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John Duell Ferris
Birth: Dec. 2, 1826
Saratoga County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1904
Waterloo
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA


John's family migrated from NY to IN; he left the family home in 1848 and located in Knox Co IL where he was a wagon maker for 4 years; moved to Black Hawk Co 1852 where he built a 14'x14' log cabin and lived the first winter in it with a dirt floor; there was no habitation West of him at that time; he owned a farm of 192 acres outside of Waterloo; he was formerly an old-line Whig and then became a Republican; held the offices of Township Trustee for 4 years, Road Supervisor for 2 years, and School Director for 2 years; member of United Brethren Church. 
 
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 Parents:
  Ezekiel Mead Ferris (1805 - 1891)
  Philetia Duel Ferris (1805 - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  Louisa A. Jackson Ferris (1834 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Algernon Norman Ferris (1853 - 1925)*
  Forest Clinton Ferris (1854 - 1941)*
  John Hiram Ferris (1856 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Philo Dorsey Ferris (1825 - 1885)*
  John Duell Ferris (1826 - 1904)
  Cynthia Matilda Ferris Allen (1831 - 1891)*
  Anna L Ferris Kimball (1839 - 1914)*
  Orville Belmont Ferris (1841 - 1905)*
  Lovetus Algernon Ferris (1842 - 1864)*
  Charles Eddy Ferris (1846 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Waterloo
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Jim Ferris
Record added: Apr 26, 2007
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John Duell Ferris
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John Duell Ferris
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R.I.P. Cousin
- Jim Ferris
 Added: Oct. 7, 2013
 
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