From: (Victoria Titus)
Does anybody have information on the branch of the family that was in
Orange & Rockland Co. NY in the 1820's?
Worden Ferguson removed from Rockland Co. NY to Hillsdale Co. MI in the
1830's. With him in 1850 census was a wife Sarah. Any
clues would be
In MI, the Furgeson, Goodell, Chaffee and Tryon families all seem to be
1. Worden Furgusen has a Tryon son-in-law with him in the 1860 census.
The marriage occurred in Hillsdale Co. in 1857 (off the top of my head).
He is originally from Rockland Co. NY area.
2. Also in Hillsdale Co. is a Furgeson widow. Hannah (Goodell)
m. Warner Chaffee, date and place unknown. She is with him by 1850
and never remarried after his death.
3. Warner's nephew, Lyman Chaffee also married a Tryon. The
witnessed by a Benjamin Tryon.
4. A Benjamin Tryon is living next to several Goodell families in
Co. MI, which is where Lyman and his bride Adelia moved after a couple