James Ferguson

23 February 1828–30 August 1863 (Age 35)
Belfast, Ireland

The Life Summary of James

When James Ferguson was born on 23 February 1828, in Belfast, Ireland, his father, Francis Ferguson, was 27 and his mother, Mary Patrick, was 24. He married Lucy Nutting about 1847, in San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 30 August 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Ferguson
1828–1863
Lucy Nutting
1825–1895
Marriage: about 1847
Lemuel A. Ferguson
1848–1850
Julia Ferguson
1849–1922
Precio de Fusil
1849–1865
Lucy Ferguson
1850–1930
Sarah Ferguson
1854–1937
Daniel Heber Ferguson
1857–1917
Barlow Ferguson
1859–1926

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1847San Francisco, California, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1830
    Age 2
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1839
    Age 11
    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

    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

    Story Highlight

    James Ferguson Story

    JAMES FERGUSON Conference was adjourned while all the brethren and sisters started to get ready to help their friends upon the plains. All day they worked, every one doing his part. Provisions were …

    Sources (56)

    • James Ferguson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • James Ferguson in entry for Phyllis Ferguson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • James Ferguson, "United States Census, 1860"

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