Byrl Edmun Farrell

12 August 1917–19 March 2007 (Age 89)
East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life of Byrl Edmun

When Byrl Edmun Farrell was born on 12 August 1917, in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Edmon Farrell, was 35 and his mother, Minnie Lebon Taylor, was 21. He lived in Saint Clair Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Supervisorial District 3, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. He died on 19 March 2007, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 89.

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Charles Edmon Farrell
Minnie Lebon Taylor
Virgil Farrell
Charles William Farrell
Byrl Edmun Farrell

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World Events (8)

1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

Age 6

Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 8

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 25

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearghail ‘descendant of Fearghal’, a personal name composed of the elements fear ‘man’ + gal ‘valor’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Byrl E Farrell in household of Charles E Farrell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Byrl E Farrell in household of Chas E Farrell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Byrl Edman Farrell in household of Charles E Farrell, "United States Census, 1920"

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