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John Farwell

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: At sea; of Marblehead, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Packersfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Farwell; Samuel Farwell; Mary Farwell and Mary Farwell
Husband of Sarah Farwell and Sara Farwell
Father of Samuel Farwell; Mary Farwell; John Farwell; Foster Farwell; Sarah Farwell and 2 others
Brother of Robert Farwell; Foster Farwell; Mary Farwell; Absalom Farwell and Richard Farwell

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About John Farwell


  • born at sea on route from Poole, Dordet, England to Marbehead, Massachusetts.
  • served in the Revolutionary War as a Corporal under Capt. John Mellen and Col. Nathan Hale. DAR Ancestor # A03916.
  • an early settler of Nelson, NH; from the usgenweb or local history pages on Nelson, New Hampshire: "As early as 1771 several families had taken up their residence within the township, in addition to those already mentioned. Samuel Cook, Beriah Wetmore, Thomas Upham and John Stroud, had settled in the eastern and northeastern part, John Farwell where Darius Farwell now lives in Harrisville, Richard Farwell, Derby place, and John Frink, John LeBourveau and John Proutee, and probably several others, were somewhere in town, but the particular location is not known."


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John Farwell's Timeline

At sea; of Marblehead, Massachusetts
September 27, 1769
Age 29
Marblehead, Massachusetts
November 21, 1820
Age 80
Packersfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States