Edward Farrington

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ChartsAncestors of William Jerome Pierce
Edward Farrington, son of John Farrington and Elizabeth Knight, was born at Lynn, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 5 July 1662.1 He died at Andover, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 3 January 1746/47.1

Edward married Martha Browne, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Andover, 9 April 1690.2,3

On 18 August 1683, (sometimes of Marblehead, cooper), as eldest son of John Farrington with his mother Elizabeth (Knight) Farrington Graves (wife of Mark Graves) being at a place called "Jeffrey's Neck," who was administratrix of the estate of John Farrington, her former husband, dec'd, for the sum of 100 pounds paid by Mathew Farrington Jr. of Lynn, yeoman, declared themselves satisfied, and discharged the said Mathew Farrington Jr. and granted all land at Lynn formerly owned by said Mathew Farrington Jr., one-half part of a cane mill (it being a tide mill) with one-half a bark and one parcel of upland. . . .2


Martha Browne d. 22 May 1738
  • Elizabeth Farrington4 b. 10 Dec 1690, d. 3 Jan 1743
  • John Farrington4 b. 29 Jul 1693, d. bef. 7 Feb 1786
  • Jacob Farrington4 b. 26 Jan 1695/96, d. Mar 1718
  • Edward Farrington4 b. 9 Jul 1699, d. aft. 1752
  • Martha Farrington+1 b. abt. 1701, d. 6 Nov 1777
  • Stephen Farrington4 b. 29 Jan 1704/5, d. 5 Apr 1792
  • Hannah Farrington5 b. say 1708, d. 30 Nov 1747
  • Daniel Farrington4 b. 26 Aug 1710, d. 13 Feb 1764
  • Mary Farrington5 b. 5 Mar 1712/13
This person was last edited on25 Sep 2019


  1. [S1370] Marcia Wiswall Lindberg, "Edmund Farrington and His Descendants Through Sons Mathew and John," The Essex Genealogist 17 (Aug 1997): 142-153, further cited as Lindberg, "Edmund Farrington."
  2. [S1370] Lindberg, "Edmund Farrington," 151.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 530, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  4. [S1370] Lindberg, "Edmund Farrington," 152.
  5. [S1370] Lindberg, "Edmund Farrington," 153.