On the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, I would like to list those members of the Jeffrey Ferris lineage who served in that war. The list is a work in progress. William Mead Ferris 1892-1918 KIA Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France died in hospital from injuries due to gas attack buried in […]
You could get the impression from this site that it is just Ferris men who have troubles with the opposite sex. Not so. And, I give you Minerva Ferris.
The Ohio country, in the 1790s, was wilderness. A French presence had been removed by a British win in the French and Indian War that ended in 1763. By decree, no white settlements were allowed in the region. At the end of the American Revolution, the area fell into American control and there was no […]
The mess with linking to Ancestry.com seems to be fixed. This link https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/115339067/recent goes to the Jeffrey Ferris lineage. Several other leafs that I could not link to the main tree have been removed. As I have the opportunity and energy, I will post links in the sidebar.
The lack of many posts since November is due to my serious illness. I am recovering and I hope to resume regular posting. I use software titled Family Tree Maker, which was bought from its creators and is now under new management. They have continued to allow those trees to be synced to Ancestry as […]
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 […]
I’d like to make some of the tips and tricks involving the United States census that I have learned available for others. I’ll break them down with headings.