|Birth: ||Oct., 1848|
|Death: ||Jun. 5, 1922|
Samuel "Sam" Ferguson was born in October 1848 in Blaine, Lawrence, Kentucky, USA.
His parents were John Patton Ferguson (1818–1897) and Ann Bath Edwards (1819–1872).
Per the US Federal Census enumerations, Samuel and his parents and siblings resided in Lawrence County, Kentucky.
On July 12, 1863, Samuel enlisted into the rank of corporal at Ashland, Kentucky, as shown below:
U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
about Samuel Ferguson
Name: Samuel Ferguson
Enlistment Date: 12 Jul 1863
Rank at enlistment: Corporal
Enlistment Place: Ashland, KY
State Served: Kentucky
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company G, Kentucky 45th Infantry Regiment on 30 Nov 1863.
Mustered out on 14 Feb 1865 at Catlettsburg, KY.
Death Date: 5 Jun 1922
Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky
Research by Gordon Bricken
Corp'l. Ferguson mustered out on February 14, 1865 at Catlettsburg, Kentucky.
In 1879 Samuel married Mary Ellen Wilson (1855–1937). Samuel and Mary's children are Rosa, Charles, John William and Samuel.
The 1900 US Federal Census shows Samuel and Mary living with their children Rosa, Charles, Augustus and (John) William in Sundance Town, Crook County, Wyoming.
The 1910 US Federal Census shows Samuel and Mary residing in Huntington Beach, Orange County, California.
In 1912 Samuel went for treatment at the U.S. National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Sawtelle, Los Angeles, California.
After receiving treatment, he returned home to Huntington Beach.
The 1920 US Federal Census shows Sam and Mary in their home in Huntington Beach, Orange County, California.
Corp'l. Samuel Ferguson passed away June 5, 1922 in Huntington Beach, Orange, California.
His family was always proud of him.
He was an American hero.
Civil War Veteran: Co G, 45th KY
GPS Coordinates: N33° 42' 07.80754" W117° 59' 19.13548" (DMS) Datum: NAD83. Coordinates are +/- 1.00 feet of the grave location.
Note: With gratitude to Paul Gillette and the Civil War Roundtable Orange County Civil War Graves Registration Project at http://www.cwrtorangecounty-ca.org/ Contact Paul at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Ellen Wilson Ferguson (1855 - 1937)*
CORPL. SAM'L FERGUSON
45 KY IN
The Good Shepherd Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Charles Lewis Beal
Record added: Feb 19, 2007
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