Zylpha Ferrin

1827–1887 (Age 60)
Morristown, Lamoille, Vermont, United States

The Life of Zylpha

When Zylpha Ferrin was born in 1827, in Morristown, Lamoille, Vermont, United States, her father, Orrin Ferrin, was 29 and her mother, Lydia Winter, was 26. She married Guy Beckley Young on 24 April 1852, in Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1850 and Sunapee, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States in 1860. She died in 1887, at the age of 60.

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Guy Beckley Young
Zylpha Ferrin
Marriage: 24 April 1852
Frank A. Young

Spouse and Children

24 April 1852
Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


    Frank A. Young


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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 6

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Farren or a shortened form of Mcferrin .2 Spanish (Ferrín): from a derivative of ferro ‘iron’.3 Italian: dialect variant of Ferrino, a diminutive of Ferro 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zylpha P Young in household of George B Young, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Zylpha Ferrin in household of Orrin Ferrin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Zylphia Young, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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