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Elizabeth Ann Farr[1]

Female 1829 - 1900  (71 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Ann Farr  [2, 3
    Born 6 Apr 1829  Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Female 
    FamilySearch ID LQR8-WVX 
    FamilySearch URL https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LQR8-WVX 
    Died 23 Apr 1900  Fountain Springs, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I10049  Main
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2020 

    Family John White,   b. 18 Oct 1828, Camerton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
     1. James White,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Mary J. White,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Alice White,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John White,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. William White,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth White,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. George White,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. J. S. White,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +9. Martha A. White,   b. 28 Jan 1870, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1935, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F3686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • J. S. WHITE, a prominent and progressive farmer of Butler township,
      Schuylkill county, was born in that township in 1874, son of John and Eliza-
      beth (Farr) White, the father a native of England, the mother of Wales. The
      grandfather came to America about the middle of the nineteenth century and
      located at Williamstown, Pa., where he lived and died.

      John White, father of J. S. White, came to Schuylkill county after the
      close of the Civil war and bought a farm, which he cultivated until his death,
      in 1895. His wife died in 1900. He married Elizabeth Farr, and their chil-
      dren were nine in number, viz. : James, a resident of Frackville ; Mary J.,
      widow of Harrison Fisher; Alice, "widow of Henry Mader, residing in Phila-
      delphia ; John, residing at Fountain Springs ; William, residing at Mount
      Carmel; Elizabeth, wife of Louis Mader, of Butler township; Martha, wife of
      Charles Umlauf , of Philadelphia ; George, residing in Butler township ; and J. S.

      J. S. White was educated in the schools of Butler township, and after
      leaving school worked on the farm of his father. After his marriage he
      purchased the farm where he now resides, and which he has brought into a
      high state of cultivation, conducting a general farming and dairy business.
      Mr. White was married in 1894 to Hannah Hilgendorf, who was born in
      Ashland, Pa., daughter of Frederick and Minnie (Peal) Hilgendorf. By this
      union si.x children have been born : Frank, Walter, Harry, Margaret, Mary,
      and one who died in infancy. Mrs. W'hite is a member of the church at
      Fountain Springs.

      Frederick Hilgendorf, father of Mrs. White, was born in Germany, and
      after coming to America resided at Ashland and worked in the mines. He
      died there Nov. 17, 1903. By his wife, Minnie Peal, who was also a native
      of Germany, he had four children: Gussie, deceased, wife of Charles Bentz-
      ler, of Butler township; Frederick, who resides at Fountain Springs; Hannah,

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S1760] Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Genealogy, J. H. Beers & Co., (1916 - J.H. Beers & Company, Chicago - Volume I & II), p. 1090 vol II.
      J. S. WHITE, a prominent and progressive farmer of Butler township,
      Schuylkill county, was born in that township in 1874, son of John and Eliza-
      beth (Farr) White, the father a native of England, the mother of Wales. The
      grandfather came to America about the middle of the nineteenth century and
      located at Williamstown, Pa., where he lived and died.

      John White, father of J. S. White, came to Schuylkill county after the
      close of the Civil war and bought a farm, which he cultivated until his death,
      in 1895. His wife died in 1900. He married Elizabeth Farr, and their chil-
      dren were nine in number, viz. : James, a resident of Frackville ; Mary J.,
      widow of Harrison Fisher; Alice, "widow of Henry Mader, residing in Phila-
      delphia ; John, residing at Fountain Springs ; William, residing at Mount
      Carmel; Elizabeth, wife of Louis Mader, of Butler township; Martha, wife of
      Charles Umlauf , of Philadelphia ; George, residing in Butler township ; and J. S.

      J. S. White was educated in the schools of Butler township, and after
      leaving school worked on the farm of his father. After his marriage he
      purchased the farm where he now resides, and which he has brought into a
      high state of cultivation, conducting a general farming and dairy business.
      Mr. White was married in 1894 to Hannah Hilgendorf, who was born in
      Ashland, Pa., daughter of Frederick and Minnie (Peal) Hilgendorf. By this
      union si.x children have been born : Frank, Walter, Harry, Margaret, Mary,
      and one who died in infancy. Mrs. W'hite is a member of the church at
      Fountain Springs.

    3. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 25 Aug 2018), entry for Elizabeth Farr, person ID LQR8-WVX.
      ;Contributor: Kim Mazza, kimcmazza@gmail.com

    4. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 25 Aug 2018), entry for Elizabeth Ann Farr, person ID LQR8-WVX.
      ;Contributor: Kim Mazza, kimcmazza@gmail.com