Zilpha Ferrell

about 1839–21 February 1878 (Age 39)
Union, Illinois, United States

The Life of Zilpha

When Zilpha Ferrell was born about 1839, her father, James Ferrill, was 34 and her mother, Rosana Biggs, was 31. She married William L B Nunley or Nunnally about 1859, in Union, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Ripley, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Missouri, United States in 1876. She died on 21 February 1878, in Ripley, Missouri, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

William L B Nunley or Nunnally
1812–1890
Zilpha Ferrell
1839–1878
Marriage: about 1859
Laura Rose Nunley
1865–1945
Missouri Ann Nunley
1873–1950
Miss Nunley
1878–1878
James Franklin Nunley
1878–1955

Spouse and Children

    William L B Nunley or Nunnally

    Male1812–1890Male

    Female1839–1878Female

MARRIAGE
about 1859
Union, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    James Ferrill

    Male1805–1868Male

    Rosana Biggs

    Female1808–Female

siblings

(11)

    Penelope Ferrell

    Female1826–1893Female

    Sarah Ferrell

    Female1828–1892Female

    Nancy Jane Ferrill

    Female1830–1911Female

    Mary Polly Ferrell

    Female1832–1898Female

    William H. Ferrell

    Male1833–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (5)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 21

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861

Age 22

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Farrell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Zilpha Nunnally in household of William L. B. Nunnally, "Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933"
  • Zilpha Menly in household of William Menley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Zilpha Ferrill in household of James Ferrill, "United States Census, 1850"

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