Obedience Ferguson

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

The Life 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 1830
Knox, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

    Samuel Ferguson Wilson

    Male1831–1864Male

    Rebecca Elizabeth Wilson

    Female1833–1907Female

    Male1835–1918Male

    Rebecca Wilson

    Female1835–Female

    Peter H Wilson

    Male1837–1914Male

+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: patronymic from the personal name Fergus .

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

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Sources (3)

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

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