Edgar H. Ferris Born: 1832 or 1833 in Indiana Died: unknown This is one of a series of weekly posts about individuals that I am unable to place into a family tree. I cannot locate their parents, or enough information about their parents, to tie them to any lineage. Drop me a line if you […]
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Cyrus Byron Ferris Born: Jul 28, 1884 in Walton, Eaton, Michigan ***** His WWI draft registration says 1882 but most other references say 1884 Died: Aug 04, 1962 in Stanislaus County, California This is one of a series of weekly posts about individuals that I am unable to place into a family tree. I cannot […]
On his mother’s side, Frelinghuysen Ferris (1846-1907) is a descendent of Jeffrey Ferris through his son, James. His father was a Ferris, as well, but the link to any lineage is a mystery. Frelinghuysen is the son of Ammi Rogers Ferris. The name Frelinghuysen is found as both a last name and a first name, […]
As civilization arrives on any frontier, what sorts of signs show that things are changing for the better? Well, perhaps the arrival of Jehiel Ferris (1744-1833) in the town of Burlington, Bradford County, PA., in 1795 was such a sign. You see, Jehiel was a shoemaker, the first shoemaker in the community.
Simeon Ferris and his wife, Hila Ann (June) Ferris had a good life in Mehoopany, Pennsyvania, in the 1850’s. They had 12 children, eight sons. Little did they know that by 1865 they would have suffered the worst loss a parent may have, the death of a child, not once but three times. Henry Ferris […]