Thomas Ferguson


Personal and Family Information

Thomas was born on 25 DEC 1804 in Carriden, Linlithgowshire, Scotland, the son of Hugh Ferguson and Agnes Jack.

He died on 25 JUN 1858. The place is not known.

His wife was Christian Hotchkiss, who he married on 3 FEB 1828 in Larbert, Carronshore, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Their six known children were Agnes (1829-?), Cornelius (1830-1902), Christian (1835-?), Thomas (1838-?), William (1841-?) and Janet (1844-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Thomas Ferguson


Hugh Ferguson


Archibald Ferguson


Thomas Ferguson


Mary Wright


Janet Adam


Hew Adam


Margaret Johnstown


Agnes Jack



Birth25 DEC 1804
Place: Carriden, Linlithgowshire, Scotland
Death25 JUN 1858
ChristeningAPR 1805
Place: Carriden, Linlithgowshire, Scotland
BurialJUN 1858
Place: Airth Cemetery, Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland


OccupationCoal Miner


Note 1

!Source: The Census of Scotland 1841, 1851, 1871.

1841 Census has Thomas age 35 or born abt 1806

1851 Census has Thomas age 45 or born abt 1806 & from Carriden

!Source: Old Parish Registers Births & Baptisms Carriden, West Lothian, Schotland

Hugh Ferguson and Agnes Jack had a Son born the twenty fifth December 1804 Years and baptized he April 1805 Years named Thomas. Witness --

!Notes: [The transcribed by Hector Ferguson from the headstone located in the cemetery in Airth]:

!P: "Erected by Cornelius Ferguson and Elizabeth Taylor in memory of Thomas Ferguson died 25th June 1858 aged 54 years Christina Hotchkiss died the 21st December 1872 aged 72 years"

!P: [On the top side of the head stone is the following inscription]:

!P: "This stone covers two lairs." [lairs means graves].