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William Ferguson

Male 1826 - 1908  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name William Ferguson  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born Nov 1826  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jan 1908  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Yellowpine, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Compiled from 1860 Census Sabine County, Texas with Civil War Records by Mrs. Helen Gomer Schluter, page 55:

      William Ferguson, pension application 3543, approved October 12, 1899. Date of pension application July 18, 1899. He is 72 years of age and resided in Oakdale, Texas for 66 years. He is in very bad health and a farmer. He enlisted about June 1, 1863 with Company D, Cooks's Regiment, Heavy Artillery and served until the end of the war. He has two cows valued at $16, one year old yearling value $5, one calf worth $4, one horse worth $20, 10 head of hogs valued at $10. In the past two year he has sold one yearling for $5. V.H. Vickers, County Judge. W.T. Pulliam and J.O. Davidson witnesses. Dr. D.M. Cooper states that the applicant is in poor health with chronic colic and general nervous prostration. William Ferguson served with Milam County Guards, Infantry, 27th Brigade, General E.S.C. Robertson commander; Mount Vernon Grays, active Company, Infantry or Calvary, Titus County, 8th Brigade, TST was 5th Sergt., Company E, Volunteers, 11th Brigade, Captain Nathaniel B. Yelverton, Brigade Colonel L.W. Cooper commanding.
    • (Research):
      Census Listings:

      1860 Census
      Texas, Sabine County, Sandy Beat No. 7, PO Fairmount
      Enumerated 17 July 1860
      Page 41
      307-307
      Durciller Low 56 F Farmer 3000 8532 Ga
      Isaac Low 23 M Farmer 1100 810 La
      Jackson G Low 20 M 1100 470 Tx
      Alma H Low 15 F Miss
      308-308
      William Furguson 34 M Farmer $000 $640 La
      Selendra Furguson 22 F La
      William E Furguson 8 M Tx
      Oleanner Furguson 6 F Tx
      Plasete J Furguson 4 F Tx
      Drusiller Furguson 1 F Tx
      Benjamin G Furguson 8/12 M Tx
    Person ID I728  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Olly A. Ferguson,   b. Bef 1802,   d. Abt 1832, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Mother Drucilla Cook,   b. Feb 1802, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1865, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1820  Franklin County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 7
    • Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Ancestry.com
      Oaly A. Ferguson to Drewcilla Cook 25 Mar 1820 Franklin County
    Family ID F555  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha Mahala Hines,   b. 7 Oct 1833, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1856, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1851  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Oleander "Olla" Anna Ferguson,   b. 25 Mar 1854, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1934  (Age 80 years)
     2. Plasete J. Ferguson,   b. Abt 1856, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Selindra Garlington,   b. Abt 1839, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1905, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married Abt 1857  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Drucilla Caroline Ferguson,   b. Oct 1857, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1909  (Age ~ 51 years)
     2. Benjamin Ferguson,   b. Abt 1860, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James Ferguson,   b. Abt 1861, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Sarah Elizabeth Ferguson,   b. Aft 1862,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Robert Turner Ferguson,   b. 27 Mar 1865,   d. 25 Feb 1898  (Age 32 years)
     6. Luthenia "Lue" M. Ferguson,   b. Jun 1867, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Martin Young Ferguson,   b. 23 May 1870, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1927, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Nov 1826 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Nov 1851 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1857 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jan 1908 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S179] Mahon, Pam--Family Researcher (pmahon@brazosport.cc.tx.us).

    2. [S350] Schluter, Helen Gomer "1835 Sabine District, Texas Census" c. 1983 Distributed by Ericson Books, p 9 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972, p 41 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S667] RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project, (The WorldConnect Project is a set of tools, which allow users to upload, modify, link, and display their family trees as a means to share their genealogy with other researchers. The program used to day has a genealogy of its own. RootsWeb announced the launch of the World Connect Project on November 10, 1999 after staff members and users submitted 5.5 million records during a four-week beta-testing period. The WorldConnect Project continues to grow, and as of January 2004 had more than 312 million records. GEDCOM is an acronym for GEnealogical Data COMmunications. It is a file format developed by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). It provides a flexible and uniform format for exchanging computerized genealogical data, and allows you to share files with other researchers who may not use the same genealogy program.), John E. and Mary Smith (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi -bin/igm.cgi?db=freistat) Katherine Freistat (Freistat@eart hlink.net) Ver. Tue Aug 29 04:05:04 2000 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 13669281 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S144] 1850 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1850 United States Federal Census, the Seventh Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, age as of the census day, sex, color; birthplace, occupation of males over age fifteen, and more. No relationships were shown between members of a household. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1850 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine District Enumerated 13 and 15 Nov 1850 Page Handwritten 673 Stamped 225 225-225 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S57] Ancestry.com - Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935.

    8. [S95] Freistat, Katherine (freistat@earthlink.net) "John E. and Mary Smith" Ver. Aug 29 04:05:04 2000 ; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=freistat.