Norman Elias Ferguson

23 May 1891–9 February 1964 (Age 72)
Haywood, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Norman Elias

When Norman Elias Ferguson was born on 23 May 1891, in Haywood, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Wiley Ferguson, was 32 and his mother, Mary Amerila Kirkpatrick, was 30. He married Bessie Robinson on 24 December 1912, in Charleston Township, Swain, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Nantahala, Swain, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Beaverdam Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 February 1964, in Canton, Haywood, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Norman Elias Ferguson
Bessie Robinson
Marriage: 24 December 1912
Carl Ferguson
Thelma Maude Ferguson

Spouse and Children

24 December 1912
Charleston Township, Swain, North Carolina, United States


    Carl Ferguson


    Thelma Maude Ferguson


Parents and Siblings

    James Wiley Ferguson


    Mary Amerila Kirkpatrick




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 6

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Norman Fergeson in household of Margy Fergeson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Norman Ferguson in household of Mary Ferguson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Norman E Fergusen, "United States Census, 1920"

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