Name: Miss FERRIS , of New Milford
Birth: 1751-1789 in CT
Reference Number: DAVI61
Source to obtain: "History of thew Towns of New Milford & Bridgewater, CT, 1803-1882", Orcutt, Samuel, Hartford, 1882
From New Milford's home page [
http://www.newmilford.org/history/home.htm] (note surname spelling)
1706: Zachariah Ferriss arrives in New Milford and plows a plot of land near today's Town Hall. It is believed to be the first such work done here by a Caucasian.
1710: Birth of Sarah Ferriss, the first female child born in New Milford.
1713: John Noble, Sr., chosen as Jonathan Law's successor as Town Clerk. Zachariah Ferriss, Samuel Brownson and Samuel Hitchcock chosen Selectmen. Mr. Daniel Boardman is given land and a house on the condition that he become New Milford's "minister of the place" for 20 years. John Bostwick is chosen as constable.
Thomas DAVIS b: 1751-1789
- Henry DAVIS b: 1801-1802 in New Milford, CT