Farley Rose

Brief Life History of Farley

When Farley Rose was born on 26 May 1911, in Jackson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Bowen Rose, was 21 and his mother, Lavina McFarland, was 21. He married Candas Isaacs on 19 December 1935, in Kerby Knob, Jackson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cavanaugh Precinct, Jackson, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 5 Cavanaugh, Jackson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 21 November 1985, in McKee, Jackson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Jackson, Kentucky, United States.

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Farley Rose
Candas Isaacs
Marriage: 19 December 1935
Opal Rose
Hershel Wade Rose
Farley 'Jay' Rose Jr

Sources (7)

  • Farley Rose, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Farley Rose, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Farley Rose, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

1912 · McCreary County Created

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.


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

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, French, Walloon, Danish, and German: from the name of the flower, Middle English, Old French, Middle High German rose (from Latin rosa), in various applications. In part, it is a topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wild roses grew, or a topographic or habitational name referring to a house bearing the sign of the rose. It is also found, especially in Europe, as a nickname for a man with a ‘rosy’ complexion (compare 4 below). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates and similar-sounding names from other languages, e.g. Hungarian Rózsa (see Rozsa ), Slovak Róža and Czech Roza . Compare 6 below and French Larose 2.

English: from the Middle English female personal name Rohese, Roese, later Rose, Royse (ancient Germanic Hrodohaidis, Rothaid, composed of the elements hrōd ‘fame, renown’ + haid(is) ‘kind, sort’).

English and Scottish: variant of Ross .

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

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