James Ferguson

(c 1883 - )
James FERGUSON (c1883-?) c1912
James Ferguson was born in Scotland circa 1883. (calculated birth year). He was the son of James Ferguson (letter press printer) and Mary Thomson.

He was an auctioneer's clerk at the time of his marriage but by the 1920's he was a timekeeper in a shipyard.1

He married Mary Ferguson, daughter of James (Jimmie) Ferguson and Mary Duncan Adam, at Prince of Wales Hall, Sauchiehall St in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 23 August 1912. Despite the matching surname, they were totally unrelated.1

The family were booked on the Letitia, which left Glasgow for New York on 12 February 1927 but appear never to have made the trip, as their names were crossed off the passenger manifest.2

Family

Mary Ferguson (1888 - 1976)
Children
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Milton, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/09 0329.
  2. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at https://www.findmypast.co.uk

James Ferguson

(c 1870 - )
Father*John Ferguson b. 1838, d. 1900
Mother*Margaret Moodie b. 1840, d. 1911
James Ferguson was born circa March 1870.
ChartsThomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

James Ferguson

(1801 - b 1851)
Father*Joseph Ferguson1
Mother*Jannet Bullians1
James Ferguson was born in Little Dunkeld, Perthshire, on 23 June 1801.2

He married Janet (Jessie) Haggart in Auchtergaven, Perthshire, on 27 February 1824. He was described as an 'excise officer.3'

He was listed in the 1841 census in Greenock, Renfrewshire, with his wife Janet; he was an Excise Officer. Their children William, Jessie and Robina were listed with them.4

James died before 1851 as his wife was a widow in the 1851 census.

Family

Janet (Jessie) Haggart (c 1805 - b 1869)
Children

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Little Dunkeld, OPR Births, GRO 373/00 0010 0238 (son's baptism).
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Little Dunkeld, OPR Births, GRO 373/00 0010 0238.
  3. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Auchtergaven, OPR Marriage index, GRO 330/00 0020 0285.
  4. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 564/00 094/00 001.
  5. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Auchtergaven, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 330/00 0020 054.
  6. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Halkirk, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 037/00 0020 029.
  7. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Paisley, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 573/03 0050 064.
  8. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Greenock Old (or West), OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 564/03 0060 054.
  9. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Greenock Old (or West), OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 564/03 0060 170.
  10. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 644/02 006/02 018.

James Ferguson1

He married Clementina Paul Sim, daughter of Robert Sim and Christian Milne, in Banchory-Ternan, Kincardineshire, on 6 December 1866.1,2

Family

Clementina Paul Sim (1829 - 1885)

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), IGI Batch No. M112521, Source call film 6035516.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Banchory Ternan, Statutory Marriages, GRO 252/00 0014.

James Ferguson1

(1826 - )
Father*James Ferguson1 b. 1801, d. b 1851
Mother*Janet (Jessie) Haggart1 b. c 1805, d. b 1869
He was baptised on 19 May 1826 at Halkirk, Caithness.1

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Halkirk, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 037/00 0020 029.

James (Hamish) Ferguson

(1913 - )
Father*James Ferguson b. c 1883
Mother*Mary Ferguson b. 1888, d. 1976
James (Hamish) Ferguson was born at 46 Aberdour St in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 27 June 1913.1

The family were booked on the Letitia, which left Glasgow for New York on 12 February 1927 but appear never to have made the trip, as their names were crossed off the passenger manifest.2
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Dennistoun, Statutory Births, GRO 644/04 0552, sighted Apr 2009.
  2. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at https://www.findmypast.co.uk

James (Jimmie) Ferguson1

(1860 - 1949)
Father*Alexander Fergusson1 b. 1822, d. 1896
Mother*Elizabeth Stewart1 b. 1831, d. 1875
James FERGUSON
(1860-1949)
James (Jimmie) Ferguson was born at Middleton Farm in Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, on 18 October 1860.1,2
The siblings Janet, John and James were listed in the 1861 census at Middleton Farm in Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, with their parents, Alexander Fergusson and Elizabeth Stewart.3
The siblings Janet, John, James, Duncan, Ewen, Alexander and Angus were listed in the 1871 census at 131 Arnfield St in St John, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with their parents, Alexander Fergusson and Elizabeth Stewart.4
The siblings Janet, James, Ewen, Alexander and Angus were listed in the 1881 census at 287 Duke St in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with their father Alexander Fergusson. Jimmie was a cattle dealer's clerk.5

He married Mary Duncan Adam, daughter of Robert Adam and Jean Mason, in Blythswood, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 23 December 1881.6

He was listed in the 1891 census as Head of Family at 37 Wesleyan St in Camlachie, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with his wife Mary; he was a cattle drover, and their home had at least one room with a window. Their children Alexander, Jane, Robert and Mary were listed as living with them.7

He was named as a beneficiary of the will of Alexander Fergusson, his father, dated 25 July 1896 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire; he was to inherit an equal share of the estate along with his survivng siblings.8

He was listed in the 1901 census as Head of Family at 85 Bellgrove St in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with his wife Mary; he was a cattle drover who spoke English and Gaelic and their home had seven rooms with windows. Their children Alexander, Jane, Robert and Mary were listed as living with them.9

He was listed in the 1911 census as Head of Family at 1052 Dumbarton Rd in Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with his wife Mary; he was a cattle drover. Their children Alexander, Mary and Robert were listed as living with them.10

He was widowed at age 69 on the death of his wife Mary on 31 May 1930.11

James died on 19 April 1949 at 1052 Dumbarton Rd in Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, at age 88 of 'senility'; the informant was his son Alexander, who incorrectly stated that James' mother was Maggie Ferguson, nee Macgregor.12

Family

Mary Duncan Adam (1854 - 1930)
Children
ChartsFerguson pedigree
Thomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Old or West Kilpatrick, Statutory Births, GRO 501/00 0168.
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry C115011/1375, Dumbarton.
  3. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 501/00 001/00 008.
  4. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, Scottish GRO 644/02 093/00 019.
  5. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 644/03 075/00 010 FHL film 203640.
  6. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Blythswood, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/07 0392.
  7. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 644/02 035/02 024.
  8. [S795] Will - Alexander Fergusson, Glasgow Sheriff Court Wills SC36/51/116, Glasgow Sheriff's Court Ref. SC36/51/116.
  9. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 644/03 005/03 041.
  10. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 646/03 077/00 001.
  11. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Scotstoun & Yoker, Statutory Deaths, GRO 644/23 0336, aged 76.
  12. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Partick, Statutory Deaths, GRO 644/14 0314, aged 88.
  13. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Dennistoun, Statutory Births, GRO 644/03 1855.
  14. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Dennistoun, Statutory Births, GRO 644/03 0569.
  15. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Dennistoun, Statutory Births, GRO 644/03 0985.
  16. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Dennistoun, Statutory Births, GRO 644/03 1377.

James Dickson Ferguson1

(1895 - 1916)
Father*Angus Ferguson1 b. 1870, d. 1958
Mother*Agnes Ross Dickson1 b. 1874, d. 1927
James Dickson Ferguson was born in Cambuslang, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 13 August 1895.2,3
The siblings James and Jane were listed in the 1901 census at 2 Kennyhill Gardens in Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, with their parents, Angus Ferguson and Agnes Ross Dickson.4

It is unclear exactly when he emigrated to Canada, but he worked as a clerk for the Canadian Pacific Railway for three years before enlisting in 1915 and was active in hockey, baseball and swimming, as well as serving with the 100th Winnipeg Grenadiers militia.3,5

He enlisted in the 78th Battalion of the Manitoba Regiment, #147836 on 15 July 1915 and due to being an excellent shot, had been selected as a sniper, but at the time of his death was a signaller with the headquarters staff.6,3,5
The siblings James, Jane, John and Elizabeth were listed in the 1916 Canadian census at 424 Anderson Ave in Winnipeg North, Manitoba, in the household of their parents, Angus Ferguson and Agnes Ross Dickson. James was working as a clerk in the Railways.7

James died on 26 November 1916 in Pas de Calais at age 21 and is commerated at the Vimy Memorial overlooking the Douai Plain from the highest point of Vimy Ridge, north of Arras. The Vimy Memorial is Canada’s largest overseas National Memorial and commemorates more than 11,000 men of the Canadian Expeditionary Force killed during the First World War in France and who have no known grave.6
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Cambuslang, Statutory Births, GRO 627/00 0412.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Cambuslang, Statutory Births, GRO 627/00 0412 (under surname FERGUSSON).
  3. [S1178] Canada, Virtual War Memorial Index, 1900-2014, at https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/…
  4. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO Reg No: 644/03 058/08.
  5. [S1054] National Archives - Canadian archives, Canada, WWI CEF Personnel Files, 1914-1918, RG 150, Box 3048-1.
  6. [S196] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at https://www.cwgc.org, Vimy Memorial, index MR23, part III (F-H).
  7. [S874] Census - 1 Jun 1916, Canada census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, 1916; Census Place: Manitoba, Winnipeg North, 13; Roll T-21933; p24; Family No: 240.

James Rodger Ferguson1

(1895 - 1979)
Father*Alexander McGregor Ferguson1 b. 1867, d. 1933
Mother*Helen Chalmers Rodger1 b. 1873, d. 1951
James Rodger FERGUSON
(1895-1979)
James Rodger Ferguson was born at 135 Sword St in Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 1 February 1895.2,1
He was listed as the grandson of James Rodger in the 1901 Census at 114 Dunchatton St in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.3
The siblings Alexander, James, Angus, Ernest, Ronald, Winifred and Dorothy were listed in the 1911 census at 77 Willoughby St in Liverpool, Lancashire, with their parents, Alexander McGregor Ferguson and Helen Chalmers Rodger. James was a butcher.4

He married Gwladys Evelyn Hughes at St Bridgets in Wavertree, West Derby, Lancashire, on 29 February 1920.5,6,7

He was listed in the 1921 census as Head of Family at 7 Altham Rd in Liverpool, Lancashire, with his wife Gwladys; he was a storekeeper for Hooper & Sons, motor engineers. Their child Kenneth was listed as living with them.8

He left Liverpool on 13 October 1928 on board the 'Adriatic', for New York, with his wife Gwladys, accompanied by Gordon Rodger and Jean Helen.9

He was listed in the 1930 US census as head of the family at 148 Murray Ave in Yonkers, Westchester Co., New York, with his wife Gwladys; he was an automobile painter, their house was rented ($35/mth) and contained a radio. Their children Gordon and Jean were listed as living with them.10

He was listed in the 1940 US census as Head of Household at 538 E Main St in New Castle, Westchester Co., New York, with his wife Gwladys; he was an auto painter. Monthly rental on the house was $35, and he declared an annual income of $1560. Their children Gordon and Jean were listed as living with them.11

He was widowed at age 84 on the death of his wife Gwladys on 13 November 1979.12,2

James died on 27 December 1979 in Clearwater, Pinellas, Florida, at age 84.13,2

Family

Gwladys Evelyn Hughes (1896 - 1979)
Children
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Dennistoun, Statutory Births, GRO 644/03 0313.
  2. [S721] Florida Death Index 1877-1998, at https://www.ancestry.com
  3. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 644/03 039/00 005.
  4. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN22594 RG78PN1326 RD455 SD9 ED42 SN240.
  5. [S719] Email - Marjorie (Bolton) Smith, email - Marjorie (Bolton) Smith to D Ferguson, 10 Feb 2011 onwards.
  6. [S915] GRO England & Wales, marriage record, District of West Derby, Vol 8b, p707.
  7. [S748] Website - Liverpool Marriages & Banns 1813-1921, at http://www.ancestry.com/, Liverpool Record Office, 283 BDT/3/3 (p203, no. 405).
  8. [S1259] Census - 19 Jun 1921, UK census, RG15-17873, RD 455, SD 10, ED 30, Schedule 20.
  9. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at https://www.findmypast.co.uk
  10. [S251] Census - 1 Apr 1930, US Census, Yonkers, Westchester, New York, Roll T626-1669, Page 9A, ED 83, image 743.0.
  11. [S844] Census - 1 Apr 1940, US Census, New Castle, Westchester, New York, Roll T627-2802, Page 18B, ED 60-5.
  12. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 264-41-3917, last address Florida 33516, issued in Florida.
  13. [S247] Government Publication - US SSDI, SSN 072-01-66637, last address Florida 33516, originally issued in New York.
  14. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Toxteth Park, Vol 8b, p433, 3Q1920, mother's maiden name HUGHES.

Jamesina Ferguson1

(1918 - )
Father*Robert Adam (Bertie) Ferguson1 b. 1886, d. 1964
Mother*Margaret Cassidy1 b. 1881, d. 1967
Jamesina Ferguson was born in Camlachie, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 18 February 1918.1,2
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Camlachie, Statutory Births, GRO 644/02 0250.
  2. [S1268] Unknown record type of Robert A Ferguson "Robert Adam Ferguson; Award Sheet - Pension calculations, children."