Alvin Curtis Ferguson

10 January 1878–19 August 1952 (Age 74)
Grant, Indiana, United States

The Life of Alvin Curtis

When Alvin Curtis Ferguson was born on 10 January 1878, in Grant, Indiana, United States, his father, Zachariah Ferguson, was 30 and his mother, Rachel Elizabeth Jones, was 25. He married Emma Pierce on 8 October 1898, in Grant, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Monroe Township, Grant, Indiana, United States for about 60 years. He died on 19 August 1952, at the age of 74, and was buried in Upland, Grant, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Curtis Ferguson
Emma Pierce
Marriage: 8 October 1898
Mary Blanche Ferguson
Rachel Bernice Ferguson
John Lewis Ferguson

Spouse and Children

8 October 1898
Grant, Indiana, United States


    Mary Blanche Ferguson



    John Lewis Ferguson


Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Curtis Furgeson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Curtis Ferguson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Curtis Ferguson, "United States Census, 1920"

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