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Mary Malinda Rowden Ferguson
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Birth: 1842
Roane County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1907
Knox County
Tennessee, USA

Mary Malinda Rowden Ferguson was born in 1842, Roane Co., Tennessee, to Elkanah Rowden and Catherine McKiddy. One of twelve children, her family farmed in Meigs CO.,in the early to mid 1800's. Malinda's mother, Catherine, died when Malinda was 2 yrs. old and her father married Jane Ford in 1851.
Mary Malinda met and married James Elijah Ferguson of Kentucky in abt 1867 after James returned from the Civil War serving the Union Army, 13 KY Calvary. They had three children: Laura Catherine, Arch E.,& John W. They resided in Chattanooga and Knoxville where James worked as a riverboat pilot the rest of his life.
While residing with her daughter, Laura, and her family on Eleanor St., Knoxville, Mary Malinda Rowden died at the age of 63 of cancer in June, 1907. Her husband,James E. Ferguson, died in 1903 and is buried in Knoxville National Cemetery.

James Elijah Ferguson (1845-1903)

Laura C. Ferguson Goodman (1867-1936)
Arch E. Ferguson (1871-1935)
John W. Ferguson (1874-1911)

Elkanah Rowden (1803-1890)
Catherine McKiddy (1807-1846) 
Family links: 
  Elkanah Rowden (1803 - 1890)
  Catherine McKidy (1804 - 1846)
  James Elijah Ferguson (1845 - 1903)*
  Arch E. Ferguson (1871 - 1935)*
  Sarah Armitz Rowden Moss (1835 - 1916)*
  Mary Malinda Rowden Ferguson (1842 - 1907)
  John H Rowden (1844 - 1929)**
*Calculated relationship
Note: Aged 63 Years
New Gray Cemetery
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Melinda G.
Originally Created by: Diana
Record added: Mar 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50446138

- Melinda G.
 Added: Dec. 16, 2012

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