This is the latest list of Ferris family members that appear to have supported the King during the American Revolution. Most went to Canada with the evacuation of United Empire Loyalists in the early 1780s, and most returned to the United States.
Tag: United Empire Loyalists
Joshua Ferris had an excuse – forgot about the Revolution
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 […]