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James Sweetman Ferguson[1, 2]
Male Abt 1823 - Abt 1901


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  • Birth  Abt May 1823  Haldimand Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Name  James Furgerson  [3
    Name  James Furguson  [4, 5
    Died  Abt Oct 1901  Falls City, Polk County, OR, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Falls City, Polk County, OR, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I101  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  7 Jun 2017 

    Father  Unknown Person 
    Mother  Unknown Person 
    Family ID  F5385  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Philedelphia Fry,   b. 14 Feb 1820, Kent, Essex Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jan 1900, Falls City, Polk County, OR, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1846  Montcalm Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Eliza J Ferguson,   b. 1847, Haldimand Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >2. Richard E Ferguson,   b. 25 Nov 1847, MI Or NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1937, Falls City, Polk County, OR, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary E Ferguson,   b. 1849, Haldimand Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1890, Winfield, Montcalm, MI Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James F Ferguson,   b. Abt 1852, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >5. Burdick William Ferguson,   b. 25 Aug 1853, Newark, Wayne Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1925, Wenatchee, Chelan County, WA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Henry Samuel Ferguson,   b. Dec 1855, Kent, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Emma Jane Ferguson,   b. Abt 1859, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Rosella P Ferguson,   b. 1860, Maple Valley, Montcalm Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Jabez J Ferguson,   b. 25 Dec 1863, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >10. Charlotte R. Ferguson,   b. 1866, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1915, Marion Co., OR Find all individuals with events at this location
    >11. Nettie Ferguson,   b. Nov 1866, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1910, Salem, Marion Co., OR Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  6 Feb 2007 
    Family ID  F107  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Born in Canada. The family lived in Michigan before moving to New York, and
      eventually went west to Oregon. Married in 1846 in Montcalm County, MI .

      Burdick was born in Newark, NY.
      Was in MI in 1883.

      Was in Independance, OR in Summer of 1884.

      Had 7 children according to 1860 census.

      JS was a watchmaker in Independance, OR.

      Filed for divorce in Polk County, OR in April, 1886.

      Middle name was listed as L in 1860 census, Pierson, Mecosta County, MI

      Possible other children of James - Alfred, Frank

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Michigan, Mecosta, Pierson - 1860 - US Census, Michigan , Mecosa County, (Washington D C The National Archives 1950 1967), James Ferguson household, Pierson Township, page 126, dwelling 212, family 196, series M653, roll 554 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S17] New York, Wayne County, Butler - 1850 - US Census, New York, Wayne County, (Washingon D C The National Archives 1950 1967), James Ferguson household, Butler Township, dwelling 363, family 363 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S13] Michigan, Montcalm, Maple Valley - 1880 - US Census, Michigan, Montcalm County, (Washington DC The National Archives 1950 1967), James Ferguson household, Maple Valley Township, page 249, dwelling 147, family 148, Series T9, Roll 597 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S13] Michigan, Montcalm, Maple Valley - 1880 - US Census, Michigan, Montcalm County, (Washington DC The National Archives 1950 1967), James Furgerson household, Maple Valley Township, page 249, dwelling 147, family 148, Series T9, Roll 597 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S15] Michigan, Montcalm, Maple Valley - 1870 - US Census, Michigan, Montcalm County, (Washingon DC The National Archives 1950 1967), James Feruson household, Maple Valley Township, page 137, dwelling 90, series M593, roll 692 (Reliability: 3).