Melda Severina Farley

14 October 1907–9 December 1997 (Age 90)
Orem, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Melda Severina

When Melda Severina Farley was born on 14 October 1907, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Carroll Farley, was 23 and her mother, Mary Jane Terry, was 22. She married George Reed Hacking on 18 December 1930, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 16 Northwest Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 9 December 1997, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Orem Cemetery, Orem, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Reed Hacking
Melda Severina Farley
Marriage: 18 December 1930
Christine Hacking

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1930Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Díaz states his intention of not seeking reelection in interview. Francisco I. Madero publishes The Presidential Succession of 1910 .
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
    Age 24
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    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 ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Melda Severine Farley Hacking

    I was born of goodly parents at Provo Bench, Utah. When it was time to give me a name and blessing, my folks planned to call me Mary Matilda after my Grandmothers--Mary Johannah Terry and Matilda Man …

    Sources (28)

    • Melda Farley, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Melda S Farley in household of Carroll Farley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Melda S Farley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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