From: "Jim & Margo" Subject: [Ferguson-L] ALSTON Ferguson My Ferguson research is centered in TEXAS & follows these lines: DELLA MAE Ferguson (1887 Brady TX-1974 Rule TX) m William Edgar Hollingsworth (b 1882 Ellis co TX d 1962 Rule TX) m 1906 Brady Co or Haskell Co TX dau of DAVID AULSTON Ferguson (1857 Longview Co TX -1938 Coleman TX) & Mary Ann (McCullough/McCullin ????) d 1903 TX son of ALSTON JOSEPH Ferguson (1823 Kaskaskia IL - 1867 Erath Co? TX) m Sarah Carolina Smith 1847. He was given a Harrison Co TX land grant by Anson Jones, President of Republic of TX 1846. psbly son of JOSEPH FURGUSON b ~1788 TN or KY d 1839 Harrison Co TX) & Jane Gragg/Gregg (b1798 KY d 1874 or 1875 Harrison Co TX) There were several Joseph Ferguson families listed as settlers of Texas, many with children named Alstan/Alston/Aulston, etc. Anyone have info on this line?? I have accumulated info on "unrelated" lines, esp in early TEXAS 1840-1870 timeframe and will share any or all.