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Surnames: FERGUSON FARNSWORTH HILL MONTGOMERY
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Mary Elizabeth Ferguson was my Great Grandfather's sister.
Mary Elizabeth Ferguson was born on 13 Jan 1854 in Millwood Twp,
Guernsey Co, OH and died on 19 Dec 1926 in Westboro, Atchison Co, MO.
Mary was the daughter of Oliver Ferguson and Mary Ellen Hill.
Oliver was born in Derry Co, Ireland in about 1811-1812 and died in 1888 in
Evansville, Indiana. Mary Ellen Hill was born in 1826 in Ohio and died
in about 1897, location unknown.
Oliver and Mary Ellen were married on 13 April 1843 in Guernsey Co, OH.
Oliver Ferguson and Mary Ellen Hill had the following children.
John Ferguson (died young)
Eleanor "Ellen" Jane Ferguson (1846-) married David Thomas
Esther Ann Ferguson (died young)
William Henry Ferguson (1851OH-c1890IN) married Lucinda
James Oliver Ferguson (1856WI-) died as a teen
Samuel T Ferguson (1858WI-c1903PA) married Alice Case, Samuel was Murdered while
transportting the company payroll
Francis Marion Ferguson (1862IA-1910CO) married Bertha
George Anderson Ferguson (1864IA-1930WV) married Minnie Montgomery (1868-1929) (my
Emma L Ferguson married Riffle
Mary's Parents, Oliver Ferguson and Mary Ellen Hill were married
Oliver and Mary Ellen are listed in the following census listings:
1860 Richmond Twp, Wayne Co, IA
1870 Benton Twp, Wayne Co, IA
1880 Atchison City, Atchison Co, KS
It is likely that Oliver's parents were John Ferguson and Eleanor Oliver.
I speculate that Mary Ellen's parents were James Hill and Esther Clements.
Mary Elizabeth Ferguson married Ezekiel Harker Farnsworth on 20 Aug 1874 in Wayne County,
Mary and Ezekiel's children were
Tyle Walden Farnsworth born 10 May 1875 in Jackson Twp, Wayne Co, IA
Ella Belle Farnsworth born 18 Jul 1878 in near Corydon, Wayne Co, IA
Francis Marion Farnsworth born 20 Sep 1881 in Page Co, IA
Harry Farnsworth born 30 May 1883 in Clarinda, Page Co, IA
Emma Adaline Farnsworth born 1 Jul 1886 in Clarinda, Page Co, IA
Samuel Thomas Farnsworth born 3 Jul 1888 in Clarinda, Page Co, IA
Mary Pearl Farnsworth born 19 Dec 1895 in Westboro, Atchison Co, MO
Mary and Ezekiel are listed in the following census listings:
1880 Grainville Twp, Wayne Co, IA
1900 Lincoln Twp, Atchison Co, MO
1910 Lincoln Twp, Atchison Co, MO
1920 Lincoln Twp, Atchison Co, MO
-- George Williams