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An American Family History

Daniel Ferree 1677

 
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Variations of Ferree: Fara, Ferie, Ferree, Ferrez, Ferrie, Fiere, Firre, Fierre, Fuchre, Fuehre, LeFerre, and Verree.
 
Europeans began to settle in the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania area about 1710. It was part of Chester County until May 10, 1729.

Daniel Ferree was born in 1677 in Landau. His parents were Daniel Ferree and Marie (Mary) Warrembere.

When he was a boy in in 1685, his Huguenot family fled to Strasburg. They later went on into Bavaria, Germany.

Daniel married Anna Marie Leininger about 1700 in Germany. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Daniel and Anna Marie Ferree.

Daniel Jr. died in August, 1762, Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Letters of administration were granted on August 9, 1762 to John Carpenter, the husband of his deceased granddaughter. Philip Lenhard and John De Huff were the sureties on his bond of £600. The bond said that his will, written on January 25, 1744/45 appointed his deceased son, Daniel, his executor.
Landau in der Pfalz, Germany is an autonomous city in the Rhineland-Palatinate. It was part of France from 1680 to 1815.
Children of Daniel Ferree and
Marie (Mary) Warrembere:
  • Daniel Ferree, Jr.
  • Marie Catherine (Mary) Ferree Lefevre
  • Jane Ferree Davis
  • Marie (Mary) Ferree Faulkner
  • Philip Ferree
  • John Ferree
  • The Huguenots were 16th and 17th century French protestants. About 500,000 Huguenots fled France because of religious persecution. They relocated to Protestant nations.
     

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    from "Madame Mary Ferree and the Huguenots of Lancaster County"

    Daniel Fiere, her [Mary's] son, died about August, 1762. Letters of administration cum testamento annexo on his estate were granted on August 9, 1762, to John Carpenter, the husband of his deceased granddaughter. Philip Lenhard and John De Huff were the sureties on his bond of £600. The bond recites that he had made a will dated January 25, 1744-5, in which he had appointed his son, Daniel Fiere, his executor, but that the son had died in the life time of the testator. . .

     

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