Joseph Ferreira

–30 November 1996
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Ferreira was born as the son of Joseph Ferreira. He died on 30 November 1996, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.

Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: common topographic name for someone who lived by a forge or iron workings, from Latin ferraria ‘forge’, ‘iron working’.

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

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