Ferguson Family Genealogy
Ferguson Family Genealogy

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1. Jim "Big Jim" Ferguson -
Jim married Mary Jospehine "Molly" McClorey.

Jim - (letter from Dorothy Helen Ferguson)
 
My mother, Augusta Bertha Ignatius, "Tootsie", married my father, Edward James Ferguson. He and his parents were all born in this country. I do not know any details because my father's father, "Big Jim", died about three months before my father was born. My grandmother was Mary Josephine (Molly) McClorey, an Irish Catholic. My grandmother then married Ludwig Braun,changed during emigrationto louis Braun."
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Edward James Ferguson died in 1931 in Cincinnati, Oh . See #2. below.
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2. Edward James Ferguson - died in 1931 in Cincinnati, Oh . He was the son of Jim "Big Jim" Ferguson and Mary Jospehine "Molly" McClorey.
Edward married Augusta Ignatius. Augusta was born on 11 Apr 1889. She was the daughter of Charles William Ignatius and Bertha Munder. She died in 1945 .

Augusta - "My mother, Augusta Bertha Ignatius, "Tootsie", married my father, Edward James Ferguson. He and his parents were all born in this country. I do not know any details because my father's father, "Big Jim", died about three months before my father was born. My grandmother was Mary Josephine (Molly) McClorey, an Irish Catholic. My grandmother then married Ludwig Braun,changed during emigrationto louis Braun." " (Letter) (Sources: - 1)

Edward - was an employee of the Hamilton County Auditor's Office from 1923 to 1930 and died of Tubercolsis in 1931
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Dorothy Helen Ferguson was born on 19 Jul 1913 in Cincinnati, Oh and died on 22 Jun 1982 in Indianapolis, Indiana .
Dorothy married Oscar Walter Erikson on 23 Sep 1937. Oscar was born on 14 Feb 1909 in New Britain, Conn. He was the son of Johan Emil Eriksson and Jenny Josefina Carlsen. He died on 13 Feb 1986 in Indianapolis, Ind. .

Dorothy - had an Aunt Helen Braun in Cincinnati., Had an Uncle Frank, a Cousin Walter
 
Was in a hospital for tuberculosis about 1932.
 
""My maternal great-great grandmother emigrated here from Germany. Her husband was Baron von Vetsenstein. We didn't hear much about her bascause she fell in love with someone else, but the Baron let her have a divorce. Her husband played violin in the court." (Letter)
See Erikson family for children.
ii.  James Ferguson was born on 6 May 1917 in Cincinnati, Oh.
James married Janette Galluzzo. Janette was born in 1923. She died in 1950 in Cincinnati, Oh .

James - Served in Pearl Harbor
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Edward J. Ferguson



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Edward J Ferguson



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Augusta Ignatius (Ferguson)



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Dorothy Ferguson (Erikson), Jon and Robert



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Sources:
1 Letter from Dorothy Helen Ferguson Exceprts sent from Robert Erikson - May 2010

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