Nancy Augusta Ferguson

17 July 1843–22 April 1925 (Age 81)
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Augusta

When Nancy Augusta Ferguson was born on 17 July 1843, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, Isaac Ferguson, was 32 and her mother, Almira Foote, was 36. She married John Joshua Tanner about 1859. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 22 April 1925, in Sandy, Clackamas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Sandy, Clackamas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Joshua Tanner
1811–1896
Nancy Augusta Ferguson
1843–1925
Marriage: about 1859
Flora Belle Tanner
1859–
Almira Artimessa Tanner
1860–1935
Isaac William Tanner
1863–1937
Warren Foote Tanner
1864–1937
Rebecca Augusta Tanner
1866–1930
Freeman Everton Tanner
1869–1870
Horace Greeley Tanner
1872–1958
Ina Eugenia Tanner
1876–1941
Clarence LaVerne Tanner
1878–1936
Ethel May Tanner
1882–1937
Arthur Lyman Tanner
1887–1887

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1859
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 5
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1853
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries - 1853: Clackamas, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Clackamas, Oregon, United States
    1865
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Fargason
    Fergus
    Furgason
    Fergerson
    Fergeson
    Fogerson
    Fergason
    Fergusson
    Furgerson
    Furgeson

    Sources (45)

    • Nancy Ferguson in entry for Ethel Tanner Gookins, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Nancy Ferguson in household of Isaac Ferguson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Nancey Augusta Fergerson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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