Serenus Farrington

Serenus Farrington

Birth
Maine, USA
Death 31 Jan 1888 (aged 90–91)
Minnesota, USA
Burial Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota, USA
Plot section 8 19D
Memorial ID 32311861 · View Source
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Mr. Serenus Farrington was one of the early settlers of Otisco. He was born in Maine, September 30, 1799, and died at Minneapolis, Jan. 31, 1888. He settled in Otisco in 1857, where he lived thirteen years. He then moved with his wife to Owatonna, where they lived until December, when they went to Minneapolis to live with his son Frank. Mr. Farrington was in comparatively good health, and said grace at the supper table the night of his death, which occurred at 1 o'clock a.m. He left a widow, eighty-eight years of age, six children, sixty grandchildren and great grandchilren. He had been married about sixty-five years, and had been a member of the Baptist church for a much longer period.
The source is Child's History of Waseca Co., Mn, p. 410, published in 1905.


Serenus Farrington and Mary Richards were married Sept. 1, 1822 in Vassalboro, Kennebec Co., Maine.
They had six children, all born in Vassalboro, Kennebec Co., Maine:
1) Mary Jane, b. Jun. 21, 1823 in Vassalboro, ME.
2) Eliza Ann, b. Jun. 2, 1825 in Vassalboro, ME.
3) Serenus Augustine, b. Aug. 27. 1827 in Vassalboro, ME.
4) Richard Frank, b. Aug. 2, 1829 in Vassalboro, ME.
5) Rosetta Leonard, b. Dec. 18, 1831 in Vassalboro, ME.
6) Sarah Frances, b. Jul. 10, 1835 in Vassalboro, ME.



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  • Created by: Denise Hamilton Jhanson
  • Added: 20 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32311861
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Serenus Farrington (1797–31 Jan 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32311861, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Denise Hamilton Jhanson (contributor 47030428) .