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Ferre, Goodman

Born: 1806-XX-XX Massachusetts

Died: 1887-XX-XX

Flourished: 1845-09-15 Bloomington, Illinois

Goodman Ferre owned and operated a carriage and wagon making business with his brother Lyman Ferre and John L. Wolcott, in Bloomington, Illinois, where he lived with his wife Julia. Goodman was a Mason, and in 1855 he served as a master. In 1860, he was still making his living as a carriage maker in Bloomington, where he owned $4,500 in real property, with a personal estate of $2,500.

Gravestone and Mason Memorial Marker, Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, IL; The Biographical Record of McLean County, Illinois (Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1899), 172-75; The History of McLean County, Illinois (Chicago: Wm. Le Baron, Jr., 1879), 408; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), McLean County, IL, 19; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Ward 1, Bloomington, McLean County, IL, 133.