Rachel Farley

Female1792–about 1831

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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Family Time Line

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)

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

  • Marriage
    4 October 1810Caswell, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    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.


    Age 11

    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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