From: Ken and Nancy Erdle 

It is believed that Thomas Ferguson came from Ireland to New Jersey,
early in the 1700ís.  He was in the French & Indian War and an early
settler on the Monongahela River eighteen miles above Ft. Duquesne where
his sons Isaac and Henry were born. Thomas may have had a total of 6
sons and 3 daughters.

Isaac was in the Revolutionary War and married Elizabeth LEEDOM.  Soon
after the Revolution, he started west with his family. He eventually
settled in Clermont Co, Ohio.  His sons were Isaiah (married Mary
JOHNS), Zachariah, Hugh (married Mary ARTHUR), Isaac (married Peggy
ARMSTRONG), Francis, James and Thomas.  His daughters were Elizabeth
(married Abel DONHAM), Ruth (married Robert DONHAM) Nancy (married Wm.
LINDSEY).  Zachariah, Isaac, Thomas and James moved to Indiana.

Anyone else researching this Ferguson line?

Nancy Ferguson Erdle








This information is from "Sketches of Revolutionary Services" (Clermont County):

Colonel Isaac Ferguson entered the Revolutionary Was as a second lieutenant and served
over five years, coming out a colonel.  Major Thomas Ferguson, his father, was a captain
in the old French and Indian was, and at Braddock's defeat, July 9, 1756, had three bullet
holes in his clothes, his powder horn shot to pieces and his hair badly singed and was
also under Washington at the Great Meadows when attacked by the French and Indians.
Thomas was an early settler on the Monongahela River, eighteen miles above Ft. Duquesne,
the first lodgment west of the Alleghenies, and there his sons, Isaac and Henry were
born.  Isaac, from being in command of a company of scouts and spies, rose to command a
regiment before the end of the Revolution.  After peace he emigrated with his family to
Bryan's Station, KY., where he became the companion of Boone, Kenton, Morgan, Bryan and
other pioneer Indian fighters and scouts. He came over with them in the spring of 1791 in
pursuit of the Indians, and was in the fight that took place at the mouth of  Grassy Run
in Jackson Township, this county. In 1794 he removed to Campbell County , KY, and in 1796
crossed over to what is now Pierce Township, where at the mouth of  Nine Mile  or Muddy
Creek, first called John's Creek, where he established Ferguson's Ferry.  He died in 1818,
leaving a wife, seven sons and three daughters. His wife was Elizabeth Leedom, of memory
fragrant in heorism in the stirring times of '76, when she carried messages for Washington
that no man could deliver in safety. His sons were Isaiah, Zachariah, Hugh, Isaac,
Francis, James and Thomas. Of these Isaiah was a major in the War of 1812, and Hugh, who
married a daughter of the Revolutionary veteran, James Arthur, was an ensign in the same
struggle.  Colonel Isaac Ferguson was the grandfather of Hon. James Ferguson, County
Auditor in
1835-7, and later editor of  The SUN, and of Major Ira Ferguson, in the Union army of
1861-5, and twice Representative in the Legislature, and of Hon. John Ferguson, two terms
County Auditor and in the Legislature of 1862-4. This Revolutionary veteran's daughters
became the wives of Abel Donham, Colonel William Lindsey and Robert Donham, and his
descendants in Clermont are numbered by the hundreds, intermarried with scores of the old
and leading families.


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> Maybe I am and do not know it yet!
>
> I am trying to learn more about Ann (or maybe Sarah, my sources differ)
> Ferguson. She was, I think, born in 1798, and married John Berrier. They
> lived in Mercer Co. PA in the 1820's and 1830's and raised a large
> family.
>
> They moved later to Iowa, with perhaps a long stop in northern Indiana.
>
> Sarah/Ann might be a niece of Isaac?
>
> Ken and Nancy Erdle wrote:
> >
> > It is believed that Thomas Ferguson came from Ireland to New Jersey,
> > early in the 1700ís.  He was in the French & Indian War and an early
> > settler on the Monongahela River eighteen miles above Ft. Duquesne where
> > his sons Isaac and Henry were born. Thomas may have had a total of 6
> > sons and 3 daughters.
> >
> > Isaac was in the Revolutionary War and married Elizabeth LEEDOM.  Soon
> > after the Revolution, he started west with his family. He eventually
> > settled in Clermont Co, Ohio.  His sons were Isaiah (married Mary
> > JOHNS), Zachariah, Hugh (married Mary ARTHUR), Isaac (married Peggy
> > ARMSTRONG), Francis, James and Thomas.  His daughters were Elizabeth
> > (married Abel DONHAM), Ruth (married Robert DONHAM) Nancy (married Wm.
> > LINDSEY).  Zachariah, Isaac, Thomas and James moved to Indiana.
> >
> > Anyone else researching this Ferguson line?
> >
> > Nancy Ferguson Erdle
> >