Theron Ferris

24 February 1819–24 May 1882 (Age 63)
Clifford, Clifford Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Theron

When Theron Ferris was born on 24 February 1819, in Clifford, Clifford Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Ferris Jr., was 36 and his mother, Mary Kelley, was 30. He married Harriet Callender about 1840, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Blakely Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Blakely, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 24 May 1882, at the age of 63, and was buried in Peckville, Blakely, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theron Ferris
1819–1882
Harriet Callender
1823–1895
Marriage: about 1840
Samuel Ferris
1843–
Archie Ferris
1857–
Emma Ferris
1867–
Emry J Ferris
1849–
Henrietta L Ferris
1852–
Herbert Ferris
1859–1872
Mary Maria Ferris
1860–1904
Fremont Ferris
1860–1917
Lillian A Ferris
1863–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1840
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(9)

    Samuel Ferris

    Male1843–Male

    Emry J Ferris

    Female1849–Female

    Henrietta L Ferris

    Female1852–Female

    Archie Ferris

    Male1857–Male

    Herbert Ferris

    Male1859–1872Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Ferris Jr.

    Male1782–1860Male

    Mary Kelley

    Female1788–1857Female

siblings

(11)

    Isaac Ferris

    Male1806–1862Male

    Fannie Ferris

    Female1808–1896Female

    Sylvanus Ferris

    Male1813–1877Male

    Charlotte Ferris

    Female1817–1879Female

    Male1819–1882Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 17

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 Irish and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Irish Ó Fearghuis or Ó Fearghasa ‘descendant of Fearghus ’, or from the Scottish-Gaelic form of this personal name, Fearghus ( see Fergus ).2 English: variant of Farrar .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Theirin Ferris, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Therow Ferris, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Theron Ferris, "United States Census, 1860"

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