Frances (—?—) (Farrow)1

d. 28 January 1688/89

7th great-grandmother of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
9th great-grandmother of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
Appears on charts:
Pedigree for Ruth Minerva Fairfield
     Frances married John Farrow by 1633.1 She died on 28 January 1688/89 in Hingham, Massachusetts.2
     One of the earliest settlers at Hingham was Daniel Cushing who made "A list of the names of such persons as came out of the town of Hingham, and Towns adjacent in the County of Norfolk, in the Kingdom of England, into New England, and settled in Hingham, in New England..." Cushing was prominent in the affairs of the town and served as Town Clerk and Magistrate. According to Cushing, in 1635 "John Farrow and his wife and child came from Old Hingham, and settled in New Hingham."3

     Frances Farrow was named in her husband John Farrow Senior's will dated 28 March 1687 in Hingham: to "Francis Farrow my well beloved wife the use of all my house, lands and meadows which I am now possessed of in said Hingham for and during the term of her natural life."1

Children of Frances (—?—) (Farrow) and John Farrow


  1. [S713] "John Farrow", citing Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Probate Records, 10:81-82, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, online, printout dated 2002. Previously published in hard copy (Boston: NEHGS, 1995).
  2. [S761] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register; (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001), (Orig. Pub. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 148 vols., 1847-1994) 121:273, "widdow farow died."
  3. [S761] NEHGR, 15:25.
  4. [S713] TGMB Farrow, online.
  5. [S761] NEHGR, 121:11.
  6. [S761] NEHGR, 121:15.
  7. [S761] NEHGR, 121:20.
  8. [S761] NEHGR, 121:104.