James Thomas Ferguson

30 January 1858–30 May 1950 (Age 92)
Cabell, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Thomas

When James Thomas Ferguson was born on 30 January 1858, in Cabell, Virginia, United States, his father, Wade Hutch Ferguson, was 24 and his mother, Lydia Muncy, was 22. He married Sarah Arminta Asbury on 28 June 1877, in Wayne, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Wayne, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Stonewall District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 May 1950, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in East Lynn, Wayne, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Ferguson
1858–1950
Sarah Arminta Asbury
1860–1937
Marriage: 28 June 1877
Jasper Clifton Ferguson
1877–1951
Wade Buford Ferguson
1880–1968
Naomy Ferguson
1882–1917
Grover Cleveland Ferguson
1884–1951
Thomas Hutchinson Ferguson
1888–1916
Mary E. Ferguson
1888–1890
Nora Ellen Ferguson
1893–1960

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1877
Wayne, West Virginia, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Wade Hutch Ferguson

    Male1833–1925Male

    Lydia Muncy

    Female1835–1915Female

siblings

(6)

    Martha Jane Ferguson

    Female1852–1936Female

    Female1855–1926Female

    Male1858–1950Male

    Sarah Ellen Ferguson

    Female1861–Female

    Naomi Margaret Ferguson

    Female1865–1882Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 3

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 24

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Ferguson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J T Ferguson in household of Nora Ferguson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Ferguson, "United States Census, 1920"

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