Rachel Farley

1792–1831 (Age 39)
Caswell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Farley was born in 1792, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Hezekiah Farley, was 32 and her mother, Martha Burton, was 31. She married Henry ROPER on 4 October 1810, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Stewart, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died about 1831, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Henry ROPER
1784–1845
Rachel Farley
1792–1831
Marriage: 4 October 1810
Araminta Roper
1811–1845
William Henry Roper
1816–1846
Hezikiah Roper
1817–
Anna Eliza Roper
1814–1862
Martha Rebecca Roper
1815–1885
Janette Jane Roper
1816–1858
Mary M Roper
1818–
Sarah Roper
1824–1893
Frances Catherine Roper
1829–1896

Spouse and Children

    Henry ROPER

    Male1784–1845Male

    Female1792–1831Female

MARRIAGE
4 October 1810
Caswell, North Carolina, United States
children

(9)

    Araminta Roper

    Female1811–1845Female

    Anna Eliza Roper

    Female1814–1862Female

    Martha Rebecca Roper

    Female1815–1885Female

    William Henry Roper

    Male1816–1846Male

    Janette Jane Roper

    Female1816–1858Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hezekiah Farley

    Male1760–1808Male

    Martha Burton

    Female1761–1819Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 0

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1803

Age 11

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places named Farley, of which there are examples in Berkshire, Derbyshire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, and Staffordshire, from Old English as fearn ‘fern’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. See also Farleigh , Fairley , Fairlie .2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearghaile ( see Farrelly ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel Farley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Rachel Farley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Rachel Farley, "North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868"

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