Nelson A. Ferrin

Male23 July 1857–February 1924

Brief Life History of Nelson A.

When Nelson A. Ferrin was born on 23 July 1857, in Springville, Erie, New York, United States, his father, Philip Ferrin, was 42 and his mother, Emiline Stanbro, was 35. He married Luella "Ella" Long about 1877, in Springville, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Concord, Erie, New York, United States for about 32 years and Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died in February 1924, at the age of 66, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Nelson A. Ferrin
Luella "Ella" Long
Marriage: about 1877
Glennie Nora Ferrin
Hugh A. Ferrin

Sources (12)

  • Nelson Fernn in household of Phillip Fernn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nelson A. Ferrin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nelson Ferrin, "New York State Census, 1892"

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  • Marriage
    about 1877Springville, Erie, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 6

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 18

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Ferron 3 or a shortened form of McFerrin . Also compare with Farren .

    English: variant of Ferron .

    Spanish (Ferrín): from a derivative of ferro ‘iron’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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