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James "Ansel" Ferrell
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Birth: May 29, 1813
Nash County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1883
Jasper County
Texas, USA

James "Ansel" Ferrell (MY GREAT-GREAT GRANDFATHER)was the son of Hutchins and Celia Eunice Morgan Ferrell.
Ansel was born in Nash County, N.C.
Ansel married three times, and had children by each wife.
First marriage to Elizabeth Braswell 23 May 1836 in Thomas County, Ga.
Their children were;
1. Zilpha b. 1843 d. 1873 daughter
2. Celia Eunice b. 1845 d. 1925.
3. W. b. 1846 daughter
4. Minca S. b. 1847 daughter
5. Howard H. b. 1848 d. unk Newport, Wakulla, Fla.
6. Iverson C. b. 1849 d. unk Newport, Wakulla, Fla.

Elizabeth Braswell Ferrell died 1850 in Ga.
My records show he had eight children by Elizabeth, but no information on the other ones.


Second marriage to Soleta Elizabeth Revels (MY GREAT-GREAT GRANDMOTHER) 27 July 1853 Soleta was born in 1833 in Ga. Daughter of Randolph "Jobe" Ferrell and Rebecca Smith Ferrell. Thomasville, Thomas Co, Ga.

Their children were;
1. Callie Fornia b. 1854 d. 1935 (MY GREAT-GRANDMOTHER)

2. Penelope "Penny" b. 1856 d. 1876 (I have found out she is buried on private property, about 1 mile from the Old Walling Cemetery. Land is now owned by Loy Pennington Caveness. died of Typhoid Fever.) I have talked to Loye and she says their are n9o graves on her property. NB

3. Margaret b. 1857 d. unk Ga.

4. Mekey b. 1859 d. 1876 (I have found out she is buried on private property, about 1 mile from the Old Walling Cemetery. Land is now owned by Loy Pennington Caveness. died of Typhoid Fever.) I have talked to Loye and she says their are n9o graves on her property. NB

5. Morgan b. 1861 d. 1874 Jasper Co, Tx.
6. John Stallion b. 1864 d. 1950 Age 86 yrs.
7. Walker Soleta b. 1866 d. 1908
Soleta Revels Ferrell died March 20, 1866 childbirth of Walker Soleta Ferrell. She is buried, Texas.

Third marriage to Mary Jane Gandy b. 1838 in Georgia d. 1915 Jasper Co, Texas. (a different report states his wife's name was Mary Ann Stanley, this was deciphered wrong)
They had 6 children;
1. Joseph Burton b. 1869 d. 1948 Jasper Co. Texas
2. Mary Lena b. 1871 d. unk
3. Richard Ancel b. 1876 d. unk Texas
I have not found the other three yet, they might have died as infants.

Son; Joseph Burton Ferrell 1869-1948
Daughter; Mary Lena Ferrell 1871-1956

He was killed while tussling over a gun by his son-in-law J.E. Bean in an accidental shooting March 9, 1883.








 
 
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 Parents:
  Hutchins Ferrell (1787 - 1841)
  Celia Morgan Ferrell (1785 - 1852)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Braswell Ferrell (____ - 1850)
  Soleta Elizabeth Revels Ferrell (1833 - 1866)
  Mary Jane Gandy Ferrell (1839 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  Celia "Eunice" Ferrell Bean (1845 - 1924)*
  John Stallion Ferrell (1861 - 1951)*
  California Ferrell Walling (1864 - 1935)*
  Walker Soleta Ferrell (1866 - 1908)*
  Richard Ansel Ferrell (1876 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  James "Ansel" Ferrell (1813 - 1883)
  James Ferrell (1817 - 1893)*
  Mekie Ferrell Howard (1822 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Antioch Cemetery
Buna
Jasper County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Paul Gunnels
Originally Created by: Nancy Franklin-Walling B...
Record added: Feb 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65199111
James Ansel Ferrell
Added by: Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
 
James Ansel Ferrell
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- Kay Parker McCary
 Added: Dec. 26, 2012
To my Great-Great Grandfather.
- Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
 Added: Feb. 5, 2011
 
 
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