The Fergusons of Growell could trace their family in Ireland back to the Plantations from Scotland some two hundred years previously, and they were proud of their long standing in the area.
[Colin Fraser, Tractor Pioneer, 1974]

James Ferguson

Grandfather of Harry Ferguson (1884-1960) of tractor fame; see Harry Ferguson

Drumlough Presbyterian Graveyard


Plymouth Brethren

The will of James FERGUSON mentions the names RUDDOCK, MOORE and he is buried with his wife amongst the SYMTHE. A common denominator amongst these names is the Plymouth Brethren.

David Ferguson

Courtesy of Robert Herbert Ferguson





  1. US Social Security Death Index
  2. R.S.J. Clarke,Gravestone Inscriptions, County Down, vol 19, Ulster-Scot Historical Society, Belfast.
  3. Irish Civil Registration Records
  4. Gertrude Thrift (ed), Index Irish Wills Vol 4; Dromore, Newry & Mourne, Phillimore & Co. London, 1918, p42
  5. Harry Ferguson, Inventor And Pioneer By Harold Gibson
  6. The Jensen FF Story
  7. Cartype: Fergus
  8. Gordon Pennock, private communication.

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