Thomas Ferebee

27 February 1790–4 August 1846 (Age 56)
Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Ferebee was born on 27 February 1790, his father, William Ferebee II, was 32 and his mother, Chloe Sawyer, was 37. He married Sarah "Sally" Poyner in 1816, in Currituck, Currituck, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 4 August 1846, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Harris Cemetery, Dickson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ferebee
1790–1846
Sarah "Sally" Poyner
1790–
Marriage: 1816
Virginia Ferebee
1816–1911
Caroline Ferebee
1821–1891
Bettie Ferebee
Margaret Wallace Ferebee
1823–1871
Rufus Ferebee
1831–1916

Spouse and Children

    Male1790–1846Male

    Sarah "Sally" Poyner

    Female1790–Female

MARRIAGE
1816
Currituck, Currituck, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Virginia Ferebee

    Female1816–1911Female

    Caroline Ferebee

    Female1821–1891Female

    Female1823–1871Female

    Rufus Ferebee

    Male1831–1916Male

    Bettie Ferebee

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Female1785–Female

    Male1790–1846Male

    Mary Ferebe

    FemaleFemale

    Sarah Ferebee

    FemaleFemale

    William Iredell Ferebee

    MaleMale

World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 6

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1808

Age 18

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from North Ferriby in East Yorkshire or South Ferriby in Lincolnshire, both named from Old Norse ferja ‘ferry’ + býr ‘farmstead’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Thomas Ferebee, "United States War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910"
  • Thomas Ferebee in entry for Rufus Ferebee, "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"

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