Wilson Hamilton & Florence Baylor "Bradshaw" Ferguson Family

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Wilson Hamilton Ferguson Family
Back row, L-R: Mollie Isabella, Alta Cosby, Maude Alice, Nellie Rebecca.
Front row, L-R: William, Robert, Wilson Hamilton, Fannie, Florence, and Irene Elizabeth.

Wilson Hamilton Ferguson was born 9 Sep 1849, Russell County, VA, son of Rebecca Jane (Vermillion) and Andrew C. Ferguson. He married 26 Apr 1876, Russell County, VA to Florence Baylor Bradshaw, born 18 Feb 1854, dau of Mary Isabella (White) and John Bradshaw. Wilson and Florence moved to Pleasant Hill, MO in 1909 and to Kingsville, MO in 1920. Florence died 1 May 1924 and Wilson died 23 Jul 1934, Kingsville, MO. Both are buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, MO. Their children are Henry Graham, Mollie Isabella, Alta Cosby, Maude Alice, Frank C., Nellie Rebecca, John Robert, Irene Elizabeth, William E. and Florence.

The below photo and additional info submitted by Alma Lester

Wilson Hamilton Ferguson Family

Second row [elders] seated: Wilson Hamilton Ferguson, b. 9 Sept 1849, RusCo, VA., son of Andrew C. Ferguson and Rebecca Jane Vermillion, m. 26 Apr 1876, RusCo VA, to Florence Baylor Bradshaw, b. 18 Feb 1854, dau of John Bradshaw and Mary Isabella White. Wilson and Florence Moved to Pleasant Hill, MO. 1909, then to Kingsville, MO. 1920. Florence d. 1 May 1924 & Wilson d. 23 Jul 1934, in Kingsville, MO. Both are buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, MO.

ROW 1 [men] L-R

Frank C. Ferguson, b. 3 Sept 1884, RusCo., d. 20 Dec 1966 in Kansas City MO. m. 29 Jan 1932, Washington, D.C. to Sallie Dingus Long b. 3 Jul 1892 d. 20 Jul 1981, MO. Both buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, MO.

Henry Graham Ferguson, b. 20 May 1877, RusCo. d. Oct 1952, m. 6 Feb 1906 to Hettie Ann Stevens, b. 3 Mar 1884, d. 20 June 1974. Both buried Pleasant Hill, MO.

William E. Ferguson, b. 18 Sept 1891 RusCo, d. 12 Apr 1966 m. 1-Virgie Becker, m. 2- 31 Mar 1927 to Bland Wilson, b. 13 Apr 1909, d. 2003. William worked for General Motors. Both buried Independence, MO.

John Robert Ferguson, b. 27 Apr 1888, d. 25 Apr 1968, m. Radna Dora Kingsley, b. 25 Sept 1895, Arkansas, d. date unknown. They homesteaded in Alberta, Canada on 320a of land. Their son, Hugh Allen, now lives on the old homestead property. Second son, William Harry, enlisted in Canadian Army, WW11, killed in action in Italy, 25 Nov 1944, two months before he was to be discharged, buried in Italy in a cemetery for servicemen killed in action. William Harry had received many medals and ribbons as commendations for his bravery, even though he was only 21 years old when he died. John Robert and Radna are both buried in Barrhead United Church Cemetery, Barrhead, Alberta, Canada.

ROW 3 [Ladies] L---R

Maude Alice Ferguson, b. 13 Apr, 1883, d. 20 Feb 1973, MO. M 1. Hugh D. Campbell, b. 17 Nov 1880, d. 31 May 1924, M-2, Charlie Widder, b. 1877, d. 1948. All are buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Mo.

Florence [Fannie] Ferguson, b. 28 Apr 1895, d. 12 Oct 1968. M-1. 3 Sept 1914, Pleasant Hill, Mo. To James Young, b. 28 Aug 1895, d. 26 June 1975, Los Angeles, Calif. M-2, Ray Hobart, d. 2 Jan 1972. James, Ray and Florence are all buried in Calif.

Mollie Isabella Ferguson, b. 6 Oct 1879, RusCo d. 3 Nov 1967. M--2 Sept 1903 to Baker Dunn Lynch, b. 22 Dec 1872, d. 5 June 1935. Both are buried in the West End Cemetery, Lebanon, RusCo, VA.

Alta Cosby Ferguson, b. 4 July 1882, d. 23 May 1955, RusCo. M-- 27 Mar 1900 to Edwinson W. Fields b. 24 Jan 1861 d. 23 Jan 1937, RusCo. Both buried Family Cemetery on Earl Fields Farm, Lebanon, RusCo, VA

Nellie Rebecca Ferguson, b. 14 Apr 1886 RusCo., d. 4 Apr 1922 M-- 17 Jan 1906, Tn. To Charles Raymond Steel b. 10 Sept 1880 - d. 18 Jan 1948. Nellie Rebecca is buried in Ferguson Family Cemetery, Lebanon, RusCo, VA. Charles Raymond Steel buried Edenberg Cementery, Trenton, MO.

Irene Elizabeth Ferguson b. 21 Feb 1890, RusCo., d. 1 Dec 1980. M-9 May 1928 to Otis LeRoy Shippy, b. 4 June 1887, d. 29Jan 1977. Both buried Holden, MO.

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