Donald Adelbert Farrey

10 June 1924–10 March 1994 (Age 69)
New Diggings, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Donald Adelbert

When Donald Adelbert Farrey was born on 10 June 1924, in New Diggings, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Robert LaVerne Farrey, was 23 and his mother, Cora Blanche Cook, was 20. He had at least 1 son with Lorraine Barbara Balicki. He lived in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1994. He died on 10 March 1994, in Plainfield, Livingston, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Resurrection Cemetery, Wyoming, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Donald Adelbert Farrey
Lorraine Barbara Balicki
Terrance James Farrey

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 8

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Farry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald Farrey in household of Laverne Farrey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald A Farrey in household of R Laverne Farrey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald in entry for Mrs Lorraine B Balicki Farrey, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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