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.
Tag: Ferris Family
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.