Mary Farlow (1887 - 1974)

A photo of Mary Farlow
Mary Farlow
1887 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Farlow was born on September 11, 1887. She died in December 1974 at 87 years of age. We know that Mary Farlow had been residing in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Mary Farlow Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Mary Farlow, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Farlow family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Mary Farlow

First name

Mary

Middle name

Unknown.

Maiden name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Mary Farlow was born on

Death

Mary Farlow died in

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Mary.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Mary Farlow?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Mary's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Mary a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina

Education

Did Mary finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Mary attend?

Professions

Share what Mary did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Mary's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Mary serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Mary Farlow?
View other bios of people named Mary Farlows
Back to Top

Mary Farlow Family Tree

Mary's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Farlow family tree.

Mary's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Mary Farlow
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Mary's Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of Mary Farlow. Below are potential family photos that share Mary's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Mary during various points of her life

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Mary

What do you remember about Mary Farlow? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Mary is remembered.

Mary Farlow Obituary

This obit of Mary Farlow is maintained by Mary's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Mary Farlow passed away in December 1974 at 87 years of age. She was born on September 11, 1887. We have no information about Mary's surviving family. We know that Mary Farlow had been residing in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Mary Farlow

1887 - 1974 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Mary's lifetime

In 1887, in the year that Mary Farlow was born, on May 9th, Buffalo Bill's Wild West show opened in London. Founded in 1883, the show was attended - twice - by Queen Victoria and adored by audiences who thrilled to his fanciful acts portraying life in the "Wild West."

In 1908, she was 21 years old when unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

In 1928, when she was 41 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1957, she was 70 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1974, in the year of Mary Farlow's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

Other Biographies

Other Mary Farlows

Mary Ann Farlow
1868 - 1937
Oakleigh, Australia
Mary G Farlow
around 1850 - Jun 26, 1925
Mary L. (Cook) Farlow
Born: around 1921
TX
Mary Farlow
Jul 18, 1927 - April 1971
Mary Farlow
Apr 22, 1902 - June 1975
Coffeyville, Kansas
Mary L Farlow
Dec 13, 1921 - Feb 9, 2011
Emmetsburg, IA
Mary S Farlow
Aug 11, 1905 - Aug 5, 1991
Fort Worth, TX
Mary Farlow
Jun 4, 1906 - March 1984
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Mary Lee Farlow
Oct 31, 1920 - Jun 25, 2011
Irving, Texas
Mary Ann Farlow
May 20, 1921 - Mar 8, 2007
Birmingham, AL
Mary K Farlow
Jun 21, 1937 - Dec 9, 2004
Harvey, IL
Mary Farlow
Apr 15, 1886 - June 1969
Bryan, Ohio
Mary E Farlow
Sep 24, 1882 - Feb 15, 1971
Charlotte, NC

Other Farlows

Frank L Farlow
May 26, 1942 - Jul 29, 2004
Gainesville, GA
Ella M Farlow
Oct 25, 1899 - Mar 23, 1989
High Point, NC
Oneda Farlow
Oct 28, 1889 - November 1968
Sophia, North Carolina
Martha Farlow
Mar 10, 1882 - July 1973
Asheboro, North Carolina
Notre Farlow
Sep 1, 1894 - December 1985
Douglasville, Georgia
Mary E Farlow
Sep 24, 1882 - Feb 15, 1971
Charlotte, NC
Troy A Farlow
Apr 20, 1951 - Feb 16, 2003
Liberty, NC
Jason L Farlow
Nov 29, 1972 - Apr 10, 2007
Frances D Farlow
Jul 31, 1922 - March 1997
Sacramento, CA
Daisy Farlow
Apr 19, 1934 - May 17, 2008
Manning, South Carolina
Allison Farlow
Jun 12, 1929 - December 1977
Lula M Farlow
Jul 30, 1929 - Oct 28, 2003
Debary, FL
Charles Farlow
Jul 16, 1936 - Apr 17, 1991
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Ida Farlow
May 2, 1875 - November 1969
Milledgeville, Georgia
Cliston Farlow
Oct 26, 1900 - December 1965
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Dora Farlow
Sep 22, 1896 - September 1966
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Buron Farlow
May 19, 1905 - February 1986
Georgia
Noba O Farlow
May 7, 1919 - Jun 6, 1991
Bowdon, GA
Savannah Farlow
Apr 16, 1902 - October 1984
Augusta, Georgia
Lonnie J Farlow
Sep 28, 1912 - Dec 8, 1994
Jacksonville, FL

Other Bios

Clara Hodgin
Dec 25, 1897 - October 1968
Asheboro, North Carolina
Verda B Hughes
Jan 27, 1907 - Jun 19, 1989
Thomasville, NC
Deette Cranford
Sep 18, 1912 - June 1984
Asheboro, North Carolina
Hilda B Allen
Apr 23, 1913 - Mar 15, 1999
Liberty, NC
Henrietta Newlin
Aug 1, 1901 - June 1972
Asheboro, North Carolina
Cecil A Cox
Aug 28, 1904 - Aug 10, 1991
Sallie P Moore
Mar 12, 1904 - Jan 5, 1998
Liberty, NC
Margaret S Martin
May 29, 1911 - Oct 15, 1997
Liberty, NC
Aline Pickett
Sep 28, 1896 - March 1977
Liberty, North Carolina
Sara S Brower
Jan 1, 1911 - Mar 8, 1991
Christine Jones
Jul 6, 1909 - February 1975
Liberty, North Carolina
Irene Y Johnson
Sep 26, 1913 - Feb 23, 1999
Liberty, NC
Edith S Kearns
Dec 30, 1902 - Mar 1, 1993
Wilmington, NC
Elsie T Davis
Jun 9, 1903 - Feb 1, 1988
Raleigh, NC
Lucy Cranford
Mar 9, 1916 - May 1981
Denton, North Carolina
Agnes Herndon
Jan 17, 1897 - November 1967
Lincolnton, North Carolina
Naomi Rudd
Sep 11, 1902 - January 1985
Thomasville, North Carolina
Hallie Cheek
Jun 5, 1905 - December 1964
North Carolina
Sherman Hussey
Dec 18, 1937 - Jan 2, 1999
Seagrove, NC
James B Hoffman
Nov 10, 1939 - Jun 27, 2001
Success Stories from Biographies like Mary Farlow
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.