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From: "Lynn Ferguson-Weinert" <>
Subject: Re: [FERGUSON-DNA] Wilson FERGUSON b.~1826, VA
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 12:58:43 -0700
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Good! I can not wait to get my copy from my friends. It should prove to be
exciting.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gayle Buresh" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 12:41 PM
Subject: Re: [FERGUSON-DNA] Wilson FERGUSON b.~1826, VA


> Hi - Someone sent this to me earlier. I did not get a response from them.
> In any case, Colin is sending me the book and I should have it sometime
> this
> week.
>
> Gayle
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of bob
> Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 2:21 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [FERGUSON-DNA] Wilson FERGUSON b.~1826, VA
>
>
> The Ferguson Connection
> The Ferguson Connection - Russell County, VA 1775-1994. Author: Chris
> and Conley Stallard; Price: $35.00 (includes postage) (US Funds); E-
> mail for ordering ...
> www.genealogybookstore.com/familybooks/F/conley.htm
>
> On Apr 13, 2009, at 10:17 AM, Lynn Ferguson-Weinert wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am happy to report that a book seller friend of mine has located the
>> Ferguson Connection and are sending it to me...I will give you
>> additional
>> information as soon as I get it on where it can be purchased.
>>
>> Lynn Ferguson-Weinert
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Gayle Buresh" <>
>> To: <>; <>
>> Sent: Saturday, March 21, 2009 6:00 AM
>> Subject: Re: [FERGUSON-DNA] Wilson FERGUSON b.~1826, VA
>>
>>
>>> Carol -
>>> Thank you very much. Let me know when you find the book.
>>>
>>> This an interesting project; however, it is frustrating at times.
>>> Discovering my great-great-grandfather's identity (Wilson T.
>>> Ferguson)
>>> only
>>> started a whole new line of research for me on this branch of my
>>> family.
>>> We
>>> know that Wilson's father was David Ferguson. Establishing who
>>> David's
>>> father was is now the issue. I found reference to the Andrew born
>>> in 1757
>>> on
>>> Rootsweb and in Ancestry.com. Some of the family trees in Ancestry
>>> also
>>> link
>>> this Andrew to a John and Margaret Douglas (john supposedly died in
>>> Lincoln
>>> County NC also) and then to Alexander Ferguson and Annie Laurie.
>>> Good
>>> pointers and lots of actual dates, but no source verifications.
>>>
>>> Again, thanks.
>>>
>>> Gayle
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From:
>>> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Carol
>>> Bertucci
>>> Sent: Friday, March 20, 2009 9:27 PM
>>> To: ;
>>> Subject: Re: [FERGUSON-DNA] Wilson FERGUSON b.~1826, VA
>>>
>>> Gayle -
>>>
>>> I have been watching your correspondence with interest. My brother
>>> (Carlton) submitted the DNA for the sample from my Ferguson line.
>>> I have
>>> several copies of "The Ferguson Connection"" that I got from the
>>> authors
>>> years ago. Most of my books are still packed up from Katrina (I'm in
>>> Gulfport, MS). But I know that they are here. I will try to go
>>> through
>>> them this weekend and see if I can't find an extra. I also have
>>> contact
>>> information somewhere for the authors. Probably inside one of the
>>> books.
>>>
>>> My GGGrandfather was David Campbell Ferguson and his father Andrew
>>> but I
>>> believe you are searching another line within the same family based
>>> on the
>>> dates you have been citing.
>>>
>>> I will let you know what I find once I locate the books.
>>>
>>> Carol Ferguson Bertucci
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Gayle Buresh" <>
>>> To: <>; <>
>>> Sent: Friday, March 20, 2009 2:34 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [FERGUSON-DNA] Wilson FERGUSON b.~1826, VA
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi, Geraldine and Colin:
>>>
>>> I have a contact in the Botetourt County, VA Clerk's office. They
>>> have
>>> volunteers that they use to research records and can provide copies
>>> of the
>>> information. I called her this afternoon and asked for anything she
>>> could
>>> find on Andrew Ferguson, born 1757, especially if it would give us
>>> any
>>> clues
>>> about where he was born. I gave her dates and information shown on
>>> the
>>> Rootsweb page about marriage date, etc. She sent me a copy of the
>>> David's
>>> marriage bond to Polly (Steer) Sloan a few months ago. They usually
>>> respond very quickly.
>>>
>>> If this is David Ferguson's father (facts seemed to indicate a good
>>> possibility), how do we make a connection to Andrew 1724, which
>>> seems to
>>> be
>>> the trail we are going down.
>>>
>>> Also, how do I get a copy of the book on "The Ferguson Connection,
>>> Russell
>>> County, 1775-1994". Amazon says it is out of print.
>>>
>>> Gayle
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From:
>>> [mailto:] On Behalf Of searcy county
>>> library
>>> Sent: Friday, March 20, 2009 11:21 AM
>>> To:
>>> Subject: Re: [FERGUSON-DNA] Wilson FERGUSON b.~1826, VA
>>>
>>> Hi Gayle and Colin,
>>>
>>> I am doing research on this line all so as, I will have to find the
>>> missing
>>> pieces to tie the 4 exact matches to Kenneth. My question is with the
>>> exact
>>> matches should I be looking closer to our time rather than back to
>>> 1724.
>>>
>>> I think that maybe we might should look at the possibility Andrew
>>> might be
>>> a
>>> son of Robert Ferguson 1700-1794 and last wife Sarah Sims and both
>>> lines
>>> would go to Robert and maybe bypass Andrew. We are currently
>>> working on
>>> the
>>> children of Robert and Sarah and it looks better. I really need some
>>> advice
>>> on this.
>>>
>>> By the way Colin, does your line come from Va. I'm also wondering
>>> about
>>> Paul Cales line, however do we have any kind of match to Kenneth
>>> that way.
>>>
>>> We are having another line checked James Ferguson in Haywood County
>>> NC,
>>> and
>>> we are working on getting a descendant of Jim G. Ferguson founder
>>> of the
>>> library to do a DNA also.
>>> He may be on vacation this week, so it will be about a couple of
>>> weeks on
>>> that one.
>>>
>>> Jim Ferguson that lives here in Searcy County folks came to Logan
>>> Co. Ar.
>>> He
>>> goes back to a William Ferguson 1813-? in Ky. Son George L.
>>> Ferguson 1862-
>>> after 1920 Ar. son
>>> Auther Ferguson 1898-1971 son James Auther Ferguson 1922-after 2000
>>> to son
>>> Jim who is being DNA tested. Since we don't have this test coming for
>>> another 4-6 weeks we can only wait.
>>>
>>> I still have an Alexander Ferguson going to Buncombe Co. NC before
>>> our
>>> Robert 1764-1826 arrived there. Also a Jeremiah was there as well.
>>> I have
>>> checked the deed for that period but so far no help. A Thomas
>>> Ferguson
>>> descants still own a place in Buncombe now Marshall Co. NC which I
>>> have
>>> pictures of.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Geraldine
>>>
>>> --- On Thu, 3/19/09, Gayle Buresh <> wrote:
>>>
>>> From: Gayle Buresh <>
>>> Subject: Re: [FERGUSON-DNA] Wilson FERGUSON b.~1826, VA
>>> To:
>>> Date: Thursday, March 19, 2009, 3:46 PM
>>>
>>> Colin -
>>> I agree that the dates being a bit out of skew for Andrew and Mary
>>> to be
>>> the
>>> parents of David. However, I feel that David is probably a
>>> grandson, not a
>>> son to Andrew Ferguson 1724. The question remains as to which of
>>> the sons
>>> is David's father.
>>>
>>> I know about the Rootsweb reference to the Andrew Ferguson b 1757 and
>>> believe it could very well be Andrew 1724's Andrew Jr. The problem
>>> I am
>>> having is finding some proof of the link such as listing of his
>>> children
>>> or
>>> evidence of his whereabouts in the VA area. Since I have just
>>> started a
>>> concentrated effort along this path of research, I am sure I am
>>> missing
>>> something obvious.
>>>
>>> I do look at the DNA results as being a very good indication that
>>> this is
>>> our families link back to Scotland.
>>>
>>> Gayle
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From:
>>> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Colin
>>> Ferguson
>>> Sent: Thursday, March 19, 2009 12:17 PM
>>> To: FERGUSON-DNA mailing list
>>> Subject: Re: [FERGUSON-DNA] Wilson FERGUSON b.~1826, VA
>>>
>>> Hi Gayle,
>>> According to the Reimart information, David's mother would have been
>>> 56 years old when David was born.
>>> http://gen.reimert.org/database/b171.htm
>>>
>>> I took a look at Rootsweb World Connect and noticed several databases
>>> which list David's father as Andrew Ferguson born about 1757,
>>> Edinburgh, Scotland, e.g.
>>> http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=opusopus
>>>
>>> Another explanation consistent with the DNA would be that this Andrew
>>> b.~1757 is the son of Andrew b.~1724. Remember a DNA match doesn't
>>> prove a particular relation but rather provides a test that the
>>> proposed relationship must pass. A non-match can however "disprove" a
>>> relationship; see
>>>
> http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/FERGUSON-DNA/2008-11/122754342
>>> 4
>>>
>>> In any case, looks like it is important to critically review the
>>> documentation which list David's parents as Andrew and Mary Ferguson.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Colin
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