Thomas Ferrel

about 1795–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Ferrel was born about 1795, in Tennessee, United States. He married Lurain Wilcox on 20 January 1850, in Winston, Winston, Mississippi, United States. He lived in Winston, Winston, Mississippi, United States in 1850.

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Thomas Ferrel
Lurain Wilcox
Marriage: 20 January 1850

Spouse and Children


    Lurain Wilcox


20 January 1850
Winston, Winston, Mississippi, United States

World Events (8)

1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 1

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 35

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Farrell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Thomas Ferril, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Ferrel, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"

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