William Doris Ferguson

4 March 1896–12 July 1926 (Age 30)
Silver City, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life of William Doris

When William Doris Ferguson was born on 4 March 1896, in Silver City, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, William Ferguson, was 25 and his mother, Lenora V. Ballou, was 19. He married Delores May Hansen on 11 April 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Eureka Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900 and Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 July 1926, in Compton, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Eureka Cemetery, Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States.

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William Doris Ferguson
Delores May Hansen
Marriage: 11 April 1917
Donald Max Ferguson

Spouse and Children

11 April 1917
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

Age 1

The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 10

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William D Ferguson in household of William Ferguson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Ferguson in household of William Ferguson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wm D Ferguson, "United States Census, 1920"

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