James S Ferris

27 February 1931–May 1985 (Age 54)
Douglas, Minnesota, United States

The Life of James S

When James S Ferris was born on 27 February 1931, in Douglas, Minnesota, United States, his father, Harvey Myrtle Ferris, was 23 and his mother, Susie Blanche Chapman, was 21. He lived in Osakis Township, Douglas, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died in May 1985, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Myrtle Ferris
1908–1988
Susie Blanche Chapman
1909–1988
Eleanor Marie Ferris
1927–1995
James S Ferris
1931–1985

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1932

Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1933 · The Browns Valley Man

Age 2

Just like the Minnesota Woman, The Browns Valley Man are deemed the oldest human remains found in Minnesota. They were found by W. H. Jenson, while he was laying gravel for his driveway, in the Traverse gap in western Minnesota. The remains are believed to be around 9,000 years old.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 16

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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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  • James Ferris in household of Harvey Ferris, "United States Census, 1940"

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