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Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs:
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[This information is from Vol. IV, p. 1767 of Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs, edited by Cuyler Reynolds (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 929.1 R45. Some of the formatting of the original, especially in lists of descendants, may have been altered slightly for ease of reading.]

The Farringtons of Troy are of English ancestry and birth. The father of John Farrington, of Troy, was John Farrington, of Preston, England, a well-to-do miller, owning and operating a prosperous business. He married: ———— Hamburg, born in Preston, England, who bore him nine children, all born in Preston, England:

  1. Mary.
  2. Jane.
  3. Robert, was elected a member of the House of Commons.
  4. Samuel.
  5. Thomas, came to the United States; married, in Old Newburg, New York, Alvina Lane.
  6. William, came to the United States; married Jane Lane, of Pleasant Valley, New York.
  7. Valentine.
  8. John, see forward.
  9. Solomon.

(II) John (2), son of John (1) Farrington, was born in Preston, England, June 7, 1827, died in Troy, New York, 1869. He married, in 1849, Ann Ferguson, born in Scotland. Children:

  1. Mary Jane, married Horatio Wilson, born in Kentucky, son of Horatio and Thuney Lair, and grandson of Horatio Wilson; Horatio Wilson (2) died at Lafayette, Illinois, in 1899, aged eighty years. He had children: Thomas, William, Everly, Elizabeth, Jane, John and Horatio (3). Horatio and Mary Jane (Farrington) Wilson had children:
    1. Walter W., married Maud ———— and has three children;
    2. Elizabeth, married Dr. Sabin.
  2. John Roberts, died in Boughton, Illinois.
  3. Elida A., died young.
  4. Florence, married Philip Sanford Young, born December, 1842, at Sand Lake, New York, died 1905 in Troy, son of Philip Young, born in Germany, came to the United States, settled at Sand Lake, New York, where he was a farmer the remainder of his life; he married Mary Gearhart, born in Germany, died in Sand Lake; children:
    1. George P., died at Sand Lake; Philip;
    2. Martin L., lived at Averill Park.

    Child of Philip and Florence (Farrington) Young:

    1. Everett G., married Mattie Stanley, of Averill Park, and has a son, Everett Stanley Young.

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