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 […]
Category: Not Our Lineage
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 […]
One of the issues that has bedeviled genealogists researching the Ferris family tree in the United States has been the existence of two lineages, that of Jeffrey Ferris and that of Samuel and Zachariah Ferris. The timing of the arrival of the Samuel / Zachariah lineage is a bit uncertain but it is believed that […]