Grave of a Daughter


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Myrtle Grimm Ferris was the descendant of a Patriot of the American Revolution, and her gravesite has been marked by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, of which she was a member.

Her obituary tells that she was living in Pennington, New Jersey when she died. She was the wife of Frederick L. Ferris, a distinguished newspaper man. She, herself was the Pennington correspondent for the Evening Times for more than 30 years. Mrs. Ferris had served as Regent of the Penelope Heart Chapter of Pennington. She further served the Society on the House Committee for NSDAR’s Continental Congress, as state chairman of Conferences for the New Jersey Society as state chairman for press relations for the New Jersey Society, state librarian, and state chairman of the Good Citizens Committee.

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The image, Frederick Lum Ferris & Myrtle Grimm Ferris, is subject to copyright by Sheena 2.0™. It is posted here with permission via the Flickr API by barneykin, administrator of “The Revolution flickred” pool.

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