Emily Jessie Farlow

Female2 September 1839–18 March 1911

Brief Life History of Emily Jessie

When Emily Jessie Farlow was born on 2 September 1839, in Deep River, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Farlow, was 28 and her mother, Rachael Stuart, was 28. She married Johnathan Newlin on 14 March 1861. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Randolph, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Carthage, Ripley Township, Rush, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 18 March 1911, in Rush, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Johnathan Newlin
Emily Jessie Farlow
Marriage: 14 March 1861
E. Dora Newlin
John Quincy
Jessie Lillian Newlin
Walter Raleigh Newlin
Charles Dewey Newlin
William L Newlin
Weldon Edwards Newlin

Sources (10)

  • Jessie Newlin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Emily J. Farlow - Government record: birth-name: Emily Farlow
  • Emily Farlow in entry for Weldon E Newlin and Bertha Elliott, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 March 1861
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

    Age 2

    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.


    Age 7

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

    Age 23

    On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a place in Shropshire, so named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + hlāw ‘hill, tumulus’. This surname may have become confused with Farley .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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