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Re: Farlow family
Posted by: Mary Ann Bumgarner (ID *****8403) Date: August 15, 2004 at 03:25:45
In Reply to: Re: Farlow family by James Farlow of 338

Ruth was named after her maternal grandmother, Ruth Shires of the Marlboro Friends Meeting
Sophia, Randolph Co., North Carolina

The Farlows

From the Farlow Monument in Sophia, NC: Marlboro MM Church


Nathan Farlow 1740-1841 and his wife Ruth Carter Farlow 1742-1837, Father and Mother of all North Carolina Farlows. Patriots and philanthropists. Members of the Society of Friends because they believed war and slavery unchristian. Nathan and Ruth came from Chester County, Pennsylvania to North Carolina about 1758, in company with relatives and friends, among whom were Nathan's grandfather John Farlow, his parents, Michael and Mary White Farlow, and two brothers George and William. George and William with their families moved to Indiana. Two of Ruth's sisters, Mary who married Stephen Harlan, and Edith who married Enoch Harlan, with their families came also. Stephen and Enoch Harlan were sons of William and Margaret Farlow Harlan. Margaret was Michael's sister. Stephen had a daughter, Edith, who married William Hill, they had a daughter Ann who married Samuel Farlow, son of Isaac, son of Nathan.


Ancestors of Nathan and Ruth- The Farlows came from England and the Carters from Ireland. Two brothers, known as immigrant Farlows, came to America with the early English settlers. Thomas*, one of these, in 1623 was a member of the House of Burgesses. From the information in hand this Thomas* is the first American ancestor of Nathan. His line is as follows: Thomas, John, Thomas, John*, Michael.


Children of the second John*:


Name................Husband or wife
William.............
Michael*.............Mary White*
Margaret............William Harlan
Catherine...........William Wiley
Elizabeth...........Moses Harper


Children of Michael, son of John:


George*..............Nancy Julian*
William.............Drusilla Allred
Nathan*..............Ruth Carter*



Ancestors of Ruth Carter*:


Nicholas Carter*.....Mary_____*
Nathaniel*...........Margaret Benningham*
Nathaniel*...........Mary Ann McPherson*
Ruth*................Nathan Farlow *


Data for this memorial compiled by E. Edgar Farlow


Nancy Ann 1766-.....Job Davis
Nathan..............Rebecca Spencer
Nancy...............Darius Hinshaw
Susanna.............John Dickson


Isaac 1767-1860.....Mary Holliday
George..............Nancy Commons
Jane................Aaron Stalker
Ruth................Joseph Newlin
Sewell..............Peggy Gray
William.............Verlina Walker
Joseph..............Elizabeth Branson
Samuel..............Ann Hill
Sarah...............Samuel Stanton
Jabez...............Eleanor Jones
Mary
Asenath
Deborah.............William Jones


George 1769-1850....Sarah Newby
Isaac...............Tamer Coltrane
Mary
Elizabeth
Nathan..............Abigail Davis
.........................Clarissa Bulla
Zimri.................Emily Robbins
.........................Mary Farlow
Rebecca
Michael.............Adelia Bulla
Newby...............Margaret Osborne
Nancy...............Enoch Sawyer
Jonathan
Ruth


Joseph 1771-1845....Ruth Lindley
Deborah.............James Jones
Ann
Jonathan............Mary Hill ***
Nathan..............Mary Lindley
Mary................Aaron Maris
Ruth................Samuel Lindley
Hannah..............Archibald Mould
Queen Esther


Enoch 1773-1855.....Lydia Montgomery
Armonie
Henry Justice.......Balinda Stalker
....................Martha Welborne


Michael 1776-1842...Hannah Newlin
Enoch...............Mary Stanton
Deborah.............Joseph Spencer
Sarah...............Alexander Murdock
John................Sarah Coltrane
....................Alice Stalker
James...............Rachel Stewart
Nelson
David...............Mary Cox
....................Mary Barker
Mary
Silas...............Sally Robbins
Eunice..............Thomas Jones


Mary 1778-1836......Isaac Spencer
Lemuel..............Mary Ann Millikan
Isaac...............Sarah Poole
Enoch...............Nellie Coltrane
Cyrus...............Abigail Coltrane
Asenath
Nancy


Ruth 1780-1847


Elizabeth 1782-.....John Spencer
Nathan..............Mary Newlin
Isaac...............Asenath Powell
Laban...............Asenath Poole
Ruth Carther


Nathan 1784-1845....Peggy Spencer
Laban...............Bettie Robbins
Spencer
Mark
Nathan
John
Joseph..............Mary Croker Ricks
Asenath.............Thomas Hodge
Rebecca
Mary
Betsy


Hannah 1786-........William Andrew
Nathan..............Nellie Stanton


*********************


(this is a loose stone leaning against the Farlow monument


Ruth Farlow departed this life the 23 of the 12 mo 183_
Aged 95 years


(from earlier records compiled in 1935 by Mrs. John Scott Welborn, this date should read "1837")


*** Jonathan Hill married 1)Ruth Maris, daughter of Thomas Maris and Jane Holiday; five children born to first marriage



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