Person:Thomas Ferguson (43)

Thomas Ferguson
b.25 November 1766 Virginia
m. bef. 1766
  1. Thomas Ferguson1766 - 1836
m. 1792
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Ferguson
Gender Male
Birth[1] 25 November 1766 Virginia
Marriage 1792 to Nancy Gillespie
Death[1] 19 June 1836 Hobbieville, Greene County, Indiana

Thomas Ferguson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Andrew Lamy vs. Ward--O. S. 179; N. S. 63--Bill 31st July, 1806. Orator previous to 1st January, 1778, made a settlement on a tract in then Fincastle County, now Tazewell, and in 1780 obtained a certificate from the Commissioner. In 1788 John Bowen made an entry in Russell County adjoining orator. During summer, 1789, Bowen died testate, devising the land to his widow and only daughter an infant. The widow Nancy married Thomas Ferguson and they sold to John Ward, who sold to Arthur Blankenship. The daughter (Louisa), of Bowen, married Reese Gillespie. Blankenship and Gillespie have sold to Isaac King. Answer of John Ward says John Bowen did have a right to 200 acres adjoining David Ward (John's father), Martha King and orator.
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