Sub-series 03 - Micah Ferrin

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Micah Ferrin

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CA ETRC P173-007-03

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0.01 l.m. of textual records.

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Micah Ela Ferrin was born in 1787 to Jonathan Ferrin (1756-1827) and Hannah Mary Ferrin (née Ela; 1761-1843). He married Lucinda Conant (1796-1880) and together, they had the following children: Clark E. Ferrin, Charles E. Ferrin, Chester M. Ferrin, Rachel Ferrin, Ebenezer Ferrin (1832-1867), Hannah Ferrin, Lois Ferrin, Lois Ferrin, and Johnathan Ferrin. Martin was Surveyor of Highways for the [South] East District in Holland, VT (1821-1827) and a Justice of the Peace (1824-1833). He died in 1863.

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The file contains primary source information on the professional life of Micah Ferrin as a Justice of the Peace and as Surveyor of Highways from about 1811 to 1854 in Vermont. It consists of promissory notes and receipts of transactions witnessed by Micah; documents relating to Vermont tax collection; an invoice of goods received by Micah; documents regarding legal decisions and written complaints witnessed by Micah as Justice of the Peace; notes documenting marriages administered by Micah; a deed of sale from Micah Ferrin to Asa S. Harvey for a farm in Morgan, Vermont; and a receipt for costs associated with the building of the Congregational Church Meeting House in Holland, VT ([1854?]).

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Many of the documents are torn, stained, and creased due to having been folded over a long period of time.

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The documents are in English.

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