Rachel Farley

Brief Life History 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 Tindle Burton, was 39. 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 40.

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Henry Roper
Rachel Farley
1792–about 1831
Marriage: 4 October 1810
Araminta Roper
William Henry Roper
Hezikiah Roper
Anna Eliza Roper
Martha Rebecca Roper
Janette Jane Roper
Mary M Roper
Sarah Roper
Frances Catherine Roper

Sources (11)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Rachel Farley - Published information: birth: 1792; Caswell, North Carolina, United States
  • Rachel Farley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Ancestry Family Trees

World Events (8)

1792 · Capital City Moved

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

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


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Farley, of which there are examples in Berkshire, Derbyshire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Surrey, Wiltshire, Shropshire, and Sussex. From Old English fearn ‘fern’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. See also Farleigh , Fairley , Fairlie .

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearghaile (see Farrelly ).

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

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