Captain Merritt Farren

Male 1804 - 1886  (81 years)


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  • Name Merritt Farren 
    Title Captain 
    Born 16 Nov 1804  East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1886 
    Notes 
    • Master of the schooners Emma Hotchkiss, John Walker, and Julia Smith, all built for him at New Haven. He made three whaling voyages out of New Bedford and one trip around the world.
    Person ID I41439  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2013 

    Father John Farren,   b. 25 Oct 1779, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1861, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Betsy Pardee Shepard,   b. 20 Nov 1783,   d. 4 Jan 1845, East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1804  East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Flavia Pease Burnham,   b. 24 Nov 1817, Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1897  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1836  Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Wyllys H. Farren,   b. 11 Jan 1837,   d. 16 Nov 1905  (Age 68 years)
     2. Merritt Augustus Farren,   b. 31 Jan 1838,   d. 11 May 1844  (Age 6 years)
     3. Ann Eliza Farren,   b. 7 Aug 1841,   d. Apr 1897  (Age 55 years)
     4. Betsey Almira Farren,   b. 27 Nov 1844,   d. 15 Jun 1845  (Age 0 years)
     5. Roswell Bradley Farren,   b. 31 Jul 1846,   d. 14 Dec 1901  (Age 55 years)
     6. Dennis Barnes Farren,   b. 17 Dec 1855,   d. 15 Dec 1862  (Age 6 years)
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F14656  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Nov 1804 - East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jul 1836 - Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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