Aaron Freeman Farr (1818 - 1903) MP

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Birthplace: Waterford, Caledonia, VT, USA
Death: Died in Logan, Cache, UT
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"...Farr, Aaron Freeman – (10th Ten) Born in Waterford, Caledona Co., Vt., on Oct. 31, 1818, to Winslow and live Hovey Freeman Farr. He and his younger brother Lorin were baptized in 1832 after listening to the preaching of Orson Pratt and Lyman Johnson. He moved to Kirtland, Ohio, in 1838, and later to Nauvoo. He married Persis Atherton Jan. 16, 1844, in the Mansion House in Nauvoo, a ceremony performed by Joseph Smith. After arriving in the Salt Lake Valley, he was among a group selected to return and guide subsequent companies. Farr guided Daniel Spencer's Hundred, where his wife, with their baby in the wagon, had driven a double team of oxen from Winter Quarters. "We were in the lead of the immigration from there until we camped at some fine springs where Salt Lake City now stands," he later recalled. An attorney, he helped establish the city government after he and his family arrived in the Salt Lake Valley. In 1852-53, he served a mission to the West Indies and presided over the St. Louis Branch while returning from the West Indies. He later settle din Ogden, Utah, and practiced law and was a U.S. deputy marshal. He served a second mission to Las Vegas, Nev., then to Arizona. In 1859, he was elected probate judge of Weber Co., and also served as alderman of Ogden and as representative to the Territorial Legislature from Weber County. He died Nov. 8, 1903, at Logan, Cache Co., Utah, at age 85..."

SOURCE: http://www.ldschurchnews.com/articles/58061/Biographies-of-the-original-1847-pioneer-company.html

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Aaron Farr's Timeline

October 31, 1818
Waterford, Caledonia, VT, USA
January 16, 1844
Age 25
Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA
January 3, 1845
Age 26
Nauvoo, IL, USA
August 17, 1866
Age 47
November 12, 1903
Age 85
Ogden, Weber, UT, USA
November 18, 1903
Age 85
Logan, Cache, UT