Here are the statistics for the five Ferris lineages I am managing on Ancestry. At this point, none of them are related to any other.
Category: Not Our Lineage
I have been tracking another Ferris takeover of a Native American tribe. While I cannot link the first Ferris to our lineage, the lusty procreation and involvement with a woman not his wife does suggest he carries the same genes. Edward Ferris came to South Dakota in the early 1880s. Public records list multiple birth […]
Here are the approximate numbers for the several family trees being worked on. The numbers represent the people with the last name of Ferris, Ferriss or Farris in that lineage, I have included spouses where I could in the trees but they are not included in these figures. Jeffrey Ferris lineage: 7,095 people
While building the Jeffrey Ferris lineage, I see a wide variety of other people’s work. Most are excellent but I do see a number of easily avoidable errors.
To the Ferris family: There are four large groups of related Ferrises in the US and Canada.
One of the odd things that turned up while researching the Jeffrey Ferris lineage in America is a family, or series of families, named Ferris who immigrated to the United States in the period 1890-1920.
Two painters and artists of note that are not in the Jeffrey Ferris lineage are: Stephen James Ferris 1835-1915 Stephen James Ferris was a Philadelphia portrait painter and etcher who collected over two thousand American and European prints. Smithsonian Institution Stephen James Ferris (1835-1915), a Philadelphia portrait painter and etcher, collected over two thousand European […]