Name origin: A corruption of Ferrers, from Ferorieres, a small town of Gastinors, France, so called from the iron mines in which the county abounded. In Welsh fferis signifies steel.

Aaron Ferris

b.abt.1653 Kittery, ME; parents ukn
d.aft.1712 Kittery, ME
m.Grace ______

CHILDREN included:

  1. Grace/Sarah Ferris b.abt. 1686 d.aft.March 1714 Arundel, ME m.Jan. 2, 1700 Thomas Huff
  2. Mary Ferris

NOTE: Aaron was a fisherman. Resided on the Isle of Shoals in 1669, Great Isle in 1683, and Kittery in 1697.

Re: "Gen. Dictionary of ME & NH"

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