George Davis Ferris

21 November 1909–6 November 1910
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life of George Davis

When George Davis Ferris was born on 21 November 1909, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, his father, Wallace Doud Ferris, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Belinda Whalan, was 22. He died on 6 November 1910, in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, at the age of 0.

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Wallace Doud Ferris
Sarah Belinda Whalan
Grace Irene Ferris
George Davis Ferris
Florence L Ferris
Howard Donald Ferris
Betty Jean Ferris

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World Events (2)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

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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Sources (2)

  • George Ferris in household of Wallace D Ferris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Davii Ferris, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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