Richard Ferrell Jr

1814–about 1884 (Age 70)
Logan, Virginia, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Ferrell Jr was born in 1814, in Logan, Virginia, United States, his father, Richard Ferrell, was 38 and his mother, Rebecca Romine, was 32. He married Letitia Ascue about 1835, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Logan, Logan, Virginia, United States in 1850 and West Virginia, United States in 1870. He died about 1884, at the age of 70, and was buried in Ferrell Cemetery, Mingo, West Virginia, United States.

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Richard Ferrell Jr
Letitia Ascue
Marriage: about 1835
Michael A Ferrell
Lucreta Ferrell
Henry Ferrell
Rebecca Ferrell
Arminta Ferrell
Marque de Layfayette Ferrell
Richard Ferrell
Letitia Ferrell
George Ferrell
Mary Ferrell
Martha Ferrell

Spouse and Children

about 1835
Cabell, West Virginia, United States


    Michael A Ferrell


    Henry Ferrell


    Rebecca Ferrell


    Arminta Ferrell


    Marque de Layfayette Ferrell


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 10

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 22

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

Irish: variant of Farrell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richd Ferrell in household of Richd Ferrell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Richd Ferrell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Richard Ferrell, "United States Census, 1870"

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