07 January 2013

Andrew Farrell's Lapeer County Estate

The Andrew Farrell file found courtesy of FamilySearch:

File 757 Andrew Farrell

Source: Heirs
Mary Ferrell, Widow, Marathon, Lapeer County, Michigan
Simeon Ferrell, adopted child, "  "
Andrew Ferrell, "     "                     "    "

The Last Will and Testament of Andrew Farrell, dated 29 May 1861, also named William Robert Ferrell, infant, as an heir along with Simeon, age 14, Andrew, age 13.

Andrew Ferrell owned the Ferrell House in Columbiaville, Marathon Township, Lapeer County, Michigan.  He was listed as a hotelkeeper in the 1870 census:

United States Census, 1870
Michigan, United States
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
Andrew Farrell M 61y New York
Mary Farrell F 45y New York
Wait Hiller F 26y Michigan
Clark Dewey M 26y Michigan

Andrew Ferrell was a Lapeer County farmer in 1850:

United States Census, 1850
event place: Marathon, Lapeer, Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Andrew Ferrell M 41 New York
Orrilla Ferrell F 38 New York
Simeon Ferrell M 4 Michigan
Andrew Ferrell M 2 Michigan
Peter Zbleuisick M 16 Michigan

Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897
death date: 26 Mar 1872
death place: Marathon, Lapeer, Michigan
death age: 63 years 1 month 21 days
estimated birth date: 1809
birthplace: New York
marital status: Married
father's name: Robt. Farrell
mother's name: Hannah Farrell
occupation: Hotel Keeper

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