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John Reynolds FERGUSON

John Reynolds FERGUSON

Male 1827 - 1903  (76 years)

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  • Name John Reynolds FERGUSON  [1, 2, 3
    Born 14 Feb 1827  , Ross, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Age 33 in 1860 census, b. c. 1827, IN
      Age 43 in 1870 census, b. c. 1827, IN
      Age 53 in 1880 census, b. c. 1827, IN
      Age 73 in 1900 census, b. February 1827, OH
    Gender Male 
    Census 1 Jun 1830  German Twp., Clark, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Moses Furgeson HOH 
    • Moses Furgeson
      1 male under 5 [John R., b. 1827]
      1 male 20-29 [Moses, b. 1801-1810]
      2 females under 5 [Martha, b. 1829; unk]
      1 female 20-29 [Eppy ?, b. c,1800]
      1 female 30-39 [Eppy or perhaps a 2nd person from Ireland]
    1830 U.S. Census - Richison
    1830 U.S. Census - Richison
    Ohio. Clark Co. - Moses Furgeson
    Census 30 Jun 1860  Sugar Creek Twp., Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    John R. Fergerson household 
    • John R. Ferguson, age 33, male, farmer, real estate $2500, personal estate $600, b. Ohio.
    1860 U.S. Census - Richison
    1860 U.S. Census - Richison
    Indiana. Boone Co. - John R. Ferguson
    Military 17 Mar 1865  Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    enrolled as Sgt. of Co. B., 154th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and served in the Shenandoah Valley, Hancock's Reserve Corps. 
    • 154th Regiment, Indiana Infantry

      Overview:
      Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., April 20, 1865. Left State for Parkersburg, W. Va., April 30; thence moved to Stevenson's Station, Shenandoah Valley, Va., May 2-4. Duty at Stevenson's Station till June 27, and at Opequan Creek till August 4. Mustered out August 4, 1865.

      Lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 40 Enlisted men by disease. Total 41.

      Soldiers and Sailors System, National Park Service (http://www.nps.gov : accessed 2 August 2012).
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      Rootsweb WorldConnect : accessed 11 Oct 2012
      Entry for John R. Ferguson
      "Note: Lucinda applied for his Civil War pension 16 Oct 1903, application # 571816"
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    Military 5 Aug 1865 
    Discharge from military 
    • John filed for a invalid pension on 2 Oct 1889, application no. 732,766, certificate no. 484,614. There was also a widow's pension application no. 793,066, certificate no 571,816. [9]
    Census 21 Jul 1870  Sugar Creek Twp., Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    John Fergason household 
    • Fergason, John, age 43, male, white, farmer, real estate $4000, personal estate $600, b. Ohio, m. foreign born, citizen.
    1870 U.S. Census - Richison
    1870 U.S. Census - Richison
    Indiana. Boone co. - John Fergason
    Census 16 Jun 1880  Sugar Creek Twp., Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    John R. Ferguson household 
    • Ferguson, John R., white, male, age 53, married, farming, b. Ohio, fb. Kentucky, mb. Ireland.
    1880 U.S. Census - Richison
    1880 U.S. Census - Richison
    Indiana. Boone Co. - John R. Ferguson
    Residence 28 Nov 1896  Thorntown, Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    His father, Moses living with John at time of his death. 
    Census 4 Jun 1900  Sugar Creek Twp., Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    John R. Furgason household 
    • Furgason, John R., head, white, male, b. February 1827, age 73, married 22 years, b. Ohio, fb. Kentucky, mb. Ireland, Justice of Peace, literate, speaks English, owns home with mortgage.
    1900 U.S. Census - Richison
    1900 U.S. Census - Richison
    Indiana. Boone Co. - John Furgason
    Died 25 Sep 1903  prob. Thorntown, Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 12, 13
    Death certificate - Richison
    Death certificate - Richison
    John R. Fergurson, 1827-1903
    Original copy provided by Tom Green.
    Buried Brush Creek Cemetery, Washington Twp., Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 12, 13
    Person ID I17253  richison
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2017 

    Father Moses R. FERGUSON,   b. 20 Nov 1800, , Fleming, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1896, prob. Thorntown, Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Eppy/Eppa RICHISON,   b. Between 1801-1810, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1858, , Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F1652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Jane GRAHAM,   b. 30 Oct 1826, Chilicothe, Ross, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1874, prob. Thorntown, Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Marriage License 24 Feb 1846  , Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Married 26 Feb 1846  , Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Children 
     1. Francis O. FERGUSON,   b. calc 7 Apr 1846, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1862, prob. , Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 16 years)  [Birth]
    +2. William Butler FERGUSON,   b. 7 Nov 1849, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1935  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
     3. Isabella Ann FERGUSON,   b. calc 8 May 1851,   d. 3 Dec 1854, prob. , Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)  [Birth]
     4. John J. FERGUSON,   b. calc 22 Aug 1853,   d. 24 Sep 1853, prob. , Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Birth]
     5. Minerva I. FERGUSON,   b. c. 1857, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Moses F. FERGUSON,   b. c. 1858, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Susan Ann FERGUSON,   b. c. 1861, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +8. Josephine FERGUSON,   b. 18 Mar 1864, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1941  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
     9. infant FERGUSON,   b. calc 12 Aug 1865, prob. Thorntown, Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1865, prob. Thorntown, Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [Birth]
     10. Charles Cheiver FERGUSON,   b. 1 Feb 1867, , Boone, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     11. Julia Etta FERGUSON,   b. c. Nov 1869, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lucinda WEIR,   b. 25 Jul 1831, Camden, Carroll, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 Feb 1878  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1827 - , Ross, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 24 Feb 1846 - , Boone, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Feb 1846 - , Boone, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - enrolled as Sgt. of Co. B., 154th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and served in the Shenandoah Valley, Hancock's Reserve Corps. - 17 Mar 1865 - Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Feb 1878 - Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - His father, Moses living with John at time of his death. - 28 Nov 1896 - Thorntown, Boone, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1878] Correspondence, 1 Aug 2012.
      Roberta Lakin Swisher, Indianapolis, Indiana to Shirley Richison Fields, e-mail, 1 August 2012, Comments from www.richisonfamily.com; privately held by Fields, Avon, Indiana, 2012.

    2. [S1901] Marriage, 2 Aug 2012.
      "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959," database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 2 August 2012), Charles Cheiver Ferguson and Edna Long, 1924; FHL microfilm 1,940,244.

    3. [S1835] 1870 U.S. Census, 2 Aug 2012.
      1870 U. S. census, Boone County, Indiana, population schedule, Sugar Creek Township, page 34 (penned), dwelling 255, family 249, John Fergason; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 August 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M593-300.

    4. [S1905] Biography, 2 Aug 2012.
      "John R. Ferguson, Esq., 154th Ind. co. B," biography, Boone Magazine, Boone County, Indiana, February 1982, p. 31; courtesy of Roberta Lakin Swisher.

    5. [S1865] Cemetery, 2 Aug 2012.
      Guinn, David Lee. Brush Creek Cemetery, Washington Township. (Thorntown, Indiana: Thorntown Public Library).

    6. [S1834] 1880 U.S. Census, 3 Aug 2012.
      1880 U. S. census, Boone County, Indiana, population schedule, Sugar Creek Township, page 74A, enumeration district (ED) 114, dwelling 392, family 401, John R. Ferguson; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 August 2012); citing NARA microfilm T9-266.

    7. [S1839] 1830 U.S. Census, 24 Jan 2013.
      1830 U. S. census, Clark County, Ohio, population schedule, German Township, page 152, Moses Furgeson; digital image, Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 18 January 2013); NARA microfilm publication M19:128.

    8. [S1836] 1860 U.S. Census, 2 Aug 2012.
      1860 U. S. census, Boone County, Indiana, population schedule, Sugar Creek Township, page 887 (penned), dwelling 642, family 627, John R. Fergerson; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 August 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653-245.

    9. [S1898] Military, 2 Aug 2012.
      "Civil War Pension Index, Indiana, Infantry, 154th Regiment, Company B," digital images, fold3 (http://www.fold3.com : accessed 2 August 2012), Sgt. John R. Ferguson.

    10. [S1854] Obituary, 1 Aug 2012.
      "Died at Ninety-Six," appeared probably in Boone County, Indiana, newspaper, 28 November 1896; copy courtesy of Roberta Lakin Swisher, Indianapolis, Indiana.

    11. [S1832] 1900 U.S. Census, 3 Aug 2012.
      1900 U. S. census, Boone County, Indiana, population schedule, Sugar Creek Township, enumeration district (ED) 21, sheet 2B (penned), dwelling 43, family 46, John R. Furgason; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 August 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623-361.

    12. [S1310] Find A Grave, 2 Aug 2012.
      Peggy Ashley, creator. "Find A Grave," database, Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com : accessed 2 August 2012), memorial for John R. Ferguson (1827-1903).

    13. [S1869] Deaths, 14 Jan 2017.
      "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 14 January 2017); John R. Fergurson (25 September 1903), Certificate of Death no. 101, Boone County; citing Death Certificates, 1900-2011, Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis.

    14. [S1901] Marriage, 1 Aug 2012.
      "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959," database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 1 August 2012), John R. Ferguson and Mary Jane Graham, 1846: FHL microfilm 1,320,110.

    15. [S1901] Marriage, 24 Oct 2012.
      Marriage records, Circuit Court, Boone County, Indiana, v. 2, Aug 1844-Jun 1854; John R. Ferguson and Mary Jane Graham, 1846; Boone County Court House, Lebanon; FHL 1,320,110, Salt Lake City, Utah.

    16. [S1901] Marriage, 2 Aug 2012.
      "Indiana, Marriages, 1789-1992," database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 2 August 2012), John P. Ferguson and Lucinda A. Doyle, 1878, Marion County; FHL microfilm 499,373.