John FERGUSON and Eslpeth LOBBAN

  • John FERGUSON b. ~1670; d. ~1741 and Eslpeth LOBBAN b. ~1670; d. ~1741
    • John FERGUSON b. 12 Mar 1708; d. 1796 at Relashes; bur. Rothiemay Churchyard
      • Isabella m. Alexander HUMPHREY in Pitlurg
    • James FERGUSON b. 25 Apr 1710 Core of Mayen, parish of Rothiemay, Banffshire; m. Isobel WILSON of Grange in Banffshire 31 May 1739; d. 16 Nov 1776, London; Astronomer
      • Agnes FERGUSON b. 29 Aug 1745, London; c, 1 Sep 1745 Saint Anne Soho, Westminster, London; d. Jan 1792, London
      • James FERGUSON b. 11 Oct 1748, London; c. 16 Oct 1748 Saint Mary-St Marylebone Road, Saint Marylebone, London; d. 20 Nov 1772, London
      • Murdoch FERGUSON b. 3 Nov 1752, London; c. 12 Nov 1752 Saint Mary-St Marylebone Road, Saint Marylebone, London; m. 16 Aug 1775, Miss VINCENT of Royal Hill Greenwich; d. ~1803
      • John FERGUSON b. 27 Feb 1759, London; c. St Dunstan-In-The-West, London, 18 Mar 1759; d. 13 Oct 1833, Edinburgh
    • Margaret FERGUSON; d. bef. 1770
      • grandmother of Rev. Dr. James Mackie of Alves
    • Elspeth FERGUSON
    • Elizabeth FERGUSON
    • Janet FERGUSON m. James BROWN; d. 1793 at Barnhills near Rothiemay
      • Margaret BROWN
      • Isabella BROWN
      • Janet BROWN
  James Ferguson
James Ferguson (1710-1776), Astronomer. From the book Life of James Ferguson F.R.S., 1870

John FERGUSON and Christian GORDON

References

  1. Henderson, Ebenezer, Life of James Ferguson F.R.S., in a brief autobiographical account and a further extended memoir, A. Fullarton & Co, Edinburgh, London and Glasgow, 1870.
  2. Rothman, Patricia, By 'The Light of His Own Mind': The Story of James Ferguson, Astronomer, Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 54, No. 1 (Jan., 2000), pp. 33-45


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