Isakeah Farley

about 1760–1808 (Age 48)
Amelia, Virginia, United States

The Life of Isakeah

When Isakeah Farley was born about 1760, in Amelia, Virginia, United States, his father, Stewart Farley, was 30 and his mother, Mary Burton, was 28. He married Martha Cocke Burton on 28 November 1786, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1808, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Caswell, North Carolina, United States.

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Isakeah Farley
Martha Cocke Burton
Marriage: 28 November 1786
Catherine Farley
Joseph Farley
William S. Farley
Martha Farley
John B Farley
Rachel Farley

Spouse and Children


    Martha Cocke Burton


28 November 1786
Caswell, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 16

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 26

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • Isehiah Farley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Isekiah Farley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Isekeah Farley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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