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The Wilmore News, October 21, 1915.


Fred A. Ferrin of Coldwater, Kansas and Fera B. Humphrey of Wagoner, Oklahoma were married yesterday at 5 o'clock by Dr. A. M. Brodie of the first Presbyterian church. Mr. Ferrin has been connected with the Allerdice Mercantile Company for the past six years. Miss Humphrey is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. _. Humphrey of Wagner, Oklahoma and is a very attractive young girl. After a short trip Mr. and Mrs. Ferrin will be at home to their friends in Wilmore, Kansas. --- Wichita Eagle, October 10, 1915.

The above item in the Eagle announced the marriage of one of Comanche co.'s prominent young men. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ferrin of our city. Fred ia a young man of splendid habits who has numerous friends throughout the county that extend congratulations and best wishes to him and his bride.

Mr. and Mrs. Ferrin will make their home in Wilmore having secured the O. P. Snare home on north main street as their residence. Mr. Ferrin will be with the Richardson Mercantile Company. We extend a cordial welcome to these young people as citizens of our community.

The Wilmore News, July 26, 1917.

Mrs. M. L. Thompson Killed

"Mrs. M. L. Thompson, formerly of this city, was killed by lightning at her home near Amsterdam, Mo., Monday night while in the yard cleaning a chicken.

She leaves her husband and four children, two of whom are twins. The Thompsons are well known here. E. C. Thompson, who has a real estate office in the Palace Block, is a brother of Mrs. Thompson. He has gone to Amsterdam. Burial will be there." -- Wichita Beacon, July 25.

The above item tells briefly the story of the death of a sister of Mrs. Fred Ferrin of Wilmore. Mrs. Ferrin received the sad news by telegram last Monday and left at once for her sisters home near Amsterdam, Mo., going by the way of Greensburg. Mrs. Ferrin has the sympathy of her many Wilmore friends in this very sad bereavement.

The Wilmore News, August 23, 1917.

Mrs. Fred Ferrin's mother, Mrs. L. G. Humphrey of Clarmore, Okla., and her sister, Mrs. E. J. Matthewson of Seattle, Wash., arrived here Wednesday for a visit.

Ferrin, Fred A.   Born: Feb. 22, 1887   Died: Aug.20, 1969 (KS Sgt US Army WWI) -- Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt County, Kansas.

Also see:

A Mother's Day Letter, 1919: from Fred A. FERRIN to Alice (Eyerly) Ferrin
On Mother's Day, May 11th, 1919, six months after the Armistice of World War I was signed, many American soldiers were still with the American Expeditionary Forces in France. Among them was Sgt. Fred Ferrin of Wilmore, Ks.

Arthur & Alice (Eyerly) FERRIN   Parents of Fred Arthur Ferrin.

Reuben & Hannah Philura (Murch) FERRIN   Paternal grandparents of Fred Arthur Ferrin.

Earl Bryant Ferrin   Brother of Fred Arthur Ferrin.

Gordon FERRIN   Grandson of Arthur & Alice Ferrin. Nephew of Fred Arthur Ferrin.

Loren & Alcana (Wagner) Ferrin   Paternal uncle & aunt of Fred Arthur Ferrin.

How Loren & Arthur Ferrin Came to Comanche County, Kansas

James Rolla & Agnes L. (Wallace) Doig, a family history which mentions schoolteacher Jeanne Doig boarding with Arthur & Alice Ferrin's family during the school year.

A Brief History of Newton, New Hampshire (A New Chronology of the Life & Times of Jonathan Farren) Fred Arthur Ferrin was a 7th generation descendant of Capt. Jonathan Farren of Amesbury, MA, & Newton, NH, as follows: Fred Arthur Ferrin 7, Arthur Ferrin 6, Rueben Ferrin 5, Zebulon Ferrin 4, Zebulon Ferrin 3, Zebulon Farren 2, Jonathan Farren 1.

Richard Royce Ferrin, a virtuoso violinist and violist who has celebrated his 30th anniversary as a violist with the Chicago Symphony, is the son of Fred Arthur Ferrin and the grandson of Arthur Ferrin.

Thanks to Shirley Brier for finding, transcribing and contributing the above news articles to this web site!

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