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Moses FerrisAge: 8416641748

Name
Moses Ferris
Surname
Ferris
Given names
Moses
Birth about 1664 28 22
Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.

Birth of a brotherJoshua Ferris
March 31, 1666 (Age 2)
Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.

Death of a paternal grandfatherJeffery Ferris
May 31, 1666 (Age 2)
Greenwich, Conn

Birth of a brotherBenjamin Ferris
about 1668 (Age 4)
, Connecticut

Birth of a brotherCaleb Ferris
about 1669 (Age 5)
Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.

Death of a maternal grandfatherNicholas Knapp
September 16, 1670 (Age 6)
Stamford, Fairfield, Ct

Birth of a sisterHannah Ferris
1673 (Age 9)
Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.

Birth of a sisterLydia Ferris
about 1675 (Age 11)
Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.

Birth of a sisterHannah Ferris
1682 (Age 18)
Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.

Birth of a brotherJoseph Ferris
March 31, 1683 (Age 19)
Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.

Death of a brotherPeter Ferris
January 31, 1690 (Age 26)
Unmarried

Death of a fatherJoseph Ferris
1699 (Age 35)
Greenwich, Conn

Death of a motherRuth Knapp
1702 (Age 38)
Stamford, Fairfield, Conn

Death of a brotherBenjamin Ferris
July 10, 1710 (Age 46)
, Connecticut

Death of a sisterHannah Ferris
April 14, 1711 (Age 47)

Death of a sisterHannah Ferris
April 14, 1711 (Age 47)

Death of a brotherJames Ferris
July 1727 (Age 63)
Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.

Death of a brotherJoseph Ferris
April 7, 1733 (Age 69)
Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.

Death of a brotherJohn Ferris
1741 (Age 77)
Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.

Death of a sisterRuth Ferris
September 17, 1745 (Age 81)
, Connecticut

Death of a brotherJoshua Ferris
February 2, 1746 (Age 82)
Unmarried

Death of a sisterLydia Ferris
1746 (Age 82)

Death 1748 (Age 84)
Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.

LDS child sealing

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LDS baptism

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LDS endowment

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father
Joseph Ferris
Birth: June 20, 1635 25 29Watertown, Mass
Death: 1699Greenwich, Conn
mother
Ruth Knapp
Birth: January 6, 1641 48 32Watertown, Middlesex, Mass
Death: 1702Stamford, Fairfield, Conn
 
Marriage: November 20, 1657Stamford, Fairfield, Conn
13 months
elder brother
John Ferris
Birth: about 1658 22 16Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.
Death: 1741Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.
13 months
elder sister
Ruth Ferris
Birth: January 18, 1659 23 18, Connecticut
Death: September 17, 1745, Connecticut
20 months
elder brother
Peter Ferris
Birth: September 6, 1660 25 19Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.
Death: January 31, 1690Unmarried
2 years
elder brother
James Ferris
Birth: about 1662 26 20Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.
Death: July 1727Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.
2 years
elder brother
Joseph Ferris
Birth: about 1663 27 21
2 years
Moses Ferris
Birth: about 1664 28 22Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.
Death: 1748Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.
2 years
younger brother
Joshua Ferris
Birth: March 31, 1666 30 25Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.
Death: February 2, 1746Unmarried
3 years
younger brother
Benjamin Ferris
Birth: about 1668 32 26, Connecticut
Death: July 10, 1710, Connecticut
2 years
younger brother
Caleb Ferris
Birth: about 1669 33 27Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.
Death: 1752Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.
5 years
younger sister
Hannah Ferris
Birth: 1673 37 31Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.
Death: April 14, 1711
3 years
younger sister
Lydia Ferris
Birth: about 1675 39 33Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.
Death: 1746
8 years
younger sister
Hannah Ferris
Birth: 1682 46 40Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.
Death: April 14, 1711
15 months
younger brother
Joseph Ferris
Birth: March 31, 1683 47 42Stamford, Fairfield, Conn.
Death: April 7, 1733Greenwich, Fairfield, Conn.

 
Note

The second entry is the date and place of birth cited for their son, Moses Knapp. Currently he is reflected as the youngest son and the 8th child born to Nicholas and Elinor, and born probably at Wethersfield, Hartford Co, CT. Again no documentation appears that will support the conclusion. Considering the English tradition of willing or passing their lands, fathers generally willed their home lot and other belongings to the eldest son living. This being the case where Moses Knapp is concerned, it would appear that Moses was the eldest son and was probably born ca1630 or before at Watertown, MA or possibly even in England. There are many dates ranging from 1630 to 1645 cited as birthdates for Moses, and the oft quoted is the spurious LDS-IGI, where it is stated he was born 5 Aug 1645. The point is stated only that there is still another avenue to explore as relates to these two children of Nicholas and Elinor.