1850 -- Overton B. Ferguson and his wife Mary (Long) moved to Gentry Co., MO in March of 1850. Overton was born in Knox Co., KY on Jan.14,1815 to William Ferguson and Nancy (Ross). Overton Ferguson was the grandson of Thomas Ferguson and Nancy (Gillespie). Overton and Mary moved to Missouri from Greene Co., Indiana. The children of Overton and Mary Ferguson are:

  • Thomas Ferguson - b.12/23/1839 - d.3/20/1916 m.Nancy Jane Henry - 1863
  • Temperance Ferguson - b.5/31/1841 - d.2/20/1889 m.Samuel W. Marsh - 1873
  • John Ferguson - b.7/19/1843 - d.1/5/1893 m.Margaret Ann Marsh - 7/2/1866
  • Nancy Ferguson - b.1845 - d.1882 m.Jackson Clark
  • James Ferguson - b.1847 - d.1863

Additional information on the Ferguson Family is available from Bob Ferguson