Thomas Feran1

#18376, (circa 1805 - September 1872)
Father*____ Feran2 (s 1770 - )

Family

Catherine Whelan b. c 1805, d. 1864
Relationship not known.2 
Birth*circa 1805He was born circa 1805 at PennsylvaniaG.3 
Marriage*say 1826He married Catherine Whelan, daughter of ____ Whelan and Catherine _____, say 1826.1 
17 July 1850He and Catherine Whelan appeared on the census of 17 July 1850 at 2nd Ward, Washington, District of Columbia; (prob., though ages are off by five to ten years.)4 
11 July 1860He and Catherine Whelan appeared on the census of 11 July 1860 at 2nd Ward, Washington, District of Columbia.3 
between 1862 and 1866He lived between 1862 and 1866 at 401 13th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia.5 
24 March 1863In William Whelan's will dated 24 March 1863, Thomas Feran was named co-executor, as "my friend Thomas Feran of the City of Washington."6 
24 June 1870He and Melinda Feran appeared on the census of 24 June 1870 at 2nd Ward, Washington, District of Columbia.7 
Death*September 1872He died in September 1872 at 730 13th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia.8 
Burial*September 1872He was buried in September 1872 at St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church Vault, 243 North Lawrence Street, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG.8 

Citations

  1. [S1664] William Whelan (March 1863), Will and Probate of William Whelan, Philadelphia Court (1863) No. 536, online Ancestry.com. Names as an heir "Catherine Feran, daughter of my deceased wife," and as co-executor "my friend Thomas Feran of the City of Washington."
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Tho. (55), b. PA, clerk, real estate value $7000, personal estate $1000; Catherine (55), b. PA.
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Thomas (50), b. PA, no occupation; Catherine (35), b. PA.
  5. [S1783] Hutchinson's Washington and Georgetown Directory (Washington, D. C.: Hutchinson & Sons), Boyd's Directory, published by Thomas Hutchinsin, 1862, p. 80. Thomas Feran, chief clerk, Treasury Dept., res. 401 13th west. 1866 edition, p. 223. Thomas Ferran, clerk, Treaury Dept., same address.
  6. [S1664] Will and Probate of William Whelan, Philadelphia Court (1863) No. 536: 1. Names daughters Susan C. Whelan and Amelia A. Brady as Executors and Administrators, and assigns his house at 623 Spruce Street to the family residing there, viz. Susan, Frances and Amelia; the children of Amelia; and niece Nancy. 2. Annuity of $300 to niece Nancy Whelan. 3. Income from the estate for one year to daughters Susan and Amelia. 4. Residual of estate, one-eighth to each of four children, viz. son William Whelan and daughters Elizabeth R. Edwards, Susan C. Whelan and Amelia A. Brady; one-eighth part in trust for dau. Lucy G. Scravendyke; one-eighth part in trust for daughter Frances J. Whelan; one-eighth part to Catherine Feran, daughter of deceased wife; one-eighth part, in equal parts, in trust for Catharine Smith and Ellen A. Sheaff, grand daughters of deceased wife. 5. Appoints as Executors son William, son-in-law John Scravendyke, daughters Susan and Amelia, and friend Thomas Feran. Witnesses John C. Mitchell and George W. Shepherd.
  7. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Thomas (50), b. PA, ex Chief of the Treasury, real estate value $10,000, personal estate $300; Melinda (46), b. PA, keeps house.
  8. [S1582] Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915, online FamilySearch.com, Folder 4058558, img. 151/1072, Certificate of Death. Thos Feran, b. Philadelphia, Chief Clerk, Customs Bureau, res. 730 13th St. NW, Washington DC; d. Washington DC Sep 1872, age 72, gastroenteritis; bur. St. Augustine's Vault, Philadelphia PA.