Rhoda Mary Moyle

20 October 1889–23 April 1983 (Age 93)
Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan, United States

The Life of Rhoda Mary

When Rhoda Mary Moyle was born on 20 October 1889, in Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan, United States, her father, William John Moyle, was 25 and her mother, Mary Jane Francis, was 34. She married Harold Cuthbert Farthing on 29 November 1920, in Van Buren, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Tilden Township, Marquette, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Antwerp Township, Van Buren, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 April 1983, at the age of 93, and was buried in Antwerp Township, Van Buren, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Cuthbert Farthing
Rhoda Mary Moyle
Marriage: 29 November 1920
Frank George FARTHING
Mildred Jane FARTHING
Roberta Mary FARTHING

Spouse and Children

29 November 1920
Van Buren, Michigan, United States



    Mildred Jane FARTHING


    Roberta Mary FARTHING


Parents and Siblings

    William John Moyle


    Mary Jane Francis




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 14

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Cornish and Welsh: descriptive nickname meaning ‘bald’, from Cornish moyl, Welsh moel.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roda Mary Moile in household of William Moile, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rhoda Moyle in household of William Moyle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rhoda Farthing in household of Harold Farthing, "United States Census, 1940"

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