"From: ""Pamelyn P. Bush""
From: Pamelyn P. Bush
"I'm new to this list and noticed the recent roll call activity. Anyone have
Fergusons from Craven Co NC? I'm particularly interested in Anthony Ferguson who
married Nancy C. Hall in 1838 .They had twin sons John Justice Ferguson and
Thomas Hall Ferguson b. 30 May 1840 in New Bern NC. Anthony was son of John, son
of Adam, son of Mark, son of Adam and Elizabeth (Cumings), son of Adam Ferguson
of Princess Anne Co., Virginia. John Justice Ferguson (1840-1901) was the famous
""Alligator"" Ferguson of southwest Florida fame during the 1870s-1890s, taking
fruit by ship from Tampa to Cuba and Key West.."
John Justice Ferguson and Thomas Hall Ferguson, twins, born 30 May 1840, Craven Co. NC.
John died 3 June 1901, known as Alligator Ferguson of Tampa, Sarasota FL areas
Thomas died 13 Jan. 1886 FL married Clifford S. Geiger of Duval Co, FL.
Anthony Ferguson, b. 28 Oct. 1804 Beaufort, Carteret Co, NC, d. 5 Aug. 1872 Duval Co, FL
married Nancy Hall 1828 Craven Co, NC
son of John Ferguson, b.bef 1774 NC, d. 1817 Carteret Co, NC and Lydia Lester
son of Adam Ferguson, d. May 1791 Craven Co, NC and Sarah Godfrey?
son of Mark Ferguson, b. bef 1715, d. 1751 Craven Co., NC and Elizabeth Slocumb (dau of John Slocumb & Elizabeth Mundy)
son of Adam Ferguson, b. bef 1680, Princess Anne Co, VA, d. abt 1715 Craven Co, NC
and Elizabeth Cummings (dau of Benjamin Cummings & Sarah Vaughan) Princess Anne Co.
(she married 2nd Thomas Martin who d. 1758 in Craven Co, NC)
son of Adam Ferguson, b. 1660 England or Scotland, one of the VA planters from England
and Elizabeth ? This Adam Ferguson died 1714 Craven Co, NC leaving two adult children:
Adam (2) Ferguson above, and Sarah Ferguson who married James Toole of Princess Anne Co, VA, and remained there.