Lewis Ferguson

December 1872–
Grant, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Ferguson was born in December 1872, in Grant, Indiana, United States, his father, Zachariah Ferguson, was 25 and his mother, Rachel Elizabeth Jones, was 20. He married Anna Lanell Pence on 18 April 1896, in Grant, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Monroe Township, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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Lewis Ferguson
Anna Lanell Pence
Marriage: 18 April 1896
William R Wilbur

Spouse and Children


    Anna Lanell Pence


18 April 1896
Grant, Indiana, United States


    William R Wilbur


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 31

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Lewis J Fergason in household of Y Fergason, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lewis (Louis) Ferguson - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Lewis Louis Ferguseon

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