Robert H Ferries

Male16 February 1902–July 1974

Brief Life History of Robert H

When Robert H Ferries was born on 16 February 1902, in Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Joseph Morris Ferries, was 33 and his mother, Ellen Laura Martin, was 31. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Anna Louise Hildebrandt. He lived in Byron, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1905 and Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States for about 30 years. He died in July 1974, at the age of 72, and was buried in Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States.

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Robert H Ferries
Anna Louise Hildebrandt
Marian Lorraine Ferries
Donald William Ferries
Floyd Ferries

Sources (8)

  • Robert H Ferries, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert H Ferries, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Robert Ferries, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 5

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish: according to Black, either a shortened form of MacFerries, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fearghuis ‘son of Fergus ’, or an altered form of Fergus itself. Compare Ferris .

Irish and Scottish: variant of Ferris .

English (of Norman origin): habitational name, a variant of Ferris .

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

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