George Ernest Farrington

3 December 1875–5 August 1954 (Age 78)
Reigate, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George Ernest

When George Ernest Farrington was born on 3 December 1875, in Reigate, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Benjamin Farrington, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Feist, was 35. He married Rose Evelyn Talman in 1897, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 5 August 1954, in Farnhurst, New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

George Ernest Farrington
1875–1954
Rose Evelyn Talman
1874–
Marriage: 1897
Evelyn Lottie Farrington
1898–
Lillian Dorothy Farrington
1904–1957

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1897
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

    Evelyn Lottie Farrington

    Female1898–Female

    Lillian Dorothy Farrington

    Female1904–1957Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Benjamin Farrington

    Male1840–1876Male

    Elizabeth Feist

    Female1840–1896Female

siblings

(11)

    John William Farrington

    Male1863–1935Male

    Clara Ann Farrington

    Female1864–1864Female

    Elizabeth Farrington

    Female1865–Female

    Emily Judith Farrington

    Female1867–Female

    Charles Farrington

    Male1869–1882Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1890

Age 15

Historical Boundaries -1890: New Castle, Delaware, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called Farrington. There is one in Somerset, but the surname is associated mainly with Farington, Lancashire. Both are named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + tūn ‘settlement’. The surname probably reached America also via Ireland, where it is recorded as early as the 14th century.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George E Farrington in household of John B Farrington, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • George Ernest Farrington, "Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961"
  • George E Farrington in entry for Lillian Dorothy Powell, "Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961"

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