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dr smith (#46975504)
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GBK
Feaster/Mann
Thank you very much for adding photos to the graves Roger and Ethyl Feaster and Albert Mann. Much appreciated.
Added by GBK on Apr 26, 2017 8:47 AM
Linda Ellington
Walter Blount Lea
There is no way to express how happy I am to see all of these Lea family headstones. This family was unknown to me until I began my extensive family research. His mother Sarah was orphaned in GA when she was a little girl. Her uncles in NC my direct ancestors and her grandmother were guardians for her and her siblings. The GA families who moved in very early 1810 were not known well by the NC descendants. So great to have actual names and dates to go with my research. These photos are priceless to me. Thanks so much for all you do.
Added by Linda Ellington on Apr 25, 2017 9:53 PM
Linda Ellington
James M Lea
Thanks for the gorgeous photo of his headstone. Do you mind if I use your photo in my family tree.? thanks so much again, you don't know how much I appreciate it.

Added by Linda Ellington on Apr 25, 2017 11:01 AM
Elaine Moore
Permelia Emaline Key
You list one of her husbands as Jack Pleasant which should be listed as Pleasant Jack, b. 1829 in Alabama. Thank you.
Added by Elaine Moore on Aug 07, 2016 9:48 PM
Boots Farrar
The Will of George Farrar
Message send to Rich Boyd
I hope that I am not asking too much, but I saw this on your Clan Boyd site
"the daughter of one of Alexander's brothers was Elizabeth Boyd She married George Farrar(1762-1819) on 22 Feb 1783 in Mecklenburg Co., VA. (George was a great grandson of Judith Jefferson, aunt of President Thomas Jefferson.)=C2 They had 10 children (I have a copy of George's will and he names them). One of those children was Judith Farrar (1793-1836)."

I am an earnest Farrar Family genealogist, and although not descended from
George Farrar and Judith Jefferson, I am trying to clear up a controversy.
Could you forward, via Email, a copy of the will of George Farrar and Judit=
h Jefferson?

The reason is that you said that the will contains the names of ten children, however. Page 156, Some Farrar Island Descendants, Alvanh Holmes, 1977 mentions the will (Meck. W.B.9, 45; pr 5.17.1819) mentions the following children: Sally, thomas, Betsy, Patsy and Hillsman. http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~clanboyd/johjoy.htm

That is only five, not ten. I would need your copy of the will this is important because I have the largest data base in the Americas of the Farrar family (with ancestry stretching back a thousand years, which I can share), and includes cousin lines. I have also posted much lineage on www.wikitree.com and on www.findagrave.com.

I am currently trying to resolve the controversy of Rebecca, Judith and Redmond Rudd Smith, but as noted the authority on the subject, Some Farrar Island Descendants, mentions only five children in the will of George Farrar III .

On page 157 of Some Farrar Island Descendants is mentioned that Hillsman Farrar, wit. sister Sarah's M.B. in 1804 His children, named by his fathers will, "heirs of Hillsman living with the testator." issue Judiy, Ann, Rebecca, Alexander, Arthur.

It is my analysis that Judy and Rebecca who married Redmond Rudd Smith were possibly daughters of Hillsman Farrar, granddaughters of George Farrar IIIand Elizabeth Boyd., but they had to be much younger than descendants think, because according to http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=smith&GSfn=rebecca&GSiman=1&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=4&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=24771660&df=all& Rebecca Farrar was born 1795, whereas George Farrar III and Elizabeth Boyd were married Aug 22, 1783, and George at best would be grandfather of Judith and Rebecca.

The only other sisters, Judith and Rebecca, were daughers of Peter Farrar and Mary Magdalene (Chastain) widow Cock. (not to be confused with a granddaughter, Mary Magdalene Chastain Farrar) This Judith was born 1756 and married Richard Ogilby and her sister Rebecca was born 1764 and married Gen Robert Porterfield.

If you could help me with a copy of the will I would be very appreciative and would go a long way to clearing up this affair.

William Farrar
Farrar DNA Project Administrator
http://www.worldfamilies.net/surnames/farrar
Added by Boots Farrar on Feb 01, 2015 1:29 PM
Boots Farrar
Judith and Rebecca Farrar
I sent the following to Rich Boyd of Clan Boyd International, he claims to have a will which mentions ten children of George Farrar III, whereas Alvanh Holmes in Some Farrar Island Descendants mentions only five, and none were named Judith or Rebecca

Judith is a logical forename (Judith Jefferson) but not Rebecca, however Rebecca would be a logical surname for a child or descendant of John Farrar (son of George Farrar Sr) who married Rebecca Puryear.

Here is the message that I sent:






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Today at 10:23 AM
I hope that I am not asking too much, but I saw this on your Clan Boyd site
"the daughter of one of Alexander's brothers was Elizabeth Boyd She married George Farrar(1762-1819) on 22 Feb 1783 in Mecklenburg Co., VA. (George was a great grandson of Judith Jefferson, aunt of President Thomas Jefferson.)=C2 They had 10 children (I have a copy of George's will and he names them). One of those children was Judith Farrar (1793-1836)."

I am an earnest Farrar Family genealogist, and although not descended from
George Farrar and Judith Jefferson, I am trying to clear up a controversy.
Could you forward, via Email, a copy of the will of George Farrar and Judit=
h Jefferson?

The reason is that you said that the will contains the names of ten children, however. Page 156, Some Farrar Island Descendants, Alvanh Holmes, 1977 mentions the will (Meck. W.B.9, 45; pr 5.17.1819) mentions the following children: Sally, thomas, Betsy, Patsy and Hillsman. http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~clanboyd/johjoy.htm

That is only five, not ten. I would need your copy of the will this is important because I have the largest data base in the Americas of the Farrar family (with ancestry stretching back a thousand years, which I can share), and includes cousin lines. I have also posted much lineage on www.wikitree.com and on www.findagrave.com.

I am currently trying to resolve the controversy of Rebecca, Judith and Redmond Rudd Smith, but as noted the authority on the subject, Some Farrar Island Descendants, mentions only five children in the will of George Farrar III .

On page 157 of Some Farrar Island Descendants is mentioned that Hillsman Farrar, wit. sister Sarah's M.B. in 1804 His children, named by his fathers will, "heirs of Hillsman living with the testator." issue Judiy, Ann, Rebecca, Alexander, Arthur.

It is my analysis that Judy and Rebecca who married Redmond Rudd Smith were possibly daughters of Hillsman Farrar, granddaughters of George Farrar IIIand Elizabeth Boyd., but they had to be much younger than descendants think, because according to http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=smith&GSfn=rebecca&GSiman=1&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=4&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=24771660&df=all& Rebecca Farrar was born 1795, whereas George Farrar III and Elizabeth Boyd were married Aug 22, 1783, and George at best would be grandfather of Judith and Rebecca.

The only other sisters, Judith and Rebecca, were daughers of Peter Farrar and Mary Magdalene (Chastain) widow Cock. (not to be confused with a granddaughter, Mary Magdalene Chastain Farrar) This Judith was born 1756 and married Richard Ogilby and her sister Rebecca was born 1764 and married Gen Robert Porterfield.



If you could help me with a copy of the will I would be very appreciative and would go a long way to clearing up this affair.

William Farrar
Farrar DNA Project Administrator
http://www.worldfamilies.net/surnames/farrar
Added by Boots Farrar on Feb 01, 2015 1:26 PM
Farrar and related families
Note from Boots Farrar on your home page
Do you and I need to do any updating of memorials?Russ I recommend that you correct the bio of Rebecca Farrar Smith http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24771660.

George Farrar III and Elizabeth Boyd had five children, Sarah "Sally" who married Woody Vaughn, Thomas, Betsy who married John Whittemore, Patsy who married Phillip R Johnson,

Hillsman Farrar, who married Mary "Polly" Hawkins, he had five children, Judy,Anne, Rebecca,Alexander, Arthur

If there were indeed sisters Judith and Rebecca who married Redmond Russ Smith, then it would be the daughters of Hillsman Farrar, not George Farrar III (who would be their grandfather).

See pages 156-157, Some Farrar Island Descendants, Alvanh Holmes, 1977
Added by Farrar and related famili... on May 03, 2014 4:07 PM
Farrar and related families
Note from Boots Farrar on your home page
Do you and I need to do any updating of memorials?
Added by Farrar and related famili... on May 03, 2014 4:06 PM
Boots Farrar
Rebecca Farrar Smith correction
Russ I recommend that you correct the bio of Rebecca Farrar Smith http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24771660.

George Farrar III and Elizabeth Boyd had five children, Sarah "Sally" who married Woody Vaughn, Thomas, Betsy who married John Whittemore, Patsy who married Phillip R Johnson,

Hillsman Farrar, who married Mary "Polly" Hawkins, he had five children, Judy,Anne, Rebecca,Alexander, Arthur

If there were indeed sisters Judith and Rebecca who married Redmond Russ Smith, then it would be the daughters of Hillsman Farrar, not George Farrar III (who would be their grandfather).

See pages 156-157, Some Farrar Island Descendants, Alvanh Holmes, 1977
Added by Boots Farrar on Apr 10, 2014 10:02 AM
Becky Ramsey
Photos
Russ, thank you for all your contributions to the Findagrave website. I would like permission to use your photos in my Family Tree files. I will gladly give you credit for your work. Becky
Added by Becky Ramsey on May 09, 2013 3:42 PM
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