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FERGUSON, Duncan Donald
(1740-1784)
STEWART, Helen
(1754-1820)
FERGUSON, Robert
(1777-1856)
BUCHANAN, Elizabeth Margaret
FERGUSON, James
(1808-1896)

 

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Spouses/Children:
CHRISTELAW, Amelia

FERGUSON, James 1 3 4

  • Born: 1808, Balquhidder, , Perth, Scotland 1 3
  • Baptized: 16 Dec 1809, Kilmadock, Perth, Scotland 5
  • Marriage: CHRISTELAW, Amelia on 30 Aug 1850 in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada 1 2
  • Died: 7 Sep 1896, St. Helens, Huron, Ontario, Canada aged 88 1 4
  • Buried: Wingham, Huron, Ontario, Canada
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bullet  General Notes:

As a young man he worked as a lumber-jack and rode the log-rafts down the Ottawa river, singing lusty sea-chanties as they sailed along. In 1860 he recived the patent to 50 acres, the East half of the West half of Lot 26, Concession 4, Bathurst Township, where their family was raised. 1

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bullet  Facts and details for James Ferguson:

He emigrated in 1816. 1

He lived in Bathurst Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1851. 6

He was buried at the MacGillivray plot, Wingham Cemetery in Wingham, Huron, Ontario, Canada in 1896. 1


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James married Amelia CHRISTELAW, daughter of Andrew CHRISTELAW and Ann, on 30 Aug 1850 in Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.1 2 (Amelia CHRISTELAW was born in 1824 in , , Ontario, Canada 6 and died on 30 Jul 1890 1 7.)

bullet  Facts and details related to their marriage were:

Place: First Presbyterian Church, Perth, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. 2


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Marriage performed by Rev. William Bell. Witnesses were Thomas Christilaw and John McLaren. 2

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Sources


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

2 Internet web site, http://granniesgenealogygarden.com/Granny1/marr1.html.

3 Statistics Canada, Census - Canada - 1851, Canada West / Lanark (county) / 173 Bathurst township / p. 32d, 33a, (65).

4 "Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938 and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947," database, James Ferguson.

5 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R), Copyright (c) 1980, 1997, data as of February 1997, Batch: C113624, Source number: 1040115.

6 1851 census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, Ontario - Upper Canada - Canada West, Lanark County, district 19, sub-district 173, p. 65-66; RG 31; digital images, Ancestry, Census - Canada - 1851 - Ontario - Upper Canada - Canada West.

7 Family Tree, Anstey Family Tree: http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/67018269/person/48162469141.