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  • ID: I03532
  • Name: John Ferguson 1 2 3 4 5 5 6 7 8 9
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 11 AUG 1778 in poss North Carolina
  • Death: 21 JUL 1826 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
  • Burial: Buried under a Walnut tree Evansville, IN
  • Event: Fact Teacher, Minister, Scout
  • Note:
    There are possibly three more children-Joseph, Mary who married James King
    and Susannah.


    Marriages in Christian County, KY-----------

    Peter Ferguson m Malinda Harrison Oct 10, 1809 (maybe a bro to John?)
    " " m Nancy Shaw May 2, 1812
    " " m Deborah Davis Jan 3, 1798 Widow of James Davis

    Catherine Ferguson m Matthew Adams 1802
    Betsey Ferguson m Robert Adams 1804

    Could these persons be seiblings of John? Another person says that Catherine and Elizabeth (Betsey) are children of a Peter Ferguson of Christian Co. KY. Also the following might be too-----------Richard, Thomas, Hamlet, James, John. These names minus John are found in 1799 Tax List each with 200 acres. Peter is also listed in Livingston Dest 2 with 495 acres.


    Christian County was made from Logan Co.

    In Logan Co. KY Deed Book A-1 pg 280 22 Feb 1796
    William Ferguson gives his son John Ferguson all his housefold burniture and tools. Wit James Bone, Richd. West

    Also-----pg 393----Indenture 25, Feb 1800 Wm Ferguson 1 part, & Wm Newly, other part, 100 lbs. pd, 100 Acres on S side of middle FD of Red River, beg. at a sassafras tree where Pryer & Craddock lines enter, being land granted Ferguson by Patent dated 4 June 1798. Wit: James Gambrill, Wm. Haynes, Morning Prior.

    Index of Surveys Logan Co. Book A pg 153 Wm. Fergarson 100 acres Middle Fork of Red 2 Aug 1796

    Book E pg 85 Usher Furgason 398 1/2 acres Cedar and Grassy Knob
    13 Dec 1809

    Will Book A William Ferguson, pg 91, Inventory 27, Oct 1806; pg 155-156, Inventory 4 July 1809

    Order Book 1
    Jan Court 1805 Wm Ferguson enters 200 acres
    April " " " " " 400 "
    Dec " 1801 Usher " " " "



    Will Book 4 pg 67 Estate of Robert Ashby of Fauquier Co VA Witness John Ferguson

    Christain Co. KY Deed Book K abstracts pg 473-474, 652-653
    John Ferguson had 275 A in 1801 Sold 1819




    Marriage 1 Susan Ashby b: 1773 in Maryland
      Children
      1. Has Children Peter Ferguson b: 22 JUN 1803 in Christian County, Kentucky
      2. Has Children Thomas Crow Ferguson b: ABT. 1805 in Christian County, Kentucky
      3. Has No Children Elizabeth (Betsey) Ferguson b: 3 JUN 1806 in Christian County, Kentucky

      Marriage 2 Mary Sullivan b: 13 MAY 1773 in Maryland
      • Married: 8 NOV 1808 in Christian County, Kentucky
      Children
      1. Has Children John L. Ferguson b: 27 AUG 1811 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana
      2. Has No Children Catherine Ferguson b: ABT. 1813 in Pike County, Indiana
      3. Has No Children Emeline Ferguson b: ABT. 1815 in Pike County, Indiana

      Sources:
      1. Title: Pike County Court Records
      2. Title: Vanderburgh County, Indiana Marriage Records
      3. Title: Christian County, Kentucky Marriage Records
      4. Title: Gibson County , Indiana Marriage Records
      5. Title: Warrick County, Indiana Marriage Records
      6. Title: Warrick County, Indiana Death Records
      7. Title: Pike County Death Records
      8. Title: Pike County , Indiana Marriage Records
      9. Title: Book of Rev. John Ferguson about his family

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