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William Earl Ferguson

William Earl Ferguson

Male 1893 - 1971  (78 years)

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  • Name William Earl Ferguson 
    Born 14 Apr 1893  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 25 Jun 1900  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1900

    Utah, Utah, Provo, Enumeration District 164, SD273, Sheet 41B, dwelling 784, family 800

    William Ferguson, head 34 (Jun 1865). Lillia M., wife 26. They have been married for 11 years; 4 children born, 4 living. Children: Lillia M., daughter 9 (Dec 1890); Earl, son 7 (Apr 1893); Flora, daughter 5 (May 1895); Alvernas, son 2 (May 1898). He is a farmer; owns farm free of mortgage. Lillia M. is attending school. All can read and write except for Earl, Flora and Alvernas. All were born in Utah. His father was born in Scotland; mother in England. Her father was born in Iowa, mother in Utah. Next door Fred and Lizzie Ferguson.  
    Age: 7 
    1900 US Federal Census - Frederick Ferguson Family, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA
    1900 US Federal Census - Frederick Ferguson Family, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA
    Census 26 Apr 1910  Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1910 US

    Utah, Utah, Pleasant View, Enumeration District 189, Sheets 7A and 8A, Dwelling 201, Family 203

    W.W. Ferguson 49. Lillie M. 37. First marriage for both; married 22 year with 8 children, all living. Children: Lillie M 19; Flora 15; William Earl 17; Elvernon 12; Minnie M 10; Alta 8; Clara 5; Leroy 3. He was a farmer, working on own account. All could read and write. All were born in Utah. His parents were born in Scotland and England; hers were born in Utah. (residing next to door to brother Frederick and Elizabeth Ferguson).  
    Age: 17 
    1910 US Federal Census - Frederick Ferguson Family and W.W. Ferguson Family, Pleasant View, Weber, Utah, USA (part 1 of 2)
    1910 US Federal Census - Frederick Ferguson Family and W.W. Ferguson Family, Pleasant View, Weber, Utah, USA (part 1 of 2)
    Military Service 5 Jun 1917  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    #WWI, World War I Draft Registration

    No. 53. William Earl Ferguson, age 24, born April 14, 1893 in Pleasant View, Utah. Residence is 310 W 2nd No, Provo, Utah. His trade is a farmer but employed by Knights Woolen Mills, Provo, Utah. Is married with a child. He claims an exemption for the support of his wife and child. Medium build height, medium build, gray eyes and light brown hair. No physical deformities noted. 
    Age: 24 
    Census 19 Jan 1920  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1920

    Utah, Utah, Provo, 19 Jan 1920, SD 2, ED 209, sheet 14B, 73 3rd West, dwelling 260, family 276

    W. Earl Ferguson, head 26. Fern L., wife, 23. Children: Elva F., daughter 4y 3mo. Renting a home; teamster in a coal yard for wages. Parents can read and write. All were born in Utah to include their parents. Next door to James E. and Hannah D. Ellingsworth. 
    Age: 26 
    Census 9 Apr 1930  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1930

    Utah, Utah, Provo, Provo Election Precinct, 9 Apr 1930, ED 25-49, SD 4, sheet 13A, Dwelling 250, Family 275

    Earl Ferguson, head, 35. Fern, wife 31. Children: Elva, daughter 14; Boyd, son 6. He was 20 when married; she was 17. They own their own home; on a farm. They own a radio set. He is a truck driver for a coal and ice company working for wages. She is a stenographer working for a dry goods for wages. He is not a veteran. Elva is attending school. All are born in Utah including both sets of parents. Next door to Seth and Bell Scott; John and Katherine Borget. 
    Age: 35 
    Census 10 Apr 1940  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1940

    Utah, Utah, Provo, 10 Apr 1940, SD 2, ED 25-43, sheet 9B, 256 2nd South, welling 190

    Earl Ferguson, head 45. Fern, wife 41. Boyd, son 15. They own their own home valued at $3,800; not a farm. He is a farmer working on his own account. Income for 1939 was nil; has other source of income. Fern is a bookkeeper in a retail ladies ready to wear shop for wages; income for 1939 was $960; has other source of income. Boyd is canvasing for fruits and fresh vegetables for wages; income for 1939 was $150; no other source of income. Highest educational level: Earl, 8th; Fern, C-2; Boyd, H-1. All were born in Utah. Living in the same place as on 1 Apr 1935. Supplemental information indicates that Fern's parents were born in Utah. She is a bookkeeper and does have a social security card. 
    Age: 41 
    Died 26 Dec 1971  American Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Dec 1971  American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Headstone for William Earl Ferguson
    Headstone for William Earl Ferguson
    William Earl Ferguson (1893 - 1971) - Find A Grave
    William Earl Ferguson (1893 - 1971) - Find A Grave
    Obituary 27 Dec 1971  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    William Earl Ferguson, 78, American Fork, died of natural causes Dec. 26 in an American Fork hospital.

    Born April 14, 1893, Provo, to William W. and Lillie Richmond Ferguson. Married Fern VanWagenen, 1914; divorced. Married Nan Greene Peck, March 1, 1943, Evanston, Wyo. Member LDS Church. Former employee, Knight Coal and Ice Co., Provo; Geneva Steel; Tooele Army Depot.

    Survivors; widow; son, daughter, Boyd Earl, Pebble Beach, Calif.; Mrs. Mark (Elva) Scott, Provo; stepdaughters, Mrs. Evelyn Beck, Mrs. Vernon (Dorothy) Johnson, both American Fork; Mrs. Wendell (Mary) Strong, Woodland Hills, Calif.; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, sisters, Roy, Edgemont, Utah county; Mrs. May Silcox, Mrs. Ellis (Thelma) Wheeler, both Burley, Idaho; Mrs. Minnie Olsen, Ogden; Mrs. Alta Ellingsworth, Mrs. Dee (Clara) Eastman, both Salt Lake City.

    Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m. Anderson and Sons' Mortuary Chapel, American Fork, where friends call Tuesday, 7-9 p.m., Wednesday one hour prior to services. Burial American Fork City Cemetery.

    Salt Lake Tribune (UT) December 27, 1971.  
    Age: 78 
    Notes 
    • Name: William Earl Ferguson
      Spouse: Nan Peck
      Parents: William W Ferguson , Lilly May Richmond
      Birth Place: Utah, Provo, UT
      Birth Date: 14 Apr 1893
      Marriage Date: 1943
      Death Place: American Fork, Utah, UT
      Death Date: 26 Dec 1971
    Person ID I908  clanSoren | I103-Ferguson, FRS101
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2014 

    Father Ancestors William Will Ferguson,   b. 22 Jun 1864, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1952, Orem, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ancestors Lillie May (Mae) Richmond,   b. 4 May 1872, Springville, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1952, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 23 Dec 1888  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Marriage License for William Ferguson and Lilly M. Richmond, 23 Dec 1888, Provo, Utah
    Marriage License for William Ferguson and Lilly M. Richmond, 23 Dec 1888, Provo, Utah
    Family ID F337  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ancestors Fern LaPriel Van Wagenen Married: 3x3x ,   b. 13 Jun 1896, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1994  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1914  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced yes 
    Children 
    +01. Elva Fern Ferguson Married: 3x3x ,   b. 1 Aug 1915, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 2005, Washington, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +02. Living
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F671  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Nan Peck Married: 2x2x ,   b. 12 Jan 1901, American Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1991, American Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1943  Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F1615  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S97] 1900 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, (Ancestry.com), Provo, Utah, Utah; Roll: T623_1687; Page: 41B; Enumeration District: 164 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S98] 1910 United States Federal Census, Thirteenth Census of the United States, (Ancestry), Year: 1910; Census Place: Pleasant View, Utah, Utah; Roll: T624_1609; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 189 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S91] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, United States, Selective Service System, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C., (Ancestry), Registration Location: Utah County, Utah; Roll: 1984056; Draft Board: 0. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S82] 1920 United States Federal Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, (Ancestry.com), Provo Ward 5, Utah, Utah; Roll: T625_1868; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 209; Image: 772. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S99] 1930 United States Federal Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, (Ancestry), Provo, Utah, Utah; Roll: 2423; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 44; (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S306] 1940 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Provo, Utah, Utah; Roll: T627_4220; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 25-43. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S61] Utah State History Cemetery Burials Database, (http://cemeteries.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S157] Findagrave.com, (Findagrave.com), Memorial 44511931 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S140] Newspaper Articles, Clippings, On-Line Documents, Salt Lake Tribune (UT) December 27, 1971 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S305] Utah, Marriage Records, 1887-1914, Marriage Records, 18871914. Microfilm publication, 19 rolls. Utah State Archives and Records Service. Salt Lake City, Utah, United States., (Ancestry.com. Utah, Marriage Records, 1887-1914 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010) (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Mr William Ferguson
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: abt 1864
      Age: 24
      Spouse's Name: Miss Lilly M Richmond
      Spouse's Birth Date: abt 1871
      Spouse's Age: 17
      Marriage Date: 23 Dec 1888
      Marriage Place: Utah