Obedience Ferguson

1810–1 April 1852 (Age 42)
Botetourt, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Obedience

When Obedience Ferguson was born in 1810, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel F Ferguson, was 30 and her mother, Rebecca Mays, was 30. She married Peter Wilson on 7 February 1830, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 1 April 1852, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Peter Wilson
1805–1874
Obedience Ferguson
1810–1852
Marriage: 7 February 1830
Samuel Ferguson Wilson
1831–1864
Eastridge A Wilson
1847–1883
Rebecca Elizabeth Wilson
1833–1907
Dennis H Wilson
1835–1918
Rebecca Wilson
1835–
Peter H Wilson
1837–1914
William W Wilson
1839–1917
David K. Wilson
1841–
Martha Wilson
1843–
John C Wilson
1852–1883

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1830Knox, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1812
    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 2
    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.
    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
    Age 14
    “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.

    Possible Related Names

    Fargason
    Fergus
    Furgason
    Fergerson
    Fergeson
    Fogerson
    Fergason
    Fergusson
    Furgerson
    Furgeson

    Sources (9)

    • Obediance Wilson in household of Peter Wilson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Obedient Ferguson, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Miss Fergerson in entry for D H Wilson, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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