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Re: Thomas Farraday.. MD/PA Update...
Posted by: daena Date: March 31, 2000 at 16:13:28
In Reply to: Thomas Farraday.. 1850-1900, PA/MD by daena of 5

Thomas Farrady Update:

Looking for descendents of this family

Thomas FARRADY (also spelled Ferredy, Farady, Farridy) born 1814 Wales, emigrated to the US in 1840. He married Ann (unknown) born 1824 Wales, about 1846 in Maryland. The marriage date and place is based on the birth of the first child.
"In a book titled "Naturalized In Cumberland Allegany Co Maryland" I found the following entry: Thomas Ferredy arrived in the US in 1840 from Wales. He entered his first papers on 10-12- 46( I don't know if that is the 10 Dec 1846 or 12 Oct 1846) and was age 31. He filed his final papers on 6 nov 1848....

They had the following children:

Found in the 1860 census, PA ...birth years are my addition....

Thomas Farridy (born Wales) age 45 (1815)
Anne Farridy (born Wales) age 40 (1820)
Ruth (born MD) age 12 (1848)
Anne (born VA) age 9 (1851) (died before 1870)
Thomas (born MD) age 7 (1853)
Margaret (born PA) age 5 (1855)
John (born PA) age 3 (1857)
Polly (born PA) age 4/12 (1860)

By the 1870 census, the family is found in Frostburg. Allegany Co, Maryland.

Thomas Farady, age 56,bth/pl Wales
Ann Farady, age 49, bth/pl Wales
Ruth Farady, age 23, bth/pl MD
Thomas Farady, age 17, bth/pl MD
Margaret Farady, age 14, bth/pl PA
John Farady, age 12 , bth/pl PA
Mary (Polly) Farady, age10, bth/pl PA

The son *Thomas Farrady, born in 1855, married 1875 in MD to Sarah A. BONE born 1857 Michigan, daughter of John Bone born in England and Julia (?) born in Virginia and had the following children:

William Farrady born March 1876 in MD, married 1896 Lillian May MYERS
Lottie Farrady born March 1879 in MD, married 1895 Walter M. MEYERS (MYERS)
Annie Farrady born Jan 1882 in MD, married 1899 to George Charles GRIFFITH


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