Elizabeth Ferguson

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Ferguson was born about 1813, in Cabell, Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Ferguson Jr., was 41 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth 'Lucy' Stokes, was 39.

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Samuel Ferguson Jr.
1773–1833
Mary Elizabeth 'Lucy' Stokes
1775–
James Ferguson Jr.
1790–1831
Mary Ferguson
1795–1830
Sarah "Sally" Ferguson
1804–
Allen Ferguson
1807–
Anna Ferguson
1811–
Elizabeth Ferguson
1813–
Margaret Ferguson
1792–1846
Samuel H Ferguson
1795–1851
Abigail Ferguson
1810–
Rebecca Ferguson
1814–

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    World Events (3)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fergus ‘son of Fearghus’ (see Fergus ) by substituting -son for mac-.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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