William H. Ferry
He was the son of Heman Ferry (1786–1856) and Roxanna (Burchard) Ferry (c.1796–1842). He attended Amherst College for some time. He married Mary Ann Williams (b. 1816), and they had seven children.
He was a director of the Galena and Chicago Union Railroad.
He was buried at the Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum in Chicago
- The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough, Stephen C. Hutchins and Edgar Albert Werner (1867; pg. 442)
- Biographical Sketches of the State Officers and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York by William D. Murphy (1861; pg. 50ff)
- Ferry genealogy at Genealogy.com
- 14th Annual Report of the Directors of the Galena & Chicago Union Raiulroad (1861; pg. 7)
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