NORTHERN NEW YORK
Genealogical and family history of northern New York: a record of the achievements of her people and the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation.
New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co. 1910.
John Farrell was born in county Kildare, Ireland, 1819, died at Chateaugay, New York, 1892. He received a common school education in his native land. In 1847 he came to this country and settled at Chateaugay, where he followed farming until the time of his death. In politics he was a Democrat, and he served the town as collector of taxes and in other offices of trust and responsibility. Have these webpages helped you?
He married in this county Johanna Bowles, born 1834, daughter of George Bowles, a native of county Tipperary, Ireland. His wife died at Chateaugay in 1902.
1. George, died in 1902; was a printer by trade.
2. Minnie, married Richard Burke, of Plattsburgh, a railroad man.
3. John L., died in August 1909; an electrician by trade; married Elizabeth Carver, of Westport, N.Y.
4. William H., died in 1889, aged thirty-seven years; was employed in the United States custom service at Plattsburgh; married Catherine Corbett, of Whitehall, N.Y.
5. Frank W., mentioned below.
6. Elizabeth, married A. B. Cooney, attorney-at-law of Malone, N.Y.; children: Anna, John and William Cooney.
(II) Frank W., son of John Ferrell, was born at Chateaugay, July 26, 1866. He was educated in the public schools of his native town, and learned the printer's trade. He worked at his trade as an apprentice and journeyman until 1892, when he founded the Franklin County Democrat at Chateaugay. The paper gave its hearty support to the Democratic party in the Cleveland campaign. In the same year he bought the Chateaugay Records and has been its editor and publisher ever since. He is a Democrat and has been town clerk of Chateaugay. He is a director of the Chateaugay Agricultural Society and a member of Wadham Council, Knights of Columbus, of Chateaugay.
He married, June 28, 1893, Annie Oneil, born Aug. 9, 1865, daughter of Patrick and Bridget (Burke) Oneil, of Chateaugay. They have one son, William Ferrell, born Dec. 23, 1901.
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