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 20 JUL 1828 in Bothkennar, Carronshore, Stirling, Scotland. Their six known children were Agnes (1829-?), Cornelius (1830-1902), Christian (1835-?), Thomas (1838-?), William (1841-?) and Janet (1844-?).
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|Birth||25 DEC 1804||
|Death||25 JUN 1858|
!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: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk 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).