Charles Henry Ferguson

Brief Life History of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Ferguson was born on 17 July 1887, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Frank Craig Ferguson, was 29 and his mother, Lizzie Maria Riter, was 23. He married Marguerite Sarah Lake on 2 January 1907, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Rock Creek Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Appanoose Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 8 December 1951, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Charles Henry Ferguson
Marguerite Sarah Lake
Marriage: 2 January 1907
Maxine Ferguson

Sources (12)

  • Charles H Ferguson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chas. Ferguson, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Charles Henry Ferguson, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fergus ‘son of Fearghus’ (see Fergus ) by substituting -son for mac-.

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

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