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Re: Francis Fergus, b. 1752, Ireland
Posted by: Adele Fergus-O'Brien Date: March 27, 1999 at 14:00:17
In Reply to: Francis Fergus, b. 1752, Ireland by Lisa Spradlin Dusenberry of 220

Lisa,

I believe you are referring to Francis and Mary (not Margaret) McCormick Fergus. Francis is buried at the Ditty Farm near Sparta, TN -- my dad visited there. He got lost trying to find the site and went to a house. It turned out he was near the site. The resident of the house had received so many other lost visitors he started keeping a guestbook of visitors. Dad got a lot of good addresses of other Francis Fergus descendants!

Cynthia Russell is a wiz at all info related to Francis Fergus, and is the head honcho of a Fergus rootsweb. Go to her message 10-5-98; it has info on the roots web and the Fergus website.

I took the liberty of jotting down a couple of names from the rootsweb -- Gene Majors is descended from Jincy Fergus (gnkm@fea.net), and there was a Mel Ditty (mrd@nwark.com). You could write them for Ditty info.

-- Adele

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