John Farley was born in Mowillin, Co Armagh, Ireland1 on 14 March 1881. He was the son of John Farley, a farmer, and Mary Dunlop.
Farley’s ship prior to the Titanic had been the City Halagan. He joined Titanic at Belfast for the delivery trip to Southampton where he then disembarked.
Farley was married on 26 November 1913 to Evelina Elizabeth Larmour (b. 1890), a native of Carrickfergus, Co Antrim. A daughter named Anna Matilda McQuitty was born in August the following year.
After the Titanic John Farley remained at sea into the early 1920s but his final whereabouts remain unknown.