Ferguson, Alexander

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Ferguson, Alexander

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b. [ca. 1806]

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Alexander Ferguson was born in Ireland circa 1806 the son of [David] Ferguson. His family immigrated to Canada and settled in Goose River [present day Linden], Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. He was active in the Reformed Presbyterian Church congregation at Goose River, Nova Scotia serving as the Ruling Elder. He was married to Phoebe Peacock (1816-1875). She was a native of Shemogue, New Brunswick. The couple had the following children: William (b. 1838), James (1842-1885), Staveley (b. 1846), David P. (b. 1848), Margaret (b. 1851), Eleanor (b. 1854), Sarah G. (b. 1857), Robert D. (b. 1858), and Lucy L. (b. 1860). His son, James Ferguson, attended the Mount Allison Academy in 1864 and 1865.

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