Ross Davis Farley

2 July 1893–17 May 1954 (Age 60)
Pea Ridge, Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ross Davis

When Ross Davis Farley was born on 2 July 1893, in Pea Ridge, Benton, Arkansas, United States, his father, Albert Chapman Farley, was 29 and his mother, Lucille Wilmuth Lilly, was 25. He married Ellen Hogle on 28 May 1921, in Payne, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Polk Township, Christian, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Grand River Township, Cass, Missouri, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 17 May 1954, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Ross Davis Farley
Ellen Hogle
Marriage: 28 May 1921
June Farley

Spouse and Children

28 May 1921
Payne, Oklahoma, United States


    June Farley


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 11

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places named Farley, of which there are examples in Berkshire, Derbyshire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, and Staffordshire, from Old English as fearn ‘fern’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. See also Farleigh , Fairley , Fairlie .2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearghaile ( see Farrelly ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ross D Farley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ross D Farley in household of Albert C Farley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ross D Farley, "United States Census, 1930"

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