|I am researching Patriot/ Loyalist children of James & Agnes Ferguson. Based on verifiable documentation that I have James and Agnes Ferguson had 10 children. I am trying to determine their roles in the American Revolution. I also want to know their descendants and their roles in American History. I am interested in stories and religious beliefs of all these individuals. I will update information I get on each child in the book link below.|
The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolutions' Patriot Index lists my 6th Great-Grandfather, James Ferguson Jr as a Patriot of the American Revolution. It also lists his son, my 5th Great-Grandfather, Samuel Ferguson Sr as a Patriot of the American Revolution. In Elizabeth Ellets book "The Women of the Revolution, Vol III" copyright 1850, Samuel Fergusons wife Isabella (Barber) Fergusons Patriotic service and her declaration of being a rebel is written in a chapter of this book.
On September 10, 2003, I became a member of The National Society, Sons of the American Revolution. My National number is 161002. I have a documented trail from myself to my Patriot ancestors. If you can connect yourself into my family tree and wish to become a Son or Daughter of the American Revolution, please contact me and I will tell you how.
Resource information I have available:
1. Chester District Genealogical Society "The Bulletin" Issues from 1990 - 2003.
2. "My Ferguson Ancestors in America 1680-1993" by James Edward Ferguson.
3. "The Fergusons of Chester District, South Carolina" by Young Uluar West, Jr
4. "The Revolutionary Soliders of Catholic Presbyterian Church, Chester, South Carolina." by Mary Wylie Strange
5. "The Women of the American Revolution, Vol 1 - 3" by Elizabeth Ellet.
6. "Woman in the Making of America" by H. Addington Bruce.
7. "The Fergusons of Texas, Two Governors for the Price of One" by Ouida Ferguson Nalle.
8. "Marion's Men, A List of Twenty-five Hundred" by William Willis Boddie.
9. Research papers of Jean Agee and Walter Brewster.
10. "Early records of Fishing Creek Presbyterian Church, Chester County, SC 1799-1859" by Brent H. Holcomb & Elmer O. Parker
11. "Old Catholic Presbyterian Church, Chester County, SC Cemetery Inscriptions" by Jean Clawson Agee, Martha Gooch, Mary E. Kell Wade, Mattie Adams Plyler.
Plus many documents from the County Courthouse, Genealogical, Historical Societies in the Chester Co., SC area.
Mike Ferguson III
Cuimhnich co' leis a tha thu
(Remember the men from whence you came.)
- Old Gaelic Proverb