William Farthing (1823 - 1883)

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Birth

Death


South Melbourne, Australia

Cause of death

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Last Known Residence

South Melbourne, Australia

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Family

Father: William Farthing

Education

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Timeline

1823 - In the year that William Farthing was born, on April 13th, Franz Liszt - who was 11 - gave a concert in Austria. After the concert, he was personally congratulated by Ludwig van Beethoven.

1853 - At the age of 30 years old, William was alive when in October, the Crimean War began. Allies the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia fought the Russian Empire in a war that began as a religious conflict but ended up being an effort to curb the expansion of the Russian Empire. The war ended in 1856.

1864 - William was 41 years old when on June 15th, Arlington National Cemetery was created in Arlington Virginia. 200 acres from the grounds of Robert E. Lee's home were set aside to be a military cemetery. The home and grounds had been in Lee's wife's family - she was a great-granddaughter of Martha Washington.

1880 - By the time he was 57 years old, on February 4th, five members of one family in Ontario, Canada were killed and their farm was burned by a mob. Called the Black Donnelly Massacre, the Irish family had been feuding with other citizens of the town. No one was ever convicted.

1883 - In the year of William Farthing's passing, on May 24th, the Brooklyn Bridge - one of the oldest bridges in the US - was opened to traffic. Bridge construction began in 1869 and took 14 years to complete.

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Obituary

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William Farthing passed away in 1883 in South Melbourne, Australia at 60 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was born in 1823. He was born to William Farthing, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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