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Name Meigs, Ferris Jacob
Dates & places of birth and death b. Jersey City, NJ, February 5th, 1868
d. Daytona Beach, FL, May 9th, 1943
Occupation Assisted his father with the Santa Clara Lumber Company. Succeeded his father as president of the company in 1911 and held the office until the company ended business in 1941.
Relationships Father: Titus Meigs
Mother: Lucia Lassell Meigs
Wife: Louise Adele Lawrence
Children: Lucia Lawrence, Margery Lawrence, Hester Oakley
Education B.S. Yale University, 1889

Associated Records

Ferris Meigs Logging Photograph Collection : Andrews Donation [graphic] -

Photographs taken by Ferris Jacob Meigs of the Santa Clara Logging Company. Images are taken at St. Regis Falls, Santa Clara, and Tupper Lake, NY where they show various stages of the logging process.

Ferris Meigs Logging Photograph Collection : Meigs Donation [graphic] -

Photographs taken by Ferris Jacob Meigs of the Santa Clara Logging Company. Images are taken at St. Regis Falls, Santa Clara, and Tupper Lake, NY where they show various stages of the logging process.

Image of River Driver Standing on Log - Print, Photographic

River Driver Standing on Log - Print, Photographic

River driver standing on a log in a river while holding a pike pole.

Image of Men In A Drive Boat - Print, Photographic

Men In A Drive Boat - Print, Photographic

Four men in a drive boat using peavey hooks to drive logs down the river.

Image of River Driver - Print, Photographic

River Driver - Print, Photographic

River driver standing on a log.

Image of Log Jam - Print, Photographic

Log Jam - Print, Photographic

Four men rolling logs into the river.

Image of Log Jam - Print, Photographic

Log Jam - Print, Photographic

Group of river drivers working on a log jam in some rapids.

Image of Log Jam - Print, Photographic

Log Jam - Print, Photographic

Group of river drivers working on a log jam.

Image of Log Driving - Print, Photographic

Log Driving - Print, Photographic

River drivers moving logs down river.

Image of Cooking Station - Print, Photographic

Cooking Station - Print, Photographic

Men standing around a cooking station.

Image of Moving Logs With A Peavey Hook - Print, Photographic

Moving Logs With A Peavey Hook - Print, Photographic

Three river drivers moving logs along with a peavey hook.

Image of Man Running Across Logs - Print, Photographic

Man Running Across Logs - Print, Photographic

Man running across logs on a river holding a driving pole, while other drivers keep logs moving in the background.

Image of Driving Down the River - Print, Photographic

Driving Down the River - Print, Photographic

Two drivers on logs using poles to ferry themselves and the logs downriver.

Image of Breaking a Log Jam - Print, Photographic

Breaking a Log Jam - Print, Photographic

Men standing on logs using peavey hooks to break up a jam.

Image of Two Drivers - Print, Photographic

Two Drivers - Print, Photographic

Two drivers sitting on logs while guiding them downriver.

Image of Camp Cooking - Print, Photographic

Camp Cooking - Print, Photographic

Two men setting up a stove and cooking over a woodfire at a logging camp.

Image of Dining Tent - Print, Photographic

Dining Tent - Print, Photographic

Interior view of a dining tent. Two tables set with cookware and a meal. On the tent walls are pictures of men's fashions and landscape scenes.

Image of Meal Call - Print, Photographic

Meal Call - Print, Photographic

Men gathered around an outdoor camp stove eating a meal.

Image of Two Drivers - Print, Photographic

Two Drivers - Print, Photographic

Two drivers guiding logs downriver. One man is sitting on a log while the other is standing.

Image of Drive Boats at Work - Print, Photographic

Drive Boats at Work - Print, Photographic

Four men in a drive boat. In the background, men rowing a second drive boat can be seen.