Henry Casper Farley

21 December 1869–26 March 1948 (Age 78)
Bridgeport, Polk, Oregon, United States

The Life of Henry Casper

When Henry Casper Farley was born on 21 December 1869, in Bridgeport, Polk, Oregon, United States, his father, Robert Farley, was 51 and his mother, Lydia Spears Casper, was 42. He married Biantha Jane Oxley on 11 November 1896, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States. He lived in Denver, Colorado, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 March 1948, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 78.

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 13

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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  • Henry S Farley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry C Farley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Farley in household of Robt Farley, "United States Census, 1870"

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