Anna Ferguson

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Ferguson was born about 1811, in Cabell, Virginia, United States, her father, Nathaniel Munsey, was 45 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth 'Lucy' Stokes, was 37.

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Nathaniel Munsey
1767–1855
Mary Elizabeth 'Lucy' Stokes
1775–
Allen Ferguson
1804–
Anna Ferguson
1811–
Anna Ferguson
1812–
Elizabeth Ferguson
1816–
Abigail Ferguson
1810–
Rebecca Ferguson
1810–

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    World Events (3)

    1812

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · War of 1812

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    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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