Your FERRY'S may be descended from these earlier men in the area: James FERRY, Daniel FERRY and Charles FERRY. Whether the three men are related is speculative, but likely.
19 May 1798 Indenture between James FERRY, Nelson Co. KY and William RIDGE, Wash. Co., KY
of 1 part & Thomas HARRISON Sr., Wash. Co. other part for 37 pounds in horses & 36 pounds money conveying 218 acres on Pleasant Ridge & Luck Run, waters of Beech Fork adj. Martin HARDING, James RENA, John TRAVISSigned: James FERRYWilliam RIDGE
Wit.: Fleman ROBERTSON, Ezekiel T. HICKMAN, JamesXRINEY. (Bk. B., p. 128)(Sanders, p. 44)
19 May 1798 Indenture between James FERRY, Bullitt Co., KY & James RINEY of Wash. Co., KY
conveying 308 acres adjoining William RIDGE for 154 pounds.James FERRY
Wit.: Ezekiel T. HICKMAN, Wm. RIDGE, Thos. HARRISON Sr., Fleman ROBERTSON.
(Bk. B., p. 129) (Sanders, p. 44)
19 May 1798 - Indenture between James FERRY, Bullitt Co., KY & William RIDGE, Washington Co. of one part & Elender SIMS, Wash. Co. other part conveying 44 acres on Pleasant Run for 15 pounds.Wit.Ezekiel T. HICKMAN, Jonathan RINEY, James RINEY, Thomas HARRISON.
Signed: James FERRY, Wm. RIDGE.Bk. B. / 132 (Op. Cit. p. 45.)
22 March 1794Daniel FERRY signed the marriage bond for Isadore MOORE and Eleanor COOPER in Nelson Co, KY.
11 April 1795 Agreement of purchase. Daniel FERRY of Nelson Co., & Jno. ROBBINS, Wash. Co. purchased all the interest Matthew WALTON had in 11,300 acrees in Hardin Co.but patented in Nelson Co. on NW side of Middle Fork of Clear Fork of Rough Creek, adj. Wm. RUSSELLS 2000 acre survey.
Wit.: John CALDWELL, Wm. DEAN, Thos. LOURY.
Signed: Daniel FERRYJohn ROBBINS
( Washington Co. Deed Bk. A, p. 319)(Sanders, p. 21)
12 April 1798 Indenture between Isaac FENLEY, Jefferson Co., KY & Charles FERRY, Greene Co., PA conveying 400 acres in Wash. Co., KY on Pleasant Run and adjoining Robert TRAVICE for 100 pounds.
Bk. B, p. 230(Sanders, p. 52)
30 May 1799 - Indenture between Charles FERRY, Green Co., PA & James RINEY, Wash. Co., KY conveying 186 acres on Lick Run, a branch of Pleasant Run for 145 pounds. Wit: Isaac LANSDALE, Will PILE, Wamuel BOEHM.Signed: Charles FERRY. Bk, B, 246. (Op. Cit. p. 54)
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