Wayne and Sharon Johnson

FERGUSON, John Ferguson, of VA., whose father was 
a sea captain, married FRANCES LUCAS, and settled in Callaway Co. in 1820. They 
had Moses, ann, John, Sarah, Nancy, Swan, Napoleon, and Mary. Moses married JANE 
PEW, and settled in Callaway Co. in 1824. Ann married ARTHUR NEAL, who settled 
in that county in 1820. John married PEGGY PEW, and settled in Callaway Co. in 
1820. Sarah married BRADDOCK BEASLEY, who settled in Callaway Co. in 1833. Nancy 
married HENRY NEAL, who settled in Callaway co. in 1820. Major Swan Ferguson was 
born in Va in 1796. He married JANE HOLLOWAY, and settled in Cotesandessein, 
Callaway co. in 1820. He purchased a farm and lived upon it 46 years, and raised 
and educated 7 children, 6 of whom are living. On a certain occasion, as he was 
returning from Santa Fe, N.M., he was surrounded by Indians, but cut his way 
through them and escaped in the midst of a shower of arrows. Major Ferguson is 
now in his 80th year, and lives with his son-in-law, COLONEL C. W. SAMUELS, who 
was formerly a member of the Legislature, and is now a merchant at Cedar City. 
Napoleon Ferguson married ELIZABETH ALLEN, and settled in Callaway Co. in 1820. 
Mary married MILTON CLEVELAND, who settled in Callaway Co. in 

FERGUSON, Joshua Ferguson, of Fairfax Co., VA., 
was a wagon master in the Rev. war. After the close of the war he settled in 
KY., where he married MARY STONE, by whom he had John S., William, James, Polly, 
Sally, Nancy, Elizabeth and Rachel. Mr. Ferguson came to MO. and settled in 
Callaway Co. in 1817. His son, John S., married MARY JONES, of KY., and settled 
in Callaway Co., the same year as his father did. He had 15 children, 12 of whom 
lived to be grown, viz.: Thomas J., Elizabeth, John R., William S., Joshua J., 
Sarah, Marion, Louisa, Nancy, Emma, Jane and Lucy. Joshua and Thomas built the 
first courthouse at Fulton in 1826, for which they received $1,300. such a house 
could not be built now for less than 4 or 5 thousand dollars. James Ferguson 
married MARY A. MCGRUDER, of KY., and settled in Callaway co., in 1817. Rebecca 
married DENNIS ASKRENS, who settled in Callaway co. in 1817. Nancy married 
GEORGE HIRSCH, who settled in Callaway Co. in 1823.

"Pioneer Families of Missouri"

By William S. Bryan and Robert Rose
Bryan, Brand & Co., St. Louis, Mo., 1876 

Callaway County, Missouri


Ferguson, Swan - Holloway [Hollaway?] Jane - Feb 22 1822
Ferguson, Thomas J - Moore, Nancy Lewis - Feb 14 1833
Ferguson, Willoughby P - Gee, Elizabeth - Jan 18 1838
Ferguson, Moses S - Newman, Mary - Oct 2 1850
Ferguson, Joshua J - Paulsel [Pantsel?], E A D - Jan 11 1854
Ferguson, Absolam - Bagby, Francis M - Apr 8 1857
Ferguson, Swan - Comer [Coons?], Mary F - Mar 25 1857
Ferguson, Thomas W - Wayne, Elizabeth J - Jun 22 1870
Ferguson, Samuel - Humphreys, Nancy - Feb 29 1860
Ferguson, John - Smith, Elizabeth - Mar 10 1870
Ferguson, Alexander T - Gilbert, Pamelia E - Nov 30 1852
Ferguson, William - Cragoe, Rachel - Sep 26 1843
Ferguson, James - Price, Catharine - Oct 20 1834
Ferguson, John - Browes, Agnes Jane - Jan 23 1845
Ferguson, Daniel A - Gilbert, Gilly A M - Dec 23 1858 [1857?]
Ferguson, Henry - McCarty, Ann [Osage Co] - Feb 19 1863

Ferguson Ann E Samuel, Charles W Jan 13 1858
Ferguson, Betsey Dunnica, John Apr 11 1822
Ferguson, Emily S Dearing, J A Feb 24 1864
Ferguson, Emma L Moore, Samuel T Feb 18 1867
Ferguson, Louisa Miller, Moses L Jun 16 1836
Ferguson, Lucinda Beavans, William Apr12 1832
Ferguson, Majoicery [Majoreesy?] Gilmore, Archibald Dec 28 1837
Ferguson, Manervy Plunkett, James Jul 19 1843
Ferguson, Margaret Edwards, Matthew May 24 1827
Ferguson, Mariah Moore, Wharton H Jun 16 1831
Ferguson, Martha Yancey, William Mar 14 1839
Ferguson, Mary Ann Gee, Willoughby Apr 2 1848
Ferguson, Mary Jane R Crow, John H Dec 19 1844
Ferguson, Mrs Harriet Foster, George F Jan 4 1853
Ferguson, Nancy Hart, James Apr 20 1837
Ferguson, Nancy H Sanders, George W Feb 13 1861
Ferguson, Polly Cleveland, Alexander Sep 26 1844
Ferguson, Sallie Chaney, Christopher Jun 24 1863
Ferguson, Sarah Smith, B Sep 19 1833
Ferguson, Sarah Miller, Barton W Aug 29 1866
Ferguson, Sarah Jane Smith, William Oct 17 1850