|Birth: ||Feb. 27, 1836|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 1924|
M. V. FERGUSON,
farmer, section 9, is a native of Johnson County, Missouri, and was born February 27, 1836, being a son of Martin and Mary A. (Kennedy) Ferguson.
The subject of this sketch accompanied his parents on all their various moves and finally came to where he now resides. He was educated in Cass County.
He was married December 20, 1850, to Miss Susan Cummins, a native of Mercer County, Kentucky, born February 22, 1836. She is the daughter of Alexander and Susan Cummins. Her father, a Virginian by birth, served in the Revolutionary War. Her mother was a native of France and came to America when quite young.
Mrs. F. s parents died in Kentucky when she was quite young, and she moved to Missouri with a relative.
In December, 1861, Mr. F. enlisted in Company B, Tenth Regiment Missouri State Guards, and served a short time. In January, 1862, he enlisted in Company H, Colonel Eugene Ervin's regiment Confederate States Army, and served during the entire war. He was held a prisoner for many months at Camp Morton (Indiana), Fort Delaware and Point Lookout.
Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson have a family of five children living : Edwin A., M. P., William M., Ida M. and Richard. They have lost two, Alexander C. and Robert Lee.
Cass and Bates Counties, Missouri - A History of these Counties, their Cities & Towns 1883
Martin Ferguson (1802 - 1895)
Mary A. Kennedy Ferguson (1807 - 1892)
Susan Cummins Ferguson (1836 - 1905)*
Alexander Ferguson (____ - 1861)*
Edwin Albert Ferguson (1861 - 1923)*
Robert Ferguson (1862 - 1870)*
Ida Maud Ferguson Voorhees (1873 - 1947)*
Milton VanBuren Ferguson (1836 - 1924)
Mary Abigale Ferguson Erb (1838 - 1904)*
Adolphus Benton Ferguson (1840 - 1912)*
Maintained by: Cheryl
Originally Created by: Steve Jones
Record added: Sep 28, 2009
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