Israel Ferris Jr

30 March 1780–29 January 1788 (Age 7)
New York, United States

The Life of Israel

When Israel Ferris Jr was born on 30 March 1780, in New York, United States, his father, Israel S Ferris, was 28 and his mother, Ruth Meade, was 23. He married Margaret Jameson in 1800, in Antrim, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He died on 29 January 1788, at the age of 7.

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Israel Ferris Jr
Margaret Jameson
Sarah Ferris
Anna Malintha Ferris
Eliza J. Ferris
Hannah Ferris

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    Margaret Jameson




    Sarah Ferris


    Anna Malintha Ferris


    Eliza J. Ferris


    Hannah Ferris


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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 6

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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.

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