The following was contributed by Dean Milton PETTIS genealogist, Mankato, Minnesota.
Thaoms 'Tom' Chester FERGUSON was born on Christmas Eve 24 Decmeber 1902 at Parma son of Charles FURGESON and Josephine NELSON FURGESON. Tom married Hazel Celia HATCH on 3 July 1929 in Caldwell, Canyon County. Hazel was the daughter of Harvey Reagen (LOTT) HATCH and Myrtle Buelah STARK HATCH. They were parents of a son and a daughter.