Geraldine Eudora Ferran

Female1906–about 1993

Brief Life History of Geraldine Eudora

When Geraldine Eudora Ferran was born in 1906, in New York, United States, her father, John Love Ferran, was 30 and her mother, Eva Rosetta Sellers, was 27. She had at least 2 sons with Walter Nissle. She lived in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States for about 30 years. She died about 1993, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Walter Nissle
Geraldine Eudora Ferran
Harry Lewis Nissle
Walter L. Nissle

Sources (5)

  • Geraldine Nissel in household of Walter Nissel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Geraldine Ferran in entry for Harry L Nissle, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
  • Geraldine Furan in household of George Sellers, "United States Census, 1910"

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Children (2)

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 0

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 11

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.


Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Carlos, Alberto, Francisco, Jose, Rosendo, Xavier, Ana, Angel, Arturo, Ernesto, Estela, Horacio.

Catalan: from the medieval personal name Ferran, the Catalan form of Ferdinand .

Irish: from Mac Mhearáin, see McFerrin . The name may have been confused with Farren . Anglicized forms of this name can be indistinguishable from those of Ó Fearáin, see Fearon .

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

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