Albert D. Ferre

15 December 1848–
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Albert D.

Albert D. Ferre was born on 15 December 1848, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1865

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 Possibly a variant of French Ferré ( see Ferree ).2 Catalan (Ferré): respelling of Catalan Ferrer, from ferrer ‘smith’, reflecting the pronunciation.

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

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  • Albert D. Ferre, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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