Carolina Ferguson

September 1839–after 1880 (Age 40)
Delaware Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Carolina

When Carolina Ferguson was born in September 1839, in Delaware Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Matthew Ferguson, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Hofius, was 34. She died after 1880, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Ferguson
Margaret Hofius
Samuel Ferguson
Sarah M. Ferguson
Mary Ann Ferguson
Emma Ferguson
Lottie Ferguson
George W. Ferguson
Elijah Ferguson
Carolina Ferguson
Lydia Ferguson
Margaret Lillian Ferguson

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World Events (5)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 24

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline Ferguson in household of Matthew Ferguson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Caroline Furguson in household of Mathew Furguson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Caroline Ferguson in household of Matthew Ferguson, "United States Census, 1880"

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