Sara Joane Ferguson

Brief Life History of Sara Joane

When Sara Joane Ferguson was born on 15 July 1871, in Llano, Llano, Texas, United States, her father, Green Covey Ferguson, was 27 and her mother, Harriette Adaline Brown, was 19. She married John Thomas Johnson on 21 February 1889, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Silver City, Grant, New Mexico, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 3 Silver City, Grant, New Mexico, United States in 1940. She died on 5 February 1954, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Johnson
1866–1930
Sara Joane Ferguson
1871–1954
Marriage: 21 February 1889
Bessie Ellen Johnson
1890–1957
Thomas Houston Johnson
1891–1953
Gilbert Anderson Johnson
1893–1973
Martha Alma Johnson
1895–1971
Winfield Scott Johnson
1896–1946
Minnie Ettie Johnson
1898–1948
Herbert Eugene Johnson
1900–1971
Mildred Adeline Johnson
1903–1977
Ellen Johnson
1905–1905

Sources (11)

  • Sarah Heron in household of Daniel Heron, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Jane Ferguson - Published information: birth-name: Sarah Joan Ferguson
  • Sarah J Ferguson, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

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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