Edward Henry Ferkey1,2

M, b. 22 July 1887, d. May 1972
     Edward Henry Ferkey was born on 22 July 1887 at Menasha, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA.2
     Edward Henry Ferkey was registered for the draft on 24 August 1918 at Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin, USA; Edward is described as having brown eyes and dark hair, with his father born in Germany.2

     Edward Henry Ferkey married Berdean I. Barber, daughter of James P. Barber and Matildy Kohl, circa January 1919 at Portage, Wisconsin, USA.1
     Berdean Ferkey vs. Edward H. Ferkey was listed on the Circuit Court calendar as Issues of Fact for the Court on 30 April 1920 at Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.3
     Edward Henry Ferkey died in May 1972 at Nekoosa, Wood, Wisconsin, USA, at age 84.4


Residence12 May 1919Biron, Wood, Wisconsin, USA5
Census2 January 1920Town of Eau Pleine, Portage, Wisconsin, USA6

Child of Edward Henry Ferkey and Berdean I. Barber

  • Delton Ferkey6
Last Edited=26 Apr 2016


  1. [S1084] "Social Happenings of Interest," The (Stevens Point, WI) Gazette, 8 Jan 1919, it announces that Edward Ferkey had taken out a marriage license to marry Burden [sic] Barber.
  2. [S521] "WW I Civilian Draft Registrations" , Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, URL http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3172: 2000, Edward Henry Ferkey, reg. no. 298, Portage County, Anc. image 38/200.
  3. [S1085] "Heavy Circuit Court Calendar," Stevens Point Daily Journal: 30 Apr 1920, page 5.
  4. [S15] "Social Security Death Index" , index, Ancestry.com, URL http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693: 2011, Edward Ferkey (may be location of last benefit check), citing Master File Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1085] "Junction City", 12 May 1919, page 3.
  6. [S983] Edward H. Firkey (indexed as Forkey) household, 1920 US Census population schedule, Eau Pleine Township, Portage Co., Wisconsin, ED 66, sheet 1A (107) (image 836) (Anc. image 1/23), dwelling 3 (farm), family 3. (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001) www.ancestry.com, subscription database Roll T625_2010. 16 Apr 2008.