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Ens. Joseph FARWELL
Hannah LEARNED
Husband:  Joseph FARWELL
Birth:  20 Feb 1640/1, Concord, Middlesex Co., MA
Death:  31 Dec 1722, Dunstable, Middlesex Co., MA 
Will Signed (wife still living):  13 Nov 1711
Will said to have been Filed for Probate:  16 Jan 1722/3
Father:  Dea. Henry FARWELL
Mother:  Olive WELBY
Marriage:  25 Dec 1666, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., MA
Wife:  Anna / Hanah / Hannah LARNED / LEARNED / LEARNARD
Birth:  24 Aug 1649, Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA
Death said to be, but cannot be because she survived her husand:  31 Dec 1685, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., MA 
Father:  Isaac LEARNED
Mother:  Mary STEARNS
Children born in Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., MA:
  1.  Hannah FARWELL, b. 20 Jan 1667 
  2.  Joseph FARWELL, b. 24 Jul 1670; d. 21 Aug 1740, Groton, Middlesex Co., MA; m. 31 Jan 1694 or 23 Jan 1695, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., MA, Hannah COLBURN
  3.  Elizabeth FARWELL, b. 9 Jun 1672; d. 9 May 1722, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., MA; m. 31 Jan 1693, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., MA, John RICHARDSON
  4.  Henry FARWELL, b. 18 Dec 1674; d. 1738, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., MA; m. 23 Jan 1695, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., MA, Susannah RICHARDSON
  5?  Isaac? / James? FARWELL, b. ca. 1678; d. 28 Jun 1753, Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT; m. Elizabeth HYDE
  6?  Mary FARWELL, b. 1681; d. 7 Sep 1739, Dunstable, Middlesex Co., MA; m. Thomas COLBURN
  7.  Sarah FARWELL, b. 2 Sep 1683; d. 6 Oct 1736, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., MA; m. 5 Sep 1707, Charlestown, MA, Jonathan HOWARD
  8.  John FARWELL, b. 15 Jun 1686; d. 10 Sep 1709, Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA
  9.  William FARWELL, b. 15 Jan 1688; d. 14 Feb 1754; m. 20 Jul 1710, Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA, Elizabeth SOLENDINE
10?  Olive FARWELL, b. Nov 1689; d. 1690?
11.  Oliver FARWELL, b. 25 Nov 1692; d. 5 Sep 1724, Dunstable, Middlesex Co., MA; m. Mary CUMMINGS
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Sources:

1a.  Jordan Dodd, compiler.  2005.  Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850.  Liahona Research, Provo, UT (online at Ancestry.com):
Joseph Farwell Hanah Larned 25 Dec 1666 Chemsford (sic) Middlesex FHL Film #0962548

1b.  Frederic W. Bailey.  1897-1914.  Early Massachusetts Marriages Prior to 1800.  3 vols.  Bureau of American Ancestry, New Haven, CT (online at Ancestry.com):
Joseph Farwell & Hannah Learned, Dec. 25, 1666 Chelmsford Middlesex County p. 34

1c.  Anon.  1914.  Vital Records of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1849.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA (online at Ancestry.com):
FARWELL, Joseph, and Hanah Larned [torn. Dec. 25, 1666. CT. R.]

2.  Anon.  1914.  Vital Records of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1849.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA (online at Ancestry.com):
Name: Hannah
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Elisabeth
Farwell
Farwell Sarah
Farwell
John
Farwell
Willam
Farwell
Oliver
Farwell
Josaph
Farwell
Thomis
Farwell
Gender: Female Male Female Male Female Male Male Male Male Male
Birth Date: 20 Jan 1667 1670 9 Jun 1672 18 Dec 1674 1683 15 Jun 1686 15 Jan 1688 25 Nov 1692 5 Aug 1696 11 Oct 1698
Birth Place: Chelmsford Chelmsford Chelmsford Chelmsford Chelmsford Chelmsford Chelmsford Chelmsford Chelmsford Chelmsford
Father's First Name: Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph Joseph
Mother's First Name: Hannah Hannah Hannah Hannah Hannah Hanna Hannah Hannah Hannah Hannah
There's not an exact match here with the children they are said to have had.  So, where do the errors lie?  "Josaph" and "Thomis" are their grandsons, that is, sons of Joseph & Hannah (COLBURN) FARWELL.

3.  Edmund West, comp.  2000.  Family Data Collection.  MyFamily.com, Inc., Provo, UT (online at Ancestry.com; n.b., West is an undocumented secondary source):
Name: Hannah
Farwell
William
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Elizabeth
Farwell
Henry
Farwell
Isaac/James
Farwell
Mary
Farwell
Sarah
Farwell
John
Farwell
William
Farwell
Olive
Farwell
Oliver
Farwell
Elizabeth
Farwell
Date of
Birth:
20 Jan 1666
20 Jan 1667
20 Jan 1668
15 Jan 1668 24 May 1670
24 Jul 1670
99 Jun 1672 18 Dec 1674 __ ___ 1678
__ ___ 1681
__ ___ 1681 2 Sep 1683 15 Jun 1686 21 Jan 1687
15 Jan 1687
15 Jan 1688
__ Nov 1689 25 Nov 1682
25 Nov 1692
02 Nov 1713
Place of
Birth:
Middlesex,
Chelmsford,
MA
Middlesex,
Chelmsford,
MA
Middlesex,
Chelmsford,
MA
Chelmsford,
Middlesex,
MA
Middlesex,
Chelmsford,
MA
Middlesex,
Chelmsford,
MA
Middlesex,
Chelmsford,
MA
Middlesex,
Chelmsford,
MA
Middlesex,
Chelmsford,
MA
Middlesex,
Chelmsford,
MA
Middlesex,
Chelmsford,
MA
Middlesex,
Chelmsford,
MA
Chelmsford,
MA
Date of
Death:
14 Aug 1739   20 Aug 1740
21 Aug 1740
__ ___ 1673
13 Mar 1728
__ ___ 1704
__ ___ 1738
__ ___ 1679
28 Jun 1753
07 Sep 1739 __ ___ 1694
06 Oct 1736
__ ___ 1687
10 Sep 1709
__ ___ 1689
14 Feb 1754
27 Jul 1756
__ ___ 1690 05 Sep 1724 __ ___ 1714
Place of
Death:
Lancaster,
Worcester,
MA
  Groton,
Middlesex,
MA
Chelmsford,
Middlesex,
MA
Chelmsford,
Middlesex,
MA
Mansfield,
Tolland,
CT
Dunstable,
Middlesex,
MA
Chelmsford,
Middlesex,
MA
Cambridge,
Middlesex,
MA
Groton, MA, or
Charlestown,
Sullivan, NH
  Dunstable,
Middlesex,
MA
 
 Name of
Father:
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Joseph
Farwell
Name of
Mother:
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Hannah
Learned
Date of
Marriage:
1) 1683 or 1684
2) 30 Dec 1685
  23 Jan 1694
23 Jan 1695
31 Jan 1693 23 Jan 1694
23 Jan 1695
__ ___ 1695
28 Jun 1703
__ ___ 1704
__ ___ 1694
__ ___ 1700
05 Sep 1707   __ ___ 1705
20 Jul 1710
  __ ___ 1708
__ ___ 1715
 
Place of
Marriage:
Chelmsford,
MA
  Chelmsford,
Middlesex,
MA
Chelmsford,
Middlesex,
MA
Chelmsford,
Middlesex,
MA
Chelmsford,
Middlesex,
MA, or
Mansfield, cT
Dunstable,
Middlesex,
MA
    Charlestown,
Ma
  Dunstable,
Middlesex,
MA
 
Name(s) of
Spouse(s):
1) Peter Joslin
2) Samuel Woods
  Hannah
Colburn
John
Richardson
Susannah
Richardson
Elizabeth
Hyde
Thomas
Colburn
Jonathan
Howard
  Esther/Elizabeth
Solendine
  Mary
Cummings
 
Table cells here can contain data from more than one record in the database, which is why you see discrepancies.  Hannah (LEARNED) FARWELL was too old to have birthed a child in 1713, and other sources show her as the daughter of William & Elizabeth (SOLENDINE) FARWELL, which is at least reasonable; however, these same sources show her as surviving to marry, not dying in 1714, but in 1794.  Peter JOSSILYN was Hannah's second husband, not her first.  The Oliver FARWELL who married Abigail HUBBARD was son of the Oliver FARWELL who married Mary CUMMINGS.  And now that I've taken the time to copy all these data, I see what a waste of time it was to do so because this source is clearly unreliable.

4.  [Transcription of] The Will of Ensign Joseph Farwell (online at the Winslow Farr Sr. Family Organization web site):
In the Name of the Lord God Amen Joseph Farweilgen of The town Dunstable in the County of Middefs in the province of the Massachulets Bay in Newengland yeoman being of Sound and Perfect memory praise be given to god for the same yit knowing the uncertainty of this Life on Earth and being Desirous to Settle things in order Do Make and ordain this to be my Last Will and Testament. Hereby Revoking all former Wills by me made and signed to be null and of none Effect icc In Primas My Soule I give unto the hand of allmighty god that gave it in sure and certaine hopes of Eternaul Life through our alone Lord and Saiover Jesus Christ and my body to the Earth from whence it came to be Deceantly Interred at the Discretion of My Executors x hereafter Named and after my funerall expences and the Debts satisfied And Paid What Worldly goods it hath pleased god to Endow me with all I Do give and bequeath in manner as followeth Item I Do: give unto My beloved Wife Hannah Farewell all my moveable goods both within the boufe and abroad of all sorts Whatsoever to be at her disposall for ever excepting one paire of Andirons. Item I do give and bequeath to my Son Oliver ffarewel and to his Heirs executors Administrators for ever the one half of My housings and Lands which I have now in my possession when he shall Attaine to the age of twenty one years allso I do give to him one paire of Andirons: Aflso I do give and bequeath to him my son Oliver Farewell and to his Heirs the other part of all my Houfings and Lands which I have in pofselsion after my Deceafe and after the Deceafe of my Wife Hannah ffarewell if in the meanetime of our Lives he doth take the whole care of us Both And to provide all things comfortable and Necefsary for us both in sickness and in health and to bestow upon us or either of us A decent Burial: Hereby Authorizing and fully Impowering my Beloved wife Hannah If arewel and my son Henry ffarewell to be whole and sole executors Joyntly and Severally of this my Lash Will and Testament In Witness Whereof I have hereunto subscribed as Witness my hand and ieall the thirteenth Day of November Anno Domin one thousand seven hundred and eleven, and in the tenth year of her Majestie's Reighn of E 

ssigned sealed And published 
to be the Last will and testament of Joseph I farewell
In presence of us 
Ames Chever
Samuel Moody
John Meriam. jr
Before signing and sealing it is to be understood that all my other Children both sons and Daughters have Received their full portions of me allready 
Jofeph farwell Seal 

The will proves that Hannah was alive on 13 Nov 1711.  I don't see that it proves she was living when the will is said to have been probated, on 16 Jan 1722/3.  Or does someone have that documentation?  In any case, there's no reason to doubt that Hannah was the mother of all Joseph's children.

5.  Jane Harter Abbott & Lillian M. Wilson.  1929.  The Farwell Family:  a History of Henry Farwell and his wife, Olive (Welby) Farwell, of Boston, England, and Concord and Chelmsford, Mass., 1605-1927...  2 vols.  Privately published, Tuttle Co., Rutland, VT (online at Ancestry.com):
Vol. I
p. 41 5  ENSIGN JOSEPH FARWELL2 (Henry1), b. in Concord, Mass., Feb. 26, 1640-1, d. Dec. 31, 1722; m. by Samuel Adams, in Chelmsford, Mass., Dec. 25, 1666, Hannah Learned, dau. of Isaac and Mary Sterns) Learned of Chelmsford.  He is buried in South Nashua, N.H.  At the time of his death the town of Nashua, N.H., was a part of the old townshp of Dunstable, Mass... His wife survived him...

Children b. in Chelmsford, Mass:
10 +   I.   Hannah b. Jan. 20, 1667-8; m. (1) Samuel Woods jr; m. (2) Capt. Peter Joslin.
11 +   II.   Joseph b. July 24, 1670; m. Hannah Colburn.
12 +   III.   Elizbeth b. June 9, 1672; m. John Richardson.
13 +   IV.   (Capt.) Henry b. Dec. 18, 1674; m. Susannah Richardson.
14 +   V.   Isaac b. about 1678; m. Elizabeth Hyde.
15 +   VI.   Mary b. about 1681; m. Dea. Thomas Colburn.
16 +   VII.   Sarah b. Sept. 2, 1683; m. Jonathan Howard.
17     VIII.   John b. June 15, 1686; d. probably unmarried, Sept. 10, 1709...
18 +   IX.   William b. Jan. 15 or 21, 1688; m. Elizabeth Solendine.
19 _   X.   Oliver b. Nov. 25, 1692; m. Mary Cummings.
...

6.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org):  Shows Hannah died in 1685, but this cannot be if she is the mother of all eleven children and, especially, as she is still living when Joseph drew up his will in 1711.

7.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com):  Many files submitted here, most giving the 1685 death date, a few upping it to 1695, and a handful showing "aft. 1722."  One researcher gives "aft. 16 Jan 1722/3" as her death date.

8.  Email from Sheryl Cashin.

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