Rebecca Abigail Farley

21 March 1828–13 July 1896 (Age 68)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca Abigail

When Rebecca Abigail Farley was born on 21 March 1828, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, James Farley, was 44 and her mother, Rebecca Lakeman, was 38. She lived in Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. She died on 13 July 1896, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 68.

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James Farley
Rebecca Lakeman
James H Farley Jr
Mary Jane Farley
George Farley
Joseph L. Farley
Henry Farley
Rebecca Abigail Farley
Charles Farley

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 2
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · City of Salem Incorporated
Age 8
On March 23, 1836, the city of Salem, Massachusetts was incorporated and three years later adopted a seal and motto
Age 18
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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  • Rebecca Farley in household of Rebecca Farley, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Rebecca Farley in household of Rebecca Farley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Farley in household of Rebecca Farley, "United States Census, 1860"

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