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Farrow family photograph album

Identifier: C Photo Collection 441

Scope and Contents

1907-1913: The bulk of the photographs document some members of the Farrow and Farr family, friends, activities, parades, homes, parks, excursions, vacations: Knights Templar Conclave (1913), Cheyenne Frontier Days (1912), Cherry Creek flood (1912), summit, Mt. McClellan (1910), Garment's Workers Labor Day parade (1919), Elks conclave (n.d.), Pine Crest, Eldorado Springs, Colo., Colorado Springs, Colo., Tolland, Colo., Denver, Colo. Some images have been dated and identified.


  • 1907-1913


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

William Arres Farrow was born on May 5, 1857 in Burnhead, Carmyllie, Angus, Scotland. He immigrated with his brother James A. Farrow (1860-1923) through New York City, N.Y. to Colo. in 1881. William returned to Scotland in 1885 to marry Betsy Lowson Patullo (1863-1941). The couple returned to the U.S. via Quebec, Canada (1887). By 1888, William had built the Farrow family home at 3543 Wewatta St. a.k.a. Brighton Boulevard and was working as a Stonecutter with Greenlee & Sons, 1513 13th Street, Denver, Colo. The couple had four children: Annie Lowson Farrow-Marr (1888-1980), Thomas Arres Farrow (1889-1980), Maud E. Farrow-Duncan (1891-1976), and Marguerite E. Farrow-Handran (b.1893). William A. Farrow died In Denver on September 6, 1904 and is buried with his wife, Betsy Farrow and his brother, James A. Farrow in Fairmount Cemetery. Their daughter, Annie L. Farrow married John Marr (1886-1939) on January 12, 1915 in Boulder, Colo. The couple had two children; Helen Mary Marr-Wilson (1916-200) and Jennie Mae Marr (1919-2003). John Marr owned the John Marr Grocery Company once located at 36th Street and Brighton Boulevard.


1 photo box(es)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift ;William H. Wilson ;2013.


Title supplied by cataloger.


Album may have been assembled and belonged to Annie L. Farrow-Marr.

Processing Information

Physical condition: photographs are in good condition housed in original photograph album.

Finding Aid for the Farrow family photograph album
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States