Roxana (Stinchfield) Ferris

Roxana Judkins (Stinchfield) Ferris (1895 - 1978)

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Roxana Judkins Ferris formerly Stinchfield
Born in Sycamore, Colusa, California, United Statesmap
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Died in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United Statesmap
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Biography

Roxana ("Roxy") Judkins Stinchfield Ferris (April 13, 1895 – June 30, 1978) was an American botanist. She was born in Sycamore, California, to Moses and Annie Stinchfield. She was named after her grandmother, Roxany Judkins.

In 1916, Stinchfield Ferris earned a Master of Arts in Botany at Stanford University, and afterwards she joined the staff of the Dudley Herbarium at Stanford, collecting thousands of botanical specimens for the research collection there. She specialized in collecting Phanerogams, and the botany of California and Mexico. Stinchfield Ferris retired from the Dudley Herbarium in 1963, and died in Palo Alto in 1978.

Sources

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9PH-BZ7 : accessed 16 September 2019), Roxana Stinchfield in household of Moses Stinchfield, Arbuckle Township, Colusa, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 1, sheet 2A, family 31, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,085.

"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV26-C6Y : accessed 16 September 2019), Roxana J Stinchfield in household of Annie Stinchfield, Arbuckle, Colusa, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 19, sheet 1A, family 12, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 74; FHL microfilm 1,374,087.

"California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ3F-WS1 : 8 December 2017), Gordon Floyd Ferris and Roxana Judkins Stinchfield, 19 Aug 1916; citing Santa Clara, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 1,468,524.

"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH4V-PTB : accessed 16 September 2019), Roxana F Ferris in household of Gordon Floyd Ferris, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States; citing ED 138, sheet 4B, line 70, family 112, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 147; FHL microfilm 1,820,147.

"California, San Francisco Passenger Lists, 1893-1953," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KX4R-5NW : 12 March 2018), Roxana S Ferris, 1925; citing San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1410 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 2,380,991.

"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9DT-6KM : 27 July 2019), Roxana Ferris in household of Gordon Ferris, Palo Alto, Palo Alto Judicial Township, Santa Clara, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 43-34, sheet 65A, line 34, family 407, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 336.

"United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JB34-J24 : 19 May 2014), Roxana Ferris, Jul 1978; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

"California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGTW-G3T : 26 November 2014), Roxana Stinchfield Ferris, 02 Jul 1978; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

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