Samuel McFerren

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel McFerren was born on 8 August 1851, in Cumberland Valley Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John M. McFerren, was 36 and his mother, Sisson Catherine Hemming, was 33. He died on 23 May 1870, in Cumberland Valley Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John M. McFerren
Sisson Catherine Hemming
James K. Poke McFerren
William McFerren
Anna Eliza McFerren
Hanna McFerren
Samuel McFerren
Henry McFerren
Rachel McFerren
Katherine "Katie" Rebecca McFerren
Josephine Cissin McFerren

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Mc Ferren in household of John Mc Ferren, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel McFerran (McFerren) - Published information: Census record: birth-name: Samuel McFerren
  • Samuel McFerren, "Find A Grave Index"

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

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern): variant of McFerrin .

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

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