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Re: Rev. Edward Pharr of Jackson County
Posted by: D, L, Pharr (ID *****0831) Date: July 15, 2008 at 10:47:21
In Reply to: Rev. Edward Pharr of Jackson County by Annie Waters of 841

Samuel Thatcher 2.3.19 Pharr the son of Samuel Ezekiel 2.2.4 and Elizabeth Bailey. Samuel was the son of Edward Neddy 2.1.1 and Rachel Beard.
notes on Samuel
2.2.4 from Pharrs and Farrs enlisted at the beginning of the Revolutionary War in Mecklenburg Co., NC. He served as a Private under Captain Alexander, Majpr Bow in N.C. milita part of the time as a wagnoer and was promoted to Lieut. of Cavalry toward the end of the Revolutionary War. He died in Abbeville Dist. of S. C. at the age of 47 and his widow was granted a pension in Gwinnett Co., Ga. 8/3/1844. (See bureau of Pensions Wash. D. C.) His will was recorded in 1806. In his fathers will, 1793 he was bequeathed "one mare by the name of "Fly" and two ewes and 1/4 intrest in a wagon. He was one of the Executors of his father's will.
Samuel Thatcher
-2.3.19
-Mininster at Alcova Presbyterian Church in walton County neat Social Circle Ga.
-On the 1820 census for Abbeville South Carolina next door to his mother. males 0-10=2, 26-45=1, females 0-10=1, 18-26=1, one son has to be Elias Wesley (1819) so Edward has to be born between 1810-20, Samuel is the older male, the young female must be Jane and the older one her mother. Daughter Mary is missing.
- On the 1830 census for Walton Co. Ga. M19-21 pg. 148, Pharr Samuel T. males 5-10=1, 10-15=1, 30-40=1, 40-50=1 females 0-5=1, 10-15=1, 40-50=1
- On the 1840 Walton County census Brantleys Dist. pg. 105 males 15-20=1, 30-40=1, 40-50=1, females 0-5=1, 10-15=1, 20-30=1, 30-40=1. looks like Elias is the 15-20, Edward is not old enough to be the 30-40 and Samuel is the 40-50, Mary Ann is the 0-5 female and Jane would be the 20-30 female but who would the 10-15 be? Female 30-40 would be his wife. Questions are who is the 30-40 male and who is the female 10-15. Note Elias Wesley got married Jan. 1840.
notes on Mary Guffin
-2.3.19(a)
-Some info on family from Ida Foster sfoster32@hotmail.com
- Daughter of Thomas Guffin and Jane Welch. It is reported she was 106.3 when she died.
Samuel and Mary had 4 known children.
1. Edward 2.3.19
2. Mary Ann 2.3.19
3. Jane 2.3.19
4. Elias Wesley 2.3.19
The book Pharrs and Farrs does not list them all
notes on Edward
- On the 24 October 1850 census for Heard County, Georgia district 41 pg 166 (333) line 3, 415/432 Edward Farr 26/m Physician Ga, Mary A. 24/f Ga, Mary E. 2/f Ga, Sarah 1/f Ga,
-On the 7 August 1860 census for Heard County, Houston PO line 14 576/579 Pharr Edward age 37 Physician, Mary A. L. age34, Mary E age 12, Sarah J. age 1, Dora A. age 2.
-On the 16 August 1870 census for Heard County, Milita Dist 702 pg. 168 Franklin PO line 15 1248/1178 Pharr Edward 46/m/w Physician, Mary Ann 45, Sarah J. 20/f, Dora Ann 12/f, Joseph S.L. 5/m, Okeefe Sarah 70/f/w no occupation. The older Sarah is and Aunt of Mary. Believed to be mothers sister.
notes on Elias Wesley
-On the 30 June 1870 Garner, Union County, Arkansas census pg. 9 Mt. Holly PO line 1 53/53 Pharr Eli 51/m/w physican SC, Partheno W. 50/f/w keeping house Miss, Edward 18/m/w Ala, Joseph S. 16/m/w Ala. Elizabeth 13/f/w.
- On the 25 June 1880 census for Red Hill, Quachita County, Arkansas, Enumeration dist 227 pg. 29 line 8 253/254 Pharr E. W. w/m/61 farmer and minister SC/SC/SC, P. A. w/f/59 wife Miss/SC/SC.
-From Southern Arkansas Biorgaphical and Historical Memories Chapter 26
-Rev. Eli W. Pharr one of the honored and respected old residents of Quachita County, Arkansas should be accorded a worthy place in this volume for he has been associated with agricultural intrest of this county since 1849. He was born in Abbeville District , South Carolina feb. 25, 1819, being the son of Samuel T. and Mary W. (Guffin) Pharr, the father of whom was born in South Carolina, in 1792, having been a tiller of the soil and Minister of the Gospel by occupation. He and a wife became parents of four children two of whom are living at the present time: Eli W. and Mary A. (wife of William G. Casey, a resident of Alabama). At and early day Samuel T. Pharr removed from his native state of Georgia, and from there to Arkansas, in 1849 settling in the northern part of the state, his wife dying here in 1880, and earnest member of the Prebysterian Church. Eli W. Pharr first started in life for him self at the age of twenty-one years, as a farmer, and was married in 1840 to Elizabeth Lowe, a native of South Carolina, by whom he became the father of seven children, four of whom are still living: John W. (a farmer and merchant of this county). Mary L. (wife of L. R. Hollingsworth, a resident of Huges Spring, Texas). Edward I. ( a farmer and merchant of Columbia County, Arkansas) and Joseph S. ( a farmer of this county)
The mother of these children died in 1856, a consistent member of the Prebysterian Church, and in 1857 Mr. Pharr espoused Mrs Parthenia Seahorn, widow of Alex Seahorn. she was born in Mississippi in 1820, and is a member of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Pharr recived and excelent education in his youth, and for some time was and attendant of a college in Graffenburg, Ala. which was under the managment of P. M. Shepard. He also graduated from a Medical College in 1854, after which he entered actively upon the of that profession, continuing from 1855 to 1856 in Alabama, when he removed to Arkansas, and from that time until 1873, was a practitioner of Union County. He was licensed to preach the Gospel in 1864, being a Minister of the Cumberland Prebysterian Church, and has been actively engaged in the saving of souls ever since. He is well to do in worldly goods is conserned, and is now the owner of about 400 acres of good farm land, with about 200 acres improved. His princible crop is cotton and corn, and is a partner in a fine steam cotton-gin and grist mill. He belongs to the Masonic fraternity, and in his proffesional as well as social relations, he is esteemed and respected by many.
Mary married William Casey
notes on William
Parents William Casey b. 1796 in Georgia and Elizabeth Helen Lloyd.
notes on Mary
-Belive shown on 1830 census.
- Children 1. Mary Elizabeth 1851-1927, 2. John 1854, 3. Thomas 1860, 4. William James 1860-1930,
5. Emily 1863
Jane married Elijah Martin.
notes on Elijah
Info from Harvey Day. Parents John Martin and Elizabeth Martin. After Jane died he married Sarah Winslett and had four more children.
notes on Jane
Info from Harvey Day guitarharv52@yahoo.com
Children a. Samuel Thatcher 16 Sept. 1836, b. John W. Martin 23 Nov. 1838, c. Sanford McCalipin 26 Aug. 1843, d. Mary Martin abt. 1841, e. Paterson Samuel 19 Sept. 1847- 1927, Edward Levi 28 Feb. 1852- 1920.
- Death may have been 29 Nov. 1852.
I have notes on some of the grandchildren.



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