When Arthur Stewart Farley was born on 5 March 1895, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph Farley, was 37 and his mother, Rosa Ellen Turner, was 33. He married Mary C. Columbus on 15 September 1917, in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 12 October 1980, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.
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 ).