John Ferrell

9 February 1871–19 May 1953 (Age 82)
Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John

When John Ferrell was born on 9 February 1871, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, Levi Ferrell, was 35 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Atkinson, was 31. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Ida Elizabeth Gregory. He lived in Magisterial District 1 Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Magisterial District 2, Wayne, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 19 May 1953, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bethesda, Wayne, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ferrell
Ida Elizabeth Gregory
Eary L Ferrell
E. Linard Ferrell
Hazel Ferrell
Pearlie Ferrell
Finley Ferrell
Rex E Ferrell

Spouse and Children


    Ida Elizabeth Gregory




    Eary L Ferrell


    Pearlie Ferrell


    Finley Ferrell


    Rex E Ferrell


    E. Linard Ferrell


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Levi Ferrell


    Nancy Elizabeth Atkinson




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 21

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Farrell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Ferrell in household of Finley Ferrell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Ferrell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Ferril in household of Levi Ferril, "United States Census, 1880"

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