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Jay Wesley Ferris
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1848
Orleans County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1929
Saint Paul
Ramsey County
Minnesota, USA

Jay served in Company A 35th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War

Former Madison Man Succumbs
Jay Wesley Ferris, 91, G. A. R., Succumbs in Minnesota
Jay Wesley Ferris, 91, a veteran of the G. A. R. and formerly of Madison, died recently at his home in Redwood Palls, Minn. He was a brother of the late Eugene S. Ferris, for 30 years a Madison drayman. Born in New York, he came to Madison with his parents who made their home near Madison. In 1864, at the age of 18, Mr. Ferris enlisted In the Union army and served until February, 1865. He married Miss Rhoda Driesbock, Madison, in 1872, and in 1876 the family went to Minnesota in a covered wagon. They lived at Redwood Falls since. The Masonic order and the American Legion took charge of the burial of the services at Redwood last week.
Madison Capital Times - January 13, 1930
Family links: 
  Philo Dorsey Ferris (1825 - 1885)
  Hattie M Ferris (1809 - 1883)
  Rhoda Driesbock Ferris (1852 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Redwood Falls Cemetery
Redwood Falls
Redwood County
Minnesota, USA
Maintained by: Dee Ferris
Originally Created by: Tom Mauer
Record added: Feb 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48619782
Jay Wesley Ferris
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Jay Wesley Ferris
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Jay Wesley Ferris
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R.I.P. 7th Cousin 2x removed
- Jim Ferris
 Added: Jun. 2, 2015
Thank you for serving.
- northernpeach 🕯 🌹 🕯
 Added: Jun. 19, 2014

- The Lady in Black
 Added: Sep. 28, 2013
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