WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA MILITARY LEGACY

Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR (1861 - 1865)

WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, FERGUSON, PART 2

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FERGUSON

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DESCENDANTS OF OUR ~ NATIVE AMERICAN ~ CASTLE ~ WOOTON ~ BRADSHAW ~ FERGUSON ~ SAMMONS ~ LINE,

WHICH BEGAN WITH JACOB CASTLE, A LONGHUNTER EXPLORER AND HIS WIFE,

SOWEGE GLIDING SWAN OF THE PEKOWI DIVISION OF THE SHAWNEE TRIBE-WYANDOT (HURONS) – METIS.


IN 1863 AMID THE CHAOS OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR, THE WESTERN PART OF VIRGINIA, INCLUDING WAYNE COUNTY, WAS ADMITTED TO THE UNION AS THE THIRTY-FIFTH STATE AND WAS GIVEN THE NAME OF WEST VIRGINIA.

THE 1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES OF CIVIL WAR MILITARY SERVICE WAS FOR UNION SOLDIERS ONLY.  BUT IN WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS DEFIED AUTHORITIES BY HAVING THEIR NAMES AND MILITARY SERVICE LISTED WITH THE UNION SOLDIERS.  LATER A LINE WAS DRAWN ACROSS THE CONFEDERATE DATA, BUT THE WORDS WERE STILL READABLE.  EQUAL DOCUMENTATION OF ALL MILITARY SERVICE IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR OCCURRED IN WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA.


FERGUSON’S GUYANDOTTE BATTALION, SIXTEENTH REGIMENT, VIRGINIA CAVALRY, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY

OF WAYNE COUNTY, VIRGINIA, WHICH BECAME WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA IN 1863.

ASSIGNED TO JENKINS’ AND MCCAUSLAND’S BRIGADE.

THE BATTLE OF DROOP MOUNTAIN.  THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG.


FAIRVIEW RIFLE GUARDS, AKA BIG SANDY RANGERS, BECAME COMPANY K, EIGHTH REGIMENT, VIRGINIA

CAVALRY, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY OF WAYNE COUNTY, VIRGINIA,

WHICH BECAME WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA IN 1863.

ATTACHED TO JONES’ CAVALRY BRIGADE, GENERAL EARLY’S SHENANDOAH VALLEY OPERATIONS

APPOMATTOX CAMPAIGN.


THE MILITARY MEN WERE NOT LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER.
EACH PERSON WAS PLACED WITH FAMILY, WHENEVER POSSIBLE.


     FATHER AND SON IN MILITARY SERVICE:

EDMUND J. FERGUSON, SR., FATHER AND HIS SON, ABRAHAM FERGUSON

FERGUSON, ABRAHAM (1846-after the 1920 Census), PRISONER OF WAR, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Fort Gay, Wayne County, Virginia, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH: June 1846, Virginia, per 1900 Census.
PARENTS:  Mary Jane “Polly” Trout and Edmund J. Ferguson, Sr., Confederate States Army, American Civil War.
SPOUSE:  Evaline Stephens, first wife.  Amanda Rowe, wed second wife in 1877.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  20 August 1862.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
CAPTURED:  Abraham Ferguson, Private, 8th Virginia Cavalry, captured on 18 December 1863 in Wayne County, Virginia – West Virginia.
PRISONER OF WAR RECEIVED AT UNION MILITARY PRISON, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.
PRISONER OF WAR DISCHARGE:  18 December 1863, Oath Taken.   
DATE OF DEATH:  After the 1920 Census. 
SOURCES:  Census.  U. S. Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. 
NOTE:  I placed Abraham Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.


FERGUSON, EDMUND J., SR. (ca 1818-   ), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Fort Gay, Wayne County, Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Stonewall, Wayne County, West Virginia.  Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio. 
DATE OF BIRTH:  ca 1818, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Elizabeth Osburn and Joel Martin Ferguson, Sr.
SPOUSE:  Mary Jane “Polly” Trout.
SON:  Abraham Ferguson, Prisoner of War, Confederate States Army Soldier.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  20 August 1862.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry.
DATE OF DEATH:
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  Census.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.                      NOTE:  I placed Edmund J. Ferguson, Sr. on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.
 

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FERGUSON, ABRAHAM (1838 – 1916), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Ceredo, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  July 1838.
PARENTS:  Lucinda Vaughan and William Ferguson.
GRANDPARENTS:  Margaret “Peggy” McKinny and John Jameson Ferguson.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Jameson and Samuel Ferguson, an Irish Immigrant, a British Army Major and an American Revolutionary War Soldier in the Virginia Militia.
SPOUSE:  Indiana Hatton (1844 – 1940).
RELIGIOUS TITLE:  Reverend.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia – West Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  20 August 1862 in Wayne County, West Virginia.
DISCHARGE DATE:
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, American Civil War.
QUESTION:  Was he a Prisoner of War?
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:
DATE OF DEATH:  2 January 1916, 3-o’clock, Sunday evening at his home, aged 77 years, Kenova, Wayne County, Virginia.
CEMETERY:  Abraham Ferguson Cemetery, Kenova, Wayne County, West Virginia.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  The Portsmouth Daily Times, Tuesday, January 4, 1916, page Twelve, Obituary.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.                                                                                                                                                NOTE:  I placed my husband’s second-cousin-four-times-removed, Reverend Abraham Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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FERGUSON, ABRAHAM P. (1847-1942), PRISONER OF WAR, ESCAPED THRICE, RELEASED TWICE BEFORE THE WAR ENDED, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Wayne County, Virginia - West Virginia, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  11 December 1847, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Pheruba / Ferabe Lycan(s) and Thomas Ferguson.
SPOUSE:  Nancy J. Skaggs.
OCCUPATION:  Carpenter at Snyder Wagon Shop.   Wheelwright.  Stenographer at Railroad Office. 
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  4 September 1862.  1864.
DISCHARGE DATE:  After the Civil War had ended.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E, 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States, Army, Civil War.
CAPTURED ONCE IN 31 DECEMBER 1863, LATER RELEASED.
CAPTURED TWICE IN 1864, LATER RELEASED.
CAPTURED AT CABELL COUNTY, VIRGINIA:  20 January 1864.
CAPTURED AT FALLS OF (unreadable):  27 January 1864.
SENT TO CAMP CHASE, OHIO:  2 February 1864.
PRISONER OF WAR RECEIVED 17 MARCH 1865 AT FORT DELAWARE UNION PRISON.
WHEN WAR ENDED, RELEASED 5 JUNE 1865.
DATE OF DEATH:  13 January 1942, Geauga County, Ohio.
CEMETERY:  Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s second-cousin-four-times-removed, Abraham P. Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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TWO SONS OF NANCY WALKER AND MILTON FERGUSON:

JOSEPH MARTIN FERGUSON.

MILTON JAMESON FERGUSON, COMMANDING OFFICER, PRISONER OF WAR, CSA.


















FERGUSON, JOSEPH MARTIN (1834-1927), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
ALTERNATE FIRST NAME:  Josephat.
HOMETOWN:  Wayne County, Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Oakview and Ashland in Boyd County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH: 11 October 1834 in Virginia.
PARENTS:  Nancy Walker and Milton Ferguson, Sr.
GRANDPARENTS:  Sarah Stokes and William Leonard Ferguson.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Jameson and Samuel Ferguson, Sr., an Irish Immigrant, a British Army Major and an American Revolutionary War Soldier in the Virginia Militia.
BROTHER:  Milton J. Ferguson, Commander, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
SPOUSE:  First wife, Susan Cannon.  Second wife, Eugenia J. Dickinson.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  28 May 1861 in Wayne County, West Virginia.  1864.
RANK:  6 June 1862, Promoted to Full Captain.  Captain, 8th Regiment.  First Lieutenant, 36th Regiment.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company A, 36th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (2nd Kanawha Infantry).  Company K, 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
PRISONER OF WAR:  1862.
1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES:  Because he was not a Union Soldier, his name was marked through, but the data is readable.  Josaphat Ferguson, Captain, Company K, 8th Virginia Cavalry, Enlisted 28 May 1861.  Discharged 15 May 1865.  Home Post Office:  Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
1910 CENSUS:  Listed as a Confederate Civil War Veteran.
DATE OF DEATH:  7 or 8 January 1927 in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  American Civil War Soldiers.  Census.  1890 Veterans Schedules.  Findagrave.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles.  usgwarchives.net.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s second-cousin-four-times-removed, Joseph Martin Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.




























































FERGUSON, MILTON J., JR. (1833-1881), COMMANDING OFFICER, BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, BATTLE OF DROOP MOUNTAIN, BATTLE OF MURDER HOLLOW, PRISONER OF WAR TWICE, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN: Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  24 February 1833, Virginia, USA.
PARENTS:  Nancy Walker and Milton Ferguson, Sr.
GRANDPARENTS:  Sarah Stokes and William Leonard Ferguson.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Jameson and Samuel Ferguson, Sr., an Irish Immigrant, a British Army Major and an American Revolutionary War Soldier in the Virginia Militia.
BROTHER:  Joseph Martin Ferguson, Prisoner of War, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
SPOUSE:  Martha Jane Wellman, daughter of Samuel Wellman, who was the son of John William Wellman, who was the son of Bennett Wellman, an American Revolutionary War soldier.
OCCUPATION:  Attorney At Law.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  1863 in the 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army.
DISCHARGE DATE:  Paroled after the Civil War ended in 1865.
RANK:  Captain in the 16th Virginia Militia.  Ferguson’s Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Guyandotte Battalion), Colonel and Commanding Officer in the 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  16th Virginia Militia and 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
1861, CAPTURED IN CEREDO, VIRGINIA:  Became a Prisoner of War after being caught by the 5th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Union Army.
JANUARY 1862, PRISONER OF WAR AT CAMP CHASE, OHIO:  Exchanged.  Returned to Confederate States Army military service and formed Ferguson’s Battalion (Guyandotte Battalion).
JANUARY 1863, SALEM, VIRGINIA:  Ferguson’s Battalion became the 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry; Ferguson became Colonel of the Regiment.
JULY 1 – 3, 1863, BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG.
NOVEMBER 6, 1863, BATTLE OF DROOP MOUNTAIN.
15 FEBRUARY 1864, BATTLE OF MURDER HOLLOW, AT LAUREL CREEK, WAYNE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, CAPTURED AGAIN:  Prisoner of War for the second time, Captured in a surprise raid by the 14th Kentucky Infantry, Union Army.
24 FEBRUARY 1864, RECEIVED AT UNION MILITARY PRISON, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.
29 FEBRUARY 1864:  Transferred to Union Military Prison Camp Chase, Ohio.   
1866, WEST VIRGINIA BANNED CONFEDERATE VETERANS FROM PRACTICING LAW:  Moved to Louis, Lawrence County, Kentucky to open a new law office.
1868, ELECTED JUDGE, BIG SANDY JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
1871, CONFEDERATE VETERANS ALLOWED TO PRACTICE LAW IN WEST VIRGINIA:  Returned to Wayne County, West Virginia to live.
DATE OF DEATH:  22 April 1881.
CEMETERY:  Fairview Cemetery, Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia.  Headstone in shambles.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  Grave of Confederate Colonel Milton J. Ferguson, Fairview Cemetery; theclio.com.  U. S. Civil War Prisoner Of War Records, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.  West Virginia Marriages Index, 1768-1961.  West Virginia Vital Research Records.
NOTE:  Currently seeking Military Documents proving:  (1) that he was captured, released and captured again and (2) that his prisoner of war trail began in Union Military Prison in Louisville, Kentucky to Camp Chase to Fort Delaware to a Union Prison Ship off the coast of Hilton Head, South Carolina and (3) the date of his final release from prison, because the Civil War had ended.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s fourth-great-grandfather, Milton J. Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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TWO SONS OF MARY “MOLLY” ADKINS AND EDMUND FERGUSON:
TILMAN A. FERGUSON AND WILLIAM A. FERGUSON.




















FERGUSON, TILMAN A. (1842-1889) CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Missouri, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  1842 in Missouri.
PARENTS:  Mary “Molly” Adkins and Edmund Ferguson.
GRANDPARENTS:  Sarah Stokes and William Leonard Ferguson.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Jameson and Samuel Ferguson, Sr., an Irish Immigrant, a British Army Major and an American Revolutionary War Soldier in the Virginia Militia.
SPOUSE:  Cynthia Adkins.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  20 August 1862 at Wayne County, Virginia.  1863.
DISCHARGE DATE:  1 May 1864.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:  18 April 1889 in Wayne County, West Virginia.
CEMETERY:  Hartley Ferguson Cemetery, Wayne County, West Virginia.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  West Virginia Death Index.  West Virginia Marriage Records.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.   U. S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.  U. S. Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s second-cousin-four-times-removed, Tilman A. Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.


FERGUSON, WILLIAM A. (1840-1921), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Falls Twelve Pole, Union, Wayne County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  31 January 1840, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Mary “Molly” Adkins and Edmund Ferguson.
SPOUSE:  Emaline /Emiline  Adkins, wed first wife 21 September 1865.  Emiline died 12 March 1875 from burns.  Chloe Ann Brewster, second wife.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 8th Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, American Civil War.
1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES FOR UNION SOLDIERS ONLY, WEST VIRGINIA, WAYNE COUNTY, UNION TOWNSHIP:
~ Many Confederate Soldiers defied authorities and listed their service with the Union Soldiers.  Later a line was drawn through the Rebel Soldiers data, but the information was still readable.
~ William A. Ferguson, Confederate, Private, Company K, 8th Virginia Cavalry, Post Office Address - Bowen, Yes - Disability Incurred.
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE SOLDIERS AND SAILORS:  Ferguson, William, Private, Company K, 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, American Civil War.
1900 CENSUS, DECLARED TO BE A CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY SOLDIER.
DATE OF DEATH:  17 June 1921, Wayne County, West Virginia.
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  Census.  1890 Veterans Schedules.  National Park Service Soldiers and Sailors.  West Virginia Vital Research Records.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s second-cousin-four-times-removed, William A. Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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FERGUSON, HENRY C. (1844-after 1900 census), PRISONER OF WAR AT CAMP CHASE, OHIO AND FORT DELAWARE UNION PRISON CAMPS, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Grant, Wayne County, West Virginia.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Butler and Stonewall, Wayne County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  November 1844, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Martha Jackson and Samuel Ferguson.  Samuel Ferguson’s first wife was Patsy Stephenson, second wife was Elizabeth Osburn and third wife was Martha Jackson.
GRANDPARENTS:  Margaret McKinny and John Ferguson.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Jameson and Samuel Ferguson, Sr., an Irish Immigrant, a British Army Major and an American Revolutionary War Soldier in the Virginia Militia.
HALF-BROTHER:  Samuel S. Ferguson, who served in the Confederate States Army and was the son of Elizabeth Osburn and Samuel Ferguson.
SPOUSE:  Susan Skaggs.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:
ENLISTMENT DATE:  6 September 1862.
DISCHARGE DATE:
RANK:  Private.  Corporal.  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E, 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
CAPTURED:  3 February 1864.  (Documents varied from 3rd, 5th and 12th day.)
CONFINED, PRISONER OF WAR:  12 February 1864.
SENT TO CAMP CHASE, OHIO:  15 Feburary 1864.
TRANSFERRED TO FORT DELAWARE:  14 March 1864.  (Documents varied from 14th to 15th day.)
DATE OF DEATH:  after the 1900 Census.
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  Census.  U. S. Civil War Prisoner of War Records.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s second-cousin-four-times-removed, Henry C. Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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FERGUSON, HENRY EDWIN (1844-1930), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Wayne County, West Virginia and Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  27 February 1844, Wayne County, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Elizabeth J. Robertson and Harvey Ferguson.
GRANDPARENTS:  Mary A. Jones and Thomas Ferguson.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Jameson and Samuel Ferguson, Sr., an Irish Immigrant, a British Army Major and an American Revolutionary War Soldier in the Virginia Militia.
SPOUSE:  Alice M. Davis.
OCCUPATION:  Carpenter.  Painter.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  29 May 1861.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Rifle Guards.  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, Fairview Rifle Guards / Big Sandy Rangers.  Company E, 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
1910 CENSUS:  Served in the Confederate Army in the American Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:  28 January 1930, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Pine Hill Cemetery, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Death Records.  Findagrave.  Kentucky County Marriages Records.  Kentucky Death Records.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.
NOTE:  I placed Henry Edwin Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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FERGUSON, MILTON (ca 1838-ca 1871), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Wayne County, West Virginia, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1838 in Virginia.
PARENTS:  Margaret Osburn and Lewis Stokes Ferguson.
GRANDPARENTS:  Sarah Stokes and William Leonard Ferguson.
GREAT-GRANDPARENTS:  Mary Jameson and Samuel Ferguson, Sr., an Irish Immigrant, a British Army Major and an American Revolutionary War Soldier in the Virginia Militia.
SPOUSE:  Jane Napier.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  6 September 1862.
DISCHARGE DATE:
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E, 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:  circa 1871.  Did Jane marry second, John Clark in 1873?
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  Census.  National Park Service Soldiers and Sailors.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s second-cousin-four-times-removed, Milton Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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FERGUSON, SAMUEL “RED BEARD SAM” (1840-1933), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Twelve Pole, Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  12 April 1840, Virginia.
PARENTS:  Elizabeth Damon and Kelly Ferguson.
SPOUSE:  Naoma Marcum.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  1 August 1862.
DISCHARGE DATE:
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:  21 January 1933.
CEMETERY:  Marcum Cemetery, Wilsondale, Wayne County, West Virginia.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles, 1861-1865.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s third-cousin-three-times-removed, Samuel “Red Beard Sam” Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry. 

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FERGUSON, SAMUEL S. (ca 1836-    ), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:   Fort Gay, Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1836 in Virginia.
PARENTS:  Elizabeth Osburn and Samuel Ferguson.
SPOUSE:  Martha “Patsy” Hardy, wed 1857.  Laura A. Sizzen, wed 1881.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  6 September 1862.  1864.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E, 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  Census.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.  West Virginia Vital Research Records.
NOTE:  I placed Samuel S. Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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FERGUSON, SIMPSON J. (1835-after 1900 Census), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
ALTERNATE SPELLINGS:  Simson.  Simeon.
HOMETOWN:  Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Alcorn, Greenup County, Kentucky.   
DATE OF BIRTH:  January 1835.
PARENTS:  Elizabeth and Joel Ferguson.
SPOUSE:  Susan Wilson, wed 13 December 1855.   
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  6 September 1862.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E, Ferguson’s Guyandotte Battalion, 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, American Civil War.
DESERTED (A word used, when one was absent at the time of muster roll call.)
CAPTURED:  1863.
SOURCES:  National Park Service Soldiers and Sailors.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.  West Virginia Vital Research Records.
NOTE:  I placed Simpson J. Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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FERGUSON, THOMAS JEFFERSON (ca 1828 - after 1800 Census), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Falls Twelve Pole, Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH: circa 1828 in Virginia.
PARENTS:  Jane Vaughan and John Ferguson.
SPOUSE:  Sarah Ann Plymale, first wife.  Josephine Booth, second wife.   
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  6 September 1862.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company H, Ferguson’s Guyandotte Battalion, Spurlock’s Company.  Company E, 16th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:
DATE OF DEATH:  after the 1880 Census.
                                                                                                                                   CEMETERY: 
SOURCES:  Census.  National Park Service Soldiers And Sailors.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.   U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles.  
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s second-cousin-four-times-removed, Thomas Jefferson Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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FERGUSON, WASHINGTON (ca 1821-   ), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Round Bottom, Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Butler and Cassville in Wayne County, West Virginia.
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1821 in Virginia.
PARENTS:  Mary Jones and Thomas Ferguson.
SPOUSE:  Malinda Ferguson, married 30 February 1840.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  20 August 1862 in Wayne County, Virginia.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company K, 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:
CEMETERY:
SOURCES:  American Civil War Soldiers.  Census.  Marriage Records.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles, 1861-1865.
NOTE:  I placed my husband’s first-cousin-five-times-removed, Washington Ferguson on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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