Tag: United Empire Loyalists

Ferris – Loyal to the King – Tories

There are a number of men in the Jeffrey Ferris lineage who chose to remain loyal to England during the American Revolution. The facts are a bit difficult to winkle out because the families were less than pleased and kept some of the particulars from history. The names can be found, but they are so […]

A Ferris Loyalist in the Revolution

History of Stamford, Connecticut, from its settlement in 1641, to the present time by Elijah Baldwin Huntington pages 258 to 259 Joseph Ferris (1746-1836) – Stamford, Ct. Of such was that summary vengeance inflicted on that leader among our loyalists, Joseph Ferris, when our usually sober-minded citizens, after dipping him to their content in our […]