David Harley Ferguson

Brief Life History of David Harley

When David Harley Ferguson was born on 6 January 1888, in Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, his father, James Alexander Ferguson, was 29 and his mother, Mary Laurena Kaiser, was 24. He died on 16 July 1966, in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

James Alexander Ferguson
1858–1929
Mary Laurena Kaiser
1864–1896
Florence Alene Ferguson
1886–
David Harley Ferguson
1888–1966
Elsie Lillian Ferguson
1890–

Sources (3)

  • Harly D Ferguson in household of Jas A Ferguson, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • David Harley Ferguson, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • David Harley Ferguson, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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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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