Walter Fred Farley

17 June 1912–October 1984 (Age 72)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Walter Fred

When Walter Fred Farley was born on 17 June 1912, in Virginia, United States, his father, Daniel Hoge Farley, was 35 and his mother, Melvina Texas Lambert, was 36. He married Doris Lee Thomason about 1930, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Beaver Pond District, Mercer, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died in October 1984, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Greenville Memorial Gardens, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Fred Farley
Doris Lee Thomason
Marriage: about 1930
Lowery Ray Farley

Spouse and Children


    Doris Lee Thomason


about 1930
Virginia, United States


    Lowery Ray Farley


Parents and Siblings




    Lloyd Henry Farley


    Robert J. Farley


    Letha F. M. Farley


    Bessie B. Farley


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 5

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 19

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Walter Fred Farley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter F Farley in household of Daniel H Farley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fred Farley in household of D H Farley, "United States Census, 1930"

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