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Edmund Farrington

Dutch: Edmund van
Also Known As: "Edward"
Birthplace: Olney, Buckingham, England
Death: Died in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Caldwell Farrington and Anne French
Husband of Elizabeth Hersie and Elizabeth Farrington
Father of Joseph Farrington; Edward Edmund Farrington; Sarah Farrington (Terry); Matthew Farrington; John Farrington, of Dedham and 3 others
Brother of Margaret Farrington and Ann Farrington

Occupation: Felmonger
Managed by: Grant David Meadors
Last Updated:

About Edmund Farrington

On 29 Nov 1613 Elizabeth Newhall married Edmund Farrington in Sherington, Buck., Eng. Born ca 1588. Edmund died on 20 Jan 1670/1 in Lynn, MA. Occupation: felmonger. (A dealer in fells or sheepskins, who separates the wool from the pelts.)

Edmund (Edward) of “Oney” aged 47, with wife Elizabeth 49, and children Sarra 14, Mathew 12, John 11, and Elizabeth 8, emigrated with others of the Olney Cluster on the Hopewell in 1635, and settled in Lynn.

Their children include:

  1. Edward (ca 1615-). Married Dorothy Bowne.
  2. Thomas (ca 1617-). Married Helena Applegate.
  3. Sarah (ca 1618-). Married Robert Terry.
  4. Matthew (ca 1620-). Married 1) ? 2) Elisabeth Sisley.
  5. John (ca 1622-2 May 1666). Married Elizabeth Knight.
  6. Elizabeth (ca 1624-). Married John Fuller.


  1. See Dorothy Farrington Parker, The Farringtons, Colonists and Patriots, pp. 67-157.
  2. Also NEHGR 118:216. These correct NEHGR 50:301-2.204


  1. New England Marriages Prior to 1700  By Clarence Almon Torrey, Elizabeth Petty Bentley. Page 259.
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Edmund Farrington's Timeline

Olney, Buckingham, England
Age 28
Olney, Buckinghamshire, UK
Age 29
Olney, Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
Age 29
Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
September 5, 1619
Age 31
Olney Parish, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 33
Olney, Buckinghamshire, England
February 25, 1624
Age 36
Olney Parish, Buckinghamshire, England
April 10, 1624
Age 36
Olney, Buckinghamshire, England
Age 39
Olney Parish, Buckinghamshire, England