Pantha M. Ayers

1872–1944 (Age 72)
Beaver Creek Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Pantha M.

When Pantha M. Ayers was born on 1 January 1872, in Beaver Creek Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Garland Ayers, was 38 and her mother, Susan Martha "Matilda" Saunders, was 37. She married John Edgar Ferguson on 5 May 1904, in Boomer, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 26 February 1944, in Boomer, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pantha M. Ayers
1872–1944
John Edgar Ferguson
1881–1961
Marriage: 5 May 1904

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
5 May 1904
Boomer, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Garland Ayers

    Male1834–Male

  • Susan Martha "Matilda" Saunders

    Female1835–Female

siblings

(8)

  • Martha Ann Ayers

    Female1860–1941Female

  • James Ayers

    Male1860–Male

  • Amara Ayers

    Female1866–Female

  • John W. Ayers

    Male1868–Male

  • Garland C Ayers

    Male1870–Male

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 5

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer . The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Pantha Ferguson in household of John E Ferguson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pantha Ferguson in household of John E Ferguson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pantha Ferguson in household of John E Ferguson, "United States Census, 1930"

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