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FERGUSON, Patrick
(Abt 1715-)
DONALD, Margaret
(Abt 1720-)
FERGUSON, Duncan Donald
(1740-1784)
STEWART, Helen
(1754-1820)

FERGUSON, John
(1781-1857)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. McINTYRE, Elizabeth
2. BUCHANAN, Helen

3. TOMLINSON, Mary

FERGUSON, John 2

  • Born: 22 Jul 1781, Balquhidder, , Perth, Scotland 3
  • Marriage (1): McINTYRE, Elizabeth on 5 Mar 1808 in Callander, , Perth, Scotland 1
  • Marriage (2): BUCHANAN, Helen in 1825 1
  • Marriage (3): TOMLINSON, Mary on 30 Jan 1833 in Bathurst Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada 1
  • Died: 22 Dec 1857, Cromarty, Perth, Ontario, Canada aged 76 4
  • Buried: Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada 2
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bullet  General Notes:

John Ferguson became a merchant in Perth, and also manufactured a whiskey in the "Glenlivet" fashion, which he called "Craigdarroch".

From "The Pioneer Pastor" written and published ny Jessie Buchanan Campbell in 1900.

Then Helen married John Ferguson, a wealthy merchant and lumberman, known far and wide as "Craig Darrach," the Scottish parish from which he had emigrated. Mr. Ferguson built and occupied the first stone house in Perth. It still stands on Gore Street. He was a strong, forceful personality in the advancement of the community. 2

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bullet  Facts and details for John Ferguson:

He served in the military Sergeant in 104th Regiment. 2 Formerly called the New Brunswick Fencibles

He owned land on 19 Jan 1819 in Drummond Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. 5 John Ferguson, Sgt, 104 Reg., Drummond, C10, Lot NE12, located Jan. 19, 1819, original settler Lieut. Cummings, 104 Reg., located July 16, 1816. Exchanged from the block NE?40 on the NE half 3 in the 10 Concession Drummond this lot given to Lieut Cummings. Exchanged from SW 11 8th Concession, same township, lot bad.

He has conflicting death information of 1857 and Cromarty, Perth, Ontario, Canada. 6

He has conflicting death information of 1859 and Cromarty, Perth, Ontario, Canada. 2

He was buried at the Craig Street Cemetery in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1859. 2 Plot 219


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John married Elizabeth McINTYRE on 5 Mar 1808 in Callander, , Perth, Scotland.1 (Elizabeth McINTYRE was born about 1785, died on 4 May 1824 4 and was buried in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada 4.)


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John next married Helen BUCHANAN in 1825.1 (Helen BUCHANAN was born in 1804,6 died on 19 Feb 1830 4 6 and was buried in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada 6.)


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John next married Mary TOMLINSON on 30 Jan 1833 in Bathurst Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.1


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Sources


1 Family Tree, Anstey Family Tree: http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/67018269/person/48162468491.

2 Richard Cecil McBurney, Papers and documents, The Fergusons of Scotland and Canada.

3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), Copyright (c) 1980, 1997, data as of February 1997, Batch Number: 7618835, Source No.: 1058564.

4 Gravestone, http://www.rootsweb.com/~onlanark/.

5 Internet web site, http://www.rootsweb.com/~onlanark/Land_Property/landgrt5.htm.

6 Jessie Buchanan Campbell, The Pioneer Pastor (Published by the author
Toronto
1900), Page 44.