|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 Sr. (1818–1897) and Ann Bath Edwards (1819–1872).
Samuel's siblings included Meredith (1837-1868); Elisha (1838–1861); Katherine (b. 1840); Mary E. (1843–1920); Margaret (1845–1932); Susannah (b. 1847); Martha Jane (b. 1852); Vinsen (b. 1853); Sarah (b. 1857); and John Patton, Jr. (b. 1860).
From his birth and into the 1860's,Samuel and his family resided in Lawrence County, Kentucky. This is shown by the 1850 and 1860 US Federal Census enumerations.
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 included Rosa (1884–1939); Charles Wesley (1891–1956); Samuel Augusta (1894–1948); and John William (1895 – 1959).
The 1900 US Federal Census shows Samuel, Mary Ellen and their four children residing in Sundance Town, Crook County, Wyoming, USA.
The 1910 US Federal Census shows that Samuel and Mary resided in Huntington Beach, Orange County, California.
A boarder from Scotland, Daniel Ross, also resided in the household.
The WWI draft card for their son John William states that John William was residing in Huntington Beach 1917-1918 too.
May 8, 1912 Samuel was admitted for treatment at the U.S. National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Sawtelle, Los Angeles, California. He was discharged July 9, 1917, and returned home.
The 1920 US Federal Census shows that Samuel and Mary were still residing in Huntington Beach, Orange County, California.
Corp'l. Samuel Ferguson passed away June 5, 1922, in Huntington Beach, Orange County, California.
His family was always proud of him.
He was an American hero.
Mary Ellen Wilson Ferguson (1855 - 1937)*
John William Ferguson (1895 - 1959)*
CORPL. SAM'L FERGUSON
45 KY IN
Good Shepherd Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Kimberley Terrill
Record added: Aug 13, 2007
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