Biography of C. H. Ferry
Hastings, Dakota County, MN Biographies

C. H. Ferry was born in Lake county, Illinois, in 1850. Moved with his parents to Massachusetts, and stayed four years, then returned to Illinois for two years. In 1856 came to Hastings. His father took a claim of one hundred and sixty acres in Marshan township, on which Mr. Ferry assisted nine years. Moving to Hastings he dealt in grain and horses, with his father, ten years. In 1879, engaged in livery business, the firm name being Richards and Ferry. Married Miss Etta Simmons, a native of Minnesota, in 1880.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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