Thomas William Ferrill

19 December 1835–1912 (Age 76)
Stewart, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas William

When Thomas William Ferrill was born on 19 December 1835, in Stewart, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Henry Ferrill, was 32 and his mother, Mary Walker, was 27. He married Charlotte Susan Angell on 30 September 1877, in Cobden, Union, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ridge Twp, Union, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Cobden, Union, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1912, at the age of 77, and was buried in Cobden, Union, Illinois, United States.

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Thomas William Ferrill
Charlotte Susan Angell
Marriage: 30 September 1877
Harry Edwin Ferrill
Viola E Ferrill
Mary Eliza Ferrill
William Whitfield Ferrill
Mamie Susan Ferrill
John George Ferrill
Daisy Ann Louise Ferrill
Leander R Ferrill

Spouse and Children

30 September 1877
Cobden, Union, Illinois, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Ferrill


    Mary Walker




    Emily Jane Ferrill



    Robert W Ferrill


    James Henry Ferrill



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

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.

Age 11

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 27

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Farrell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Ferrill in household of Henry Ferrill, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas W Fenell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas W Ferrill, "United States Census, 1880"

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