Thomas Jefferson Ferguson b. Nov. 28 1817 Wilkes Co. NC. Married Elizabeth Freeman Jan. 8 or 9 1839 Pulaski, Giles Co., TN. Elizabeth died Oct. 31, 1887 in Lamar Co., TX. He also married Argie Alexander (previously married to John B. Alexander in Henderson Co. TN Mar.. 17 1876) Feb. 13, 1891 by who he had a son Lee. Thomas Died Oct. 27, 1893 Lamar Co., TX. [ Ref: Death Cert ]

Thomas Jefferson Ferguson enlisted in the Mexican War May 31, 1846 in Nashville. He was in Allens Co. M 1st TN Vol. Inf., under the command of Col. Campbell. He was on the steamship Enterprise, which exploded in Camargo MX Sep. 15, 1846. He was injured in the explosion, and discharged.

My gg gfather...Thomas Houston (Hustin) Ferguson b. 31 Dec 1847 Lawrence Co. TN d. before 1900 Logan Co. AR or Red River Co., TX. m. Laura Suttles 15 May 1871 Colbert Co., AL 1850 Census Wayne Co. TN 1860 Census Lawrence Co. TN 1870 Census Colbert Co., AR 1880 Census Logan Co. AR. Houston and Laura were with the family in Denton Co. AR shortly after 1870, as that is where their first 2 children were born.

My gfather...William Samuel Furgeson (spelling changed but in previous census is Ferguson or Furguson) b. 04 Oct 1877 Denton Co. TX d. 07 Jul 1967 Lamar Co., TX m. Ada Birdson 09 Oct 1898 (first wife, not our line) m. Ida Louise Cox 18 Oct 1905 Red River Co., TX b. 30 Nov 1887 Red River Co., TX d. 09 Oct. 1968 Lamar Co. TX 1880 Census Logan Co., AR, 1900 Census Lamar Co., TX, 1910 Census Clay Co., TX, 1920 Census Lamar Co., TX, 1930 Census Lamar Co., TX.

My father....Sam Dennis Furgeson....b. May 12, 1922..Slate Shoals, Texas...d. Feb. 8, 1993...Paris, Texas

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