Josiah Hays Ferrell
M, #28, b. 20 December 1828, d. 19 May 1909
Josiah Hays Ferrell|b. 20 Dec 1828\nd. 19 May 1909|p28.htm|Elisha T Ferrell|b. 1 Dec 1798\nd. 19 Aug 1889|p56.htm|Susanna Hay(e)s|d. 11 Mar 1845|p57.htm|James S. Ferrell|b. 24 Apr 1763\nd. a 1840|p112.htm|Rebecca Bunner|b. b 1765|p113.htm|James Hay(e)s|b. 15 Oct 1772\nd. 8 Jun 1860|p114.htm|Elizabeth Dragoo (Dragaud)|b. 29 Apr 1774\nd. 7 Jul 1848|p115.htm|
|Father*||Elisha T Ferrell b. 1 Dec 1798, d. 19 Aug 1889|
|Mother*||Susanna Hay(e)s d. 11 Mar 1845|
|Charts||Pedigree - grandmother Estella Mae "Peggy" Ferrell|
Ferrell (maternal side) - Robert S Ferrell Sr (Captain)
|Birth*||20 December 1828||Josiah Hays Ferrell was born on 20 December 1828 at West Virginia Birth year 1825 from death record, birth year 1828 from his granddaughter's notes. However, 80 years old when died confirms 1828 year of birth.1|
|(InHomeOf) Census1850||1850||He appeared on the 1850 census in the household of James Perrie Ferrell, pg 39, 64th District (New Martinsville), Wetzel Co., West Virginia. His info on the census included - Ferrell, Josiah 23 b.VA carpenter.|
|Marriage*||31 October 1850||Josiah Hays Ferrell married Elizabeth Hartness "Lib" Tomlinson, daughter of Joseph D Tomlinson (IV) and Indiana K McClure, on 31 October 1850 at West Virginia.|
|Census1860*||1860||Josiah Hays Ferrell appeared on the 1860 census as the head of household, pg 46 #316-317, Pine Grove, Wetzel Co., West Virginia along with Elizabeth Hartness "Lib" Tomlinson, William Franklin Ferrell, Joseph Robert Ferrell and Julia Tomlinson . His info on the census included Ferrell, Josiah 31 b.VA miller $500.|
|Residence||1865||In 1865 Josiah Hays Ferrell resided at Montrose, Wright Co., Minnesota. Moved to Montrose - have photo of the barn he built.|
|Census1870*||1870||He appeared on the 1870 census as the head of household, pg 12 #84-84, Woodland Township, Wright Co., Minnesota along with Elizabeth Hartness "Lib" Tomlinson, Joseph Robert Ferrell, James Edmund Ferrell and Indiana Spicy 'Inda' Ferrell . His info on the census included Ferrill, Josiah 41 b.VA farmer $800-$100.|
|Census||1875||Josiah Hays Ferrell appeared on the 1875 census as the head of household, pg 533 Household 126, Woodland Township, Wright Co., Minnesota. His info on the census included Ferrell, J H 47 b.VA.|
|Deed||1875||In 1875 at Woodland Township, Wright Co., Minnesota: Bought land (Evd 1104) E 1/2 SE 1/4 of 35-118-26. Need to find orig record, some references bk D of Satisfaction pg 330, book 17 of Deeds pg 17. Currently only house on land is "new" but there is an old windmill. [Note: I have 1987 assessor maps to show where all his land transactions are]|
|Census1880*||1880||He appeared on the 1880 census as the head of household, ED 14 sht 14 pg 493a #149-154, Woodland Township, Wright Co., Minnesota along with Elizabeth Hartness "Lib" Tomlinson, Joseph Robert Ferrell, James Edmund Ferrell, Indiana Spicy 'Inda' Ferrell, Spencer Maple Ferrell and Alberta Mae 'Bertie' Ferrell. His info on the census included Ferrell, Josiah J 62 b.VA carpenter.|
|Census||1885||Josiah Hays Ferrell appeared on the 1885 census as the head of household, pg 24 Household 164, Woodland Township, Wright Co., Minnesota. His info on the census included Ferrell, J H 56 b.VA.|
|Deed||17 April 1896||On 17 April 1896 at Montrose, Wright Co., Minnesota: Bought land from Nathanial & Nacy Brooker for $317. Beginning at NE corner of NE 1/4 of SE 1/4 of 35-119-26 at a corner on east line of said section.2|
|Deed||4 August 1897||On 4 August 1897 at Montrose, Wright Co., Minnesota: Bought land from William B Prickett for $200. Beginning at NE corner of lot 1 block 1 village of Montrose (portion of NE 1/4 SE 1/4 of 35-119-26).3|
|Census1900*||1900||He appeared on the 1900 census as the head of household, ED 234 sht 20a (pg 219) #23-28, Montrose, Wright Co., Minnesota along with Elizabeth Hartness "Lib" Tomlinson and Loren Lindsey. His info on the census included Ferrell, Josiah 72 b.WV Dec 1828 general merchant owns home marr 49 years.|
|Source||22 April 1907||Source(s): Have Incompetency Guardianship case #20800 (Evd 1135). It details his land descriptions. on 22 April 1907 at Waverly, Wright Co., Minnesota.|
|Event-Misc*||18 July 1907|| On 18 July 1907 at Waverly, Wright Co., Minnesota, had the following misc event: Citation for Hearing on Petition to Sell Land (Revision of 1906)|
Guardianship of Josiah H Ferrell
State of Minnesota, County of Wright, in Probate Court: In the matter of the guardianship of Josiah H. Ferrell, ward: The State of Minnesota to all persons interested in the sale of cretain lands belonging to said ward: The petitionof Austin B Morse, as representative of the above named ward being duly filed in this court, representing that it is neccessary and for the best interest of said estate and of all interested therein that certain lands of said ward described therein be sold and praying that a license be to said petitioner, Austin B. Morse, granted to sell the same. Now Therefore, you and each of you are herby cited and required to show cause, if any you have, before this court, at the Probate Court Rooms in the court house in the village of Buffalo, County of Wright, state of Minnesota, on te 12th day of August 1907 at 10 o'clock a.m. why the prayer of said petition should not be granted. Witness the Judge of said Court, and the seal of said court, this 13th day of July 1907. Henry Spindler Judge of Probate Court.
|Death*||19 May 1909||Josiah Hays Ferrell died on 19 May 1909 at Wright Co., Minnesota, at age 80 Cause of death heart failure and apoplexy. Married, born 20 Dec 1825 age 80 farmer. Born WV, father Elisha Ferrell born xx, mother X X Hayes born WV. Physiian E P Hawkins of Montrose, undertaker J H Kennedy.4|
|Burial*||He was buried at Kreidler Cemetery, Montrose (Marysville Twnshp), Wright Co., Minnesota, Tombstone Photo.|
|Elizabeth Hartness "Lib" Tomlinson b. 12 Oct 1831, d. 19 Dec 1910|
|Marriage*||31 October 1850||He married Elizabeth Hartness "Lib" Tomlinson, daughter of Joseph D Tomlinson (IV) and Indiana K McClure, on 31 October 1850 at West Virginia.|
|Last Edited||19 Nov 2009|
- [S83] Handwritten notes by Estella Ferrell (code 7) and Indiana Ferrell (code 28.4) Evd #83.
- [S1129] Wright County Deed Book 33 pg 344, and backup document V.52 pg 190 #25736 Evd #1129.
- [S1128] Wright County Deed Book 33 pg 561, and backup document V.52 pg 409 #28513 Evd #1128.
- [S435] Certified transcript of death record from Wright Co MN Evd #435.