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    July 20, 1889 ~ Saturday July 20 1889 I spent the day at the farm I visited J R Winder Creamery and 20 Jersey and Holstiens cows all of which were infants July 21, 1889 ~ Sunday 21 Sunday I went to the cars at 8 oclok & rode to Ogden to attend the conference we stoped at Brother Richards We Met at 10 oclok Prayer By Bishop Farr G. Q. Cannon spoke ...
    Dates:
    July 20, 1889 July 21, 1889 July 22, 1889 July 23, 1889
  • Page 181

    Part of Journal (January 1893 – April 1897)

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    August 31, 1895 ~ Saturday Aug 31, 1985 I spent the day at home reading & resting I am quite poorly not sleeping Nights September 1, 1895 ~ Sunday Sept 1. Sunday I spent the day at home reading September 2, 1895 ~ Monday 2nd ^[FIGURE]^ I went to the Office & rote 2 Letters to Sarah $30, wrote to Georg Scherman sent him $34. I wrote one Letter to Emma Beebe gave her $5 September 3, 1895 ...
    Dates:
    August 31, 1895 September 1, 1895 September 2, 1895 September 3, 1895 September 4, 1895 September 5, 1895 September 6, 1895 September 7, 1895
  • Page 1

    Part of Discourse 1889-05-05

    Excerpt:
    QUARTERLY CONFERENCE President Woodruff and a Mem- ber of The Apostles Present. On Sunday morning at 10 a. m. the tab- ernacle was well crowded with people. There were present on the stand, Presi- dent Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, F. D Richards, Moses Thatcher Geo. O [Pit- kin], M. W. Merrill, Orson Smith, Lorin Farr, an number of high councilors and bishops. The choir sang and James A. Leish- man offered prayer. They choir sang "Lo ...