Nelson A. Ferrin

23 July 1857–February 1924 (Age 66)
Springville, Concord, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Nelson A.

When Nelson A. Ferrin was born on 23 July 1857, in Springville, Concord, 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, Concord, 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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Family Time Line

Nelson A. Ferrin
1857–1924
Luella "Ella" Long
1858–1929
Marriage: about 1877
Glennie Nora Ferrin
1879–
Hugh A. Ferrin
1886–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1877
Springville, Concord, Erie, New York, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

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

1 Irish: variant of Farren or a shortened form of Mcferrin .2 Spanish (Ferrín): from a derivative of ferro ‘iron’.3 Italian: dialect variant of Ferrino, a diminutive of Ferro 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nelson Ferrin, "New York State Census, 1892"
  • Nelson Ferren, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Almon N Ferrin in household of Philip Ferrin, "United States Census, 1860"

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