The New International Encyclopædia/Farrar, Eliza Ware

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FAR'RAR, Eliza Ware (Rotch) (1791-1870). An American author. She was born in Flanders, while her parents were traveling in Europe. She became well known as the author of The Children's Robinson Crusoe, The Story of Lafayette, and The Life of Howard. The Young Lady's Friend (1837) also was exceedingly popular. Her later years were spent in Springfield, Mass. She married Prof. John Farrar of Harvard College.