When Dr. Walter Failing was born on 7 June 1820, in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Warner Failing, was 33 and his mother, Elisabeth Stansel, was 24. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Chloe Caroline Holmes. He lived in Pamelia, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1865 and Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 25 November 1891, in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71.
Americanized form of German Fehling .