Henry Ferguson

Male1786–1868

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Ferguson was born in 1786, in New York, United States, his father, Peter Ferguson, was 46 and his mother, Mary La Due, was 41. He died in 1868, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Peter Ferguson
1741–1813
Mary La Due
1745–
Lydia Ferguson
1766–
Enos Ferguson
1767–
Roswell Ferguson
1769–
Ambrose Ferguson
1768–1823
Temperance Ferguson
1768–
Isaac Ferguson
1769–
Ambrose Ferguson
1770–1850
James Ferguson
1772–
Nancy Ferguson
1774–
Peter Ferguson
1774–
Eleanor Ferguson
1785–
Henry Ferguson
1786–1868

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  • Henry Ferguson - son of Peter Ferguson and Mary LaDue - THE SETTLERS OF BEEKMAN PATENT

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 11

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

1808

Age 22

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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