Farrie Bell Capps

about 1863–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Farrie Bell

When Farrie Bell Capps was born about 1863, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Marcus Layfayette Capps, was 33 and her mother, Josephine Chalk, was 17.

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World Events (3)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 0

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 29

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Capp .2 Respelling of German Kappus , a metonymic occupational name for a cabbage grower.

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

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  • Farrie Bell Capps in household of Lafaytte Capps, "United States Census, 1870"

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