According to "Cases adjudged in the Superior Courts of Law and Equity" vol 1 Nov term 1778 to 1804. Ferrell vs Perry. Halifax, Oct term 1790. "The defendant claims under a presumptive gift from John Ferrell to William ferrell, his son-in-law. Sally Ferrell is the only daughter of John Ferrell who married a Ferrell. So William must be Ansel's father.Don't know Williams parents.