Civil War Records of Daniel H. Farrar


Obituary for Daniel H. Farrar


Concord Enterprise, July 24, 1929

newspaper clipping



Resided in Marlboro Many Years—Veteran of the Civil War —Funeral on Tuesday

    Marlboro — Marlboro Odd Fellows and Masons will attend the funeral of Daniel H. Farrar, at West Acton tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock and the funeral ritual of the Odd Fellows and the Grand Army will be conducted by officers of these organizations. Mr. Farrar passed away Saturday night at his home in that town after an illness of more than a year. He was a resident of Marlboro for many years and was formerly a conductor on the Boston & Maine railroad, operating on the Marlboro branch for a time.
     Mr. Farrar was born in Acton March 3, 1839.* He served in the Civil War in Company E, 6th Mass. Infantry and was a member of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R. He was a member of Marlboro Lodge I.O.O.F., United Breathern Lodge of Masons. His wife died a number of years ago. He was well known in Marlboro and years ago had attended a number of G.A.R. functions here. Burial will be in West Acton.
     The flags on the Odd Fellows building and on Masonic Temple were hoisted at half staff on learning of his death Sunday morning.


* other sources give his birth date as March 3, 1844.