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
1800–1893
Margaret Hofius
1805–1881
Samuel Ferguson
1831–1919
Sarah M. Ferguson
1836–
Mary Ann Ferguson
1847–
Emma Ferguson
1859–
Lottie Ferguson
1867–
George W. Ferguson
1833–1916
Elijah Ferguson
1836–
Carolina Ferguson
1839–1880
Lydia Ferguson
1843–1908
Margaret Lillian Ferguson
1869–1945

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (5)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

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.

Possible Related Names

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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