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  • ID: I00041
  • Name: Miss FERRIS , of New Milford
  • Sex: F
  • ALIA: /Ferriss/
  • Birth: 1751-1789 in CT
  • Death: 1803-1879
  • Reference Number: DAVI61
  • Note:
    Source to obtain: "History of thew Towns of New Milford & Bridgewater, CT, 1803-1882", Orcutt, Samuel, Hartford, 1882
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    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.




    Marriage 1 Thomas DAVIS b: 1751-1789
    • Married: BEF. 1801
    Children
    1. Has Children Henry DAVIS b: 1801-1802 in New Milford, CT
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