From Virginia Through the Southwest:Information about William Farrar
Home Page |Surname List |Index of Individuals | |Sources
Major William Farrar (b. 1657, d. April 03, 1721)William Farrar (son of William Farrar and Mary) was born 1657 in Farrar's Island, Henrico Co. Virginia, and died April 03, 1721 in Farrar's Island, Henrico Co. Virginia.He married (1) Priscilla Baugh on Abt. 1680 in Virginia, daughter of William Baugh II and Jane Hatcher.He married (2) Mary Tanner on 1707 in Henrico Co. Virginia.
Notes for William Farrar:
William Farrar III carried on in the tradition set by his father and grandfather. He served as Justice of Henrico Co. (1685-1715), Sheriff of Henrico Co. (1690-1692, 1712-1713), and as a member of the House of Burgesses (1700-1702). He also held the title of Major as the commander of a Henrico militia unit.
Married: c. 1680 - 1681
Note: Henrico Co., VA Records, 1677-92, p 157: William Farrar's marriage to Priscilla Baugh evidently occurred between June 1679 and 1 April 1681, for on the latter date William Baugh, Sr. made a deed to further define a tract of land on the Appomattox, adjoining William Lockett, which he had transferred to his granddaughter Priscilla Baugh, 1 June 1679, "now wife of William Farrar."
Hening. Statutes at Large of Virginia, Vol. II, p. 433.
Henrico County, Varina Parish records.Page 131.
Att a Court holden att Varina for the County of Henrico the second day
of June Anno Dom 1679 . . .
An account of ye several fortye Tythables ordered by this Wor'll Court
to fitt out menhorse armes &c. according to act, viz:
Coll Farrar is ordered to give notice to these.
Abell Gower 7
Mr Tho Branch Sen 2
Xtopher Branch Jun 3
James Forrest 2
Mr Tho Osborne
Tho Bottom 1
Mr Edwd Osborne 3
Phillip Turpin 3
More About William Farrar and Priscilla Baugh:
Marriage: Abt. 1680, Virginia.
More About William Farrar and Mary Tanner:
Marriage: 1707, Henrico Co. Virginia.
Children of William Farrar and Priscilla Baugh are:
- William Farrar IV, b. Abt. 1682, Farrar's Island, Henrico Co. Virginia.
- Priscilla Farrar, b. Abt. 1691, Farrar's Island, Henrico Co. Virginia, d. May 1774, Orange Co. North Carolina.
- +George Farrar, b. Abt. 1695, Farrar's Island, Henrico Co. Virginia, d. March 16, 1772, St. James Parish, Mecklenburg Co Virginia.
- Abel Farrar, b. Abt. 1698, Farrar's Island, Henrico Co. Virginia.
- John Farrar, b. Abt. 1706, Farrar's Island, Henrico Co. Virginia.