Phillips and Farr
I am looking for any information on John Phillipa who lived at 117 Briery Hill in the 1861 census - wife Amelia and children Alfred, William, John and Amelia. Amelia (daughter) married William Henry Farr and they had 5 daughters. They later lived in Pontypool with their daughters, Amelia Myra, Beatrice Maud, Lilly Ada, Gertrude, and Constance Evelyn "Effie". William Henry Farr 11 Feb 1858 - before 24 Mar 1905) was the son of Edward and Elizabeth (Evans) Farr. He was the only one of the family to remain in Wales (the rest came to the US - Pennsylvania) and he was a butcher.
Post Revised: 2015, Member logged in: 2021 Bedwellty, Monmouthshire
My name is James Farr.
My Farr lineage is from the Pontypool, Monmouth, Wales area:
1. William Farr (m) Catherine Williams
2. William Farr (m) Mary Edwards
3. Edward John Farr (m) Elizabeth Jane Evans (dau. of Enock Evans)
4. Thomas Charles Farr (m1) Eva Miller (m2) Lucy Evans
5. Albert Charles Farr (from m1) (m) Melinda Brown
6. Lynwood Albert Farr (m) Lura Annie Austin
7. James Bruce Farr
My Brown lineage is from the Midsomer Norton, Somerset, England area:
1. Henry Isaac Brown (m) Sarah Flower Hill (went by Turner because George Turner, b.1819, married her mother after she and her sister were born-whether he is the biological father not known)
2. Melinda Brown (m) Albert Charles Farr
3. Lynwood Albert Farr (m) Lura Annie Austin
4. James Bruce Farr
I am looking for the "missing links" for Farr, Brown, and Turner. There is a "Flower" link, because Sarah Flower Turner's middle name likely comes from her maternal grandmother, Mary Flower, who married Isaac Hill.
On my mother's side of the family are the surnames: Grindel/Grindell/Grindal, Austin, Benson, Blake, Snow, and Hopkins. Stephen Hopkins, who sailed on the Mayflower, and his daughter, Constant/Constance are my link to the Mayflower.
After gathering bits and pieces of information from the 1960s until now, I am now retired and have time to do some extensive research. Any information you would like to share would be greatly appreciated.
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