About Robert Farley
From Memorial Sermon on Elizabeth Ann Heard, First Church at Ipswich,1802-1865, 1865
"Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Heard, was born in Ipswich, Mass., July 20, 1802. She was the daughter of Robert Farley and Susannah his wife, who were well known in their day, and are remembered still as among the prominent and most respected citizens of the place."
- page 80-81 of A New England Prison Diary: Slander, Religion, and Markets in Early America By Martin J. Hershock